The Isle of Arran is one of the best places for Sea Kayaking in Scotland with its sheltered coastal waters, stunning scenery and abundant wildlife, it is a kayaker's paradise.
The Arran Adventure Company offer a great selection of sessions and trips to suit a range of paddlers, from complete beginners to more experienced paddlers, from a half-day to a week-long course, there is something for everyone.
Their website has a live Activities Calendar, where you can see what's on and book online. If you have any questions, you can call them on 01770 302244 during office hours seven days a week.
Here are a selection of their trips aimed at beginners or novice paddlers that are available until the end of October:
A ideal session for learning and practising manoeuvres. Your instructor will be testing your skills with games and exercises, so be prepared to get wet! A Scottish Canoe Association 'Paddle Power Certificate' is awarded to every child completing this course.
£45/adult £25/child £35/Unaccompanied Teen.
Family Kayaking SEAfaris
This is the perfect activity for families. Spend a half day paddling either single kayaks that are designed with the beginner in mind or double kayaks that let the kids come along too. These trip takes a relaxed pace and you can enjoy close up views of the seabed and marine wildlife.
Half Day £45/adult/ £25/child
Full Day £80/adult £50/child
Sea Kayaking Coastal Journeys
These trips are aimed at adults and older teens and combine a skills session with a journey along the coast, where you can develop your paddling style. There is a choice of half or full day trips with a picnic lunch included.
Half Day £45/adult £25/child
Full Day £80/adult £50/child £70/Unaccompanied Teen