Cearban Mhor our biggest cabin RIB visiting the lagoon!
Sea of the Hebrides © Basking Shark Scotland

Private Boat Charter

Price on Request

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March — October

Private boat charters aboard our 12m, fast and comfortable cabin RIB. A custom designed boat for exploring the Hebrides and the conditions of the Atlantic, we can offer a range of wildlife and watersport activities for private groups and media.

Outside of our main basking shark season during the spring and autumn we can offer private boat charters from Oban and around the Clyde and Inner Hebrides. Commercial, wildlife, passenger transfers, whisky and castle tours, activities & more!

Check out some of the ideas for tours on our website here.

Our boat is a 630hp twin v8 cabin Redbay, custom built for Atlantic exploration. She was a bespoke design and delivered to us in summer 2018! She has cabin seating for 8 passengers, shelter deck for 4 and an extended rear deck for wildlife viewing!

COVID-19 information

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

Basking Shark Scotland
Dunstaffnage Marina
PA37 1PX
Coll Colonsay Craignure & South Mull Fionnphort & the Ross of Mull Isle of Iona Mull Oban Oban, Mull and Lorn Tiree Tobermory & North Mull
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
Adventure Canoeing/Kayaking Castles Food and drink Island Hopping Landscapes Outdoor Activities Photography Walking/Hiking Whisky Wildlife


Tour company information

Basking Shark Scotland

We specialise in adventure wildlife tourism, offering transformation experiences swimming with basking sharks around the Inner Hebrides. The sharks are seasonal visitors to our coastlines so we also run many other wildlife & watersports tours, charters and overseas expeditions. Along with an active science programme on the sharks.

Opening times

Tours March-October

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