Experience stunning scenery on the isle of mull, discover serenity and history on iona and seek out puffins or visit fingals cave on staffa. To avoid disappointment, it is always advisable to book any trips and tours well in advance of your visit. Experience the beautiful landscape and unique wildlife of the isles of mull, iona and ulva on a mull magic guided wildlife walk or tour. If you book the tour you will be sure to enjoy jacquis home made soup, cakes and biscuits which are delicious especially her lemon drizzle cake highly recommend a visit to stay in the cottage and the tours. The new code can be downloaded here, and provides detailed advice on. Staffa and treshnish isles tours turus mara treshnish. To the west of mull, there are some exciting discoveries to be made. Mull has always been the top place to watch eagles in the uk, however it is now becoming one of, if not the.
Whale watch with us isle of mull 2020 all you need to. Whale watch and wildlife cruises from tobermory, isle of mull, scotland. Occupied since the ice age and known to the classical greeks, the islands mysterious moors are studded with iron. The most common whale seen around here is the minke whale, but there are occasional sightings of humpback whale, fin whale and orca too. The os explorer map is the ordnance surveys most detailed folding map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities including walking, horse riding and offroad cycling. Hi myraid, we have just returned from a week in tobermory and we can highly recommend the whale watching trip run by sea life surveys. Whales, basking sharks, otters, sea birds and more can all be seen.
The isle of mull and the neighbouring island of iona lie just off the west coast of scotland, in the united kingdom. No matter what the isle of mull weather is like, you can experience the perfect island escape. The best whale watching in europe cetacean habitat. This is the burial place of many scottish kings and chiefs, including macbeth. Trips and tours on the isle of mull come into two categories, land based and marine based all are highly recommended. Minke whales, basking sharks, dolphins, eagles, seals and a variety of seabirds are all regularly spotted in the waters we will be covering, at various times through the season. Should a large amount of time be spent watching the wildlife, the times ashore may be reduced. The best isle of mull sightseeing tours tripadvisor. On this comprehensive scotland tour, youll overnight in glasgow, edinburgh, inverness, thurso, isle of skye, and isle of mull. Seahorse ii, well cruise for six nights around the isle of mull in search of special wildlife including otters, grey and harbour seals, basking shark, minke whale. About discover mull tours discover mull is a tour with a difference, based in the scenic village of dervaig.
The essential map for outdoor activities in isle of mull north and tobermory. Also from the isle of mull, sea life surveys offers. Wildlife tour operators n 77 were identified in the west of scotland using internet searches and categorised as. All the time we were on the road, pam and arthur were great company with details given of the islands history and folklore and tales from trips of old. Hebridean whale and dolphin trust hwdt is a marine conservation charity that takes action through a unique programme of community based research and education.
Many, if not all, of the trips and tours are owned and run by local people with a wealth of knowledge and experience. There are many boat tours that you can take to try and spot dolphins, porpoise, seals, orca, sharks and even minke whales. Isle of mull wildlife tour scottish wildlife holiday. Tours can be joined from mull and oban and run from ulva ferry on mull to staffa, the treshnish isles and iona. Established in 1973, we have been running boat trips for 40 years. Following the governmental guidelines we have currently delayed the start of our season until further notice. The wildlife adventure is a funfilled cruise to give the whole family a taste of whale watching. Times are tough for the travel community right now. Turus mara are a family business based on the isle of mull. Whale watch with us isle of mull 2020 all you need to know. Mull is the largest of the islands of the argyll region, boasting nearly 300 miles roughly 500 km of beautiful coastline and the rugged 3,169foot 966 m mountain ben more.
A one minute look at 22 amazing locations on the hebridean isle of mull on the west coast of scotland. Mull has an abundance of wildlife on its land and in its waters, with curious puffins on surrounding seabird colonies and great whales and basking sharks swimming just off the coast. Would most certainly do this again with mull charters if we get back to mull thanks for great memories. Established in 1973, we are a family run business based on the beautiful isle of mull. Mull has always been the top place to watch eagles in the uk, however it is now becoming one of, if not the best place to watch whales, dolphins and basking sharks. The isle of mull is a popular destination for naturalists and photographers for seeing some of britains more elusive species. Island encounters has been running wildlife tours on mull for close on 25 years, firstly with richard and then nigel and provides an unrivalled experience for those wanting to see the amazing wildlife and scenery of the magical island of mull. Turus mara seabird and wildlife cruise tours visit staffa and the treshnish isles from mull and oban. Whale watching and wildlife cruises from gairloch, on scotlands spectacular north west coast. Whale watching in mull isle of mull forum tripadvisor. Trips and tours on the isle of mull including wildlife and. Join ewan for a landbased wildlife adventure to discover the isle of mull and the ardnamurchan peninsula. Sea life surveys whale watching, wildlife cruises and scenic boat.
Boat tours to iona, tobermory, staffa, treshnish, mull. Take in a scenic route through the beautiful isle of mull with a visit to the picturesque town of tobermory, then the highlights an aweinspiring visit to the unique isle of staffa to see fingals cave and visit the wildlife paradise of the treshnish isles to spend time with the puffins. Dolphin and whale watching in mull hidden scotland. The isle of mull has become well known by all who view the bbc programmes springwatch and coast. There are guided boat trips to the neighbouring islands, includingthe isle of iona and staffa. The isle s stunning scenery extends to its main settlement, tobermory, with its vibrant colours, charming waterfront and. Land at craignure and enjoy the scenic drive to the departure point of the passenger ferry across to the beautiful and fascinating isle of iona. Whatever part youre playing in saving the whales though, you do have the undoubted benefit of the rest of mull on. Discover mull tours dervaig 2020 all you need to know. Kommunikation sehr gut, bezahlung per kreditkarte am telefon. Wildlife adventure sea life surveys whale watching. Come to the island and get a local guide to show you all the best places to visit.
We spent a sunny day out on the boat, and managed to see a minkie whale, a group of common dolphins who had great fun around our boat for about 15 mins some fab photos taken. Eagles, otters, minke whales, puffins, seals and dolphins are often seen. As well as the 50 species of wildlife seen on most of our tours, we will take time to explain the history and geology and to show you the wildflowers that makes mull such a special place. This was the highlight of our trip to mull and one we will talk about for quite some time. Hebridean whale and dolphin trust tobermory 2020 all. Some great footage captured by ewan miles of nature scotland wildlife tours based here on mull. Isle of mull wildlife cruise united kingdom wildlife holiday europe.
Tobermory, isle of mull isle of iona steeped in viking myth and celtic lore, the isle of mull is a land of extraordinary beauty, with pink granite cliffs, whitesand beaches and clear, blue waters. Scottish tour operator queens park, oban west coast tours. During your weeklong stay you will be searching for a whole range of wildlife, from otters to red deer, puffins to eagles, seals to harbour porpoise, and dolphins to minke whales. We offer daily tours, private bespoke days out and, since 2014, have been offering all inclusive short. Isle of mull wildlife watching tours argyll and the isles. Whale and dolphin watching on the isle of mull this website is dedicated to the amazing range of wildlife in the waters around the isle of mull and the hebrides. As you sail toward the island, there are ample opportunities to spot marine life such as whales, seals, and seabirds. The treshnish isles and staffa wildlife cruise lasts for approximpately five and a half hours and the time ashore on lunga is over two hours with a visit to staffa. Add a lovely waterfront capital, an impressive castle, the sacred island of iona and easy access from oban, and you can see why its sometimes impossible to find a spare bed on the island.
The 10 best things to do in isle of mull 2020 with. A chance to immerse yourself in the fabulously variant fauna and flora of scotland on this isle of mull wildlife. Of all the scottish islands, the isle of mull boasts one of the most diverse ecosystems in britain. Mull wildlife bird watching whale watching on the isle. Access to them is by ferry from oban, kilchoan or lochaline. To the south, we see the majestic peaks of the isle of skye. Seek out whales, otters and eagles on our most popular wildlife holiday. Islands the islands off and around the isle of mull offer fantastic wildlife watching opportunities amidst the most stunning scenery in the british isles. Man muss sich aber bei so einer tour auch vorher im klaren sein, dass es keine. Scottish wildlife holiday isle of mull week of wildlife. Booked a four hour trip 2 adults, 2 children three of the 4 had never been in a boat before. I was wondering if anyone knows if there are any good whale watching trips on mull.
As featured in the guardian travel from th june 2015 you never forget spotting your first whale. Discover the most beautiful and interesting places on the west coast of scotland with our tours to the isle of staffa, home to the worldfamous fingals cave, the ornithological heaven of the treshnish isles, the sacred isle of iona and the wildlife mecca of mull. We had a sedate start looking for the sea eagles, then to get accross the open water where the whales and dolphins can usually be. Explore some of scotlands finest wild areas, searching for iconic species such as golden eagle, whitetailed eagle, otter, hen harrier, red deer and many more. Mull to coll documentary part 1 latest album of mull to coll documentary part 1 download mp3 320kbps free for all.
Some involve actual whale watching, others involve things like helping to manage the photo library of cetacean sightings to aid with future identifications. Our tours include the everpopular three isles tour, the three isles early bird tour for early risers, the wildlife tour and the mull and iona tour. Hebridean whale and dolphin trust, tobermory, isle of mull, scotland. Explore some of scotlands finest wild areas, searching for iconic species such as golden eagle, whitetailed eagle, otter, hen harrier, red deer. We have huge collection of latest mp3 songs such as pagalworld,hungama,gaana. Celtic lands with guest speaker dwight david eisenhower ii. This two pronged approach ignites strong local stewardship and supports meaningful change for.
Tobermory, the capital of mull, has a range of boat trips available to go and watch minke whales, harbour porpoise. Visiting the wales and dolphins of scotland whaletrips. Sea life surveys whale watching, wildlife cruises and scenic boat tours on the isle of mull, scotland home. Mull magic wildlife day tours tobermory all you need. Anyone who joins a whale watching trip will never forget it. Ensure your trip goes smoothly by booking this tour departing from the isles of mull and iona. Birding all over mull there are regular sightings of species such as white tailed sea eagle, golden eagle, diver, merlin, peregrine, buzzard, hen harrier, plover, raven and.301 575 1037 888 430 563 607 1241 279 1353 497 87 82 155 1414 1211 480 880 369 465 810 1095 211 1392 1477 642 1208 1208 693 199 317 927 1362 567 95 763 1150 1091 515