Divers Eye Wildlife Boat Trips

Boat Tour

Shorepark, Lochbay, Waternish, Isle Of Skye, IV55 8GD

    Let us welcome you aboard for a 'Seaskye Adventure' in the captivating North West coast of Skye.

    Sailing form the historic fishing village of Stein to Coral beach and Lochbay Islands, Waternish Point, Neist Point, Ascrib Islands and Macleods Maidens, these coastal waters are acclaimed as the best marine wildlife watching area in Europe, and include an area of special conservation. Seabirds, including puffin, sea eagle and varied nesting colonies alongside minke, whale, dolphin, porpoise, basking shark and seals are all common; with orca, and turtle as occasional visitors. If you seek more than wildlife we run Hebridean Heritage Trips, Castaway Days, Go Ashore & Explore, Away Days, Sunset Ceilidh's, Wildilife walkers and family friendly trips. There really is a trip to suit all needs and budgets. Children are welcome and whenever practically possible welcome disabled expeditioners, please just ask. Full details, costs timetables and sightings are all available online.
    Divers Eye Boat Trips look forward to taking you on a SeaSkye Adventure.
    For a Seaskye Adventure choose a 'Divers Eye Boat Trip' - wildlife watching at its very best! Let us 'Welcome you aboard' to Seaskye's magnificent coastal waters with our experienced local skipper whose intimate working knowledge of the local coastal seas can help you discover the magic of this very unique marine environment. A wide variety of boat trips offers something for everyone.
    Sailing from the best of locations, in the waterfront and historic fishing village of Stein, these unique boat trips offer the opportunity to explore the captivating north-west coast of Skye. Expeditions run to the special area of conservation around Lochbay Islands and Coral Beach, to the plummeting dramatic cliffs at Neist Point and secret beaches in between, all yours to discover. Wildlife at Waternish Point, and the majestic MacLeods Maidens are all simply spectacular. We have a trip to suit everyone.
    Wildlife watching trips vary from 1 ½ hrs - 7 hrs, from the Family Friendly Seal Trip and Wildlife Walkers, to the Away Day Explorers Extravaganza. A Bothy Drop Off is ideal for those seeking an overnight hike and arduous classic coastal walk. For those seeking to relax and getaway to somewhere peaceful while enjoying wildlife, why not try our Castaway Day and make use of our wildlife watching hides. Perhaps after dinner you might romance on our Sunset Ceilidh witnessing the most spectacular sunset in Europe or enjoy our Hebridean Heritage trip and some local 'craic' with traditional island music and stories.
    Full details, timetables and costs are available online, with a wildlife sighting gallery and weblinks to wildlife sites.
    We operate under the WiSE scheme which seeks to deliver wildlife watching opportunities for the enjoyment of the public while respecting the safety and protection of the species we discover. We ask all our passengers to respect this policy.
    Aboard Elena C for your use we have, binoculars for every passenger including children, books, to help you discover more about what you see, and a laptop with CDs to assist identification
    Onboard you will discover our unique landscape which combines world class majestic mountains with an intricate coastline of tiny islands and secret beaches. Acclaimed as the best marine life watching area in Europe, you can enjoy comical puffins, soaring sea-eagles, and gannets plummeting into the rich clear ocean. This restless Atlantic Ocean stretches to the deep western seaboard, where an uprising of plankton rich waters sustains a vast range of sea-life both above and below. Porpoise, dolphin, minke whale, (occasionally orca and the odd leatherback turtle) and many others, besides the increasingly common basking shark, can all be seen, as well as the family favourite common and grey seals. Sitting by the shore you may be rewarded with a cheeky otter, hooked in the kelp feasting on a sea urchin; a truly joyful sight. On land, the wild moorland and rugged mountains, clad with purple heather and many
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Children

    • Children Welcome

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    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

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    • No Smoking Permitted

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    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

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