Adventure Itinerary

Adventure awaits you in the spectacular Highlands of Scotland. So, try something new and get that adrenaline pumping with thrilling activities in Scotland’s Highlands. Follow our 4-day itinerary of outdoor activities in Inverness and adventurous things to do in Loch Ness.

An Itinerary of Adventure and Outdoor Activities in Inverness and Loch Ness

Day 1

When you arrive in Inverness, pick up your hybrid bikes from Ticket to Ride cycle hire and get ready to explore Inverness outdoors, along the Caledonian Canal to Loch Ness. This 60-mile bike-friendly route cuts through the magnificent Great Glen. An ideal introduction to the region and its truly stunning scenery.

Side view of a couple with bicycles near a peaceful loch

Day 2

Join Dolphin Spirit for a thrilling RIB trip on board the Dolphin Mischief, to see the dolphins in the Moray Firth. Speeding across the open water, you WILL get wet. So, be sure to wear warm clothing whatever the weather.

Dolphin Spirit Inverness, rib boat tours

Then, try paddle boarding on the Caledonian Canal with Explore Highland. Or, how about gorge walking or gorge swimming on one of the area rivers?

Paddle boarding in Inverness, Scotland

Day 3

Explore the beauty of the River Beauly on a morning canoe trip with In Your Element. Look out for otters, osprey, deer and other Scottish wildlife as you watch the sunrise above the mountains. A truly magical experience!

An otter on the banks of a river in Scotland

And after lunch take a hike at any of the spectacular walks in the Glen Affric, Strathfarrar and Beauly area. This is one of the most beautiful areas of natural beauty in the world, and there are a variety of walks for all abilities.

Day 4

Before you leave Inverness and Loch Ness, have one last adventure at Craggan Outdoors to try your hand at gorge walking, archery, paintball, rock climbing or mini Highland Games!

Gorge walking with Craggan Outdoors

What a great way to end your tour of adventure and outdoor activities in Inverness and Loch Ness. Come back soon, there’s so much more to discover in the thrilling Scottish Highlands!