Inverness Canoe Club

Inverness Canoe Club

Club Curach Inbhir Nis

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We are active in most areas of paddle sport – including sea, whitewater, open boating and surfing. We are a friendly inclusive club and welcome new members no matter what their level of experience.

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Sea Kayaking

We live in one of the best sea kayaking locations in the world! Join us for regular trips locally and across Scotland

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River Kayaking

We run regular weekend trips on local rivers and across Scotland, from beginner to advanced level. Join us.

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Open Canoeing

Open water and river running, Canoeing is growing in popularity, and is one of the best ways to reach wild and remote places.

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Welcome :: Fàilte

We’re a group of recreational paddlers based in the Scottish Highlands who enjoy all forms of canoeing and kayaking. Our members can be found on (and in) the waters around Inverness most weekends of the year.  We are active in most forms of paddlesport – whitewater, sea touring, open boat paddling and surf.

We aim to cater for paddlers of all abilities by promoting the sport of canoeing within a safe and friendly environment. We have a growing membership and are affiliated to the Scottish Canoe Association.

Whether you want to start kayaking, improve your skills or just want to enjoy your paddling then ICC has something to offer.


What are the main benefits of joining Inverness Canoe Club?

  • A likeminded, sociable group of people to paddle with;
  • A chance to enjoy the Scottish Highlands from a different perspective:
  • A safe and friendly environment in which to build your experience;
  • Frequent evening and weekend sea kayaking trips in the summer;
  • River kayaking trips whenever water levels are good;
  • Advice (and tall stories) from more experienced paddlers;
  • Pool sessions in the winter to improve your skills (basic strokes, rolling, rescues etc);
  • A chance to develop your skills and gain coaching qualifications;
  • Discount from local outdoor pursuit retail outlets.

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  • ICC Updates


    & Evening of Entertainment 

    Saturday 25th February 2017 at 5.00pm


    Dochgarroch Hall, Dochgarroch


    Followed by a meal of pizza or fish & chips etc ordered from a nearby takeaway, or feel free to bring your own food to eat


    Followed by a talk by Donald Macpherson of Explore Highland at 7.00pm


    All members and prospective members welcome



    There also will be a day of paddling, with white water kayaks going down the River Ness, sea kayaks going into Loch Ness and back, and open canoes going down the River Ness and/or into Loch Ness, depending on group ability and preferences. The meeting place and time for the paddling trips will be 9.00am at MuirtownBasin to collect hire boats and arrange the car shuttle for those going down the river, or 945am at Dochgarroch for those with their own kit.



    Soup and other hot drinks will be provided from 3pm.