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  3. Aberfeldy
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Rafting and Stand Up Paddle Boarding on the River Tay

Product ID: 105676
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Go rafting on a half-day adventure down the River Tay in Scotland, groups are of various sizes and ages from Aberfeldy to Grandtully in this perfect introductory river. Enjoy stand up paddle boarding on Lock Tay with stunning scenery.
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Hotel pick-up on request may be possible and additionaly charges will apply.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experiance the thrills of white water rafting, in a group accompanied by experienced guides
  • Journey the six miles (9.6km) from Aberfeldy to Grandtully.
  • Explore rivers and lochs on a stand up paddle board
Full description
The famous River Tay is the perfect introductory river to take out first-time adventurers. A thrilling half-day experience for all ages and sizes of group, rafting on River Tay offers you the perfect conditions to get your feet wet and learn rafting skills from expert guides. This six miles journey starts in Aberfeldy and ends in Grandtully. At the start of your journey to the rapids, enjoy the stunning scenery along the Tay Valley as the river winds lazily through the valley; rolling hills, diverse wildlife and tranquility are hallmark features of this beautiful landscape. 

As you acclimate to your surroundings, your guides will teach you rafting techniques through a series of interactive and challenging games. You and your group will have ample opportunity to practice your newly learnt rafting skills before the river drops away and you encounter your first rapids. River Tay keeps first-time rafters and seasoned rafters on their toes; Rapids such as 'Zoom Flume' and 'The Washing Machine' will offer your first set of exciting rapid challenges, before the grand finale: 'The Grandtully Rapid'. This is the longest rapid on the river and provides one or two surprises for the unwary rafter!

Stand up paddle boarding allows you a unique way to explore rivers and lochs; it’s a whole new experience which includes thrills and relaxation all at the same time. You can meander down a river and enjoy the natural beauty of the river on your paddleboard.
Includes
  • Professional guides
  • Professional photographer for photos of your rafting experience
  • Wet suits and all safety gear
  • Transport on and off the river
  • All equipment
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal swimsuit or swimming shorts
  • Towel
  • Training shoes that can get wet

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Splash White Water Rafting, Dunkeld Road, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland PH15 2AQ

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Important information
Know before you go
Starting in Aberfeldy your rafting and stand up paddle board includes all equipment, transport on and off the river, experienced raft guides on each raft, a trip leader on each trip and an operations manager on dry land. Free professional photography of the rafting with every trip which you can download and share with your friends and family is also included.

White water rafting and Stand up and Paddle Board trips on the River Tay are available Thursday through to Sunday, all year round.

This river is suitable for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced, adults and children (aged over 12 years), and all group sizes including individuals, couples and groups.