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Wild Swimming Skye and the Small Isles

From £1300 per adult

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September — September

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Wild swimming and Sailing. Sail to stunning anchorages swim with a fully qualified and experienced swim guide/coach. All inclusive week long trip of a lifetime.

Our suggested itinerary for this trip will depart and return to Mallaig a great stepping off point to access some world class wild swimming locations.

On this cruise we will swim in company with upto 6 guests and swim guide, full support and safety cover by paddle board and or inflatable tender, Swimming twice a day sailing between breath taking locations and anchoring every night in a different spot.

Trip will be over 7days /6 nights you’ll get a chance to swim around Island castles and visit and swim to the islands of Skye, Rum, Eigg, Canna, Soay and Muck as well as some hard-to-reach mainland swim spots In Moidart and Knoydart.

Whether you’re an experienced swimmer or just want to give it a go and see what all this fuss is about come join us, we can’t guarantee you won’t be hooked.

Trip starts at Mallaig on Sunday afternoon where we meet at the pontoons a short walk from the railway station so travel to and from is easy in fact if you choose to join us by train your holiday has most definitely started already as the world famous West Highland Line has been ranked amongst the most picturesque train rides in the world, (not to mention the Harry Potter connections).

After an introduction to the boat and crew, a safety brief we will have a short sail to a local anchorage to get our sea legs and let you get to know your home for the next week.

The format for the week will be after breakfast we up anchor and sail to our first swim site, enjoy a group supported swim, returning to the yacht warming up with coffee and cake while we sail to our second swim site and overnight anchorage. Where else could you swim stunning locations get straight out into a warm shower, before settling down to a home cooked hot meal of local sustainable produce, sit back watch the sunset, recall stories under the blanket of the stars. Then we repeat this in different locations each day before returning back to Mallaig and onward travel connections.

The weather and swim safety is always in charge for all our cruises so itineraries may be subject to change and the skipper will decide when and where we sail, the beauty of this area is we have an almost unlimited set of beautiful spots we can use.

Of course, you can opt to sit out any swim and stay aboard or hop into the safety tender during the swim.

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Contact details

Stravaigin Sailing
North Pier Pontoons
Argyll and Bute
PA37 1SG
Mallaig Oban
Private Small Group (1-16)
Adventure Island Hopping Outdoor Activities

Tour prices


  • £1300 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


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Stravaigin Sailing

Stravaigin Sailing offers high quality and inspiring sailing trips and experiences. From a weekends’ sail exploring inner Hebridean islands to a full week of cruising and combining other outdoor activities such as wild swimming, hill walking and stand up paddle boarding, we discover and experience the best of what this area has to offer. Our ethos of immersive, slow adventuring, exploring new landscapes, foods, cultures and creating meaningful experiences and memories that linger.

Opening times

Monday -- Sunday 09:00-- 18:00

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