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Craobh Haven Watersports - CLOSED

Buidhe Island, Oban PA31 8UA, Scotland
+44 1852 500665
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Beautiful place, great people

In the almost total absence of wind, we went kayaking gently around the bay, enjoying the clear... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2013
LindaRoslin
Fantastic day and wonderful staff

Went out on the 2 hr fishing excursion with my partner and 4 children and even it rained we has a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2013
Lovatscout
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Craobh Haven Watersports is located just 20 miles south of Oban, an RYA accredited water sports centre offering access to the sea from a beautiful sheltered bay in the heart of Argyll. Start sailing or improve your skills with a 2-5 day RYA dinghy sailing courses, or have a few hours individual tuition with our sailing instructors. We also offer boat hire, sit on top kayaks, fishing trips, moorings, and great coffee and home baking.
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10 Sep 2013
“Beautiful place, great people”
4 Sep 2013
“Fantastic day and wonderful staff”
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Buidhe Island, Oban PA31 8UA, Scotland
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+44 1852 500665
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

In the almost total absence of wind, we went kayaking gently around the bay, enjoying the clear water and occasional seal. I'm so looking forward to coming back next season :-)

Thank LindaRoslin
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Went out on the 2 hr fishing excursion with my partner and 4 children and even it rained we has a brilliant time.All rods and tackle were supplied and it was not long till we started to catch Mackerel.Our skipper Calum was so helpful and...More

Thank Lovatscout
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Fantastic 2 hour evening fishing trip on Loch Melfort. Booked trip for my family some of whom were visiting from Japan and were desperate to catch some mackerel. We were not disappointed! The owner Mark took us out and showed us what to do and...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

My children have been desperate to do some water activities before returning home from our holidays, the organised trips are expensive for a family of 5 and don't always hold 3 boys attention so when I read about this on trip advisor I thought it...More

Thank Sgrif6970
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Very friendly people. Lots of opportunities to try different forms of water sports and to get some training and fun at the same time. Tuition towards formal qualifications also available. Picturesque location adds to the experience. If you're lucky, you might choose the day when...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The centre's unique location make it ideal for beginners and the experienced alike. A special family atmosphere and very child and dog friendly. Be prepared to meet local dogs and children too! Stunning location in a beautiful part of Scotland with great access to the...More

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Thank Katarina R
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Beautiful location, ours kids had a fabulous time and the homemade choc brownies were to die for! We'll be back!

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Thank SarahMGB
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I have been coming to Croabh Haven for 20 years and I thought it couldnt get much better. But now you can hire out a little kayak and see all the beautiful landscapes from on the water, that is if you don't mind sharing the...More

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Thank dave d
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Can only echo other reviews. A real gem of a place, offering tremendous value. They couldn't have been more helpful. Despite us rocking up in the off season when they weren't expecting visitors they happily went out of their way to get us on the...More

Thank Pete R
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Our family went kayaking for the first time on Tuesday. Great value for money at only £10 each, including wetsuits. The weather was beautiful, the loch was like glass and the best entertainment was the nosy seals - they swam around us, popping their heads...More

1  Thank GlasgowMrsB