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Sea Kayak Oban Day Trips

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4 Aug 2018
“Great experience”
7 Jul 2018
“Very pleasant afternoon's kayaking”
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Sea Kayak Oban offers Sea Kayaking courses, trips and sea kayak rental from their base right on the harbour in the centre of Oban. 1-6 day trips and 1/2 day family trips through the school holidays. There longer trips visit the beautiful islands of...more
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8 Argyll Street, Oban PA34 5SG, Scotland
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+44 1631 565310
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely morning with Will our experienced kayak instructor. He talked us through how to get into and settled in the kayak. We set sail on quite a choppy morning so it was quite an experience trying to manage the buoyancy and look where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

It was too windy to go on the open sea so we were driven to a nearby sea loch (Loch Feochan) and launched into calm salt water. During the trip we met seals with pups and paddled through shoals of moon jellyfish. We also saw...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Couldn't have asked for better weather for our half-day excursion. The small group size and friendly guide made an a nice afternoon out. Saw (harmless) moon jellyfish, sea urchins and sunbathing "hairy coos" on the trip.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank haleyvw
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I used Sea Kayak Oban to hire sea kayaks for a multi day expedition. The standard of equipment was good, a variety of different size boats were made available to the group. The inclusion of neoprene decks was also appreciated and issuing of the kit...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank crumbleman
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Kayaking for half a day through the port of Oban seeing the big ships as well as the sailboats, then towards the Island of Kerrera. We even got to see seals. Extremely friendly owners. They also have a nice store where you can buy kayaks...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lovely day out in kayaks. The instructor was very patient with me as I had a frozen shoulder and I was in a double kayak with him. There was only myself and my daughter so it seemed like a private sea trip! Would recommend this...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank 1stclassdiver758
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We spent a half day sea kayaking with instructor Will. He was great and patient with the three adults and two nine year olds in our party. The instruction was pitched right and we really enjoyed a gentle paddle round the coast. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank knymclean
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

We booked a half day family session for four adults and one child. The trip was late setting off and seemed a little under prepared at first but our guide was lovely, very knowledgeable and patient. The session on the water was brilliant. Lots of...More

1  Thank Quest315125
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Although we had a one hour delay to our trip, the experience I had sea kayaking with Oban Kayak was really impressive. Chris, our guide, was good at helping me improve my paddling technique with out being pushy. He was especially great at assisting another...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Betty s
Reviewed 2 August 2012

I joined Sea Kayak Oban for an introductory level course. I did enjoy my day but found the ratio of 1:8 not helpful when it was clear the group had mixed skills and confidence. I was a complete novice and found the pace just a...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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feldian, Owner at Sea Kayak Oban Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2013

Thanks for your review. With the group of 8 people keen to learn to sea kayak there were in fact 2 very well qualified instructors giving a ratio of 1:4. For much of the first day the group was split into a younger, fitter, hyper...More

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