Canoeing, Kayaking, Rafting and Other Activities

The area around Lochan Torr Woodlands provides access to some of the best outdoor activities and locations in the country, amidst spectacular scenery.  Among activities on offer are kayaking and canoeing (on the sea, rivers, lochs and Caledonian canal), rafting, gorge walking and canyoning.  Scheduled dam releases give guaranteed white water on the River Garry.

There are a number of outdoor activity providers operating in the area, providing guiding and trips, instruction and equipment hire.  Active Highs, based by South Laggan approximately 15 miles from Lochan Torr Woodlands, offers kayak lessons and trips, canoe lessons and trips, white water rafting and canoeing, scenic river rafting, canyoning, gorge walking, mountain biking and rock climbing and abseiling.  Monster Activities, based in Fort Augustus, offers white water rafting, abseiling, kayaking and canoeing, clay pigeon shooting, archery and other target sports, guided walks and navigations skills courses as well as activity packages.

Various family activities, including a small indoor swimming pool, are available at the Great Glen Water Park in South Laggan, approximately 15 miles from Lochan Torr Woodlands.

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  4. White Water

  5. Gorge Walking, Canyoning

  6. Abseiling

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