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Address: North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
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+44 1631 565833
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Coastal Connection is based in Oban, Argyll and offers Wildlife trips and...

Coastal Connection is based in Oban, Argyll and offers Wildlife trips and day excursions to Tobermory. Private charter is also available, 2hr, 1/2 day and full day. Each boat carries up to 12 passengers.Please visit our website and view the blog for more trip ideas.

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Fabulous boat trip

We arranged a boat trip with Coastal Connection during a recent visit to Isle of Eriska. Struan picked us up at the jetty at Eriska and our trip included passing Lismore Light... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

We arranged a boat trip with Coastal Connection during a recent visit to Isle of Eriska. Struan picked us up at the jetty at Eriska and our trip included passing Lismore Light House, Duart Castle on Mull, Glensanda Quarry, Lismore Island, Port Appin and back to Eriska. We were fortunate, with Struans help to see a number of seals, a... More 

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Workington, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

To put the icing on the cake of my partner's 40th birthday celebrations, I desperately wanted to take him on a boat tour of the surrounding islands and see all the sights.. trouble being that in February it was out of season! However after contacting Coastal Connection they were happy to take their boat out, provided I pay for a... More 

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Talbot County, Maryland
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Struan met us near our hotel in Port Appin and took us to Islay so we could tour distilleries, then met us after the tour and returned us to Port Appin. But, instead of being a water taxi service, it was a wonderful day of touring the area by boat, pointing out landmarks along the way, and enjoying the Scottish... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Since my first visit to Oban in 2015, I have wanted to take a boat tour. And there are a few to choose from. We chose this tour as it was the longest and promised much. Pre-booking is recommended as these tours are very popular. As they should be. We were first to arrive and received a friendly greeting from... More 

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leicester
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

If you are looking for a great few hours on a boat, this is your place. Stumbled upon it , but can easily say having been on many Scottish boat trips this was one of the best, if not the best. £30 per person for a two hour trip, on this we saw porpoises, seals and three close up sightings... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend. Great couple of hours. Really informative and we saw the seal colony, salmon farm and an eagle which our boys thought was great. Our skipper was very knowledgable and interesting. The boat was also great as you can be under cover if you want and still experience all of the sights so the weather doesn't need... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Very enjoyable and well organised trip to Tobermory. Struan, our skipper and guide, was friendly and knowledgeable. Tobermory is well worth a visit and a very pleasant place to spend a few hours. We saw seals and otters on the way back to Oban. A really lovely trip.

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Had a fantastic day out with my husband and teenage daughter. Took the boat skippered by Cameron up the coast to Tobermory. Cameron pointed out wildlife en route, including seals and dolphins, and gave information on castles and places we passed on the way up the coast of Mull. We sat on the deck outside in the glorious sunshine as... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Fantastic day out for three generations of my family. Both my toddler and my father enjoyed themselves. Extremely professional and courteous, would definitely go on another trip with them. Fabulous day out

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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414 reviews
210 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Cameron and Struan Smith manage the twin accomplishments of being both personable and professional in their rib trips out to sea. We were with them for an unexpected trip on an afternoon, when a local boat skipper was unable to take our party out due to tides/weather and on a planned full day trip when we wanted to access lots... More 

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