Whether you’re an avid birdwatcher, sea life spotter or just want to see some of Islay's beautiful coast-line our wildlife trips offer the chance to see some rare sights.
Starting at Port Ellen Marina, we’ll take you along the South-East coast of Islay where you Skipper's will tell you about some of Islay's history and heritage. After taking in the 3 Southern Distilleries, we then carry on to Islay's Special Area of Conservation which is only viewable from the sea. Here there is an abundance of wildlife including a large Seal colony, Red Deer, lots of bird life and sometimes dolphins as well as some of the best scenery the island has to offer.
We use our RIB or hard boat for these trips depending on weather conditions and availability - If you have a particular preference then please mention at the time of booking and we will try our best to accommodate.
This trip is around 2-2.5 hours long and is suitable for children of all ages, well behaved dogs are also welcome on this trip.
Tours run twice a day, almost every day throughout the summer. However, weather conditions can become unsuitable and so please call or email the office the day before your trip is due on 01496 300129 to check that it is still running.
What you’ll need to bring: Warm clothing (as it can get chilly out on the water even if the sun is shining!)