Itinerary: 5 Days & 4 Nights
Trip Departure Dates: 2019 dates; July 8th and August 10th
Cost: £495.00
Day 1: Canoe Fort William – Gairlochy
Day 2: Canoe Gairlochy – Loch Oich
Day 3: Canoe Loch Oich – Fort Augustus
Day 4: Canoe Fort Augustus – River Ness
Day 5: Canoe River Ness – Inverness
Click Here for a Day to Day Detailed Itinerary
Accommodation 4 Nights Camping and 1 night pre departure at Cairngorms Adventure Centre, Newtonmore
Is this trip for you?
Moderately Challenging but suitable for those confident on water.



Great Glen Way Canoe Trail

Scottish Canoe Classics

The Great Glen Way Canoe Trail is one of Scotland’s most challenging and rewarding canoe journeys. A geographical fault line forms the Great Glen Way splitting Scotland in two.  Steeped in history and folklore tales this trail will uncover many of Scotland’s secrets.  The journey starts in Fort William on the Caledonian Canal before entering the open water of 3 Scottish Lochs; Lochy, Oich and Ness.  You may even catch a glimpse of Nessie!

Important Information / Grade & Experience

The Great Glen Way Canoe trail 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. For a detailed day to day itinerary please click here.

This trip is moderately challenging on mainly open lochs though depending on skill level, sections of the River Oich and the River Ness may be paddled.  This canoe trail 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?
En-Route Shuttle Waterproofs*
Boats & All Technical Equipment 2x Pairs of Trainers
Dry Bags or Containers Sleeping Bag*
Stoves & Fuel Drinks Bottle / Hot Flask
Cooking Sets; Pots, Plates, Cutlery Warm Clothes – 2/3 sets
Tents & Camp Sleeping Mats Torch*
4 Nights Camping Sunglasses & Suncream
1 night pre-departure accommodation at Craigower Lodge Midge Repellent / Mosquito Head Net
Transport from/to Newtonmore Toiletries & Any Personal Medication

*Equipment available to purchase direct from Active.

Expedition Price: £495.00