Getting out on the water has always been popular in Oban, Lorn & the Isles. Today, there are many eco-tourism providers that offer trips focussing on the amazing wildlife and marine environment and promote responsible tourism.
And what a wealth of wildlife and outstanding natural history this area offers.
There are deserted islands, ancient castles and monasteries on the land and an amazing diversity of wildlife on land and above and below the seas.
How better to spend a day of your holiday than at sea with a licensed operator who will take you to the best spots to view wildlife while all around you is the magnificent scenery of the west coast of Scotland?
For many visitors, such a tour is the highlight of their stay around Oban.
The Firth of Lorn Special Area of Conservation just south of Oban is an area of outstanding natural beauty, of uninhabited islands with dramatic sea cliffs and one of the largest whirlpools in the world, the Gulf of Corryvreckan.
Rich feeding grounds make this area a hot spot for sightings of whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks and an amazing number and variety of seabirds. Sea eagles, golden eagles, peregrine falcons and buzzards are resident and are frequently seen. Along the rugged coastline are seals, otters, deer and wild goats.
Are you ready to experience more?