Exploring Scotland

Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions 

Emmaus Adventure is a Duke of Edinburgh AAP (Approved Activity Provider) run by David Walsh. David has over 16 years experience working in the outdoor industry and has been involved with hundreds of individuals completing their Duke of Edinburgh expeditions at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels.
We run open expeditions for individuals to join and expeditions for established groups. All of our expeditions are much more than just about sleeping in a tent. Participants can expect to develop:


  • Self-belief and self-confidence
  • Initiative and a sense of responsibility
  • A real awareness of their strengths
  • The ability to plan and use time effectively
  • Problem solving, presentation and communication skills
  • Leadership and team work skills

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DofE Open Gold Packrafting Practice and Qualifying Expedition

Packrafts are an ultralight, very durable adventure boat that allow explorers to travel between land and water. This 9 day back to back expedition is run out of a basecamp and enables participants to use packrafts to journey through the remote lochs of the NWH to complete their Gold Duke of Edinburgh expedition.

This fully inclusive package includes:

  • Packrafting equipment 
  • Camping equipment (not sleeping bags)
  • Food 
  • Transport from Inverness
  • Qualified Supervisor and Assessor


North West Highlands Scotland


13th – 21st July 2022 

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Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions for Private Groups

  • Emmaus Adventure is a Duke of Edinburgh Approved Activity Provider
  • We can provide training, practice and qualifying expeditions for Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh
  • Walking and Packrafting modes of travel