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“Fun yakking: great experience”
Review of Active Highs

Active Highs
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 18 September 2013

We joined 2-3 h fun yakking experience in september 2013 and it was great fun...we were two beginners and we went with two guides both really nice and friendly, explaining us how to deal with the boat and have fun. The organization was also good and equipment provided..We are already thinking when to go back to maybe try other water sports. Very good balance price-quality

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Reviewed 14 September 2013

I took my two teenage sons and a reluctant husband gorge-walking in August. We had a great time. The activity was well organised and we're already thinking of going back and also doing other activities such as rafting and canoeing. Shame we do not have any photos, perhaps that is something Active Highs could add to the package.

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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Lovely day's drive right through the Great Glen from Fort William to Inverness and back. passing Loch Linnhe, Loch Lochy, Loch Oich and Loch Ness. No sign of the Loch Ness Monster when we went but keep your eyes peeled just in case!

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Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

Had a great 3 hours of an afternoon with the team from Active High who took us rafting down a river. It was well organised and completely safe, yet full of frills and excitement! Great place to moor a boat too.

We also booked an archery session with Mike from the resort, it was great family fun.

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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Very well organised. There were 9 of us in our party, including 4 children, aged from 8 to 13 and we all had a fab time. We felt very safe, were given clear instructions and Fraser was excellent. Would love to do again! Definitely recommend Active High.

Thank NAS64
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highlandactivities, Owner at Active Highs, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2013

Thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback & we are glad that you enjoyed the rafting trip!

Andy

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