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Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures

1 Baile Shuas | Shieldaig, Strathcarron IV54 8XY, Scotland
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Superb sea kayaking

I booked a half day sea kayaking session. Tom made sure that the kayak was the right size and fit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VVA
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Durham
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Outstanding location and kit

Myself and friend stopped in Shieldag whilst cycling the North Coast 500 and spend an incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Interadventic
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Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures is a small outdoor activity provider and equipment hire service based in Shieldaig, Torridon on the North West of Scotland. We provide a range of outdoor activities from summer mountain walking to canoeing. Our location graces us with some of Scotland's most awesome scenery from rugged coastline to wild mountainous terrain.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Baile Shuas | Shieldaig, Strathcarron IV54 8XY, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a half day sea kayaking session. Tom made sure that the kayak was the right size and fit before hitting the water. We kayaked around the island at Shieldaig and the bay and observed sea eagles, oyster catchers, shags and seals at close...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind review, it was great to meet you and share a paddle out on Loch Shieldaig. I hope to see you in the future and maybe we will be able to get a few more family members paddling. Best wishes, T

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and friend stopped in Shieldag whilst cycling the North Coast 500 and spend an incredible afternoon kayaking on Loch Shieldag. Both of us are experienced kayakers so we opted to hire kit from Tom. The equipment was top notch and in great condition. Tom...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you again for some more adventures in the future, especially if the weather is this good again!!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tom took my wife, a total novice, and my six year old daughter and 4 year old son, out for a paddle. I was watching the baby! We weren’t sure how the kids would take tonit but Tom had them at ease right away and...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Neil, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad the kids and your wife had a good time, hopefully we will be able to get you all out soon, plus I look forward to paddling 15k with Eve!!! Best wishes, T

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We highly recommend Tom TIndale and SOA to anyone who really wants to experience the Northwest Highlands. We participated in a triathlon organized by SOA that included about 60 other participants ranging from children to older adults with extremely different levels of ability. SOA pulled...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Wendy, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a loverly review. I am really glad you enjoyed the triathlon weekend, it was great to share Torridon with so many people in such great weather!! I hope we will see you again in...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I've just spent three hours kayaking round Sheldaig loch with Tom. What an excellent afternoon. Tom is fun, approachable and very knowledgeable - a great person to spend time with and learn from. We saw seals and various sea birds and had great conversations along...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Really glad you had a good time, looking forward to your next visit and adventure with SOA. Best wishes, Tom

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Had a wonderful few days hiking and kayaking with Tom @ SOA. Super-safe, reliable, incredibly knowledgeable, fun - Tom is an all-round great guy. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you for your kind review, its great to know that you had a good time, hope to see you in the future for more awesome adventures!

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

What an amazing afternoon. Never having been kayaking before, this was a great way to learn. Tom was an amazing, patient teacher, especially with this nervous lady of a certain age! We both really enjoyed it, so much so that we will go again when...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

So pleased you enjoyed your trip with us, I hope to see you soon on the water again! Many thanks, Tom

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Five of us, new to Kayaking, had a great couple of hours exploring on the water. Tom, our guide and the owner, was very well informed and made everyone feel comfortable with the new experience. He is very knowledgeable about the wildlife above and below...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Thank you for your kind review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again in the future for some more adventures! Regards, Tom

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Tom, our guide , took our group out canoeing and kayaking on the waters around Shieldaig early Ausgust 2016. We were a mixed a group of 4 adults and 5 kids aged between 5 and 14; some with experience on the water and some with...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, your kind words mean lots!! We were really lucky with our White Tailed Eagle sightings. Glad you enjoyed your time with us, hopefully we will see you again in the future for another adventure. Best...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great time out on the water kayaking , group of three adults and two children . Lots of wildlife to see ?! Which was all pointed out to us by Tom the guide - instructor who was very knowledgable and nothing was to...More

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Tom T, Owner at Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am glad you enjoyed your adventure with us and hope to see you again in the future for more great wildlife and fun. Best wishes, Tom

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