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Land Sailing  at Speed Kart Xtreme and the exciting world of land speed-sailing.  Using the superior BloKarts constructed in New Zealand, you are guaranteed a land-sailing experience that you won’t forget.

Our land-sailing activities are suitable come rain or sun for everyone from an absolute beginner to an experienced sailor or outdoor sports enthusiast, with an age range from 8 to 80 years young. We also offer activities for stag, hen and birthday parties as well as corporate groups.

Our company is operated to the highest professional standards with fully qualified instructors, both members of the British Land Sailing Association (BLSA) ensuring you have an unforgettable experience in a safe environment.  Currently, we are providing our land-sailing experiences at the Isle of Skye Aerodrome based at Ashaig located between the Skye Bridge at Kyle and the town of Broadford.

To book a land-sailing experience call  07798 902 775 or 01471 844 229.

Horse Riding  is available on the island with  rides to suit all levels of experience, from complete beginners to confident riders.

At present we offer 1 hour (£25 per person) treks, going out over various routes depending on weather and ground conditions. The route taken will be decided on the day of the trek.

One hour treks go out daily at 10 a.m., 11.30 a.m., 12.30pm, 1.30 p.m. and 2.45 p.m.. If all these treks are fully booked we may add an additonal trek at 4.00 p.m. We are open Monday - Saturday (although closed every second saturday due to Pony Club at the stables.

We are happy to accept all levels of riders from complete novices to advanced riders and ages from 4 years old and up. Unfortunately our online booking facility is unavailable at present.

To book or for more information please call us on 01470 582419 between the working hours of 9am - 5pm or email us and please read our terms and conditions which can be found on the 'Book' page before booking a ride.

Sea Kyaking  is about getting away from all the stresses of everyday life. It appeals to everyone and is suitable for all abilities.  There are very few other outdoor sports where you are able to carry everything you require for a week or more and this weight is supported by the water over which you travel.  The weather can range from dreadful to absolutely stunning, not just in the winter but the summer months can also be unpredictable.

Novice paddler or expert, due to the nature of the Isle of Skye, it is nearly always possible to kayak somewhere that is suitable.  If you are looking to improve your kayaking skills, for a unique outdoor experience, want to get close to the wildlife or even just escape for a few days, we can arrange an itinerary to suit your requirements.

To book a Sea Kayak Adventure call us on 01471 820002 or email us

White wave activities & Canoeing  outdoor centre offers a range of activities including Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Canoeing, Mountainboarding, Hillwalking, Climbing and Archery

To book your activity call us on 01470 542 414 or email us

West Coast Paint Ball on the Isle of Skye is one of Scotland's top paintball action centres.  The Scottish Highlands offer many outdoor activities, paintballing is one of the best for groups, whether you are celebrating a birthday or pulling together a stag or hen party, a paintball session can make the perfect day out.

Skye's paint ball action centre offers a great deal. With challenging scenario games and some of cheapest prices around, our customers travel from all over Scotland and the UK to play paintball with us. 

Paint ball is a group activity requiring teamwork and tactics. You will need a group with a minimum of 6 players and a maximum of 30 all over the age of 11.

To book your paintball session call us on 01478612081

Adventures on Skye with a Fishing Rod - The Skye Angling Guide offer a 4 hour “Introduction to Fly Fishing” course or, if you are already an experienced angler and wish to hire the services of a local guide then contact the Skye Angling Guide on 07917 820855.  (All necessary fishing equipment is supplied within the cost of hire).