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White Water Rafting in Perthshire

River Tay, Aberfeldy
Rated Based On 11 Reviews

• Experience rafting on the River Tay
• Perfect for groups or individual rafters
• Half and full-day options available
• All kit and tuition included


What's Included

Half Day

  • A rafting experience lasting around 3 hours
  • You will receive a full safety briefing and all the training you'll need
  • All equipment is provided including wet suits, buoyancy aid, helmet and splash jacket
  • Rafts can hold up to 10 participants

Full Day

  • Enjoy two activities. Choose from rafting, river bugging or canyon scrambling
  • Fully qualified instructors will provide a safety briefing
  • Sessions usually run 10am to 5pm and have an 8:1 instruction ratio

What Can I Expect

Ahh…white water rafting in Scotland! The setting for these rafting experiences and white water days in Perthshire is the stuff of dreams. With its rugged hills and mighty rivers, a myriad of small tributaries come together to create rivers like the Tay, which offers rapids suitable for all paddlers from novices to the pros.

These Scottish highland rivers are free flowing and rafting water levels fluctuate dramatically over the season. The high waters from September to April provide the exhilaration of greater speed, bigger waves and challenging rafting. Lower flows during the summer months provide a more scenic and gentle introduction, but require tight teamwork and more precise manoeuvring.

Our half day of rafting sees you tackling the white water along a stretch of Scotland's River Tay from Aberfeldy to Grandtully. It starts off gently enough, but soon you'll be tackling the likes of the zoom flume and the assign machine - some of Perthshire's finest watery challenges!

Opting for the full 'white water day' gives you a fun-packed whole day that can include rafting, river bugging or canyon scrambling. The idea of this experience is that you choose two of the three activities offered to participate in. It's one of the most gnarly days out on the water you can find in Scotland, so by the end, you may be feeling a bit battered and bruised, but the exhilaration levels will be at a maximum.

This white water rafting Scotland centre in Perthshire is renowned for being friendly and fun in a stunning place. It's a great choice for groups, families and friends who want to experience the best of Scotland's River Tay!


  • Sessions usually run throughout the year, weekdays and weekends.
  • Start times vary depending on water levels and time of year
  • The operator reserves the right to change the venue or to postpone or cancel any trip if they feel water levels or weather conditions on the day of the trip are incompatible towards a safe trip


  • The River Tay in Aberfeldy

Suitable For

Half Day
  • Minimum age is 8, there is no upper age limit so youngsters and adults may share the raft
  • Participants do not have to be able to swim but need to be confident in moving water

Full Day
  • The minimum age is 14 years old. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult
  • You do not have to know how to swim, but you need to be confident in water

• For all activities you will need a t-shirt and swimsuit to wear under your wetsuit and shoes that you don't mind getting wet and remember to take a couple of towels


  • The venue welcomes spectators however views may be limited

Anything Else

  • The operator will be able to advise on a wide range of excellent accommodation options in the area
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5 out of 5 stars

Average Rating: 5
Total Reviews: 11

Find out what other customers think of the experience



  based on 10 reviews

Rating: 5 stars
Joyce Maxi Wright
Brilliant experience. Excellent Christmas present. Would recommend to everyone.
Rating: 5 stars
Tracy Watters
Superb fun. Team were great and very helpful. We had a great time on the water, despite a lack of m...
Rating: 5 stars
Ken McKinnon
Need to do it to believe it
Rating: 5 stars
Pamela Brown
First time White Water Rafting and it wasn't as scary as expected!!!! The rapids were quite tame...
Rating: 5 stars
The activity was good fun, guides made it a good laugh and would recommend to anyone wanting to try...
Rating: 5 stars
simon turk
Great fun and a good way to meet people!
Rating: 5 stars
Judith Hartley
My 17 year old son and myself visited Scotland last week and did quad biking and white water raftin...
Rating: 5 stars
Alison MacGugan
Good fun even although the river was fairly low. The guides were great and the two kids (9 and 12) ...
Rating: 5 stars
loved it was a great experience and something to tick off the bucket list
Rating: 5 stars
We had a fantastic day, worth every penny. Truely wet and wild!!! Thanks to the guides who were gre...