The following businesses are once again generously supporting Orca Watch, joining our Sponsorship Scheme by making a donation. If you are thinking of staying in the Orca Watch area during 2021 (when restrictions permit), they will welcome you with open arms. Additionally, some businesses are also offering discounts to orca watchers. All our partners are in or very close to great locations for spotting whales and dolphins.
Together Travel (our base for 2021) are offering Orca Watchers a 10% discount on their accommodation, if staying for at least three consecutive nights during Orca Watch 2021.
To take advantage of this offer, please phone 01625 416 430 and quote Orca 2021. (This offer is not available if you try to book online.)
Two miles west of Gill’s Bay and only a 25 minute walk to St John’s Point (a good spot to watch for cetaceans), the Crofter’s Snug is kindly offering would-be Orca Watchers a 10% discount for bookings of 3 nights or more for their three self-catering glamping units. To take advantage of this offer please book direct via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hamnavoe is very close to John O’ Groats. To book, contact the owner, Gordon, direct by email on email@example.com or by phone on 01955 611752.
Hawthorns B&B, Mey, is between Dunnet Bay and Gills Bay Ferry (both land watch sites), just a short drive from John O’Groats. They are kindly offering Orca Watchers a 10% discount on the price shown on the website, for stays of 2 nights or more during Orca Watch 2021. To take advantage of this offer you must book direct with them via email – firstname.lastname@example.org – or by phoning 01847 851444. (This offer is not available if you try to book online.)
The Highland Haven is a Scandinavian inspired barn between John O’Groats and Dunnet Head. Its location is perfect for orca watch groups of up to 12. Catering can be provided. For best rates contact Bronagh on 07377267555 or email email@example.com
A 12 bedroom hotel just next to Dunnet Bay, the closest hotel to Dunnet Head (both land watch sites).
Remember, you’re likely to get the best price by booking direct, either online or by phoning 01847851300.
Pentland Lodge House, Thurso, is offering Orca Watchers a discount of 5% based on two people sharing a room, and staying for three nights or more. Thurso is a 30 minute drive along the coast from John O’ Groats, passing many land watch sites.
Remember to book direct via the website or by calling 01847 895103
Seaview Hotel is very close to John O’ Groats. Remember, to get the best rate, book direct via their website or call 01955611220.
Windhaven Cafe, B&B and camping is offering Orca Watchers a 10% discount, if staying for more than one night, when booking direct through their website. (This offer is only available by booking direct with Windhaven.) Windhaven overlooks Brough Bay, a land watch site, and is around a 20 minute drive from John O’ Groats, passing other land watch sites along the way.