Kayaking on Loch Ness
Loch Ness, Inverness © Loch Ness Kayak Centre

Kayak Loch Ness (Half Day) experience

From £55 per adult

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April — September

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Join Loch Ness Kayak for a half day fun adventure on the waters of the Caledonian Canal down onto the world famous Loch Ness.

Search for Nessie at eye level!

Enjoy a wonderful beginners paddle along the Caledonian Canal and into Loch Ness, search for the monster and stop to see the Loch Ness inland lighthouse. Enjoy a wonderful, relaxed experience with our experienced, knowledgeable guides.

You will be welcomed by our guide at Dochgarroch canal lock gates, where the full experience will be explained to you. Following this your will be issued with a buoyancy aid, paddle and kayak. After a few minutes to adjust your equipment, we head out onto the water.

Our experienced local guides will ensure you have a memorable time on Scotland's most famous loch, seeing a side of the Loch rarely seen by others.

Cost includes hire of kayak, paddle, buoyancy aid and instruction and remember your safety is our top priority.

Toilets are available at An Talla Cafe and Gift Shop (day time only).

Why not enjoy a coffee or a meal there after your kayaking?

Contact details

Highland Experiences
Shieldaig Lodge Hotel
IV21 2AN

Key facilities

Parking Parking
Loch Ness
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
Adventure Canoeing/Kayaking History Outdoor Activities Wildlife

COVID-19 facilities

  • Capacity limit
  • Contactless payment possible
  • Online booking possible

Tour prices


  • £55 Per Adult
  • £55 Per child
  • £55 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

Highland Experiences

Award-winning sea kayaking, canoeing, paddleboard, and Munro walking experiences in the Highlands. Half-day and whole-day beginners’ trips are available with full guidance. With kayaking centres in Gairloch, Isle of Skye and Loch Ness you will find us wherever you are exploring in the Highlands. We offer beginner experiences, and pride ourselves in slow travel. We want you to enjoy your experience with us, taking the time to see the wildlife, learn about the culture and history of the highlands, while having a fun, memorable and safe experience.

Opening times

Opening Times

April - September

Please contact us for specific dates on highlandexperiences@gmail.com

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