Boat trips, hire, charter, sailing, holidays, ferries, diving, fishing, courses, etc, in Oban, Argyllshire, includes the following:-
(Other places in Argyllshire are: Ardfern, Ardnamurchan, Argyll, Ballachulish, Bute, Campbeltown, Clyde, Isle of Iona, Lochgilphead, Oban, Tighnabruaich)
Allans Seal Trips - Public Trips. 1 hour scenic trips taking in breathtaking scenery seal colony other wildlife birds otters etc occasionally dolphin.
Argyll Charters - Mara Mhor Cruises - Charter Or Hire;Wildlife Watching;Public Trips. Argyll Charters offers a variety of wildlife cruises from Oban including:- 1 hour trips to the Local Seal Colony. 2 hour Island of Kerrera Safari Cruise. ½ day Sound of Mull Eagle Watch Cruise. Amazing wildlife, spectacular scenery and informative commentary on all cruises. Choose from public wildlife/sightseeing cruises, to private charter for your special occasion/family celebration. (Charter cost is for up to 12 passengers). The vessel Mara Mhor offers unparalleled stability in all weathers. Disabled access. Seating inside or out. Flush toilet. Complimentary tea/coffee & shortbread on longer trips. Gift Vouchers available.
Chalice Charters - Charter Or Hire;Wildlife Watching. We offer scenic and wildlife watching cruises around the Scottish Islands of the West Coast of Scotland. You can visit Mull, The Small Isles, Skye, the Outer Hebrides and St Kilda. On your Scottish islands cruise you can see whales and dolphins, basking sharks, otters, eagles, puffins and much more. Enjoy walks on remote islands, great food and good company in a relaxed atmosphere.
Coastal Connection - Public Trips;Charter Or Hire;Wildlife Watching;Ferry;Holidays;Commercial. Coastal Connection - Making the islands and lochs more accessible than ever before. We are based in Oban though pick ups can be arranged from anywhere. Travelling in a safe, dry and comfortable environment in one of our two 11 metre cabined Redbay RIBs, you can reach the islands in no time at our 30 knot cruising speed. Coastal Connection is on standby 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Our services range from the commercial side to our scenic tours of the West Coast.
Corryvreckan Cruising - Public Trips;Wildlife Watching;Charter Or Hire;Sailing;Holidays. Join us for a magnificent sailing holiday among the Hebrides. Puffins and porpoises, deer and dolphins, seabirds and seals, wildflowers and waterfalls, all combine with exciting sailing, good company, excellent food and spectacular island scenery to help create the Corryvreckan experience. This is sailing in Scotland at its best and it makes a wonderful and varied holiday! No previous Sailing experience necessary - Open to individuals, couples and groups we can accommodate up to 10 people in twin berth cabins. Get the big boat sailing experience in our 65ft steel Ketch purpose built for sailing in the Western Isles in comfort and safety. Your fully qualified professional crew are responsible for safety and comfort leaving you to participate in the management of the boat as much or as little as you wish. Trips generally start from Oban - the gateway to the western isles and you will visit numerous wild and remote anchorages out in the islands on your trip.
Donald Maclean (MV Miss Claudia) - Charter Or Hire;Fishing.
Elizabeth G Charters - Charter Or Hire;Diving;Wildlife Watching. We specialize in Wildlife and Diving Cruises to St.Kilda, The Flannan Islands, Mingulay and many other of the more remote Islands of the Hebrides. We do 7 and 10 day trips or can plan cruises to suit you. Please call or email us for more details, we are always available to discuss your plans.
Gaelic Rose Dive Boat - Diving.
GANNET by the hour ~ day boat charter - Charter Or Hire;Fishing;Diving;Public Trips;Wildlife Watching;Ferry;Fishing;Commercial. GANNET offers day charters from OBAN. Angling - Diving - Scenic - Workboat etc. Tel Adrian Lauder 01631 720262 or 07720302727 for further information.
Jane R - Charter Or Hire;Diving.
Mrvern Marine Services - Charter Or Hire;Commercial;Public Trips;Wildlife Watching. Available for private / commercial charter for survey/film/guardship duties etc. Operating all year from Oban, Argyll. 4-star VisitScotland wildlife attraction. Scheduled trips to Mull, Tobermory, Loch Etive and the Corryvreckan whirlpools.
Northern Light Charters - Sailing;Wildlife Watching;Public Trips;Holidays;Charter Or Hire;Diving. Set up in 1995 we offer Hebridean Island & Wildlife Cruises from Oban on the west coast of Scotland. Our 4 to 9 night cruises travel the Hebrides frequently visiting St Kilda, famed for vast numbers of sea birds and amazing sea cliffs and stacs. Winner of the 2005 'Green Highlands Tourism Award' we strive to balance the needs and wants of our customers with the realities of the places we visit, some of which are fragile, wild places. Our relaxed, informal and friendly cruises include visits to remote islands, daily walks and great photo opportunities. We regularly see minke whales, dolphins (common, bottle-nosed, white-beaked, Risso's), basking shark, puffins, gannets, skuas, petrels, golden and sea eagles, otters, seals, deer etc. Excellent food and a maximum of 12 guests.
Oban Sea School - Lessons;Sailing. Most weeks from Easter to October I am running RYA sail cruising practical courses of 5 days duration. Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper. Courses start on Sunday evening through to Friday early pm. We would be sailing in the beautiful waters all round the Oban area on a cruise, stopping each night at some sheltered often remote place. Tuition is by myself or Brian and we both have a mass of experience to offer you and being based on a purpose built yacht you are in very safe hands. We will learn lots as we go along and so become competent. Also on offer are some longer trips to places like the Outer Hebrides and St Kilda for 10 days, or W. Ireland for 12 days. or the Orkney isles. These are for people with some experience that want to see new places and gain further experience on the way, yes there is some teaching but it is not a course. All the above take place in one of the best sailing areas in the world so do look at our website. Robert.
Poplar Voyager - Charter Or Hire.
Porpoise Diving - Charter Or Hire;Wildlife Watching;Diving. Porpoise Diving offer you the best way to experience some of Scotlands finest dive sites. Catering for all levels of ability, our dive sites include underwater pinnacles, drift dives, reefs and wrecks. Based near Oban, Argyll in the Firth of Lorne, a Special Area of Conservation and a National Scenic Area, we operate a sixty mile licence. Coupled with the speed of our boat 'Porpoise II', this allows us to visit sites from the Sound Of Jura to The Sound Of Mull, and also West to Dubh Artach, Iona and Colonsay.
Rosa and Ada Charters - Charter Or Hire;Diving;Holidays;Sailing;Wildlife Watching. Sailing on a traditonal working boat. 6 berths. Cruising Firth of Clyde and West Coast of Scotland. Day trips, weekends weeks or longer. Diving, sailing, Wildlife watching, film, tv or publicity.
Sails and Summits Limited - Charter Or Hire;Holidays;Lessons;Public Trips;Sailing;Wildlife Watching. Create your own skippered sailing holiday exploring the beautiful West Coast of Scotland. Enjoy a holiday that is clean, green, ecologically friendly and healthy. Discover diverse wildlife in their natural habitat. Combine sailing with walking, climbing, whisky trails, exploring, history, archaeology, geology, photography, sketching, writing, or simply relaxing. Plan exhilarating mile building passages to remote islands. We welcome families, couples, groups of friends and those who would like to take pot luck with other crew. We cater for corporate clients who wish to focus on team building, communication skills, motivation, incentive and reward. Our welcome is warm and friendly, our mood is relaxed, our primary concern is safety and providing a memorable experience. Meals are freshly prepared using local produce and can cater for all dietary requirements. We are also an RYA Training Centre offering Practical Sailing Courses up to Yachtmaster Offshore, and Shorebased Navigation Courses.
Seafari Adventures (Oban) - Charter Or Hire;Commercial;Ferry;Public Trips;Wildlife Watching. Seafari Adeventures (Oban) operates a fleet of 5 modern RIBs (Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boats from Easdale 16 miles south of Oban. Our marine wildlife tours go through The Gulf of Corryvreckan (Home of the World's Third Largest Whirlpool) In these food rich waters there is opportunity to see porpoise, bottlenose dolphin, minke whale, basking shark, Atlantic Grey Seal, Common seal, otter, white tailed sea eagle, golden eagle and a host of other seabirds. There are deer and goats on tyhe islands. The coastal scenery is spectacular. All Corryvreckan tours use our open RIBs. Our cabin RIBs undertake our whalewatching tours as well as ferry service to the islands of Colonsay, Iona and Staffa. There is ample opportunity to explore these wonderful islands. We also undertake private charter work to any destination on Scotland's West Coast and operate an inter island water taxi service.
Sealife Adventures - Wildlife Watching;Diving. Whale watching and wildlife trips of 2, 3, 4 or 5 hours duration.
Seascape - Sailing;Lessons;Holidays.
Westward Quest Ltd - Sailing;Lessons;Holidays.