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Clearwater Paddling

Dunard | Castlebay,, HS9 5XD, Scotland
+44 1871 810443
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Great day trips

We went sea kayaking and coasteering (not on the same day) and we thoroughly enjoyed both. We were... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Ruth S
Burnley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great half day

Brilliant few hours kayaking round the bay in a group guided by Ewan. Thoroughly enjoyed it and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
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Dunard | Castlebay,, HS9 5XD, Scotland
+44 1871 810443
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We went sea kayaking and coasteering (not on the same day) and we thoroughly enjoyed both. We were really lucky with the weather for sea kayaking it was still and sunny a great experience, we kayaked over to Vartesay and landed on a lovely beach....More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant few hours kayaking round the bay in a group guided by Ewan. Thoroughly enjoyed it and would really love to do a longer trip next time. Thoroughly recommend it.

Thank honeymoonjune2009
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Went with two feiends to kayak for a week and we had a fantastic time. Chris,our leader did all and a little bit moore for us and this will be a memory for life!!

Thank Birgitta H
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Just returned from an excellent camping & kayaking trip with Clearwater paddling based in Barra Well organised great accommodation and brilliant guides and instructors Saw dolphins seals eagles and had experience of a lifetime

Thank jeremy c
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I brought a group of mixed ability adults with additional needs to Barra and we had 3 amazing sessions with Ben and his helpers. They were professional, attentive , understanding and gave us an experience of a lifetime. Thank you And see you next year...More

Thank Sallyanne H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and brother (all 60ish) had a wonderful morning Kayaking from Castlebay to Vatersay. Wonderful weather and great equipment supplied by Clearwater Paddling. Weather was great, sights fantastic a must, for any "adventurist".

Thank tiredandhappy
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Ben, our guide from Clearwater Paddling, led a small group to the islands south of Barra last week. We visited Pabbay and Barra Head, and camped on Mingalay and Sandray. The highlight for most, I think, would be the variety of sea life including porpoises,...More

Thank jaiyne
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Joined three other kayakers for a week's paddling from Barra down to Barra Head, mainly good weather and a fantastic trip. Ben was a great leader and an excellent cook. The highlight was the three night stay on Mingulay but the whole holiday was great.

Thank cider1st
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Barra was a lovely place to kayak around, stunning scenery, amazing views of otters and eagles and Chris was a great guide. I enjoyed it a lot and was sad to come home. A real escape and a great adventure.

Thank waggerspw
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We kayaked from Barra to Mingulay over several days visiting the islands of Pabbay and Sandray as well. We explored rocky coastlines and caves, watched puffins and guillemots up close, and landed on and camped near beautiful sandy beaches. Chris was our guide, using his...More

Thank jaiyne
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