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John O'Groats

Wildlife Cruises

From £19 per adult

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June — August

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Daily Wildlife Cruises from John O'Groats departing 2.30pm for 90 minutes. From 20 June to 31 August.

Enjoy one of our 90 minute Wildlife Cruises from John O'Groats departing 2.30pm daily. From 20 June to 31 August.

In early season the cliffs teem with birdlife. Look out for arctic skuas, storm petrels, colonies of guillemots, puffins, razorbills, kittiwakes & more.

Atlantic grey seals & common seals can be seen throughout the season.

Keep your eyes peeled for occasional sightings of killers whales, minke whales, dolphins & harbour porpoise.

Capacity 250 passengers. No need to book. Just turn up 2pm & buy tickets at the Ferry Office in John O'Groats.

Contact details

John O'Groats ferries
Ferry Office
John O'Groats

Key facilities

Parking Parking
Disabled Access Level Access
Accessible Parking and Dropoff Disabled Parking
John o' Groats
Family Geology Landscapes Photography Wildlife

Tour prices


  • £19 Per Adult
  • £9.50 Per child
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour company information

John O'Groats ferries

We run Day Tours to the Orkney Islands from John O’Groats and Inverness daily during the summer months. Our passenger ferry from John O'Groats operates every day from 1 May to 30 Sept and takes just 40 minutes to cross the Pentland Firth. We also have an express coach twice daily from Inverness to Kirkwall, the Capital town of the Orkney Islands

Opening times

8am to 8pm
7 days a week

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