Rafting the River Tay

Rafting the River Tay

£ 55

Alberfeldy, Perthshire

Family-Friendly, Guides & Tours
Minimum age: 8
Alberfeldy, Perthshire
Cancellation: Firm
Start time(s): 11:00
Duration: 2.5 hours
£ 55

Activity Highlights:

Embrace the thrill and beauty of Scotland’s waters! This is the perfect introductory rafting experience, suitable for beginners and families. You’ll get to take in the scenic backdrop of Perthshire in a scenic 6-mile trip. And don’t worry, we’ll get your heart pounding with some sections of Grade 2 rapids, and a final descent of Grade 3 Grandtully rapids, the national site for white-water slalom competitions! Dive into the beauty and challenge of the River Tay, the ultimate beginner-friendly rafting journey.

Key Details

  • River Section: Aberfeldy to Grandtully
  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Rapids: Grade 2 with a final descent at Grandtully Rapids (Grade 3)
  • Minimum Age: 8 Years (10 years during high water levels)
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Availability: Year-round, from Wednesday to Sunday
  • Price: £55 per person

What to Expect

Our River Tay rafting trip offers a delightful blend of picturesque landscapes interspersed with the rush of Grade 2 rapids. As you approach the end, gear up for the thrilling Grandtully rapids, a Grade 3 challenge that serves as Scotland’s national site for white-water slalom competitions.

Your journey starts with a serene paddle, allowing you to soak in the surrounding beauty. As you progress, test your mettle against a series of Grade 2 rapids, culminating in the final descent of the Grandtully rapids.

Throughout, our experienced guides will ensure both safety and excitement.


Set amidst the enchanting landscapes of Perthshire, the River Tay stands proud as Scotland’s longest river and boasts consistent water levels, making it a favorite amongst rafters. We’ll send you a precise meeting point upon booking.


All participants must be at least 8 years old, or 10 during high water levels. No prior rafting experience is required, making it a fantastic choice for beginners.

Why Choose Us?

Our love for rafting resonates in every adventure we curate. Drawing from vast experiences in Scotland and beyond, we’re dedicated to offering an unparalleled experience. Your safety is our utmost priority, and our qualified instructors stand as a testament to this commitment. Embark on your rafting journey with us, and we promise memories that last a lifetime!

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What's Included:

  • A 6-mile immersive rafting experience.
  • Guidance from experienced and certified instructors.
  • All essential safety equipment to keep you secure. Equipment includes a wetsuit, helmet and buoyancy aid, as well as the raft and paddles.

What's Not Included:

  • Participants will need to bring:
    • Swimsuit (to be worn under the wetsuit)
    • Old trainers (they'll get wet)
    • Towel for changing
    • Fleece, gloves, and hat (during cold weather)
    • Warm clothes for after the session
  • Transportation to and from the starting point is not included.

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! Check out our Rafting the River Tummel experience at the bottom of this page, taking in Grade 3 and 4 rapids.

Please arrive 10 minutes before the activity to get signed in.

Please wear a swimsuit for under your wetsuit, old trainers that will get wet, and bring a towel for changing. We recommend a fleece, gloves and hat in cold weather. Don’t forget to bring some warm clothes for after the trip.

Generally, all activities run in all weather conditions but if for any reason the activity cannot run due to adverse weather conditions we will be in contact to either rearrange or offer an alternative.

White water rafting is an adventurous water sport where participants navigate a river’s rapids using an inflatable raft.

Rapids are graded from 1 to 6, with 1 being the easiest and 6 being the most challenging. The higher the grade, the tougher the rapid.

The minimum age for our River Tay rafting is 8 years. During high water levels, it’s 10 years.

How it works: 

  1. Make a booking.
  2. The centre will accept your booking, usually within an hour or two.
  3. Pay for the booking to confirm it.

If you have specific questions, please put them in the comments section, and the centre will answer before you pay.

If something isn't right or if there are no dates available, then send us a message in the live chat.

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Cancellation Policy


  • You can cancel until 48 hours before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 24 hours beforehand and the full amount after 24 hours 


  • You can cancel until 5 days before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 48 hours beforehand and the full amount after 48 hours 


  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 14 days before their booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 14 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount


  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount
  • You can also receive a full refund if you cancel within 48 hours of paying, if the cancellation occurs at least 14 days before the booking starts