Two Rivers Day - River Tay and River Tummel
Two Rivers Day - River Tay and River Tummel 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. The River Tummel is like no other in Scotland. The rafting experience will get you working together with our guide. You need to guide the raft from the beautiful deep pools, down through technical rapids such as 'Zig-Zag' and 'Sharks Tooth'. The main part of the trip is Grade II/III. This prepares you for the final ‘piece de la resistance’: a two-tier, 18 foot drop (Grade IV) rapid. This drops into the mystical Loch Faskally where we float away from the falls towards home reflecting on the rivers power and beauty. Minimum/Maximum age: 16yrs+ Duration: Max 6 hours Min/Max Number of people: 1 - 200 Meeting Point: Splash Office - Dunkeld Road, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland PH15 2AQ Meet at the Scottish & Southern Energy Power plant postcode : PH16 5NF Start times: River Tay trips 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. River Tummel trips are every Friday evening (18.00). Plus all day on Saturdays (09.30am, noon & 14.30). Plus Sundays (09.30am & 13.00). The rafting runs from June until the end of September. Itinerary: 1. You will arrive at your meeting point 15 minutes before the trip start time to sign in. 2. Firstly we will give you a full equipment brief and instruction prior to you changing into the activity specific clothing supplied. 3. You then receive a full safety and skills induction before getting on the river. 4. You and your team will work with one of our experienced guides to navigate the river and its rapids. 5. Finishing at the end of the river section you will be transported back to the changing facilities, where once you have changed you can enjoy the photos taken by our photographer for each trip. What is included: On every Raft trip we include all equipment required plus a professional experienced guide per raft combined with an overall trip leader in charge of the 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. Plus free photos on all our rafting trips. 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 for underneath your wetsuit. Optional - a non-cotton T-shirt (synthetic materials are best) for under your wetsuit. Depending on the time of the year warm clothing for before and after your trip.
- Captain is optional.
- You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
- 200 guests
- Boards & Paddles
World wandering nomad having annoyed the residents of over 100 countries. Started the adventure journey way back in the late 70’s when he started wandering across the Scottish mountains as a kid. The army provided a decade and a half of adventure and development before taking a 6-year journey as a corporate suit to learn about the World of business. Being a slow learner this should have only been a couple of years but Pete got lost. He eventually found the route back to full-time adventure in 2003 when the opportunity to take over the Rafting company came along. Since then our company has expanded not just in Scotland but around the World with operations in Spain, Morocco and Pete’s current passion, the Rafting company where he gets folk as crazy as him to take on extreme challenges to cross deserts, countries and rather large mountain ranges. Peter is the owner of the company.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.