Gulf of Corryvreckan © Jura Boat Tours


From £50 per adult

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March — October

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This popular 3 hour trip allows passengers the opportunity to get up close to the world's 3rd largest whirlpool from the safety of an open RIB.

We try to ensure departure timings are relevant to witnessing the best effect linked to the current tide table. However, there may be times when you will not see the whirlpool at its best as it only happens about 50 times per season. You will however be able to see the difference in water height between the Atlantic and the narrowing channel running to the East of Jura as we will visit another smaller channel to the North of Scarba called the Grey Dogs if the Corryvreckan has no visible tidal movement.

On this tour you will also see an active nesting site for White Tailed Sea Eagles and the legendary Barnhill where George Orwell wrote his best seller 1984 as well as all villages on route from the departure point of Craighouse.

Contact details

Jura Boat Tours
3 Woodside Cottages
Isle of Jura
PA60 7YA

Key facilities

Parking Parking
Argyll & The Isles Jura
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
History Landscapes Photography Wildlife

Tour prices


  • £50 Per Adult
  • £30 Per child
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

Jura Boat Tours

We offer bespoke RIB tours to various areas of outstanding beauty found around our shores which is rich with an abundance of wildlife. There is scope to see Dolphins, Porpoise, Seals, Otters and occasionally Minke Whale as well as Red Deer, Goats and Sea Eagles from the safety of the boat. We are WiSe accredited so that means we can operate tour boats safely in and around marine wildlife and the boat and crew meet the stringent RYA/MCA operation code for passenger carrying vessels. We can cater for both private and commercial charter including sea taxi if required.

Opening times

0600 - 2200 daily

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