Rafting the River Tummel

Rafting the River Tummel

£ 60

Pitlochry, Perthshire

Guides & Tours
Minimum age: 16
Pitlochry, Perthshire
Cancellation: Firm
Start time(s): 10:00, 13:00, 15:00
Duration: 2.5 hours
£ 60

Activity Highlights:

Journey with us as we navigate the exhilarating rapids of the River Tummel! Perfect for those seeking a more challenging rafting adventure, the River Tummel promises both technical challenge and natural beauty. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or a white-water rafter looking for a challenge, this one’s for you.

Key Details

  • River: River Tummel – Pitlochry, Perthshire
  • Rapids: Consistent Grade 3, climaxing with a Grade 4 double-drop waterfall at ‘Linn of Tummel’
  • Minimum Age: 16 Years
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Availability: Weekends from June to September
  • Price: £60 per person

What to Expect

Master the art of navigating white waters with consistent Grade 3 challenges, concluding with the exhilarating Grade 4 drop at ‘Linn of Tummel’. Learn to work as a team, utilise paddle techniques, and hone your balance in this dynamic setting.

Your rafting experience begins with understanding the rhythm of the River Tummel’s Grade 3 rapids. As the course unfolds, build up to the thrilling finale: the double-drop waterfall at ‘Linn of Tummel’. Every twist and turn is a new lesson, with our experts by your side.


Located near the picturesque town of Pitlochry in Perthshire, the River Tummel stands as a testament to nature’s power and beauty. Being dam-controlled, it offers unmatched white water challenges.

We’ll send you a specific meeting point upon booking.


Participants should be at least 16 years old. Since rafting here is contingent upon dam release dates, we operate exclusively on weekends from June through September.

Why Choose Us?

Our dedication shines through in every rafting expedition we undertake. With global experience, we prioritise your safety and enjoyment above all. Our seasoned instructors, paired with top-tier equipment, ensure your rafting journey on the River Tummel is both safe and exhilarating. Join us for a thrilling escapade you won’t soon forget!

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What's Included:

  • An 2.5-3 hour action-packed rafting adventure amidst the stunning River Tummel.
  • Expert guidance from seasoned and certified instructors.
  • Comprehensive safety equipment for peace of mind during your adventure - equipment includes wetsuit, helmet and buoyancy aid, as well as raft and paddles.

What's Not Included:

  • Transportation to and from meeting point.
  • Please come prepared with:
    • Swimsuit (worn under the wetsuit)
    • Old trainers that can withstand getting wet
    • A towel for changing
    • Cold weather essentials: fleece, gloves, and hat
    • Cosy attire for post-raft warmth

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! Check out our Rafting the River Tay experience at the bottom of this page, taking in mostly Grade 2 rapids. It’s perfect for the family (ages 8+) and ideal for beginners.

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.

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 Tummel rafting is 16 years. For families with younger children, perhaps consider our River Tay rafting below, suitable for ages 8+.

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 yoru 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