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About Active Highs
Active Highs are an outdoor activity and adventure sports company near Fort William "The Outdoor Capital of the UK" and Fort Augustus near Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland. We have a great range of activities available and cater for families, groups, couples, individuals & groups. We offer some of the best activities that you will find in the U.K. including white water rafting, scenic river rafting trips, canyoning, gorge walking, canoeing, kayaking, climbing. Our centre is based on Loch Oich which is part of the Caledonian Canal and Great Glen Canoe Trail, ideally placed for taking part in water sports. Our white water rafting takes place weekly on a dam release river giving us guaranteed river levels, fantastic rapids and exhilarating white water rafting. There is ample parking on site as well as a restaurant and bar.
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South Laggan, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Had one of the most memorable experiences of my life and this was all thanks to active highs. Andy and his team are relaxed, friendly and very understanding, especially when we went down the rapids (which we shouldn’t have done) and my friend wrapped a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I just want to thank Andy and his team for the amazing experience. Ignore any bad reviews you see on here. These lads are firm but fair and will help you out anywhere anytime as long as you stick to there rules which are clearly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Booked a full day of Rock climbing and white water rafting. Both activities around 3 hours each, with all the prepping and safety instructions. First rock climbing, was good, just the 4 of us with instructor. We could have tackled something higher, but understand that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scampmeisters
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We Spent a couple of hours canoeing on Loch Oich as part of our trip to Scotland. Connor who was our guide was patient, informative & entertaining throughout and the heavy rainfall partway through only added to the experience to make it a truly memorable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tomtom623dl
connermack, Public Relations Manager at Active Highs, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks for the great review Tom. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your canoeing activity and feel free to come back anytime. Thanks Conner

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Did 2 half days of activities, white water rafting on the Garry & kayaking on the loch/canal. We all had a fantastic time and were always supported by professional and knowledgeable staff. All activities were safe, relaxed but with enough adrenaline to make it fun....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sootblower69
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Went out east with about 10 participants. Involved some big slides and jumps and no pressure. Was a beautiful place hidden in the hills. Instructors were great (Fraser & Jill) who were friendly and fun. Well worth it!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sonia H
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is not my first time out with Active Highs and each time I cannot recommend them highly enough. Taken out of my comfort zone for an adrenalin rush on the river Garrys white water. The reassurance and guidance from their expert guide was spot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Inspire64231
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Friendly staff and easy to organise for our Scout group. Kids had a great time doing canoeing, white water rafting, climbing and gorge walking. Activities all lasted around 3 hours and were very enjoyable. Highly recommended

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JamAbz
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Me and my partner used Active Highs on our Holiday to Inverness. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience! Amazing Views, and the instructor made the experience that extra special by being really informative, friendly and enthusiastic. Would definitely recommend this service. :) We've got the canoeing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nia219
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We visited while on holiday and had a great afternoon in a canoe on Loch Oich. Our instructor was friendly and helpful to a newbie and novice. Beautiful scenery to be seen from the Loch and the canal. A fantastic Christmas gift I'd recommend as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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