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Whitewater Rafting Guide To River Trips


Although many people visit Scotland to see the castles and explore the lush, green, countryside, the country abounds with whitewater runs. Most trips are one day long and range in technical difficulty from beginner to advanced.

Dee River Rafting Trips (Class II-III):
A fun introduction to rafting, the Dee River flows through the Balmoral Estates.

Findhorn River Rafting Trips (Class IV+):
In a beautiful, deep gorge, the Findhorn River is an exciting run with continuous whitewater.

Garry River Rafting Trips (Class III+):
A very short run with great wildlife viewing, the Garry River is usually run twice in one day.

Morriston River Rafting Trips (Class IV+):
Volcanic rocks form the Morriston River canyon, a great intermediate rafting run.

Orchy River Rafting Trips (Class V):
Run only in the winter months, the Orchy River provides Scotland’s most challenging whitewater.

Spey River Rafting Trips (Class II-III):
Flowing through the Caledonian Forest near Cairngorm National Park, the Spey River is mostly a mellow float trip with a few class II and III rapids.

Tay River Rafting Trips (Class III):
Scotland’s largest volumne river, the Tay flows through rolling green countryside.

Tummel River Rafting Trips (Class III-IV):
The Tummel River offers a technical rafting trip through a narrow gorge.