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“treshnish isles”(31 reviews)
“fingal's cave”(72 reviews)
“ulva ferry”(31 reviews)
Turus Mara run seabird and wildlife Cruise-tours to Staffa, the Treshnish Isles and Iona. Get some Puffin Therapy on Lunga in the Treshnish Isles, wonder at the awe inpiring Fingal's Cave and experience the serenity of Iona, cradle of christianity.
Penmore Mill, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

First off, the customer service we received was fantastic. The boat ride was interesting and informative. The captain is clearly a well experienced seaman and certainly knows exactly how to handle the boat. Staffa is breathtaking and we were so lucky to be on a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Liiilii
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Fun boat trip that included seeing seals and visiting Staffa. It was mid-September so the puffins were gone but we saw lots of seals in the water and hanging out on the islands. Staffa was incredible, although Fingal's Cave is no longer open after a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Been wanting to take this trip for probably around 6 years now & despite foul weather, finally managed it. This trip & the guys from Turus Mara far exceeded our hopes & expectations. We saw Dolphins, A Sea Eagle & seals on our trip with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rob R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great trip to Staffa and Lunga has to be the best place to see puffins. They are so close and very friendly

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Graham C
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Well looked after on a beautiful trip. Thoroughly recommend the one where they stay longer on Lunga so you can have your lunch with the Puffins/sea birds. You must walk past the puffins round to harp rock to sea all the sea birds nesting.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 428nicolal
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We were very lucky with the weather, but for a puffin fan, this was a perfect day. The trip with time on the Treshnish Islands is well worth the price for the added time ashore Puffin watching. We also saw other birds, and grey and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rozaughwane
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We booked a trip to Staffa at the last minute, because it was such a lovely day. What a fantastic experience. The 2 crew members were fab and we were fortunate enough to see a pod of dolphins which swam under the boat, and hundreds...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ilovepuffins
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Had a fantastic day out with the guys on the boat, they were very knowledgeable of the local area. Lunga was amazing! Couldn’t believe how close the Puffins came in. Definitely value for money in my opinion.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GB B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I've been to many seabird colonies over the years and Lunga is by far and away my favourite. Fewer people, lots of birds up close and personal - and of course this includes puffins which are a joy to watch. Turus Mara run a couple...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kfjmiller71
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My wife has always wanted to see puffins up close and this delivered, we took the option of leaving car in Oban and taking CalMac over. We were met from ferry and taken across Mull to the boat. Staffa and Fingal’s Cave were amazing and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Andrew S
9 April 2018|
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Response from 231colin | Property representative |
We have many folk travel with us - from newborn to 90s - Staffa can be managed by most - certainly many children enjoy the trip with the care and attention of their parents! Hope this helps.
3 August 2017|
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Response from 231colin | Property representative |
Sorry I missed this - no you cant I am afraid - they leave first week in August.
Sandie N
6 May 2017|
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Response from 231colin | Property representative |
Hi there - we can certainly help! Its a fine time to see puffins - there are some on Staffa but loads more and lots of other birdlife in the Treshnish Isles! But of course it ts your call. I think doing Staffa Lunga and Iona... More