Our Activities

In Your Element has been offering amazing outdoor activity experiences across Scotland since 2003.  Award-winning In Your Element offers a huge range of outdoor activities near Inverness & Loch Ness, Aviemore & the Cairngorms, Loch Lomond the Trossachs and Argyll, Fort William and Loch Tay, as well as many other places in Scotland.

Use the In Your Element activity finder to look for outdoor experiences for you or your group, at a location close to you.


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canoeing on a loch
Canoe Tour Aviemore (Family-Friendly)

A wonderful canoe tour on picturesque Loch an Eilein near Aviemore, a truly magical place right at the heart of the ancient Rothiemurchus Pine forest.

1.5 hours
5 yrs min age
2 people canoeing on a gentle stretch of river as part of a canoe expedition
Canoe Safari River Spey

From Aviemore, you’ll be guided downriver towards the village of Boat of Garten with small rapids to keep you on your toes, but most of the trip is on an easy stretch of the river.

Approx. 3-4 hours
7 yrs min age
2 men canoeing river rapids
Canoe Safari, River Spey Whitewater

A guided canoe journey on the most exciting stretch of the awesome River Spey including lots of rapids on this full-on white-water canoeing experience.

5 hours
14 yrs min age
Canoeing on scottish loch
Canoe Loch Arkaig

This is a truly idyllic 2.5-hour canoe experience in one of the most picturesque paddling areas in the Highlands of Scotland.

2.5 hours
5 yrs min age
A young boy at front of a canoe on a gentle canoe journey on a scottish loch
Canoe Loch Ness Discovery

Our Loch Ness canoe taster tour is ideal for those who are short of time, or perhaps have younger children that you don’t think could sit still for a whole or half day!

1 hour
5 yrs min age
Canoeing on Loch Tay
Canoe Loch Ness Explorer

Explore the beautiful, southern end of world-famous Loch Ness in the company of a fully qualified canoe guide.

2.5 hours
7 yrs min age
People Canoeing in the Aigaas Gorge on the River Beauly near inverness
Canoe Safari, nr. Inverness

The River Beauly is a bit of a hidden gem near Inverness through lovely countryside with the end of this particular stretch of the river being a spectacular gorge.

Approx. 3-4 hours
10 yrs min age
2 people having fun canoeing on a calm scottish loch
Canoe Loch Lomond

Explore the jewel in the crown of Loch Lomond – its historic islands by Canadian canoe and by foot.

2.5 hours
7 yrs min age
A family group canoeing on a scottish loch on a sunny day
Canoe Loch Long

This fun, flat-water canoeing session takes place on the picturesque Loch Long, a wonderful sea loch in the Argyll region of Scotland.

1.5 hours
5 yrs min age
People having fun canoeing on a calm scottish loch
Canoe Loch Lubnaig

A family-friendly canoeing session on picturesque Loch Lubnaig, in the heart of the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.

1.5 hours
5 yrs min age
Canoeing on scottish loch
Canoe Safari – Loch Lomond Jewels

The jewels in the crown of Loch Lomond – its historic islands. On this magical canoe tour you will get the chance to explore the islands of world-famous Loch Lomond.

5 hours
7 yrs min age
people in 2 canoes, canoeing on a scottish loch with forests and mountains in the background
Canoe Loch Tay Discovery

Experience the stunning panoramic views Loch Tay has to offer, learn about its history and see its amazing wildlife, all whilst accompanied by an experienced guide.

1.5 hours
5 yrs min age
Tartan Compass Challenge
Boat & Boot Treasure Hunt Loch Tay

A fabulous water and land-based team treasure event on and around Loch Tay.

2 hours
16 yrs min age
Group canoeing the great glen canoe trail
Canoe River Lochay & Loch Tay

Explore the River Lochay & Loch Tay, spot the local wildlife & stop on secluded beaches for a snack (or a swim) on this truly memorable experience.

2.5 hours
7 yrs min age
2 people in a canoe riding through rapids on the river spey
River Spey Canoe Expeditions

A fantastic descent of the majestic River Spey by canoe over 3, 4 or 5 days.  One of the ‘Big 4’ rivers that is a must for the touring canoeist in Scotland.

3 to 5 days
13 yrs min age
canoe camping loch ness at night
Great Glen Canoe Trail Expedition

A fabulous Great Glen Canoe Trail adventure, travelling by Canadian canoe across Scotland from Fort William on the West Coast to Inverness in the East.

5 days
13 yrs min age
walking group in the mountains waving at camera
Summit to Sea Canoe & Climb Expedition

An extraordinary journey taking you from over 1200m above sea level and then down the River Spey by canoe to the sea. An awesome wild experience.

4 days, 3 nights
18 yrs min age
group of people canoeing

Canoeing is something that everyone should try at some point! With so many amazing locations to explore in Scotland, there is a canoe tour just waiting for you.

From 2 to 5 hours
5 yrs min age
group at top of mountain with amazing view
Assynt Canoe & Climb Adventure

A 5-day team building experience that will test to the limits both mentally and physically with a combination of canoe skills, team challenges and mountain climbs.

5 days
18 yrs min age