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Guides and Outdoor Activities on the Isle of Skye

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Red Moon Cruises -  Skye Lochalsh Wester Ross

Red Moon Cruises - Skye Lochalsh Wester Ross

Whether your interests lie in strenuous hill-walking or a shore line stroll, Red Moon offers a luxurious floating base for visiting the most stunning locations in Skye and Lochalsh. If you like we can drop you off at one point and pick you up elsewhere at the end of the day, to relax aboard with a well-earned drink as a gourmet supper is prepared. For a walking holiday with a difference, take an holistic approach and see Skye from the sea as well as being part of the land......

Hike Scotland

Hike Scotland

Hike Scotland offers a unique week long exploration of Scotland's most famous and stunningly beautiful islands staying at three scenic and luxurious Skye hotels.

Venture from Sleat (the garden of Skye) in the south, past the Cuillin Hills, to the far west and the high sea cliffs and Dunvegan Castle, spend a day on neighbouring Raasay before exploring the famous Storr and Quiraing on the Trotternish Ridge. We take our time to drink in the scenery and our guides give our guests real insight to the wonderful history and rich culture.

C-N-Do Scotland

C-N-Do Scotland

Since 1984 CNDO Scotland has been providing walkers the best in Guided Tours across Scotland offering thousands of walkers from all over the world the chance to experience the Highlands and Islands including Skye, the Outer Hebrides, Shetland and The Cape Wrath Trail.

CNDO Guides and back up teams provide our small walking groups professional support with an added element of humour while always maintaining informative historic and geographic descriptions en-route. For a chance to meet like-minded people and form new friendships, select CNDO and find the great outdoors.

Thistle Trekking

Thistle Trekking

The Isle of Skye is an outdoor playground which offers stunning scenery for everyone. Discover this magical island on foot with Thistle Trekking. For the mountaineers we offer The Cuillin Ridge Summits, the finest scrambling in the UK. For the low level walkers we offer The Skye Trail, a week long journey across the island. Come join us for an amazing adventure.

On High Hills

On High Hills

On High Hills is run by Jonty Mills, a friendly, experienced, qualified guide. He holds the Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor (MCI) award, as well as the International and Winter Mountain Leader awards. These are the highest professional UK qualifications for taking others hillwalking year-round, scrambling and rock-climbing. He is also a medical doctor, holding the Diploma in Mountain Medicine. So whether you want to bag Skye Munros, traverse the Cuillin Ridge, improve your own skills, or simply go walking, scrambling or climbing, Jonty would be happy to hear from you.

Hebrides Cruises

Hebrides Cruises

Several of our cruise itineraries explore the Isle of Skye, approaching the island in the best possible way – from the sea. Our daily shore trips are always accompanied by a specialist Wildlife Guide who knows the best opportunities for exploring onshore. Walks range from a stroll along a beach or a one-way coastal ramble to a challenging hike up a hill to get spectacular views, with walking options for all abilities. Return to the ship for tales to be told over gourmet food and perhaps a dram to end a perfect day.

Skye Magical Tours

Skye Magical Tours

Car tours around the stunning Isle of Skye and the West Coast of Scotland. Brian has over 30 years of driving in Scotland and Skye, let him share his knowledge and show you the wildlife and amazing scenery. Stop at all the major landmarks; the Cuillin, the Fairy Glen, the Quirang, Kilt Rock waterfall, the Old Man of Storr, Talisker distillery, Neist point lighthouse, Dunvegan Castle or Eilean Donan Castle.

All tours taken in a 6 seater with a glass panoramic sunroof. Take away memories and photographs that will last a lifetime.

Walk Wild Scotland

Walk Wild Scotland

Walk Wild Scotland provide walking holidays, hiking vacations and private tours in spectacular scenery of this magnificent island. Small group tours offer a personal and diverse experience exploring the island’s rugged landscapes, spotting wildlife, relaxing over delicious picnics, connecting with Scottish folk, culture and history. We guide with expert care, experience, flexibility and passion.

Enjoy an exciting Scottish outdoor adventure with warm hospitality, excellent food, comfortable local country hotels. Your perfect holiday - relaxing and stretching in nature in the company of likeminded people, fun, interesting and full of treats.

Skye Adventure

Skye Adventure

Experience a real Skye adventure with us. Climb mountains, follow ridges and rivers towards amazing coastlines, swim in the sea. We are friendly local guides who have the knowledge, qualifications and skills to give you the freedom to explore a different side of Skye. Whether you want to bag a few Munros, climb on stunning sea cliffs, traverse the Cuillin ridge, or go gorge walking and coasteering, we can provide an unforgettable experience - and some good craic along the way.

Quality Mountain Days

Quality Mountain Days

Nic Bullivant was Head Ranger at Cairngorm for 20 years and now brings his love of Skye, Kintail and Torridon to guiding in the west. Expeditions can be long or short, high or low level, depending on the weather and what you prefer. Walking, scrambling and visiting lesser-known spots. Wildlife and mountain formation are two of his specialities, and he’s a Gaelic enthusiast. Nic has Summer and Winter ML qualifications, and if you are an ML candidate can support you in leading your own QMDs.

Synergy Guides

Synergy Guides

Aspire to climb big picturesque mountain ridges leading to inaccessible pinnacles and summits? Or, develop your skills as a competent rock climber? Synergy Guides do not run ‘off the shelf' summer climbing courses but we do embark on classic outings such as a two-day Cuillin Ridge Traverse, and a guided ascent of the Inaccessible Pinnacle; Skye. Located in view of the UK's highest mountain, we pride ourselves with local knowledge, enthusiasm and a shared appetite for rock climbing, scrambling and mountaineering. Dare to Experience Adventure? – Join Synergy Guides.

The Highland Mountain Company

The Highland Mountain Company

Summit the Skye munros with a fully qualified and experienced guide on the Cuillins. You will be in safe hands being guided around the complicated ground on the Cuillin ridge. Our guides have many year's experience and know the best routes up and down along with a relaxed, friendly approach.

We offer Skye munro courses over 4 days, summiting all 11 munros. Cuillin ridge traverses over 2 days and bespoke guided days for peaks and routes of your choice. All safety equipment provided, check our website for details.


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