Islay Sea Adventures
Enjoy a wildlife boat trip with Islay Sea Adventures. Offering the chance to spot some rare species. Taking you along the southeast coast of the island to Islay’s Special Area of Conservation, only viewable from the sea.
To book, look at the 'Availability Page' here on our website and check your chosen accommodation is free. You can then check our tariffs here to see what each property costs in the relevant year to when you want to book. Then fill in the online booking form on this page or contact us here by email. Or you can book by telephone on 07880 706356 or 01496 850382.
Wildlife tours from Islay Sea Adventures
Islay is the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides. Renowned for its plentiful beauty and wildlife it is the perfect place for you outdoor and animal lovers! What is more, there is a fabulous boat tour available on the island led by Islay Sea Adventures, a wildlife enthusiast and expert. They will whisk you around the island in either a RIB or hard boat, depending on your choice of boat tour and the weather conditions that day. Based in Port Ellen, the company runs daily trips, where possible, from April to October.Book Now
Islay Sea Adventures offer a range of boat tours and cruises, starting at Port Ellen Marina. It is advisable to book your tour in advance and check ahead, as weather conditions can affect sailings. Additionally, bring warm clothes, even if the sun is shining as it can be much cooler when out on the sea.
The wildlife tour takes you along the southeast coast, sharing some interesting history along the way. Furthermore, you will get to see three of the island’s distilleries from the water. Once in the conservation area, you will have the opportunity to spot a variety of wildlife. From red deer, an assortment of bird species, seals and even dolphins you will be sure to see some memorable and rare sights. Tours last around two and a half hours. They are suitable for children of all ages and you can even bring your beloved dog so long as he/she is well-behaved!
Islay Sea Adventures also offers fishing trips, giving you the chance to catch mackerel, skate, pollock, coley and cod. The tour includes 2 hours of fishing and all the equipment you’ll need. You’ll also receive expert guidance from experienced fishermen, who know all the best local fishing spots. These fishing tours require a minimum of 6 passengers in order to go ahead. They last around two and a half hours in total and are suitable for children ages 8 and above. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome.
In addition to the wildlife and fishing tours, Islay Sea Adventures offer a range of wonderful themed boat trips, such as evening cruises, seafood experiences and trips to the Corryvreckan Whirlpool or the Mull of Oa. These trips vary in length, some do not allow dogs and may have age restrictions. You can check and book all current tours here. They also offer private charters, tailored just for you.
Islay Wildlife Holidays in Scotland
If you are staying with us at Islay Cottages, we highly recommend this tour to any of our guests. It is one of the top things to do here on Islay. Here you will take in the scenery as well as the wildlife, creating an unforgettable day with Islay Sea Adventures. If you are looking for somewhere to stay we offer beautiful self-catering accommodation in Kilchoman and Bowmore. To find out more about our accommodation or this wonderful wildlife tour call us on 07880 706 356 or email us here. So come along and have a wild time!Book Now