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Otter Adventures is a 'slow adventure' tourism company based on the shores of beautiful Loch Sunart. Our principle aim is to help you explore and understand this beautiful wilderness landscape through human powered journeys on land or on the water...more
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Otterburn, Strontian PH36 4HZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

What a fabulous morning we had sea kayaking with Karl, from the minute we arrived Karl made myself and the two kids (aged 14) feel very welcome and ensured we had a great introduction to kayaking on the beautiful Scottish Loch. Karl's personality and knowledge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sam O
Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

It was a pleasure to meet and paddle with you all. You all did a great job. While I’ve learned a lot about the history, culture and wildlife in this area since I’ve been here, I still have a lot to learn (and I will...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing morning it was the highlight of our stay with a party of 7 and Karl. We didn’t quite know what to expect but the care all the way through, the blending of ability and ease by which he took us on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AndrewW1709
Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

It’s great to hear that you all enjoyed the trip so much; and fantastic to hear that you have been talking about it since. Hopefully the memories of the trip, albeit a short one, will last a lifetime... Thanks for taking the time to leave...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

We had a brilliant family canoe adventure with Karl on Loch Sunart. Six weeks later the kids (13 and 11) still talk about it as the highlight of our holiday in Ardnamurchan. Karl was a very friendly and knowledgeable guide and we hope to take...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Was it really six weeks ago we paddled together? Wow! Creating memories is something that I hope I am achieving; your feedback reassures me that I am indeed doing this which is fantastic. So thank you for letting me know and I shall look forward...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

A truly wonderful full day slow adventure with Karl. The children have had the best day. Karl put together a perfect trip for us and a yummy lunch of local produce, cooked on a private island with amazing shell hunting! A true adventure and an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SarahN653
Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Sarah, you are really kind with your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the trip (and the food) so much. It was a pleasure to paddle with you all; and the rain didn’t dampen anyone’s enthusiasm during the day. Very well done to...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We had a brilliant three hour family canoeing session with Karl on Loch Sunart! The location was beautiful and we were literally the only people in sight on the whole Loch. All the equipment was of excellent quality and is clearly well maintained. Most importantly,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MichaelRCoventry
Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Wow! Such a wonderful review. Thank you so much. After 35 years working in the outdoor industry I am so pleased to hear that my passion for the activities still comes through along with my ever growing knowledge and enthusiasm for the region. Thank you...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Karl was an excellent guide! Clearly passionate about his ‘stuff’, our 3 he trip passed too quickly! Great fun for adults and our 9yr old really enjoyed paddling with Karl! Recommended!More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

So pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your canoe trip with me - I had great fun paddling with your daughter who was a delight throughout. I’m no expert, but I do love the sports that I offer as well as the locations we...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner went canoeing on the stunning Loch Sunart . I am not confident in the water, however Karl made me feel at ease and taught us so many interesting things that I forgot that I actually had a fear. We saw different...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

It was a pleasure to take you both out. One thing I love about what I do is introducing people to the activities I offer - water or land based - and watching them relax and then enjoy the journey they have embarked upon whilst...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

We went for the half day kayaking experience. Karl was very patient, knowledgable about the area and local hotspots for wildlife spotting. His equipment was first class and he even met us close to our accommodation to launch the kayaks. Highly recommend.More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

I'm always learning something new about the area and finding new places to discover wildlife (much of this week has been about jellyfish, starfish and sea urchins due to the very low tides). So pleased to hear that you had a great time and thank...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

We had a two hour Kayak trip on our last evening staying at Otterburn B&B. It was our first ever experience of kayaking and Karl was a brilliant instructor. Karl was very patient and his knowledge and many years of kayaking made our trip so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David R
Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you David. It was wonderful to be able to introduce you to the delights of kayaking and also Loch Sunart (from on the water). You both did very well during your journey and I'd love to see you both again in the future.

Reviewed 10 June 2018

If we were to summarize the experience in just one word: SERENDIPITY ! We had a memorable afternoon with Otter Adventures. It was a totally spontaneous kayak trip planned in the morning, instead of a day trip to Isle of Skye and we don’t regret...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Karl B, Owner at Otter Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

I was just pleased to have a spare morning for you as it had been a very busy May! It was a memorable journey - for all the right reasons. A wonderful journey, great company and decent weather. Just a shame there wasn't more wildlife...More

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