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Gairloch Marine Life Centre & Cruises

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The Pier Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
+44 1445 712636
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All reviews boat trip sea birds knowledgeable guide enjoyable trip his knowledge excellent boat couple of hours harbour porpoise good luck surrounding area great guide sun was shining ian skipper dolphins geology mv
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Everything was great from booking to getting there. Amazing scenery and a bunch of amazing people. Just great

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank justinb772
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This boat trip was made because of the guide - his knowledge of the area and wildlife was boundless. Even though we did not manage to see any dolphins or whales this was only was a minor disappointment, and wasn't for Ian trying. This was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rass1963
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent your with a very knowledgable guide,Ian take a bow sir you are fantastic at what you do and a great local knowledge. Willl definitely be returning ASAP !! Best £20 I have ever spent. Bye the plastic scheme you run is a breath of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elawton1
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We had high expectations after some of the reviews but our trip even exceeded these. Ian is a very knowledgeable guide and brought the whole area to life, from birds, mammals, geology to Norse and Gaelic name origins. The 2 hours flew by and we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PoppyLeics
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Booked this excursion whilst on our holiday in Gairloch and it was worth every penny. The whole experience from start to finish was brilliant and I know myself and the other people in my party enjoyed the trip too. I enjoyed the wealth of knowledge...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Ian the marine biologist is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the wildlife around Gairloch. We learned a lot and were very glad we went out on the Starquest. Shame to hear about the problems the sea birds are facing but it is happening everywhere not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Diane W
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I visit Gairloch every year, with a group of four friends, to fish the local lochans. Every year for the last three years we have attempted to arrange a sea fishing trip. It’s all a bit vague (it’s the Highlands) but it seems Gairloch Marine...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank M6600FQiand
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We boarded the MV Star Quest and from the off enjoyed our two hour trip out in to the bay of Gairloch. The safety talk was one of the most down to earth and informative we had ever experienced which instantly gave us confidence in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank sandrabrownsword
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Staff lovely. The fellow steering the boat was very informative . A few birds were spotted it is not the fault of staff for the lack of wildlife

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Joan2857
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous scenery, lots of interesting local information. Skipper very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about all the wildlife, habitat and problems the sea birds are facing. A great way to spend a couple of hours. Wrap up warmly if there's a the north wind about

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank dpaberdeen
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5 July 2018|
Response from ianfrench | Property representative |
the centre is totally free to visit.
11 April 2018|
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Response from _chris_nash53 |
No charge .Left a Donation. Lucky had a lovely time as Receptionist's assistant and would have stayed longer . Excellent experience all round.A highlight of our time in Scotland.
11 April 2018|
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Response from ianfrench | Property representative |
there are no charges for dog sitting.