Outdoor Activities

Discover all the exciting outdoor activities you can do when visiting Inverness and Loch Ness

The Inverness and Loch Ness destination really is a launch pad to adventure, from water sports on Loch Ness, to hiking and cycling trails, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the great outdoors. Choose what activity you are looking below and we will point you to more information as to how you can experience that activity when visiting the area. The fun planning starts here...

Canoeing and Kayaking

Want to get up close and personal with Nessie? Canoeing and kayaking adventures are available on Loch Ness.

Cycling, MTB and E-Bikes

Do you love adventures on two wheels? Lets tell you more about cycling and MTB activities in Inverness and Loch Ness

Short Walks, Hiking Trails and Hill Walking

Being out in nature and exploring a destination by foot is so rewarding. Let us tell you about the many walking and hiking adventures you can have.

Archery and Axe Throwing

If woodland adventures with bows and axes are your thing then look no further. These fun activities can be found when visiting Inverness and Loch Ness.

Alpaca Trekking

Alpacas aren't what you'd expect to see near Loch Ness, but we have a few experiences for you to try when visiting.

Gorge Walking

Discovering gorges the fun way! Jump right in and make a splash with this great activity.


Learn to cast or just go fishing!


Find the best course to compliment your visit from the selection of world class selection we have in Inverness and Loch Ness.

Horse Riding

Are you an experienced rider who would love to explore Loch Ness on horse back? Find out more...

Wild Swimming

Whether it's river, loch or sea, we have a spot for you to enjoy a dip!

Discover our outdoors history

Many of our historic locations take you to the great outdoors, unfold our history in the stunning natural surroundings.


 Visit the world’s first rewilding centre at Dundreggan. Guided walks, tree nursery tours and daily activities.