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The No.1 Noss Boat: LATE AFTERNOON NOSS WILDLIFE TOUR with Shetland Seabird Tours

Vanaf £45 per persoon


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April — Oktober

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Scheduled late afternoon wildlife boat tour around spectacular Noss & Bressay with Shetland's only naturalist led boat tour company: Departure from the Small Boat Harbour, Victoria Pier, Lerwick, Shetland at 3.45pm CRUISE SHIP DAYS ONLY 2-2.5hr trip.

The ultimate Shetland wildlife boat experience with Shetland’s only naturalist led boat tour company. Come & join us & see why we are the boat of choice for all major film crews, groups, photographers & families & No.1 on TripAdvisor. CRUISE SHIP DAY Scheduled Late Afternoon Noss Tours 3.45pm - please see our online booking system & calendar for days when we run late afternoon trips or email or call us or the Lerwick Tourist Office for details & reservations.

• The Noss Boat wildlife tour will include an incredible gannet diving feeding frenzy, our speciality, as used by photographers and film crews from all over the world. The photographic opportunities are second to none.

• You’ll see one of Europe’s finest wildlife spectacles, the sight of over 25,000 northern gannets lining the towering sandstone cliffs of Noss & swirling around the skies above us. 

• You will be guided by highly experienced skipper & naturalist Phil Harris, with live commentary given throughout your tour. Phil loves nothing more than to be quizzed on his ornithological knowledge, so don’t hold back with any questions.

• You will travel through some of the richest marine environments on Shetland, around Noss National Nature Reserve & Bressay, surrounded by thousands of seabirds, from atlantic puffin, razorbill and common guillemot, to black guillemot, great skua, kittiwake & shag. 

• You’ll encounter very close Grey Seals, who have been following fishing boats through Lerwick harbour for decades, as well as pass some of Shetland’s iconic landmarks & striking geology. 

• We are always on the lookout for whales too. With increasing sightings of Orca in Shetland waters, we hope to be able to shout ‘whale!’ during your Noss boat tour. Certainly if they are in the area, you could be on no better boat. 

• Our boat is a fabulous 11.5 metre Redbay twin engine boat, designed & built for wildlife watching at sea & perfect for Shetland waters. Uniquely on Shetland, our boat has 12 fabulously comfortable upholstered seats with backrests for all passengers as well as a large decking area for panoramic viewing & photography. 

• There is a toilet below deck for peace of mind whilst out on the sea & we provide Opticron binoculars & identification charts for all during the tour. 

• Under 16’s are given a free eco-kids seabird activity pack upon arrival & we have a range of clothing available for purchase for adults. 

We look forward to welcoming you aboard. Come & see why we offer the best boat, the best wildlife experience, the best guides & of course, the best value for money. To avoid disappointment during our busiest times, please do book in advance either via our website booking system, email, phone or through the Lerwick Tourist Office. 

Informatie coronavirus

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Contact gegevens

Shetland Seabird Tours
Phil Harris & Rebecca Nason
Victoria Pier

Hoofd faciliteiten

Accessible Parking and Dropoff Invalidenparkeerplaats
Lerwick Mainland, Shetland Shetland
Small Group (1-16)
Family Photography Wildlife

Tour prijzen


  • £45 Per Persoon
  • £25 Per child
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Prijzen zijn afhankelijk van het seizoen


Informatie over toermaatschappij

Shetland Seabird Tours

The ultimate wildlife boat experience with the longest running Noss Boat. Join us for a real 'gannets eye view' at one of Europe's finest wildlife spectacles around Noss cliffs with awesome photographic opportunities throughout. We are 1 of UK's TOP 10 Boat Tours (The Guardian) & Shetland's only naturalist led, carbon neutral tour company. Comfortable, safe boat, upholstered seats with backrests for all, large decking area, toilet. 25,000 gannets, diving feeding frenzy, many seabirds inc; guillemots, razorbills, puffins & skuas. Increasing whale sightings with your pro, expert skipper & guide.


Open 24/7.
Daily Scheduled Boat Tours: 9.45am & 12.45pm.
Cruise Ship Days: extra tour at 3.45pm (see online booking calendar).
Early Bird Tours: 5.30am Mon, Wed, & Sat.
April - October

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