Island of Rum Coastal Survival Expedition 2022
May 5, 2022 @ 8:00 am - May 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm£99 – £599
Join our 3rd Coastal Survival Expedition on one of the most beautiful islands in the world. No experience necessary. This weekend is not a test of endurance, its an opportunity for everyone to learn and practice essential coastal survival techniques.
We will immerse ourselves into the wilderness, forage for our meals, catch fish and crabs and learn how to live self sufficiently on the shores of the island. This long weekend is open to absolute beginners. Our experienced staff will guide you through and offer continuous support throughout.
Rum is renowned for its sheer beauty and diverse collection of wildlife. From its resident Deer population to soaring eagles and the majestic Whales and sharks who roam the seas around this little Gem of an island.
Rum is steeped in human history and on our expedition, we will see some of the oldest human settlements in Scotland.
This action-packed long weekend begins on Thursday Morning from the port of Mallaig and concludes Monday lunchtime.
Throughout your time on the island you will learn;
- Axe and Knife Skills
- Fire making techniques
- Campfire Bakery & Cookery
- Understanding Both land and seagoing charts/maps
- Various fish catching and trapping techniques
- Shelter making
- Return boat travel ( From Mallaig to Rum)
- Evening meals
- 1 Nights accommodation in the Rum bunkhouse or Bothy hut
- All tuition and workshops
- Banquet dinner on the last evening