Water Based Activities

Open Water Swimming

The increasing popularity of open water swimming provides an incredibly invigorating and often therapeutic experience. Take your wet suits and come and enjoy an exhilarating mind-blowing experience on the nearby shores of beautiful Loch Sunart.  You might even be lucky enough to swim beside the seals or watch the otters play.

If you would like to give open water swimming a try, we have a locally based, fully qualified Swim Coach on our doorstep who is available for coaching and instruction on our beautiful Loch Sunart.  Contact Highland Swim for further information.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoe or Kayak around our beautiful coastline, pulling up for a picnic on isolated beaches.

The following two local businesses are based in Strontian:-

Source-2-seaare based on the beautiful Loch Sunart which provides a stunning location to enjoy a gentle paddle watching wildlife or you can catch the wind and sail in their canoes.  Located close to some fantastic rivers you can also enjoy a leisurely paddle or the excitement of moving water with their experienced canoe leaders.

Otter Adventures operate on the West Coast of Scotland and work with families, couples and groups across the West Highland Peninsulas. If you are seeking an unforgettable day exploring the Ardnamurchan Peninsula, Otter Adventures can create an adventure at just the right level for you.


Lochaline Dive Centre offers opportunities for diving parties to discover some of the best wreck dives in the area. For further information visit www.lochalinedivecentre.co.uk.