Kayaking with Seals in Oban, Scotland
Go kayaking off the Scottish coast on an interactive wildlife tour. Set off from Oban and join the experts on board who will impart their vast knowledge of Scotland's wildlife during the boat trip to the seal colony. During the journey take the chance to see whales, dolphins, basking sharks and white-tailed eagles whilst soaking up the stunning scenery. You can take a break at the picturesque coastal village of Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. Reach the stunning clear waters of the Hebridean lagoon and don your wetsuit as you kayak amongst the local seal colony, observing these extremely friendly creatures in their beautiful natural surroundings. Climb back on board for the journey home, taking photographs and wonderful memories with you.
- A wonderful wildlife excursion to meet harbour/common and grey seals
- Jump aboard a boat to explore nearby islands
- Go kayaking to get close up with the seals
- Learn from knowledgeable experts
- Availability Description
This is a seasonal experience that runs between April and September.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age 18. Participants need to be reasonably fit to undertake a full day at sea. Not recommended for anyone susceptible to sea sickness. As this involves boats with ladders, it's unsuitable for wheelchair users or those with mobility restrictions.
This experience can be cancelled in adverse weather conditions, please contact the venue before setting off if in doubt.
Lasts for 7.5 - 8 hours with a break for lunch (a warm drink is provided after your swim but please bring along a packed lunch and water to drink).
- Numbers on the Day
There are a maximum of 12 participants on the boat.
- Dress Code
Life jackets are provided. Please wear sensible shoes and wrap up warm. A change of clothes is recommended. Binoculars and information guides are available onboard but don't forget your camera to capture those wildlife close-ups. Kayaking equipment is available to hire from the venue by prior booking.
- Other Info
All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences. All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences. A minimum of 8 people is required to run this tour