The River Safari Float Trip on the River Spey from Aviemore to Boat of Garten takes up to 2 hours. The trip runs all year and costs £45pp . The River Safari Float Trip on the River Spey is a luxury guided tour in one of our 10 man inflatable rafts. This ensures comfort and security at all times.
This trip is suitable for all nature and river lovers, young and old. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery and wildlife. Your guide will provide interesting information about the river and the area. The guide also does all the work , rowing you safely to Boat of Garten.
The Old Bridge Inn
This section of the River Spey starts from The Old Bridge Inn at Aviemore and follows the river for 7 miles (11km) through the magical Cairngorm National Park down river to the bridge at Boat of Garten.
The Spey offers unique habitats and wildlife, due to it being one of the most unpolluted rivers in Britain. Keep an eye out for Scottish Crossbill, the only bird unique to Britain, Water Vole, Osprey’s, Golden Eye Ducks, leaping Atlantic Salmon and the rivers illusive Otters.
Commanding views of the Cairngorns, Monadhliath and Sluggan mountains are revealed as you wind you way down the river.
The scenery doesn’t stop
Once at Boat of Garten you can make you way back to Aviemore on the Strathspey Steam Railway, by road or cycle back through majestic Caledonian Forest via the Sluggan Pass and Glenmore.
For other rafting trips that are suitable for children and families but with a bit more white water try the River Tay Rafting or to