Begin (or end) your NC500 travels at ACE Adventures & Hideaways, tucked away by the River Findhorn – a 45 minute drive from Inverness.
They specialise in all things outdoors! Not only do they have a range of exciting activities to participate in, they offer the best white water rafting in the UK! Spend your day rafting, canyoning, river tubing, disc golf, cliff jumping, paintballing or canoeing or kayaking. Spend your first night with them in their rustic retreat, bell tent, or luxury shepherd’s hut! You may end up staying more than one night!
For your first night we recommend staying at ACE Adventures & Hideaways,choose between their:
Sleeping bags and bedding are also available if needed + power outlets can be used for charging devices with complimentary wifi.
Hire a car:
Arnold Clark, Inverness
Whether you need a compact car, an off-roader or something to keep the whole family comfortable, Arnold Clark, official partner of the NC500 offer an unrivalled range of vehicles to take on every terrain.
You can now experience luxury electric vehicles for both self-drive rental and chauffeur driven tours with Ecosse EV, official partner of the NC500.
Other car hire companies:
Hire a bicycle:
They provide transport for walkers, cyclists, bikes and all your gear between Inverness and Durness and all points in between.This is not a scheduled service but operates more like a cyclist taxi service.
Hire a motorbike:
Hire a campervan/motorhome:
All our itineraries are based on suggestions alone. If you would like a more comprehensive option please head to our interactive map. Itineraries are based on main seasonality opening times March-September – remember to pre book meals/activities/tours.
Luxury chauffer driven tours/ Motorbike guided tours
Alternatively, take a luxury chauffer driven tour by the all-electric Tesla supercar. Ecosse EV, is the official partner of the NC500 – providing luxury electric vehicles for both self-drive rental and chauffeur driven tours.
Or hire a motorbike and a guided tour with Haggis Tours.