Canoeing is a great activity for everyone to try. Whether you want to explore flat water lochs or take on the rapids on the world class canoe rivers we have in Scotland, then Adventure First can make it happen for you. From beginner taster sessions to star awards and advanced coaching our experienced staff will pass on their vast knowledge of canoeing and Scottish rivers in a safe and enthusiastic environment.

Canoeing Ballater
River Canoeing Scotland

Beginner taster sessions:

These days are designed for anyone that is new to canoeing and would like to learn new skills in a safe and friendly environment with fully qualified Scottish Canoe Association coaches. Based on any of our flat water venues near Aberdeen, Banchory, Ballater and further afield we have the perfect venue for every trip.

Price £75.00 per person

Duration 1 day

Course dates:

Sunday 1st June  9:00 am – 5:00pm

Saturday 5th July  9:00 am – 5:00pm

Saturday 2nd August  9:00 am – 5:00pm

for more information. Contact Us

Or if you have a group of 3 people or more why not have a private lesson £45 per person for a half day. Full day Courses £75 per person.

Canoe Games Aberdeen
Whitewater Canoeing Aberdeenshire

Introduction to river canoeing:

These days are designed for anyone who has tried canoeing in the past and would like to try canoeing on rivers. Each course is tailored around the experience levels on the day and will cover moving water skills on the fantastic rivers we have available near Aberdeen.

Price £75.00 per person

Duration 1 day

Course dates:

Sunday 1st June  9:00 am – 5:00pm

Saturday 5th July  9:00 am – 5:00pm

Saturday 2nd August  9:00 am – 5:00pm

for more information. Contact Us

Or if you have a group of 3 people or more why not have a private lesson £45 per person for a half day. Full day Courses £75 per person.

Canoeing Aberdeen

Canoe Scotland

Intermediate river canoeing:

These are designed for anyone who has done some basic canoeing on grade 1 or 2 rivers. Our experienced coaches will improve your skills, teach you new skills and have you canoeing confidently on the next grade up! These are bespoke courses so please contact us for more information. Contact Us

Half day courses £45 per person, for a group of 3 people or more.

Full day Courses £75 per person.

Team events Aberdeen
Canoeing on the River Dee

Advanced coaching and whitewater guiding:

We also offer advanced coaching and river guiding for anyone looking for something special. If you are an experienced paddler or someone who would like one to one tuition from highly experienced instructors then this is for you. These are bespoke courses so please contact us for more information. Contact Us