NorWest Sea Kayaking

Boat Trips & Hire

Norwest Paddling Through Arch
Nor West Double Arch
Nor West Ardmair Bay Ullapool With Ben Mor Coigach
Nor West Achnahaird Views Of The Coigach Assynt Mountains Copy 2


NorWest Sea Kayaking is based in Ullapool and operates out of a hut on the seafront.  

Explore the beautiful West Coast from a different viewpoint.  Travel silently by sea kayak or canoe and immerse yourself in wilderness; discovering deserted islands, wild coastlines, natural rock arches and white sand beaches.  Encounter otters, sea eagles, seals and a whole host of other wildlife.

NorWest Sea Kayaking offers- 1/2 day, day and multi-day trips, courses and hire exploring the coastline from south of Ullapool, north to The Summer Isles and north to Assynt.  There are endless amazing paddling options along this remote and stunning coastline. 

  • Day and half day trips exploring the far North-West coastline and lochs.  Trips run all season and leave from all along the coastline daily. Fancy paddling to The Summer Isles, Isle Martin, Gruinard Bay, Seal Island, Suilven, Eas a ‘chual aluinn Waterfall, Handa Island?)
  • Family adventures-Day, 1/2 day, overnight trips for the whole family, young & old
  • Introduction & Intermediate Sea Kayaking Courses-coaching & exploration combined.
  • Camping Adventures- 2-6 Days-Escape into the wilderness & discover wildlife
  • Foraging, fishing & bushcraft trips
  • Hire-with relevant experience you can hire kayaks/canoes & equipment
  • Luxury lodge based tours-Realx in a lodge, unwind to home-cooked local produce, paddle somewhere different & magical each day
  • School & DofE groups-we are AALA licence holders.

Trips are tailored to the abilities/wants of clients and can be suitable for complete beginners to advanced paddlers.  Safety is paramount in everything we do.  NorWest is run by BCU qualified and local guide, Jules & her team.  No experience necessary, all ages and abilities welcome.

“NorWest boosted my skills and confidence at the rate of knots”
"Perfection I can’t stop telling people about this holiday”
“Baby otters, puffins & seals, wow, what a day”
“Fantastic locations……the most amazing scenery ever"

Features & Facilities

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