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Explore Lismore is a small tour operator on the Scottish Isle of Lismore, situated near Oban & Port Appin. This family business is run by local Robert Smith & his partner Iris. We offer bespoke private hire tours by Land Rover highlighting the...more
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Tirfuir, PA34 5UL, Scotland
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The adventure begins when you board the small passenger ferry at Port Appin for the 10 minute crossing to Lismore. Robert, a true Lismorian, and excellent tourist guide and driver, meets you at the ferry to take you on a tour of this delightful and...More

1  Thank blackfaceewe
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a tour of Lismore on a whim and at the recommendation of another tour operator in Oban. We’re so glad we did it - Lismore is absolutely a hidden gem, and Robert was the best tour guide for it. Robert...More

2  Thank Explore822199
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely superb tour of Lismore by Robert. His local and historical knowledge is excellent. I would recommend this to everyone. I know so much more about the island than I would have conducting my own research. To top it off we opted for cakes with...More

1  Thank Katrina A
Iris P, Owner at Explore Lismore, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you Katrina, it was a pleasure hosting you!

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Robert (aka David - sorry Robert), was the host beyond hosts. Patient and supportive, and above all extremely knowledgeable. We enjoyed nearly 4 hours of exemplary scenery, loads of questions answered, and the way of life on an inner Hebridean island. Iris packed a gorgeous...More

Thank Jonathan C
Iris P, Owner at Explore Lismore, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review, Jonathan. It was such a pleasure hosting you guys!

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Lismore Island is one of the most beautiful places you could imagine - amazing views, clear sea (gorgeous to swim in with a wetsuit) and locals who are friendly and interesting to talk to. The Visitor Centre has great coffee and cakes (brownie's to die...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Our plans were set with Explore Lismore well before we set foot in Scotland. But you can’t always plan around Mother Nature. We woke up that morning to find that the morning ferries to Lismore had been cancelled. What could have been a disappointing day...More

1  Thank Leigh L
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Our visit to this tiny Island was unexpected and delightful! We almost missed it because we didn’t understand that we had to take the ferry across from Port Appin. We ran to catch the ferry before it left and we’re thrilled we did! Very untouristy...More

1  Thank AuburnBee
Reviewed 21 May 2018

If you are visiting Lismore, don’t miss the opportunity to take a Landrover tour with Robert, and certainly include one of Iris’s picnics. My husband and I spent a lovely sunny day on Lismore recently, enhanced greatly by Robert’s knowledge and enthusiasm for his island....More

1  Thank jrja2018
Reviewed 1 May 2018

My fiance and I, and our dog, had a fantastic tour with Robert of Explore Lismore. The tiny island has a lot more history and places of interest than we imagined, places we'd probably never have found without going on the tour, and Robert's local...More

Thank Mairi K
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Short trip and short notice. 2 hours booked with Robert for a quick tour and lunch around the North part of Lismore. Having spoken to Iris (Roberts wife) to arrange a packed lunch on the tour she made a wonderful selection of sandwiches, quiche and...More

1  Thank Darren M
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Dudleigh
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Hi Dudleigh, please contact us through our website or on 01631760291, thanks!
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