Dolphin and Calf
Near Lagg, Isle of Jura © James Roblin

Wildlife/Lowlandman's Bay and Brosdale Island

From £25 per adult

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March — October

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A tour that lasts for 1 hour but encompasses an Atlantic grey seal colony, a former lighthouse keepers dwelling and then a fast transit to the south of the Island to Brosdale Island.

The Atlantic grey seals are evident year round on Pladda Island which is the first point of call while transiting in a northerly direction from Craighouse Pontoon where all tours commence. From the seal colony you carry on north passing Corran Beach followed by Lowlandman's Bay which is a fantastic viewpoint for the 3 Paps Beinn an Oir which means mountain of gold; Beinn Shiantaidh, which means mountain of the Kyle and Bein a'Chaolais, which means holy mountain. Also on the shores of Lowlandman's Bay you have the 3 storey ex lighthouse keepers dwelling. It is a large single 3 storey build that was comprised of 3 flats for the lighthouse keeper and the 2 assistants who operated the 2 lighthouses located in the Sound of Jura. From here we transit south to Brosdale Island passing a Sea Eagle nest site on route then return to 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)
Castles History Landscapes Photography Wildlife

Tour prices


  • £25 Per Adult
  • £10 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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