Optional Extras

Below are a host of optional extras that we feel can enhance your hire experience from California Scotland.

If you wish to hire any of the optional extras please inform us as soon as possible after booking to ensure they are available, and ready and waiting for your departure.

Edinburgh Collection and Drop Off.


We can collect you from your hotel in Edinburgh or from its airport, train and bus stations. We can then meet you where ever you need when you return the California. This is your cheapest transfer option, as Taxis are expensive, and allows you to begin and end your journey in a relaxed way.

If arriving by car, you can leave your vehicle safely with us.

£60 return

VW California with Comfortable Bedding.


Sustainably sourced Nomite™ Natural Goose Down supreme quality pillow and duvet, single or double. Pillows are double lined and all are perfectly packaged with colourful designer cotton covers, along with cotton hand and bath towels.

We include memory foam mattress toppers, bottom fitted sheets and two lovely soft Scottish wool blankets as standard.

£25 per person

Cobb BBQ Oven.


Multi award winning cooking oven that grills, fries, bakes, boils, and smokes. The Cobb is the greenest and smallest carbon foot print oven on earth. Easy to use and light up with a unique cobblestone made from coconut shell that gives 2 hours of heat source and burns hotter than wood charcoal. Cook anything anywhere anytime!

£35 per hire

2 Person Kayak.


Award winning 11.4 Crossover SUP Boards for Hire.

“Super Stable Performance All Round Inflatable Paddle Board” made in the UK by Quroc. These SUP Boards are popular, fun, relatively lightweight and can pack up in a backpack to take anywhere! Perfect for beginners and experienced paddlers. Scotland naturally splashed with umpteen Lochs, Rivers and calm Sea Bays makes absolutely ideal paddling country...

9KG 11.4 feet long SUP Board with Comfort Carry Bag, 3 Piece Carbon SUP Paddle, Touring Fin, Coiled Leash, Triple Action Hand SUP Pump and Buoyancy Aid. Suitable for riders up to 115 kg.

£15 per day

£100 minimum

Mountain Bikes Available for Hire with our VW California.


Ladies and Mens Road Touring\Trekking Bikes with a Retro look and feel made by VW. Cool, comfortable, sporty, elegant and modern.

Spring mounted saddle, suspension fork, 24 speed Shimano Deore Gears and Hydraulic brakes. A high quality built bike to take asphalt, cobblestones and bumpy cycle paths.

£10 per day

£50 minimum

2 Person Kayak.


Turing two person Kayak Prodigy 11 14.5 with paddles and buoyancy aids. So worth while the effort hoisting this substantial kayak as Scotland is covered with possibilities! Such a wonderful and sublime way to gently paddle yourself across lochs, waterways and calm sea bays. Contemplate nature up close from another quiet angle that otherwise might be missed, and make a unique camping kayaking holiday.

£15 per day

£100 minimum

VW California with Roof Box for Extra Storage.


The roof bars can carry a maximum of 50kg allowing you to carry our roof box for extra storage or our kayaks.

£5 per day

VW California with Bike Rack Attachment.


Bring your own bikes! Our VW Bike Rack holds up to Four bikes. Easy to fit and lockable.

£5 per day

VW California with Cold Weather Protection.


Take your own Surf Boards, Kayak or Sup Boards.

£25 per hire

Chemical Free Toilet.


Popaloo ∼ Chemical Free and Safe to the Environment

A unique, compact, Eco Friendly and highly portable camping toilet system. The Popaloo uses a Bio Degradable dry powder bag system. Easy to assemble and comes with a Toilet Tent and 10 Eco friendly powder bags. Instructions included.

£40 per hire

VW California with Awning Tent.


Drive Away Awning Tent
£10 per day. Minimum Hire £70

Nordisk Jumala 3
£7 per day. Minimum Hire £50

We have 2 different tents for hire.

If you are planning to stay longer at one campsite, maybe you would like to use our modern Air Beam Drive Away Awning Tent, which sleeps four and attaches to the side of the California. Alternatively you can hire our Compact 3 person Nordisk Jumala 3 Tent. Please ask for more details.

From £50

VW California with Cold Weather Protection.


Hire the Roof Topper to give added protection from the elements, even in the summer. It is easy to fit and packs away in a pillow sized bag.

In the winter months we include a Thermal Screen Cover and Winter Tyres for free.

£5 per day

Portable Outdoor Shower.


A concise range of certified organic products that evolved during the time of Covid 19. Herbal cold press soaps, balms and therapeutic oils I have perfected over many years using all organic ingredients and an array of wild foraged and organically grown medicinal plants.

Complimenting these infused herbal oils are carefully selected organic essential oils for the times we are living. For California Scotland I have a collection of Herbal Soaps, Hand Balms, Natural Insect Repellant Balm and Spray, and a 70% Isopropyl Alcohol Hand Sanitiser with Organic Aloe Vera and Essential Oils. Prices start at £5.00... please enquire for more details...

Hand Made Organic Herbal Soap Bars:
From £5

70% Isopropyl Hand Sanitiser:
From £5

Natural Insect Repellent Spray:
From £5

Natural Insect Repellent Balm:
From £6

Nourishing Antiseptic Hand Balm:
From £6

From £5

Portable Outdoor Shower.


Binoculars and Bird Books for Hire: £20
These quality RSBP BG.PC 10x42 (Magnification x Lens diameter) waterproof binoculars have super high reflective prism coatings and multi-coated water repellent optics for brilliantly sharp images. Enjoy all Wild Life in Scotland and for Birding folk we include Collins Guide books to British and Rare British Birds!

Badminton Set: £20
Includes Four Rackets, Collapsable Poles, Net and Shuttlecocks.

Games: £10
Take your pick of Backgammon, Chess, or Card Compendium.

Levelling Chocks: £10
To help to keep the California level on uneven ground.

Solar Shower: £10
Make outdoor showering a definite maybe with this 20 Litre Solar Shower. Place in a sunlit area and monitor the water temperature for an eight minute continuous shower. Handy if you are wild camping and not on a campsite. Light weight, easy to use and set up.

From £10

VW California with Child Safety Seat.


Graco 9-18kg Reclining Child Seat and Group 2/3 Child Booster Seats available for hire.

Small Cushion Booster seats are Free.

£20 per hire