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Caithness Seacoast

South Quay | Wick Harbour, Wick KW1 5HA, Scotland
01955 609200
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Wick
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England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We booked the short trip down the coast as the short day tour to Orkney had finished at the end of August and we hoped to show my brother around. The staff couldn't be more helpful and professional and safety conscious so even though the sea was not the calmest we never felt at risk. The skipper was very knowledgeable... More

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Edinburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A wonderful coastline with many view points and places of interest. well signposted with ample parking

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Numurkah, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We drove from Aviemore through Inverness to Tain, stayed at Dornoch , then to Wick, Mey, and overnighted atJohn O'Groats , out to the Orkneys by ferry, back to drive to Tongue and then back down south .A trip full of beautiful wild scenery, deserted coastal beaches, ruined castles, standing stones , seafood, local beers and whiskies, and fabulous local... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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254 reviews 254 reviews
88 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Many years ago we went on holiday to this area. Particularly from John o Groats to Tongue. The place wove a magic spell on us. The empty roads, the friendly people, the breath-taking views. The wildlife in abundance, quaint shops and coffee shops and the wonderful cliff walks. We were so beguiled by this area we moved there......................to Portskerra and... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had my third adventure recently on the rib from Caithness Seacoast Ltd and once again had an excellent experience. This time the trip went to Lybster Harbour and it was really very interesting. All safety aspects are covered and warm, waterproof clothing is supplied ( although I would recommend wearing a few layers underneath as even on a good... More

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Newtown Vic Australia
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205 reviews 205 reviews
76 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The north east of Scotland is a visual delight to the eye with outstanding natural beauty and wonderful seascapes. Reward yourself and visit.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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436 reviews 436 reviews
135 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Some of the most striking scenery in the country. But so much better when the sun is out and the wind is not over hundred miles an hour. Simply stunning.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I took 2 short sea trips on consecutive days. The first one was to the South of Wick, where we saw zillions of seabirds nesting, the Castle of Old Wick and other local landmarks. I enjoyed this so much that I went back the next day to make a short trip to the North, which included seals and puffins and... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A trip around many of the coastal spots is well worth it - make sure you see the stacks near John O Groats - it's worth the short walk through the fields to see the dramatic coastline of the three rocky pyramids, and passing the interesting area of seabirds making quite a racket in the cliffs - someone with a... More

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Royal Berkshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have done this trip twice and highly recommend it to locals and visitors alike. Safety is a major consideration and they will not go out in unsafe conditions so you have to ring and discuss the options as regards the weather and tides You are provided with proper life-jackets and waterproofs and full safety briefings.. One of the best... More

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