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Address: Silver Sands Beach, Arisaig PH39 4NH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1687 450224
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Another exceptional trip to Eigg

I have done this trip with Arisaig Marine on Sheerwater many times since 1990. I thoroughly recommend this boat trip to any of Eigg, Rhum or Muck. Unfortunately, the weather... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2016
Chris M
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Brecon
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Brecon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I have done this trip with Arisaig Marine on Sheerwater many times since 1990. I thoroughly recommend this boat trip to any of Eigg, Rhum or Muck. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't good today but the crossing was fine and the walk from the pier to the Singing Sands was invigorating.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a small hidden gem. Not too far from Fort William. Ideal for a day trip or a little weekend getaway. Very peaceful and scenic and a lovely relaxing location

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Thank Stacey L
Fife, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Took the ferry to Muck for return visit to the island 27 years after the last time Great boat trip and all for 20 quid!! Amazing value Lucky the mist cleared and we were afforded great views Stop at Eigg then on to Muck for a trip around memory lane Magical place Wild life played and and stayed wild lol... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We took the ferry to Eigg with 5 kids and Ronnie the skipper and his mate were superb- they let the kids into the wheelhouse chatted away pointing out seals, porpoise etc and amused them with his tall tales. Don't know what these lot are on about - Wildlife cruise/ferry??? It is a boat that takes you where you want... More 

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Thank Steve38_12
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

A great way to spend a day - ferry the 'MV Shearwater' to Eigg and then on to the Isle of Muck for three hours and then return to Arisaig via Eigg. Nice, friendly and helpful staff and great value at £20 each for the trip.

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Thank Malrantoo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I've been on the boat to Eigg and it's a really enjoyable way to spend a day. Relax and watch the views or the wild life along side the boat. Saw seals and a rare northern leucistic diver and dolphins the first time I went. The staff are great for pointing out the wild life.

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Thank Darren A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Went here with the family last year was lovely and the weather was great too, stunning views can't wait to come here again this year in September definitely worth a visit ! Can't believe how blue it is!

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Crawley
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Took the Shearwater across to the Isle of Rum.Although we saw a few birds and a large group of seals,nothing was pointed out to us, so I would consider this to be a ferry rather as described a wildlife cruise.Pleasant journey to and from Rum,passing Eigg and Muck on the way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

We enjoyed our journey on the MV Shearwater, but felt it was worth pointing out that this is not primarily a wildlife cruise. The boat is a ferry running a regular timetable to the Small Isles. It seems that lots of passengers do happen to see dolphins, whales or otters on the way, but this is purely down to the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

We loved the boat trip! We sailed on a beautiful sunny morning and saw seals, minke whales and porpoise. The highlight was the pod of dolphins who played alongside the boat for a good 20 minutes. I disagree that it's "just a ferry " as the boat stopped to watch any wildlife and we made an exciting detour on the... More 

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