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Idyllic canoe trip in the highlands

4 Canadian seniors off a Princess British Isles cruise ship - and wow - it was awesome. We joined a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dicoop99
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Toronto, Canada
Beautiful evening paddle!

We are a family of 4 with one 13 year old and a 6 year old. Only my husband has any significant... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
serenaga
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Atlanta, Georgia
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We conduct open canoe trips down the beautiful Kyle of Sutherland for cruise ships berthing in Invergordon and to other visitors to the area. The length of the trip is designed to fit in with the time the ship is in dock. This is usually a 6 km trip...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

4 Canadian seniors off a Princess British Isles cruise ship - and wow - it was awesome. We joined a family of 5 (incl 3 teenage girls) to paddle down the beautiful Kyle (river) of Sutherland. Ian used to be a park ranger - so...More

Thank dicoop99
Ian P, Owner at Go Wild Highlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That's lovely, thank you so much. Ann and I had a great time preparing and delivering the trip too!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 4 with one 13 year old and a 6 year old. Only my husband has any significant canoeing experience. Ian was great. He was very patient with us and made the trip so enjoyable. The scenery was lovely. And the...More

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Ian P, Owner at Go Wild Highlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Serena, I do hope you can make a return visit. I really enjoyed the evening despite the headwind!

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great evenings guided canoeing with Ian. He provided us with all canoes , safety equipment and instructions and guided us up the river to view wildlife, very informative, interesting and great fun. We were all beginners and with his help managed to...More

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Ian P, Owner at Go Wild Highlands, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you very much Mark. It was a pleasure taking you all out and you were great company. Ann appreciates the comments regarding the baking! Perhaps we'll see you next time you're up this way. Kind regards, Ian

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Our canoe trip with Ian was one of the very best experiences of our British Isles Cruise. When we were looking for excursions out of our stop at Invergorden, I couldn't find much that looked appealing, then found the new tour group Go Wild Highlands....More

Thank Merrie M
Management response:Responded 5 September 2017

Thank you so much. We are delighted with the response to our tours. We really believe the small, intimate, quiet trips are a real alternative for those seeking a different look at Scotland. We also love highlighting the local food produced in the area and...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Ian picked us up from our cruise ship and took us back again. We had a wonderful day travelling and kayaking with Ian. The whole experience is perfect for a day excursion and Ian is the perfect host.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My husband and I are both avid kayakers, and love the outdoors. When we were looking at cruise ship shore excursions for the Inverness port, we could not find anything that appealed to us. Then my husband found Go Wild Highlands on Trip Advisor... I...More

1  Thank Wrldtrvlrs527395
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Thank you both so much for your lovely reviews. You have made Ann's day with your comments about the food. She really enjoyed putting the menu together for you and I really enjoyed helping you eat it! One of the great joys of this job...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I learned about Ian and his guide service through Trip Advisor, and we are so glad we did! We prearranged our canoe outing, and got off of the cruise ship a little early but Ian was even earlier, waiting for us with...More

2  Thank gprRusty
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We had a great day. Ian picked us up at the cruise ship in time and brought us back again. It's very nice to see a piece of Scotland from a canoe. Beautiful and very quiet. I am afraid I was not that good at...More

1  Thank Margo d
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Six of us booked a canoe trip with Ian to go for a four mile trip down the Kyle of Sutherland and experienced an awesome time together! Communication with Ian was great prior to the trip. Ian picked us up promptly at our cruise ship...More

Thank Elaine R
Management response:Responded 1 August 2017

Hi Elaine, I really enjoyed your company and you were all real sports in the face of some pretty unpleasant weather! (The worst of any trip so far this year!) Kind regards Ian

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The canoe trip is excellent. Ian is an excellent instructor, great company and made us a lovely lunch. Would highly recommend!More

1  Thank Shauna R
Management response:Responded 7 July 2017

Thanks Shauna. I enjoyed the company of you both too. I do have to correct you about the lunch though or I will get my head in my hands! All that wonderful homemade soup and bread and home baking was the work of my lovely...More

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Response from Ian P | Property representative |
Visit he website and you'll find my email address on it. Sorry-trip advisor won't let me put it on the message for some reason
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via our Go Wild Highlands website
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