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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
North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
+44 1631 565833
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All reviews hour trip sea eagles saw seals comfortable boat brilliant trip great couple of hours isle of mull salmon farm wildlife tour glorious sunshine seal colony points of interest wealth of knowledge two hours great fun beautiful scenery great value for money
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

As part of our training at SAMS, we went on this tour to explore the ecosystem. Struan was excellent, very friendly, knowledgable and passionate about the area. It was a very informative tour and excellent customer service. We saw the seal colony, the salmon farm,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank It79z-20167
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Well worth the money 2 hours of absolute joy, Struan our skipper was very informative and friendly we saw seals and a sea eagle and it's chick. The boat was very fast and was Very smooth and having a covered seating area when it's raining...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We had a brilliant trip out on holiday last summer. We did the 2 hour wildlife and castles excursion with our 2 daughters and their grandmother. The whole family enjoyed it, particularly seeing the seals! Struan was amazing and a fantastic guide. A really enjoyable...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Janepope9
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Very informative tour and excellent customer service. My family and I had a wonderful two hours on the water. I would recommend this company to anyone interested in a comprehensive wildlife tour of the islands.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Hgm62
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I saw the sign on a late walk (9:00pm). I emailed and sent a FB message enquiring about the tour. I received a response to both within 15-20 minutes. Sadly, they were fully booked. They even gave me another option on how to get to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank annejmitchell
Reviewed 9 June 2018

A fantastic 2 hour trip guided by a lovely man with endless local knowledge of the wildlife and points of interest. Not even a hint of seasickness to ruin it!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank katymac2018
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We're so glad we booked the 2-hour tour with Struan. He was very friendly and had a wealth of knowledge about the area. We visited a salmon farm, a castle, a lighthouse, saw plenty of seals, and spotted an eagle on one of the islands....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank caitlincunn
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Can't recommend Coastal Connections enough. Our pilot Struan was fantastic, pointing out all the points of interest from Oban to Mull, wildlife sites seeing Sea Eagle nests, seal colonies, Stags on the hill tops. Just a magnificent memorable day for us as a family. Even...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 19 September 2017

A day charter with Struan (10a-5p). Went over to Mull/Tobermory (distillery visit & lunch) then looking for Sea Eagles (found one!), the quarry, the lighthouse, round some islands, stop for a coffee, and home to Oban. Great fun and sightseeing. These are very seaworthy and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Dave_Monroe_2017
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

What an amazing day we had! The weather was typically Scottish; rain one minute then glorious sunshine the next! We saw lots of wildlife and beautiful scenery. Struan was very knowledgeable of the area and was very friendly. He even let my seven year old...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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30 July 2017|
Response from Coastal-Connection | Property representative |
Hello We do have Dolphins on the west coast mainly the Bottle Nose and Common Dolphins. They never really stay in the same area and are always on the move but we have seen the on our regular trips. There is plenty of... More
Lisbet I
30 October 2016|
Response from Coastal-Connection | Property representative |
Hello Yes we have a boat available all year round but we normally run it as private charters in the Winter. Cost depends on where you would like to go. Thanks Struan