River Tay White Water Rafting
River Tay White Water Rafting Activity - What is Rafting ?
River Tay White Water Rafting . This is one of the most exciting river activities in Scotland. White water rafts are engineered to handle everything the river can throw at them. You and your team will work with one of our experienced guides to navigate the raging rapids. The rapids come in a grade from 1 (flat, scenic) to 5 (high adventure/ risk) . We have access to many rivers from the fun and bouncy Tay (Grade 2 and 3) to the mighty Orchy ( Grade 3,4 and 5). See you on the River Tay White Water Rafting River Trip.
White Water Rafting on the River Tay
River Tay white water rafting trips are a great way to experience the thrills of rafting on the famous River Tay with Splash! Starting from our base in Aberfeldy, your half-day rafting trip includes all equipment, transport on and off the river, experienced raft guides on each raft, a trip leader on each trip and an operations manager on dry land. We also include free professional photography with every trip so everyone goes away with lots of photos of their white water rafting adventure.
The river has numerous rapids between Grades 2 and 3 that are fun, bouncy and challenging. The half-day River Tay rafting trip is about six miles in distance, and starts from the old market town of Aberfeldy. Here the river winds lazily along the Tay valley, through rolling hills and stunning scenery. This is an area with a diverse wildlife, which is best seen from the river. The paddle crew has ample opportunity to practice their newly learnt rafting skills with a variety of fun and challenging games before the river drops away and creates challenging rapids that flow down to Grandtully.
Rapids such as ‘Zoom Flume’ and ‘The Washing Machine’ keep people on their toes, before the grand finale: ‘The Grandtully Rapid’. This is the longest rapid on the river and provides one or two surprises for the unwary rafter!
Meet at the Splash Office - Dunkeld Road, Aberfeldy, PH15 2AQ
Raft between the way points on the map below. Aberfeldy to Grandtully.
River Tay Dates & Times
River Tay white water rafting trips are available all year round on Wed (Afternoon trip only at 1400hrs), Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun (Morning trips at 0930hrs & afternoon trips at 1300hrs) each week. Each half-day trip lasts approximately 3-4 hours, meeting at the Splash office on Dunkeld Road in Aberfeldy. Our busiest times for River Tay rafting are Saturdays from June-Sept so if you’d like to ensure you are able to join us please give us a call on 01887 829706 or email us and we’ll provisionally book your place. On ALL rafting trips Splash provide free professional white water rafting photos and we encourage all customers to download & share their photos to friends & family.
White Water Rafting on the River Tay Prices
- A half day white water rafting trip on the River Tay costs £40.00 per Adult.
- Private rafts can be booked for just you and your friends : Please enquire for price.
- Splash offer special reduced rates for children (8-15 years) of £30 per Child.
River Tay Adventure Break
- Midweek overnight bunkhouse 3 miles from Aberfeldy plus white water rafting £60pp
- Weekend Bunkhouse 2 night stay plus rafting £90pp ( based on 14 staying)
- Luxury 4 star self catering lodges at Moness resort in Aberfeldy 10 minutes walk from the Splash base and the town and Dewars Distillery. Lodges can take from 2 - 8 people per lodge. 2 nights plus rafting from £99pp-£125p ( prices change with dates and amount of people involved).
- Four excellent Highland Perthshire Self Catering Lodges taking 6 - 8 people per lodge plus rafting £80-£125pp for two nights plus rafting. Prices vary depending on dates and how many involved.
Combination packages with the River Tay
Combine your River Tay rafting with another Splash activity and save money ! Why not try out canyoning, river bugs or river duckies? A full day of adventure on the river and in the canyons cost from just £85 per person – guaranteed excitement and exhilaration suitable for the whole family!
Between June and September Splash offer white water rafting on the River Tummel, so you can enjoy the thrill of rafting both the River Tay and River Tummel on the same day! Get in touch with Splash by calling 01887 829706 now and we’ll get you booked in.
What is included
On every River Tay white water rafting trip, we include all equipment required plus a professional experienced guide per raft. There is a overall trip leader in charge of the raft trip. A logistics manager on land who is also a very experienced guide. All equipment required which includes over £150 worth of wetsuits, helmets, lifejackets and paddles. Transport from our base on and off the river by a professional bus company and also professional photography that ensures every one of our clients has FREE photography of their rafting trip (take a look at some of the free rafting photos)
What to bring
You will be provided with everything you need to raft safely on the River Tay. However we do ask you to bring an old pair of shoes to wear on the river these will get wet, and your swimwear and a thermal for underneath your wet suit.
Thank you for considering Splash white water rafting as your activity provider for white water rafting on the River Tay. We hope to see you on the river soon. Team Splash.
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