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Oban Distillery

Address: Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NH, Scotland
Phone Number: 01631 572004
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Ranked #2 of 14 Sightseeing Tours in Oban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The Oban Distillery tour was very very nice. We had the Whisky experience tour in Dublin too and, even if it was useful and we learned a lot of things, the tour in the old Oban Distillery was quite unique. Starting from the smells, it was such an interesting tour, being held in an actual working distillery. We had the... More 

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Portishead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

With limited time in Oban there was perhaps one thing we felt we had to do, and that was to take the tour of its excellent distillery. The tour was good value for money and was conducted by a very passionate and likeable member of staff. The tour includes a good couple of tasting samples and better still, we were... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Well worth a visit the guide was extremely knowledgeable having worked there for years. Given small taste of two different ages of whisky and then told to keep the glass you had been drinking out of and were given a presentation box for it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The tour was lead by friendly staff, and comprehensive in covering the process of distilling. We got to sample a draw from a barrel, afterwards, letting us keep a commemorative Oban Whisky glass. At the end of the tour, we got a dram of the finished, bottle product. They have a good souvenir shop with a wide variety of items.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went on a tour here and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Oban Whisky is delicious so I bought a couple of bottles and they are cheaper than in supermarkets. The tour was really interesting - our guide was charming and approachable with great knowledge. I enjoyed picking her brains and if there was anything she didn't know she asked one... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We would have enjoyed this attraction more if we had parked in a different place. We parked on the street and fed the parking meter. We thought we would have enough time for the tour, but ended up being a little rushed. The tour was supposed to take an hour which would have worked out OK. But the tour started... More 

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LIVERPOOL ENGLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

great place to visit and get to know about the making of Oban malt whiskey the guy who done our tour knew all there was to know abot the making of malt whiskey .you get a taste of a rare Oban whiske and a shot of the real Oban

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I booked a regular group tour for Oban. It was my girlfriend's first distillery that I volunteered her to attend. I have been to many other distilleries so the focus of this review is for the guy who is dragging his poor wife/gf/etc to her first tour. The staff were very welcoming and friendly when we arrived. The waiting area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Great tour and well worth a visit especially if you haven't been to a distillery before. Very informative and equally interesting. It may also suit as a wet day activity.

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Ancaster, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Good chance to check out yet 1 more distillery in the Land of Single Malts! We found the tour average and informative. Unfortunately the guide should have stayed home because he was sick and coughing. I think we may have caught what he may have had. The trick is to become a follower of The Distilleries of Scotland the group... More 

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