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Costs. Based on a per person cost of £525.
This price includes accommodation but not travel.
We will do one pick up from Sumburgh airport and/or the ferry terminal at Lerwick. We can also do one drop off on Saturday 13th for the return leg, unless you are staying to explore for a while!
Includes kayak hire, a fibreglass Nigel Dennis kayak of your choice (subject to availibilty) or we will substitute for one we feel confident will work well for you (rest assured it will be a glass SKUK/NDK kayak). We will also provide paddles, spraydecks/skirt.
Celtic paddle (carbon subject to availability) plus spares. We can also provide a quality BA/PFD/Lifejacket.
Travel to kayak put ins is included in our mini bus which we will be travelling with.
Your expedition leaders and guides will be Eila Wilkinson* & Nigel Dennis*
Nigel Dennis & Eila Wilkinson, Tidal Waters, The Old Chandlery, Newry Beach Road, Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey, LL65 1YD Tel: +44(0)1407765550 Email: [email protected]
We are travelling this year to the Shetland Islands. We will base ourselves on the South/Westerly side, in Walls*, perfectly located to enable us to explore the island of Papa Stour and the stunning coastline. We have booked exclusive use of the stunning Voe House Böd. Overlooking the picturesque village of Walls, Voe House Böd is a fascinating building which has been carefully restored using recycled building materials. The original building, adjoining the böd and now derelict, is thought to have been a 16th century manse. The böd itself probably dates from the mid 18th century. This expedition base allows us to maximise the weather and paddling opportunities. Bring your small tent or bivvy bag, we aim to wild camp as well!
We travel from Holyhead for a camping expedition on the South West Coast of Ireland, taking the incredible and remote islands of Little Skellig & Skellig Michael, and also the stunning Blasket islands, al the way to Taeracht, the most Westerly outlier.
The Outer Hebrides beckon. Our first week in and around the North Usit region, our second week we are based on Harris.
Expeditions 2019 - The Shetland Islands - Remote and distant lands
*Walls, known locally as Waas, (Old Norse: Vagar, "Sheltered Bays" - voes