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Day activities - surf, snorkel with seals, kayaking, coasteering

If you are visiting Barra and looking for day trips and activities without the commitment of a full sea kayaking adventure then we have a range of day activities on offer from sea kayaking to surf, coasteering and snorkelling with seals.  Details follow below, and for more information on surf, snorkelling with seals, and coasteering please visit our sister site www.barrasurfadventures.co.uk.


Sea Kayaking

When visiting Barra why not join one of our guided sea kayaking day trips and explore a world of beautiful islands, deserted white beaches, sheltered bays and encoutner wildlife. Sea kayaking appeals to people of all ages, and no previous experience is necessary. Our sea kayaks are comfortable, roomy and designed to remain upright. You will quickly discover that it is easy to paddle your own sea kayak and in no time you will be confident and in control.

New for 2017 Isle of Mull. Half and full day sea kayak and sit on top kayak trips. More details


Sit on Top Kayak Adventures

Come and join in the fun on one of our sit on top kayak adventures. Sit on top kayaks are great fun to paddle, easy to climb on and off and are a great way to explore the bay. For the young at heart. No experience required. Wetsuits provided.


Totally unique, evening kayak trips over the famous cockle beach airport.

Adults £30 Children £15 Family prices available.

Contact us at info@clearwaterpaddling.com  





Is this your first time surfing?  Then let Ben our British Surfing Association qualified instructor show you the way. He will be in the  surf giving you loads of help, tips and encouragement. Find out more at  www.barrasurfadventures.co.uk.


Snorkel with Seals

The crystal clear seas around Barra are just amazing for snorkelling. Add to the beautiful underwater world the opportunity to encounter seals and you have a truly amazing experience. Our snorkel trips are suitable for all ages and we have had children as young 7 enjoying this fantastic adventure. With full winter 'steamer' wetsuits, gloves, hoods, boots, snorkel, mask and fliipers you will be well equipped to enjoy you time sharing the underwater world with seals. Some come and join our BSAC qualified Snorkel Instructors for a wonderful underwater experience. Find out more at  www.barrasurfadventures.co.uk.


Coasteering Adventures

Join our guides and discover the excitement of coasteering. Climb, scramble & swim your way around the coastline of Barra. We have discovered some fantastic stretches of coastline, ideal for coasteering. With cliffs of all height to jump off, caves to explore, cliffs to climb and channels to swim you really will explore the wild side of the Hebrides. The ultimate coastal adventure. Wetsuits, buoyancy aids & helmets provided. You will get wet!!  Find out more at  www.barrasurfadventures.co.uk.


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“The weather! The scenery! the professionalism and the friendliness off all the staff involved. All were caring and competent. The wildlife spotting was as hoped, but special nonetheless”


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Isle Of Barra Surf & Coastal Adventures

The Isle of Barra is a watersports paradise with crystal clear waters, perfect white sand beaches and dramatic cliffs. Join us for an unforgettable adventure surfing, coasteering, or snorkelling with the seals.

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