Argyll Voyageur Canoes offer canoe trips with a difference!
Based in the picturesque village of Lochgoilhead, Ian Prescott your qualified and experienced guide and steersman will accompany you in paddling Loch Goil. Your safety is paramount and we supply all necessary safety equipment, buoyancy aids and paddles!
The Voyageur is 26 feet long and is a stable vessel, it seats up to 10 passengers, the ten people crew work as a team and share the manpower that is involved in propelling it through the water, making it much easier for all ages to participate, young and old! You can book the canoe exclusively or by the individual seat, children under 5 are free.
Paddling on Loch Goil provides the perfect opportunity to do a bit of wildlife spotting; there is every chance of catching sight of herons, gannets, buzzards or even a golden eagle flying overhead. Whales, Porpoise and Kingfishers have been spotted whilst out on a trip, not to mention the colony of seals that live on the Loch.
We offer 3 packages:
Trip to Inverlounin Bay (approx. 3hours) – this is probably suited for a younger group; it consists of a paddle around the head of the loch and down to Inverlounin Bay with a stop at the caravan shop for ice cream.
Trip to Stucbeag/seal colony (approx. 5hours) – this is our most popular trip, and involves a leisurely paddle down the Loch taking in Loch Goil in its splendour. The trip includes a longer stop at Stucbeag for a picnic or barbecue, includes basic outdoor skills and fishing, then paddling on towards the seal colony that live on the Loch before returning to the village.
Trip to Carrick Castle (approx. 7hours) – this is for the stronger more dedicated group; it involves a ten to twelve mile round trip to Carrick Castle including a couple of stops for refreshments along the way then returning to Lochgoilhead.
We can tailor each trip to suit individual groups if required.
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