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Check Out Our Five Brand New Adventure Trips for 2019!

Posted on Jul 30, 2018 by Neil Irvine

We’re incredibly happy to announce five new exciting adventure holidays for 2019!

No matter what type of adventurer you are, we think that there is something special for you here – from those that love meeting wondrous Scottish wildlife, those that are biking (and whisky!) enthusiasts, as well as those who yearn to take professional photos of the Scottish wilderness or those that want to kayak around the lovely waters of the Outer Hebrides. Whatever your passion, we hope our carefully created guided adventure holidays for 2019 will inspire you to experience the great outdoors of Scotland.

 

Castle Stalker

Look forward to a boat ride to Castle Stalker and enjoy a private tour guided by one of the castle’s owners on our wildlife holiday to Mull, staffa and Iona!

 

1. Wildlife Adventures – Mull, Staffa and Iona

If you love to witness creatures great and small living in their natural habitat, then this hiking holiday exploring Scotland’s beautiful Hebridean islands is for you! Over 7 days you’ll be privately guided around an incredible castle, hike native woodland areas, cross scenic moors, spot a diverse range of sea birds and wildlife, explore history of the islands and visit the infamous Whisky Cave known for its connection with ‘moonshine’.

Expect to encounter cute little puffins, athletic dolphins, friendly seals, majestic white-tailed eagles, a variety of whale species and so much more!

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£1,695 per person includes:

  • 6 nights in 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation with vehicle transport and transfers during the trip. 
  • Your Wilderness Guide will provide your small group with their professional expertise and knowledge throughout.
  • Start and finish Point: Oban
  • Easy Grading: Green; 2

Explore our range of Fantastic Wildlife Adventure Holidays:


2. Road Cycling – Casks and Castles

 

Mix your love of Scottish whisky and enthusiasm for cycling with our thrilling Casks and Castles Road Cycling holiday in the Highland’s of Scotland. Visit famed distilleries, explore stunning historic castles, see the iconic Culloden Battlefield and even try to spot the fabled Loch Ness Monster on the bonny banks of Loch Ness.

Replace four wheel travel with the pleasure of two wheels and explore the heart of Scotland’s whisky region by bike on this unforgettable and unique holiday!

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£1,895 per person includes:

  • 6 nights in a lovely country house hotel with transfers during the trip. 
  • Your Wilderness Guide will provide your small group with their professional expertise and knowledge throughout.
  • Start and finish Point: Inverness
  • Easy Grading: Green; 2

Experience the thrill of our Road Cycling tours:


3. Road Cycling – North Coast 500

Gliding on a bike on north coast 500

Gliding on a bike on north coast 500

 

Now you can explore Scotland’s route 66 equivalent, the famed North Coast 500, on our second new road cycling adventure holiday for 2019! Save on petrol and explore this picturesque route in a more healthy and environmentally friendly manner.

Cycle the best sections of the North Coast 500 route – you’ll see amazing scenery along the way such as the incredible mountains of Wester Ross, the rugged sea cliffs of Sutherland and the most beautiful lochs Scotland has to offer. At the end of each day you’ll have the chance to experience the local mouth watering food and drink during a well deserved evening rest.

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£1,695 per person includes:

  • Over 6 nights stay in carefully selected small hotels and guest houses. 
  • Your Wilderness Guide will provide your small group with their professional expertise and enthusiasm for cycling.
  • Start and finish Point: Inverness
  • Intermediate Grading: Blue; 5

Want to experience the North Coast 500 on a hiking self drive holiday?


4. Photography – Highland Landscapes Tour

walking high points of the Cairngorms

Loch Morlich with Cairngorm mountain behind offers some amazing photo opportunities

 

Ever been on a holiday and wished your photographs looked better? Well, with our photography adventure holidays you can explore the stunning wilderness of Scotland and capture photos like a professional landscape photographer! Our experienced guide will give their insight into how to develop your photography skills.

Our Highland Landscapes Photography holiday will enable you to capture some of the best photos in the stunning Cairngorms and Central Highlands of Scotland. You’ll hike the beautiful mountainous landscapes of Glen Torridon, snap charming silvery lochs and explore rugged old forests while learning to take photographs which capture the environments in the best light.

This is the perfect holiday tour for passionate photographers looking to capture images that stir the emotions.

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£1,445 per person includes:

  • Over 6 nights stay in carefully selected country house hotels. 
  • Your Wilderness Guide will provide your small group with their professional expert photography skills.
  • Start Point: Aviemore
  • Finish Point: Inverness
  • Intermediate Grading: Green; 2

See our range of other Photography holidays in Scotland:


5. Sea Kayaking – The Outer Hebrides

Sea kayaking in the Outer Hebridean sun

The Outer Hebrides on a warm sunny day boasts some of the most incredible clear waters and sandy beaches in Scotland

 

Sea kayaking in the Outer Hebrides is a fantastic way to experience the other worldly beaches of the Hebridean islands. On this remarkable holiday you’ll paddle amazingly crystal clear turquoise waters, walk along white sandy beaches and explore some of Scotland’s most remote islands.

Paddle towards the iconic Standing Stones of Callanish, visit the uninhabited islands of Scarp and Taransay and if you are lucky experience otters and dolphins greeting you a friendly ‘hello’ on your journey. Enjoy a mixture of cottage accommodation and camping in the wilderness for a number of exciting days.

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£1,045 per person includes:

  • Over 6 nights stay in a private bunkhouse and enjoy some overnight camping 
  • Your Wilderness Guide will provide your small group with their professional kayaking and camping skills.
  • Start and finish Point: Inverness
  • Intermediate Grading: Blue; 5

Find out about our other sea kayaking adventures:


 

 

 

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Neil Irvine

Neil has enjoyed a stint in city life but that flirtation soon ended and he's returned to the Highlands of Scotland for the peace, tranquility and closeness to nature that he loves.

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