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“A great day out.”
Review of Coastal Connection

Coastal Connection
Ranked #5 of 19 Tours in Oban
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Owner description: Coastal Connection is based in Oban, Argyll and offers Wildlife trips and day excursions to Tobermory. Private charter is also available, 2hr, 1/2 day and full day. Each boat carries up to 12 passengers.Please visit our website and view the blog for more trip ideas.
Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A great day out.”
Reviewed 30 April 2012

I organised a day trip over to Mull from Oban with Coastal Connections. The boys provided a very good service. The trip itself was great it felt safe and well organised. Many of the locals use this company which I think speaks volumes for the service they provide. Cameron provided useful information on all the sights which were fantastic and showed us the route itself on his ipad. (very cool) We booked a couple of days before our trip and the boat was full of locals going to the mull music festival. A great day out was had by all.

Visited April 2012
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Howden
Level 6 Contributor
498 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
“Amazing Mull”
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Decided to try this company (run by twins) as an option to show Tobermory to our Australian family. Whilst more expensive than the ferry / bus combination is provided a fantastic and enjoyable means of visiting Mull and the very prety town of Tobermory. Cameron collected us from the centre of Oban and provided both a comentry and wild life viewing oportunities during the journey on his RIB. Highly recomended.

Visited April 2012
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York, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Friendly efficient way to see the isles”
Reviewed 17 April 2012

After seeing a good weather forecast for Sunday, we called Coastal Connections last minute, who arranged a private charter to include Iona, Staffa and the Corryvreckan. Struan, one of the brothers who owns the company picked us up 100m from our holiday house and took us on our way. Struan was very knowlegable enroute pointing out sights along the way. He even emailed a Google Earth map of our route after he dropped up off. It's not a cheap day out, but for something special to avoid hours of car ferries and windy roads it a great way to see a lot in one day away from the tourists.

Visited April 2012
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United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Excellent Service - Highly Recommended For Boat Trips out of Oban”
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We organised a day trip over to Mull from Oban with Coastal Connections - very good service. Cameron, one of the two brothers who own the business, called a couple of days before just to confirm details and provide all the info we needed. The trip itself was great - sightings of seals, sea eagles and lots of different birds en route. Cameron provided useful commentary and information on all the sights and the route itself - very friendly and helpful.
Our trip was full, so perhaps best to book ahead - although this can be difficult due to the changeable West coast weather!

Visited October 2011
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
136 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“a day out in mull”
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Comfortable boat which speeds you across the sea to Tobemory. Great fun

Visited October 2011
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