White Water Rafting
One minute you're enjoying the stunning views of the forests while slowly gliding down a pool in the middle of the River Tummel. A moment later, your guide is barking orders "LEFT! RIGHT! HOLD ON! OVER LEFT!", and you're making your way down white rapids, clinging on the ropes in the hope they'll save you from falling out. That's White Water Rafting.
*That's me in the blue helmet. Dry, at the start.*
River Tummel is one of the higher grade rafting routes, with River Tay being a slightly lower grade option. The company we used was Splash! who have bases in Spain, Scotland, Canada and many more! Highly recommend them. The Perthshire team were friendly, funny, informative and generally great guides. Not only was the rafting a great laugh and a high adrenaline rush, for those nature admirers out there, you see views that cannot be reached by
bus, car or even walking. Scotland is such a
beautiful country, and though I have spent many trips up and around River Tummel, it was a fantastic experience to take in views of the river that I'd never seen before. The water was cold, but not freezing, which was perfect.
*Left side getting dunked!*
*My feet in the air (or maybe the other man's feet...?)*
*Me, in the blue helmet, getting pushed over the rocks*
*My dad being held in by his foot; Boyfriend falling on top of him; and my brother, at the back, with his feet right over the raft!*
Highly recommend this to ANYONE. Was one ticked off my bucket list - and I would do it again in a heartbeat! Please check out teh company Splash! that we used - the guides were fantastic, we were well looked after from teh beginning to the end, and had an absolute blast. They also cater for other river activities, such as River Bugging, and adventure acitivites such as abseiling
Have you done this awesome experience before? Have you had any adventures with the Splash! team before? Give me a shout in the comments!
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