River Tay White Water Rafting

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Splash White Water Rafting

Splash has a dedicated team of staff that work across many different disciplines to make sure your adventure with Splash White Water Rafting is seamless, safe and full of excitement from start to finish. See you on the river soon.

Team Splash.

  • Max 3 Hrs
  • Minimum Age 8+
  • Aberfeldy

River Tay whitewater rafting trips are a great way to experience the thrills of rafting on the famous River Tay with Splash! Starting from our base in Aberfeldy, your half-day rafting trip includes all equipment, transport on and off the river, experienced raft guides on each raft, a trip leader on each trip and an operations manager on dry land. We also include free professional photography with every trip so everyone goes away with lots of photos of their white water rafting adventure.

The river has numerous rapids between Grades 2 and 3 that are fun, bouncy and challenging. The half-day River Tay rafting trip is about six miles in distance and starts from the old market town of Aberfeldy. Here the river winds lazily along the Tay valley, through rolling hills and stunning scenery. This is an area with a diverse wildlife, which is best seen from the river. The paddle crew has ample opportunity to practice their newly learnt rafting skills with a variety of fun and challenging games before the river drops away and creates challenging rapids that flow down to Grandtully.

Rapids such as ‘Zoom Flume’ and ‘The Washing Machine’ keep people on their toes, before the grand finale: ‘The Grandtully Rapid’. This is the longest rapid on the river and provides one or two surprises for the unwary rafter!


All Year Round

River Tay white water rafting trips are available all year round on Wed (Afternoon trip only at 1400hrs), Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun (Morning trips at 0930hrs & afternoon trips at 1300hrs) each week. Each half-day trip lasts approximately 3-4 hours, meeting at the Splash office on Dunkeld Road in Aberfeldy. Our busiest times for River Tay rafting are Saturdays from June-Sept so if you’d like to ensure you are able to join us please contact us and we’ll provisionally book your place. On ALL rafting trips, Splash provides free professional white water rafting photos and we encourage all customers to download & share their photos with friends & family.

Groups and Individual bookings

Yes, both

Activity – What is Rafting?

River Tay White Water Rafting.  This is one of the most exciting river activities in Scotland. White water rafts are engineered to handle everything the river can throw at them. You and your team will work with one of our experienced guides to navigate the raging rapids. The rapids come in a grade from 1 (flat, scenic) to 5 (high adventure/ risk). We have access to many rivers from the fun and bouncy Tay (Grade 2 and 3) to the mighty Orchy ( Grade 3,4 and 5). See you on the River Tay White Water Rafting River Trip.

River Tummel White Water Rafting Prices

  • A half day white water rafting trip on the River Tay costs £49.00 per Adult.
    • Private rafts can be booked for just you and your friends: Please inquire for price.
  • £42 per Adult for Groups of 10+
  • Splash offer special reduced rates for children (8-15 years) of £30/€35 per Child.

What is Included

On every River Tay Rafting trip, we include all equipment required plus a professional experienced guide. A logistics manager on land who is also a very experienced guide. All equipment required which includes over £150 worth of wetsuits, helmets, lifejackets. Transport from our base on and off the river/ canyon by a professional bus company.

What to Bring

You will be provided with everything you need to Raft on the Tay safely. However we do ask you to bring an old pair of shoes to wear on the river (These will get wet), and your swimwear for underneath your wetsuit. Optional – a non-cotton T-shirt (synthetic materials are best ) for under your wetsuit. Depending on the time of the year warm clothing for before and after your trip.