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My 6 year old son’s greatest wish for our trip to Scotland was to visit the Puffins and his wish... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Great just great!

Took the boat trip from uig, we really wanted to see the puffins. We saw them, plenty of them... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Yoyo H
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Puffins and Whales - SkyeXplorer Boat Trips Isle of Skye. Guaranteed to see Puffins and Seals - Whales and Eagles with luck! We offer daily 90 mins boat trips to see the Puffins and Seal colonies in the north of Skye. We also do a 3 1/2 hour whale...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Uig Pier, Uig IV51 9XP, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My 6 year old son’s greatest wish for our trip to Scotland was to visit the Puffins and his wish was granted! What a wonderful trip! The boat was nice, the captain was very friendly and helpful in spotting the different animals along the way....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took the boat trip from uig, we really wanted to see the puffins. We saw them, plenty of them, nesting, flying, swimming. Also saw seals, common and gray ones. Nice trip, small group of 10, took almost 2 hours, relaxed. The guide and boat skipper...More

Thank Yoyo H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our little group took the puffin and seal tour. This is a relatively short trip out to an island with plentiful wildlife.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our visit to Isle of Skye booked this inexpensive excursion in Uig. Only ten people on the boat. Was entertained with wildlife information and tour guide made sure we had plenty of time to view the puffins. Such a treat! We also spotted a...More

1  Thank DEBRA P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boarded Andis boat for the late afternoon cruise. Andi was friendly and informative throughout the trip and made sure we were all cumfortable. On our way we saw seals basking in the sun, 1 seal holding up his rear flippers, see photo, this was a...More

Thank louiseswart
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Decided to take this trip on a whim, after seeing it on trip advisor. So glad we did! We had a nice ride to the island with lots of sealife and bird sightings, and then a nice slow troll around the island taking in the...More

Thank Tonya M
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We loved our boat trip with Andi! We were lucky to see common and grey seals and the PUFFINS! It was a thrill to see the puffins in their natural habitat, bobbing in the sea as well as flying and plopping down at landing. Andi’s...More

2  Thank viaggiatrice23
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Andi was an amazing guide taking time to explain interesting information about the birds and wildlife we saw. Great opportunity to take photos of sea eagles. A rare sighting of a Risso dolphin and calf and many seals. The cliffs and waterfalls were amazing and...More

Thank Schuwi
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Four of us took the afternoon trip out 26th August, the sea was flat as a mill pond. Andy welcomed us aboard with five other guests. With safety advice and life jackets on we set off. Andy was an excellent pilot and Wildlife guide. We...More

1  Thank tracy4lillies
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We've been on the 90min trip to see the puffins and seals. Andy is a lovely and nice "driver", very professional. He takes the time to make you see wildlife animals. We've even saw porpoises. Great time!

Thank Laura T
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28 January 2018|
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Response from Woodbine_Skye | Property representative |
Hello, unfortunately the boat trips won't start until late April/ early May.
11 September 2016|
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Response from Woodbine_Skye | Property representative |
Unfortunately no dogs are allowed.
Lesley G
10 May 2016|
Response from rabidquill | Reviewed this property |
The trips leave from the end of the pier at Uig Harbour, Adults are £20 and children are £15. You can book on line too but its better to phone Andy (again check the website for contact info) to get up to date sailing info as... More