River Spey Canoe & Kayak Hire

A fantastic adventure in the Cairngorms

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£40 Per Person


May – September


2.5 hours

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Canoe & Kayak Hire on The River Spey

Whether you’re seeking the tranquility of a calm river paddle or the thrill of navigating the gentle flowing currents, our canoe and kayak hire services offer an unforgettable experience. Perfect for adventurers with some basic experinece of canoe or kayaks, we invite you to explore the breathtaking landscapes of the River Spey.

Suitable for adults in groups of at least 4 people, you’ll be provided with all the kit you need for a safe and enjoyable paddle. A memeber of our team will drop you at the banks of the river and help get you underway. After a few hours you'll arrive back at the centre.

  • Choose from open canoes or double sit on top kayaks
  • Private sessions and gruop booking available.

A family enjoying a family canoeing session with Cairngorm Activities

What's Included?

  • Introduction to the equipment and initial kitting up
  • 2.5 hour rental to compete your journey along the river spey back to the Cairngorms activities centre
  • Use of easy to paddle 2 seater canoes or double sit on top kayaks
  • Dry bags & equipment for your to carry your snanks, phones & cameras
  • Map of the river to follow
  • Instruction from a qualified coach to help with your skills
  • A guided tour and a journey along the wonderful River Spey
  • Toilets, changing facilities and parking available on-site for arrivals and return
  • Please note: Booking availability is on per person basis, not per boat

We can run extra sessions at a time to suit you. If you can’t easily find the date you’re after please contact us and we will be happy to help.

A family enjoying a family canoeing session with Cairngorm Activities

Video Library

Watch some handy videos about our River Spey Canoeing activity.

Your River Spey Canoeing questions, answered

In this video, we'll answer all of your burning River Spey Canoeing questions.

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