Outdoor Activities Inverness

Activity Centre Inverness

Active Highs offer some of the best outdoor activities near Inverness, our activity centre is just 45 miles south of Inverness near Fort Augustus on the shores of Loch Oich. Loch Oich is connected to Loch Ness by the Caledonian Canal system which joins the east and west coasts of Scotland and is a great location for outdoor activities such as canoeing & kayaking.

Which outdoor activities to choose near Inverness?

White Water Rafting Inverness – Active Highs raft the River Garry which is without a doubt the best guaranteed white water rafting venue in Scotland due to the releases of water from the dam once every week from late March until the end of October. So you can be based in Inverness and experience some of the best white water rafting in the country. Active Highs and the River Garry are based just 45 miles from Inverness

River Rafting Safari Trips – If you are looking for a more relaxed rafting trip near Inverness then why not check out our river rafting safari trips. We have various venues that we use for rafting near Inverness including the River Oich, River Lochy and River Ness itself which flows right into the city centre. The River Ness has grade 1 & 2 rapids and starts at the bottom of Loch Ness widing its way down to city and sea.

White Water Canoe Trips Inverness – Our white water canoe trips are a great fun way to enjoy the river. Tackle the rapids and navigate the river yourselves in your two man inflatable canoe under instruction form our experienced and qualified river guides. We can run white water canoe trips in Inverness on the River Ness or at Fort Augustus on the River Oich. The difference is that one flows into Loch Ness and the other out of Loch Ness!

Canyoning Inverness – Ever wanted to jump from cliffs, abseil over waterfalls and slide down natural flumes carved out by mother nature? We have various canyoning venues within an hours drive of Inverness and this activity is guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping and is great fun for groups!

Gorge Walking Inverness – Gorge walking is a great fun activity involving scrambling up and down small waterfalls, swimming through pools, some small jumps and sliding down flumes. We have a selection of venues that we use in the Highlands for gorge walking near Inverness.

Canoeing & Kayaking Inverness – Active Highs can offer canoeing lessons and kayaking lessons near Inverness as well as running half day and full day canoe and kayak trips and tours near Inverness. We can either run sessions at our base on Loch Oich and also have a mobile fleet of boats available to come to you for group bookings.

Rock Climbing & Abseiling Inverness – If you are new to rock climbing or abseiling or just want to give it a go then our introductory sessions are a great way to learn the basics. You will learn how to tie knots, keep each other safe on the crag by using belay techniques, the basics of climbing and then walk off the cliff backwards!