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Exploring the Isle of Eigg - Outdoor Adventures and Activities



Visitors come to the beautiful Isle of Eigg for many reasons. With its rugged landscapes, breathtaking vistas, and rich biodiversity, Eigg offers a plethora of outdoor activities that cater to all ages and interests. Whether you're a keen cyclist, a seasoned hiker, or a nature lover seeking tranquility, Eigg has something for you.


Cycling Adventures with Eigg Adventures

Visitors cannot bring their cars to Eigg - part of the joy in visiting is in leaving the car behind. The island is perfectly explorable on foot or by bike and for those eager to explore the island on two wheels, Eigg Adventures provides an array of options. Traverse the island effortlessly on an e-bike which is powered by Eigg Electric's pioneering renewable system utilizing Wind, Solar and Hydro generation, or opt for a traditional bike and pedal your way through the stunning landscape at your own pace.  Children's bikes, trailers, seats and tag alongs are also available making this a fab option for all the family. Owner Owain will talk you through the best tracks to explore guiding you to some of the most beautiful locations on the island.


Immersive Nature Walks on Eigg with Scottish Wildlife Trust

Discover the island's natural wonders through guided nature walks with the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Led by a knowledgeable Ranger, these excursions offer unique insights into Eigg's rich biodiversity, from its diverse flora to its abundant wildlife (which includes 212 species of birds). Explore the shoreline and marvel at the island's iconic landmarks while learning about its ecological significance and conservation efforts. Whether you're a birdwatching enthusiast or simply seeking to connect with nature, these guided walks offer a profound appreciation for Eigg's natural beauty and ecological diversity.


Hiking Expeditions and Bushcraft with Eigg Guiding


Embark on an epic hiking adventure with Eigg Guiding and explore the island's hidden gems, and panoramic vistas. Whether you're conquering the iconic Sgurr, Eigg's highest peak, or learning about the clearances at the abandoned village of Grulin, each hike promises awe-inspiring views and unforgettable experiences.

Eigg Guiding also offers bushcraft sessions where you can learn essential wilderness survival skills and connect with nature on a deeper level.


Sea Adventures: SUP Tours, Kayaking & Snorkelling on Eigg

For those drawn to the water, Eigg offers snorkelling tours, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) tours and sit on kayak hire. Glide across crystal-clear waters, explore hidden coves, and enjoy a unique perspective of the island's coastal beauty and marine life.


Visit Eigg Adventures for more details on how to book a sit on kayak.

Visit Eigg Guiding for more details on SUP and snorkelling tours.


Pack your sense of adventure and get ready to explore Eigg from a completely different viewpoint.


Please note that throughout the summer months, guided activities and equipment hire can book up very quickly. Please help operators plan for the upcoming season by pre-booking as early as possible. Thank you.

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