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Harris Outdoor Adventure Centre - CLOSED

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This is for those people that get it. If you want a sanitised Centreparks experience forget it; if... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Hope Valley, United Kingdom
kayaking adventure

We received e-mail advice prior to our holiday about the type and length of kayaking day based on... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Alistair R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Sep 8, 2016
Aug 31, 2016
“Kayaking dissappointment”
Harris Outdoor Adventure Centre offers activities to enrich your stay on the Isle of Harris. We provide trips and tuition in the following activities: Sea/surf kayaking, Sailing and Land yachting (beach sailing). Furthermore HOA provides: MTB hire...more
Unit 1, Industr. est., Pier Road, HS5-3UA, Scotland
+34 617 07 66 28
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is for those people that get it. If you want a sanitised Centreparks experience forget it; if you want to enjoy a safe but adventurous trip with someone who knows and understands these waters, then this is for you. You have to go with...More

4  Thank 505perb
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Like the reviewer of 24/7/2016 we were also greeted by a Barking dog rushing at us. It tuned out to be friendly but initial thoughts were it might bite. Not a good way to greet customers. We travelled from South Uist having risen at 4.30am...More

6  Thank Ron R
Highlander84, Owner at Harris Outdoor Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Dear Ron, I'm sorry to hear that you feel like this after me cancelling the session for safety reasons. Other bits of water might have looked calmer, but unless you have the local knowledge off wind and tidal currents it can still be very dangerous....More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

We received e-mail advice prior to our holiday about the type and length of kayaking day based on our experience and family ages. There was no hard sell, just sound advice. The day was rescheduled without problems due to weather conditions. Once on the water...More

2  Thank Alistair R
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I walked to the door and was greated by a dog charging at me barking. I had a bad experience with dogs when I was younger with dogs so seen I was scared i closed the door to stop it getting to me and I...More

5  Thank connermack
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I would definitely recommend Harris Outdoor Adventure to anyone who is thinking about sea kayaking but perhaps a little fearful, and/or not that sporty, although I am sure more experienced kayakers would be happy here too. We had a great morning's sea kayaking as a...More

4  Thank namenotgiven
Reviewed 15 August 2015

A morning of sea kayaking was an absolute treat. As part of a group of six, I had a great time. Bart ,the tutor, is approachable, informative and really gets over the message. Felt safe throughout, even when I fell in, and am now anxious...More

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We first had some fishing rods from the center. But we also got hints and maps where to fish, where to sleep and where to see seals as an extra. We had a great dinner after fishing - because the hints were perfect. The day...More

2  Thank Jan-Filip L
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Seven of us of varying levels of experience went on a sea kayaking tour with Bart. He was very accommodating of those less confident and overall an excellent and very knowledgable guide. We got up close and personal with some seals and kayaked around the...More

2  Thank rebecca m
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Fantastic experience X carting for my husband & two children aged 11 & 13. Bart was relaxed, friendly & informative with the safety info at the beginning & was on hand whilst doing the carting on the beautiful beach. All loved the experience and would...More

2  Thank julieCumbria_u_k
Reviewed 29 July 2015

July, 28th, 2015, we made the kayaking trip from 05:00pm till .....Bart, our guide, gave us all the equipemt we had to put on at first, then he explained us the boats which we carried all together to the slip way. One after the other...More

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