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“Brilliant!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Argyll Voyageur Canoes

Argyll Voyageur Canoes
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Brilliant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Had a fabulous 4 hours on the kayak with Ian. There were 8 of us ranging from 3 to 47 and we all had a brilliant time. we were a bit worried that the youngest kids may get bored but they were fascinated all the way through especially when we stopped for lunch and made a fire. 2 of us were even brave enough to go for a brief swim! We also saw loads of seals. Ian was such a friendly and informative guide and this is a must for Loch Goilhead.
Many Thanks and we would love to come back!!

Visited May 2014
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Glendaruel
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“Singing and canoeing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

Excellent time had by all - not even the drizzle dampened our day - indeed the majestic clouds clinging to ancient woodland enhanced the whole experience as we paddled gently (quite a distance) up, across and down Loch Goil with Ian, the steersman keeping us on the right track whilst regaling us with fascinating information on the loch and its residents - wild and human - past and present. I will definitely do this again.

Visited May 2014
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Cairndow, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

A beautiful boat, beautiful location and warm wonderful organisers. What a relaxing (with a bit of paddling exercise!) morning, with informative and interesting guidance from Ian. And a beautiful singing workshop beforehand! Thank you so much, I will be bringing friends in the summer for a longer trip and picnic. X

Visited May 2014
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Glendaruel, United Kingdom
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“Songs of the Paddle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

A unique and heart lifting experience organised by Argyll Canoes. Wish I could do it every week. Excellent organisation, and steersman, Ian, has a wealth of knowledge to share on the history and ecology of the beautiful Loch Goil. I'll definitely be back.

Visited May 2014
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Bridgnorth
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“Not quite what we expected but good fun anyway!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

We had been looking to hire some canoes on Loch Goil or Loch Long and found Ian's number. You can't actually rent a boat and go off yourself (yet - he might introduce this option in the future), instead you go in a 12-person boat and paddle with whoever else has booked.

This worked out really well in the end, as our family of 5 might have struggled with such a big canoe and the other paddlers helped us to explore Loch Goil on our 2 hour trip. My daughter also took a shine to one of the other boy paddlers so it was extra fun for her!

Ian steers, chats and generally keeps the boat moving and is a really nice, straightforward guy with local roots who deserves success with his business.

Visited August 2013
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