National Kayak

People & Places


Home of the best sea kayak shop  in Scotland and the UK. For those who have kayaked a fair bit before they do offer full outfitting and lots of Demos.

Oban is well served by TRAIN, BUS and now SEA PLANE direct from the centre of Glasgow.  Travel time usually about 2hrs.

Glasgow Airport is a similar distance and well connected by bus and train. Check out TravelineScotland . Edinburgh is your second choice airport, if you intend renting a car it doesnt make much difference.

Oban is the "Sea kayaking Capital of the UK" & "Sea Food Capital of Scotland" and a great place to spend lots of time with tons to do. It has everything for anyone who enjoys the Outdoors from the melllow to hairraising activities to those who want to enjoy the wildlife or theits history. It is also the main stopping off point for anyone heading out to the Inner Islands and the Outer Hebrides.  Perfect for starting your sea kayaking course or holiday you can get in your sea kayak 50 metres from Oban  train station. After 30 minutes Kayaking you can be  kayaking with seals and  otters on the west side of the island of Kerrera. Perfect for beginners sea Kayaking with plenty of sheltered water when its needed while experts will enjoy its famous tideraces and overfalls ( Falls of Lora and the Gulf of Corriewvreckan. Plentiful accommodation of all types and lots to do for all the family. 



Sea kayaking on colonsay with national kayak school Duckies inflatable kayaks on river tay aberfeldy grandtully