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Sea Kayaking off Handa island, northern Highlands credit Colin Simpson

Sea Kayaking in Scotland

Scotland is one of the top destinations in the world for sea kayaking as not only does it boast awesome coastal scenery, sheltered coves and bays and clear waters but it also has incredible marine and bird life and the best way to see this is from a sea kayak.

Where to go:

The waters around the Isle of Skye and around the Outer Hebrides are a sea kayakers paradise. Oban, the gateway to the Isles is also a fantastic area which offers the best of sea kayaking for all levels of paddler. There are a number of operators in these areas who can help get you started. Once you see Scotland from this perspective you're sure to be hooked.

If you're an experienced kayaker and looking for some route suggestions, a great site to visit is the Scottish Sea Kayaking Photo Gallery run by Douglas Wilcox. This is a non-commercial site giving GPS tracks of some great routes throughout Scotland - which are also overlaid onto Google Earth. Each route also contains a blow by blow description punctuated by some stunning photographs of what you'll see along the way.

You'll also find plenty of Scottish sea kayaking information and advice on our Sea Kayaking Factsheet

Want to get started ?

Whether you're an experienced kayaker or just itching to get started, Scotland's reputation as a world-class sea kayaking destination is fast growing.

So if you want to start from the beginning and book yourself into a week long course of sea kayaking with navigation and instruction or simply to get out there for the day, Scotland now has a plethora of outdoor companies to choose from.

Activity Providers:


Sea Kayak Scotland

Skyak Adventures

Unique Sea Kayaking Experiences for everyone in the world-class location of Skye

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Cape Adventure

Cape Adventure

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Sea Kayak Scotland

Sea Kayak Scotland

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Arran Adventure

Arran Adventure Company

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Full On Adventure

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Rockhopper Sea Kayaking

Rockhopper Sea Kayaking

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Boots N Paddles

Boots N Paddles

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Sea Kayak Plockton

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Seafreedom-Kayak

Seafreedom Kayak

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Mountain Sea Guide

Mountain and Sea Guides

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Sea Kayak Shetland

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G2 Outdoor

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Haggis Adventures

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Paddle Lochaber

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Outfit Moray

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Wilderness Scotland

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Clearwater Paddling

Clearwater Paddling

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East Neuk Outdoors

East Neuk Outdoors

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