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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
+44 7803 564896
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

So many thanks to Andy, our captain and guide for this wonderful boat trip!! Despite half of our trip was under the rain, we enjoyed it a maximum! Andy was really welcoming, sharing all his respect and knowledge about the local wildlife, we really appreciated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lyra111
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful boat trip to see the puffins. Andy is a great guide and very knowledgeable. We are so happy that we decided to book this tour, it was definitely one of the highlights of our trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laila B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great boat ride with Captain Andi. We saw seals, dolphins and had a great time watching the puffins- very active! We didn’t get any Minsk whales but I’ll go back to see this another time. As a slightly nervous cruiser, I appreciated...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelJewel87
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The flyer for this excursion promises puffins and the proprietor, Andy, did not disappoint. We saw plenty of puffins – they are so small! - in one of their nesting grounds or out in the water. Andy explained, with clarity, the marvelous ecosystem that supports...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Our son celebrated his birthday here, and decided on a puffin tour to celebrate. We saw puffins galore, porpoises, seals, other sea birds, and jelly fish. Coffee and tea were given, and the smaller boat makes every interaction feel personal. Very fun afternoon!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MattV187
Reviewed 14 July 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cbowen79
Reviewed 11 July 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Yoyo H
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Keith H
Reviewed 18 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank debrap946
Reviewed 12 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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