CONTACT: James Fairnbairns
TELEPHONE: 01688 302916
ADDRESS: Ledaig Tobermory, Isle of Mull PA75 6NU
Type of vessel and trip: 2 – 7 hour wildlife and whale-watching cruises, private charters and package holidays aboard one of two vessels departing from Tobermory on the Isle of Mull.
Likely species to be seen: minke whales, basking sharks, harbour porpoise, common and grey seals, white-tailed and golden eagles and common dolphins are all sighted regularly during the summer months, as well as a variety of seabirds. Occasionally Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins and killer whales are also seen.
CONTACT: David & Jean Ainsley
TELEPHONE: 01631 571010 (day); 01852 300203 (evening & weekends)
ADDRESS: Pontoon, Clachan Seil PA34 4TR
Type of vessel and trip: three, four and five hour whale and wildlife trips aboard the purpose built 900 horsepower “Porpoise II” on the West Coast of Scotland near Oban in Argyll.
Likely species to be seen: porpoises, dolphins and minke whales and basking sharks. Bird watching highlights include sea eagles, golden eagles, and puffins. Meanwhile otters, seals, and deer can be seen along the shore.
CONTACT: Carolyn Perkins
TELEPHONE: 01852 300 003
ADDRESS: Easdale, nr Oban, Argyll PA34 4RF
Type of vessel and trip: Our Wildlife Tours depart throughout the day visiting the Gulf of Corryvreckan, home of the World’s Third Largest Whirlpool. Our two hour nature spectacular is set amongst the many islands in the area. The scenery is spectacular with both woodlands and cliffs. All Seafari boats are high speed Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boats purpose built for wildlife and nature watching. Boats are driven by one of our highly experienced skippers and crewed by a qualified wildlife guide.
Likely species to be seen: harbour porpoise, dolphins and whales feed in these food rich waters along with many seals and the occasional otter. There are deer on the islands and seabirds in the skies which are also home to both the white tailed sea eagle and golden eagle. Using our cabin RIBs we are able to offer tours to the whale feeding grounds in July and August and day tours to Iona, Staffa and the local Puffin colony.