Itinerary: 5 Days & 4 Nights
2019 Trip Departure Dates: 19th August and 2nd September
Cost: £625.00
Day 1: Canoe & Bike Kingussie to Aviemore
Day 2: Steam-train & Bike Aviemore to Grantown on Spey
Day 3: Bike & Canoe Grantown on Spey to Ballindalloch
Day 4: Canoe Ballindalloch to Craigellachie
Day 5: Canoe Craigellachie to Spey Bay
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Accommodation 4 Nights Camping*
Is this trip for you?
Moderately Challenging suitable for those confident in water & some paddling experience.

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Speyside Way Adventure

The Speyside Way Adventure takes you by Bike, canoe and on foot from the Cairngorms National Park through salmon fishing and malt whisky country to the North sea. Meandering through beautifully forested countryside passing many famous distilleries such as Knockando & Cardhu. With time on our side, we will pay a visit to at least one of them for a “wee dram”. The Spey is one of Britain’s premiere salmon fishing rivers with an abundance of wildlife around its banks. The highlight however will surely be in its many fun & exciting Grade II rapids or its tranquil end at Spey Bay spotting dolphins.

Important Information / Grade & Experience

The Speyside Way Adventure is a 5 day and 4 night journey.  By their very nature journeys on the water can be affected by weather and other environmental factors. Your guide/s may have to alter the itinerary to ensure group safety.

The Speyside Way Adventure is moderately challenging. It is suitable for water-confident people with little or no experience.  We can offer 1 or 2 day canoe skills courses prior to your trip is you wish.

What We Provide What To Bring?
Luggage Transport & En-Route Shuttle Drinks Bottle / Hot Flask
Boats, Bikes & All Technical Equipment Warm Clothes – 2/3 Sets
Dry Bags or Containers Pair of Trainers – to get wet/muddy
Cooking Sets; Pots, Plates & Cutlery + Stoves & Fuel Sleeping Bag*
Tents & Camping Sleep Mats Torch*
Expedition Meals Sunglasses & Suncream
4 Nights Camping Midge Repellent & Head Net
Transport from/to Newtonmore Toiletries & Personal Medication
 1 night pre-departure accommodation at Craigower Lodge Waterproofs*
* Equipment available to purchase direct from Active.
**There is the option to upgrade to Guest house or Hotels. Price on request.

Expedition Price: £625.00

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