Seal Watching in Oban, Scotland
Meet common, harbour and grey seals on this exciting and interactive wildlife tour off the Scottish coast and into the Hebrides. Set off from Oban and visit a large seal colony, where typically between 10 and 20 seals approach and swim around the boat - they are extremely friendly creatures! Take a dingy to explore unpolluted islands with white sand and soak in stunning scenery, where on a clear day it's possible to see Skye, the Outer Hebrides, Mull and the Small Isles. There are experts on board to entertain you with their vast knowledge, lots of brilliant photo opportunities and so much wildlife to spot, including eagles, red deer, dolphins and sharks, you can expect an unforgettable day exploring UK sea life!
- A wonderful wildlife excursion
- Meet common, harbour and grey seals
- A boat trip with a chance to explore nearby islands
- Learn from knowledgeable experts
- Availability Description
This is a seasonal experience that runs between May 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 is cancelled in adverse weather conditions, please contact the venue before setting off if in doubt.
Lasts between eight and nine hours with a break for lunch (refreshments and snacks are provided but please bring along a packed lunch).
- Numbers on the Day
There are a maximum of 11 participants on the boat.
- Dress Code
Life jackets are provided. Please wear sensible shoes and wrap up warm in chillier weather. 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.