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Karos Adventure – DofE Open Gold Canoeing Expeditions

Karos Adventure are delivering an Open Gold Expedition programme by Canoe along the Caledonian Canal in 2021. What a way to achieve your DofE Gold Expedition! This is a truly memorable experience and a fantastic opportunity to make your DofE Gold Expedition that extra bit special. Starting under the shadow of Ben Nevis, you will canoe along the 95km of the Caledonian Canal, including the length of Loch Ness (watch out for Nessie!) to finish at Inverness.

Our Caledonian Canal Open Gold Qualifying Expedition will run from Sat 31st July – Thurs 5th August 2021. The package also includes all Training and a Practice Expedition. There will be a supported Training & Planning Workshop taking place in March (either by attending a training day or delivered via Zoom), with a choice of attending one of our Open Gold Training & Practice Expeditions taking place in the Midlands on Tues 6th – Fri 9th April 2021 or Tues 6th – Fri 9th July 2021.

Participants do not need to have any previous canoeing experience as our Training Programme will take you from the beginner to a competent paddler.

All our expeditions follow industry-approved COVID-19 procedures and risk assessments to keep everyone safe and we have received Visit Britain’s “We’re Good to Go” kitemark.

Price: £690.00 per person including VAT. This includes all expedition training and supervision costs, tents, stoves, fuel, maps, group first aid kit, canoes and canoeing equipment, paddlesport dry bags, and all campsite fees. Full information packs are sent out on completion of registration details.

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Practice: Midlands (River Soar & Trent). Qualifying: Caledonian Canal (Fort William - Inverness)
Course fee:
£690.00 per person including VAT for the full package