How to Book
River Bugging is the latest things to hit the UK shores from New Zealand. One person craft that looks like a giant inflatable armchair! Splash Rafting runs river bugging trips on the River Tummel, River Tay & Pinkston watersports (Glasgow) all year round. We brought River bugging to Scotland from NZ in 2003. We have the largest fleet of river bugs in the UK . This means we can take all your group at one session! River bugs are a great way to play on the river if you want that little bit more excitement. They are ideal for summer river levels. Splash pioneered river bugging in Scotland, and as such we are the most experienced provider of this fun outdoor activity. We have introduced thousands of Splash guests to this fun activity since 2003.
After receiving expert instruction from our experienced river bug guides, we’ll get you out on the river or on the white water course. You will be complete with your webbed gloves and full wetsuit gear, ready to hit the river. We will help you negotiate your own path down the white water rapids.
River Bugging Dates and Costs
- River Tay or River Tummel- Half Day - £60pp or £50pp if 10 or more book or £85pp if combined with rafting or canyoning to experience our best Splash Adrenalin Day saving £20pp on doing the separately. Discounts available for children (12-15 yrs) . We river bug all year round, what ever day you want to go!
- Pinkston Watersports Glasgow (Scotland’s only artificial whitewater course) 1hr 30 minutes - £60pp or £50pp if 10 or more - Dates still to be confirmed .
Splash are the only provider of River Bugging in Europe we have a fleet of 22 river bugs. We bug the River Tay, River Tummel, the River Feshie and Pinkston(Glasgow), Scotland’s only artificial whitewater course for some true urban adventure.
White Water Rafting and River Bugging (on the rivers) is our most popular Splash Adrenalin day £85pp. Hugely popular with groups.
The river Bug has been put through it's paces in NZ and now these things that look like hi-tec blow up armchairs are here in the UK to stay. A great way to play on the river if you want that little bit more excitement.
After receiving expert instruction from some of the most experienced Bug exponents in the world, what could be more fun than negotiating your own path down the rapids.
Splash is proud to say we have been the pioneer of Bugging bringing it from NZ to Scotland please have a look at the excellent history and photos and videos from the maker of river bugs.
Why not combine you river bug trip with a Canyoning or rafting trip to make a Splash Adrenaline Day you will never forget. Call 01887 829706 , email us at info [at] rafting [dot] co [dot] uk or book online (Online booking for only River Tay, Tummel)
River Bugging Locations
- River Tummel Pitlochry River Tummel
- River Tay Aberfeldy River Tay
- Pinkston Watersports, Scotland’s only artificial whitewater course (Glasgow)
What is included
On every Bugging white water trip we include all equipment required plus a professional experienced guide. A logistics manager on land who is also a very experienced guide. All equipment required which includes over £150 worth of wetsuits, helmets, lifejackets . Transport from our base on and off the river by a professional bus company .
What to bring.
You will be provided with everything you need to bug safely on the River/ white water course. However we do ask you to bring an old pair of shoes to wear (these will get wet), and your swimwear for underneath your wet suit. Optional - a non cotton T-shirt (synthetic materials are best ) for under your wet suit. Depending on the time of the year warm clothing for before and after your trip.
Thank you for considering Splash white water rafting as your activity provider for Bugging in Scotland. We hope to see you on the river soon. Team Splash.
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