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Activities on the North Coast 500

Discover the most thrill activities to take part in across the North Coast 500 that the whole family can enjoy


Activities to add to your motorhome adventure

Discover some of the North Coast 500 beauty from a different viewpoint, with thrilling activities to embark on throughout your motorhome hire adventure. If you see any activities you would like to take part in while you travel, make sure to check them out and book to save any disappointment.


Scotland is know for some of the most beautiful, challenging & famous hillwalking routes, including a number of the Munros which are situated not far from the NC500 Route. So make sure to pack your walking boots and explore some of the stunning hillsides & Scottish landscapes.

If you aren't an avid hillwalking but still want to experience the adventure of hillwalking, there are a number of guided tours available to book across the Highlands.

Find out what Munro climbs you can tick off your list while you travel, including the Stac Pollaidh, Liathach Ridge, An Teallach Traverse and Quinag HERE.

Photo: Hamlet Mountaineering, Liathach Ridge


Bask in the open waters surrounding the NC500, with a number of water based activities to be found across the route, including kayaking, canoeing, gorge walking, cave exploration, white water rafting and more.

Find some of our top recommendations and companies to book with at the bottom of this page.

Photo: Explore Highland, Moray Firth


Play a round of golf on some of the most stunning 9 and 18 hole golf course in Scotland. With plenty of room for your clubs in our motorhomes it's the perfect holiday activity.

Explore some of the favourite course along the route including; Fortrose & Rosemarkie, Tain, Royal Dornoch and Brora. In the North, try out the Durness golf club and moving west Ullapool and Gairloch both offer a 9-hole course beside the sea. See some of our suggested golf courses HERE.

Photo: Inverness Golf Club, Inverness

Go Wild Swimming

Embrace the crisp seas around the highland coast. Always be cautious of where is safe to swim and warm up with a shower in your motorhome.

Explore highland

Take part in a bespoke canoeing, sea kayaking, white water kayaking and stand up paddle boarding activity while you explore the Scottish Highlands.

North Coast Watersports

Learn from champion surfers and experience some of the UK's best waves with surf and paddleboard lessons and equipment hire. Explore the breath-taking coast from a new perspective.

North Coast Watersports, Lower Lochside cottage, Castletown, KW14 8SL



The ultimate sea life watching adventure on the Moray Firth from Cromarty, providing the best possible experience while ensuring the long term sustainability of our local marine environment.

EcoVentures Harbour Workshop Victoria Place Cromarty IV11 8YE

01381 600 323

Caithness Seacoast

Take a thrilling powerboat adventure from Wick to see castles, sea stacks & caves, wildlife, harbours, lighthouses and more from the sea.

Caithness Seacoast Ltd Harbour Road, Wick Harbour, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5HA, Scotland

01955 609200

Golden Eagle Zip Line

Zip across the coastline at Durness for an exhilarating view of the scenery from above. A must for any NC500 visitors.

Durness, Lairg IV27 4QE

01971 511404

Shearwater Cruises

Boat trips from Ullapool Harbour to the Summer Isles via Loch Broom taking in the stunning scenery and mountains of Coigach and Scoraig peninsulas with views all the way to ...

2 Shore St, Ullapool IV26 2UJ, UK


Smoo Cave Tours

Venture beyond the free accessible path to the smoo cave with a geological cave tour to the waterfall and lake chamber. June - October.

smoocavetours, Durness, United Kingdom

01971 511492

Guided Walking Adventures

Take part in a guided walking adventure in Scotland from 1 Day to 12 Days guided walks. Taking the worry out of exploring if you are new to hill walking.

Guided Walking Adventures Hillcrest Braes Ullapool IV26 2SZ

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