"You guys were excellent" Kevin

Welcome to Sea Kayak Scotland - in the heart of the Sea Kayak Capital of the UK -  cross the Atlantic Bridge to the Isle of  Seil near Oban.

Top quality equipment. Wilderness setting and wildlife. Beginners to the most experienced. Calm waters to wild tide races. The ideal location for sea kayaking.

" I will recommend you to anyone" Brian

Sea Kayak Scotland is owned and  operated by Ken Lacey who holds the top BCU/SCA Level 5 sea kayak coach award.


He will tailor every session to your requirements.


Based on the Isle of Seil which has a bridge to the mainland, 30 minutes from Oban. The orginal dedicated sea kayak company in the Oban area, established for over 15 years. We have an intimate knowledge of the area. A family company for the personal touch, we do it because we love it.


do what you love love what you do 


The area around Seil is probably the best in the UK with something for every ability but we are happy to work throughout Scotland and further afield regularly visiting Mull, Skye the west coast and Shetland.


Top quality equipment including lightweight paddles, dry bags for personal belongings and one piece paddle suits or cags and trousers or you are welcome to use your own equipment.


For competent, experienced sea kayakers who prefer to be self led we have Kayak and Camping equipment for hire.

We are licensed with the HSE's  Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.

The Firth of Lorne where we are based is a European Special Area of Conservation. The area is also an area of National Scenic Beauty. Ken is an accredited master wildlife safe operator

We will tailor our sessions to your ability to ensure that you experience sea kayaking at its best whether you are a complete beginner or a competent paddler or aiming for qualifications we can guarantee an unforgettable experience.


From instruction, coaching  or training, guided trips or holidays.  progression courses, hire or outfitting we can give you an experience to  remember.


Sea Kayak Scotland operates courses throughout the year and you will find us out on the water just about everyday.

The local knowledge is second to none, and not just in kayaking. They are passionate about the area in which they live and take great delight in making sure that you experience the wildlife and environment at its best.

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Sea Kayak Scotland


Isle of Seil

Oban PA34 4RJ


Call us on:

07771 918 431

01852 300 770


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