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Loch Lomond Circular Cruise departing from Luss

Loch Lomond Circular Cruise departing from Luss

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Loch Lomond is one of Scotland’s most picturesque corners, and this boat tour will bring you up close and personal with the sights. Choose from several departure times throughout the day and climb aboard: as you languidly circle the lake and take in the scenery, your guide will offer live commentary, including stories about the area’s Viking past and feuding clans. On-board refreshments are also available (own expense).
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.88
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$19.88

Northern Highlights Cruise, Loch Lomond.

Northern Highlights Cruise, Loch Lomond.

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Get an in-depth insight into Loch Lomond on this cruise that sails along the eastern shores of the fjord-like loch and over its deepest part. In the company of a guide, discover why the "bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond" have been immortalized in song, get photo-worthy views of Ben Lomond mountain, and find out why the loch's Tarbet Isle is known locally as "Honeymoon Island."
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.90
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$15.90
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Inchcailloch Island Explorer departing from Luss

Inchcailloch Island Explorer departing from Luss

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The pristine waters and wild nature of Loch Lomond make it the ideal destination for a day trip. Choose from several departure times during the day, and set off on a lake cruise from Luss. Enjoy a tour of the lake, listen to your guide’s live commentary, and have time at your leisure for a beach picnic (own expense) or wildlife-spotting adventure on the island of Inchcailloch.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.88
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Inversnaid Explorer departing from Tarbet

Inversnaid Explorer departing from Tarbet

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Combine the convenience of an organized tour with the flexibility of independent travel on this day trip to the eastern shores of Loch Lomond. Hop aboard the boat at Tarbet and sail across the lake to Inversnaid where you can spend your time as you wish—perhaps exploring the waterfalls or having lunch as the Inversnaid Hotel—before returning at the departure time of your choice.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.88
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Tarbet Explorer from Inversnaid

Tarbet Explorer from Inversnaid

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Cruise to the western shore of Loch Lomond to the village of Tarbet for time ashore to lunch, walk or cycle. Tarbet is located on the West Loch Lomond Cycle Path allowing you to cycle south along the bonnie banks towards Luss with a well earned pit stop at the Inn on the Loch at Inverbeg. 
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.88
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$19.88

Extraordinary Journeys

Extraordinary Journeys

You will be trekking a Scottish Munro which is a mountain over 3000 feet high. During our trek, I will entertain you with stories of unique expeditions around the World from my travels and adventures in excess of 120 countries. Journeys such as leading a team of ordinary people 1000 plus miles on foot across Mongolia and the Gobi Desert in 47 days. Crossing the Patagonia Icecap and living in the jungles of Belize and Borneo. Your guide will be Peter Syme. My passion for adventure and travel has led to me introducing over one hundred thousand people to adventure activities and expeditions around the World. However, Scotland was where that passion was born and it is still my home. I believe stories are for sharing and during your experience, you will be entertained by stories of not just Scotland. All guests receive a free gift voucher for white water rafting.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$169.92
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$169.92

3-day Private Tour: Glasgow, Lochs and Glens

3-day Private Tour: Glasgow, Lochs and Glens

Our Glasgow, Lochs & Glens tour is private and completely tailor-made to your interests and needs. From exciting metropolis filled with culture and art to stunning natural spots full of beauty and history: this tour has it all! Set out on an unforgettable journey with Brambling Bus and cross out all the points from your Scottish wish list! If you wish to tell us about any particular thing you'd like to see on your visit, don't hesitate to contact us. Otherwise, see you in Scotland for an amazing adventure!
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  • 3 days
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$2,718.70
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$2,718.70
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Ricky's gateway to the Highlands Tour

Ricky's gateway to the Highlands Tour

Swap the city streets of Edinburgh for Scotland’s stunning natural landscapes on a bike tour of the Highlands. Depending on your fitness level, choose between a manual or electric mountain bike, and follow a route past Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park along a disused railway line. Plus, hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.34
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$122.34
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Arrochar and the Trossachs Private Highlands Day or Overnight Mountain Adventure

Arrochar and the Trossachs Private Highlands Day or Overnight Mountain Adventure

You will have a highly experienced and qualified mountain guide who is able to teach navigation and advise on the local flora,. They are also qualified at first aid. You will have the opportunity to amend your trip as we are going, should you see something on route that you would like to visit. We also offer the opportunity for overnight wild camping.
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  • 12 hours to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.34
Price varies by group size
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$109.34
Price varies by group size
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Glasgow Whisky Tour

Glasgow Whisky Tour

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This tour is perfect for those who love whisky or those who want to learn more about whisky in a private tour. The tour takes you not only through the vibrant city of Glasgow but through the south of the Loch Lomond National Park. Our stop off for lunch is a local cafe that produces the highest quality of food using local produce. Let your guide take you through some of the most beautiful places in the central belt with a glass of whisky at your side.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.14
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$129.14

Rafting on the River Tay in 2-Person River Duckies in Aberfeldy

Rafting on the River Tay in 2-Person River Duckies in Aberfeldy

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Paddle in confidence and with the ability to control your own journey—while under the watchful eye of a guide—on this white water rafting excursion on the River Tay. In a 2-person inflatable river duckie (a cross between a white water raft and a kayak that is suitable for both beginners and experienced rafters), paddle from Aberfeldy to Grandtully, taking in the scenery of the Tay Valley along the way. Includes souvenir photos and all necessary equipment.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.82
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$84.82

Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Aberfeldy

Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Aberfeldy

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See Aberfeldy from a new perspective with a stand up paddle boarding tour. Choose between a morning or afternoon departure and set out on the river for a stand up paddle boarding adventure. All necessary equipment, including wet suits, are provided and no prior experience is required. Learn new skills from an experienced guide as you take in the natural beauty of Aberfeldy.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.69
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Canyoning Half-Day Trip at Keltneyburn from Aberfeldy

Canyoning Half-Day Trip at Keltneyburn from Aberfeldy

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If you are relatively new to the sport of canyoning, this half-day excursion from Aberfeldy will have you feeling confident in no time. Head to nearby Keltneyburn with your guide and, under their close supervision, try gorge walking, jumping off rocky cliffs, scrambling along rivers, and sliding down river chutes, and swimming in naturally beautiful surroundings—as much or as little as you want. Includes wet suits and all safety equipment.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.78
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$74.78

River Bugging on the River Tummel Half-Day Trip in Pitlochry

River Bugging on the River Tummel Half-Day Trip in Pitlochry

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If you like whitewater rafting but prefer the individual control of kayaking or standup paddleboarding, you might like “river bugging,” the latest in water fun. River bugs are inflatable armchair-like watercraft that act as personal raft and can be used all year since they require lower water levels. Play in the river under the instruction of a local guide on this fun, scenic tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.76
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$77.76

The Whisky River Experience

The Whisky River Experience

The Whisky River Experience combines one of the adventures of rafting one of Scotland's great rivers with the tasting of some of Scotlands best whisky. The Aberfeldy distillery is one of the best distilleries in Scotland. A fantastic local lunch in-between the two great experiences compliments the day. The River Tay Rafting is a 6-mile rafting trip from Aberfeldy to Grandtully on Scotlands largest river the River Tay. You will be on rafts of up to 10 people plus guide per raft. We provide all the equipment. The guides will entertain you with local knowledge combined with some adventure fun on the river. Lunch will be at the fantastic Tay Cafe just 200 meters walk from our rafting base. The Cask Tasting Distillery tour is at Aberfeldy distillery also 200 meters walk from our rafting base. Distillery tour Self-guided Heritage Centre experience 1 sample from a choice of 3 whiskies Taste of single cask whisky from the cask in the warehouse Complimentary glass. Duration: 1 hour 45 mins
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.96
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$139.96
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Paintball at Aberfeldy

Paintball at Aberfeldy

Paintball fans will love this facility that caters to all experience levels from beginners to veteran paintballers. A fun activity for team building events, bachelor parties, or girls getaways, you can enjoy a range of thrilling games like “No Retreat,” “Ambush,” “Fatal Extraction,” and “Take the Plateau.” All equipment is included and both adults and children are welcome.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.18
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$61.18

White Water Rafting and Stand Up and Paddle Boards on the River Tay from Aberfeldy

White Water Rafting and Stand Up and Paddle Boards on the River Tay from Aberfeldy

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Get out of your comfort zone on vacation and learn to white water raft or stand up paddleboard down the River Tay, Scotland. The gentle river offers introductory but exciting conditions for all abilities, so your entire party will be catered for during this half-day adventure excursion. Choose from a morning or afternoon session for convenience and benefit from the guidance of experienced instructors.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.34
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White Water Rafting on the River Tay and Canyoning from Aberfeldy

White Water Rafting on the River Tay and Canyoning from Aberfeldy

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Experience two thrilling water-based activities in one day on this white-water rafting and canyoning adventure from Aberfeldy. With wet suits and all safety gear included on your tour, tackle the beginner-friendly rapids of the River Tay and enjoy wet and wild canyoning at Keltneyburn. Your guide is on hand to capture your rafting adventure on camera, to share with you at the end. No previous rafting experience is necessary.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.34
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White Water Rafting on the River Tay from Aberfeldy

White Water Rafting on the River Tay from Aberfeldy

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Combine Scotland’s great outdoors with a dose of adventure on a 3-hour white water rafting experience on the River Tay from Aberfeldy. Settle aboard a raft with a guide, and learn rafting techniques as you journey along calm waters, absorbing the peaceful beauty of the Tay valley. Then, enjoy the fun of tackling three sets of rapids, paddling and splashing through the foaming waters. Ideal for beginners, with equipment and photos included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.28
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$69.28
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Guided Rides - Mountain Bike Adventure

Guided Rides - Mountain Bike Adventure

Ride some of the world's most incredible landscapes and trails! We bring a wealth of knowledge to our guided mountain biking trips in Scotland and can tailor rides to suit all abilities and desires.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$596.41
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$596.41
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White Water Rafting and River Bugs on the River Tummel

White Water Rafting and River Bugs on the River Tummel

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Choose white-water rafting or “river bugging” on the River Tummel. River bugs are personal rafts that resemble large inflatable armchairs. The river is mostly composed of class two and three rapids, with one exciting class four drop near the end. Working together as a team, you and your raftmates will navigate this scenic Scottish landscape.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.34
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Loch Lomond Circular Cruise from Tarbet Rob Roy Discovery

Loch Lomond Circular Cruise from Tarbet Rob Roy Discovery

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Head deep into Viking territory on this 90-minute boat cruise, departing from Tarbet. Listen to live onboard commentary as you keep an eye out for local wildlife, including deer, osprey, and even wallabies. Boats come equipped with tea, coffee, and snacks available for purchase, so you can settle back and relax while learning about feuding clans and marauding Viking invaders.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.88
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$19.88

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