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Allan's Boat Trips

46 reviews
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Oban, United Kingdom
About Allan's Boat Trips
We're located right next to the train station/bus station, Feel free to message/email use for more info on our daily sailings.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As not a good sailor I usually run in the opposite direction when anyone suggests a boat trip but gave in to the nagging to go on this and at just an hour in length it was fine! Saw the seals including pups, an otter...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank H0rseymum
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Even on a cloudy morning, the boat trip was fun! We saw some seals from the seal colony including two cute lil seal pups & also salmon farms!! I cant imagine how great the views would look like when its sunny!!! Its £12 per person...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

A great wee trip in the morning with a freindly and knowledgable tour guide. Great value and guaranteed seals.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Steven D
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

A nice trip out to see the seal colony and some lovely views of Oban as well. The staff were friendly, and we really enjoyed the trip - some commentary was given but largely we were left to enjoy the views. £12 per adult felt...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Very well run and smooth trip! Which provides an excellent view of seal's in their natural enviroment! The only thing could have improved this, would have been a bit more added commentary as we were on the tour! Tour of salmon farm was an added...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nick W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We went on one hour boat trip to see the seal colony. Weather was not the best but we still enjoyed it. We managed to see seals as advertised which is not always guaranteed so we were really happy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maciej D
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely 1 hour trip to see some seals & pups. Trip seemed to take a while to get out to the seals & then before we knew it we were back in the harbour. Commentary was a good balance, not too much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

We were able to schedule to be on a noon 2-hour wildlife cruise. It was quite nice. Our boat captain was very nice and helped point out some great views and we saw some common seals that were nice to see. Not too much wildlife...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 469chandrag
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Short but sweet trip, got to see a salmon farm and when the seals were not at their usual haunt, we were taken to another colony to ensure we weren’t disappointed. Guide was funny, think Allan’s son was giving his Dad a rest day. Recommended!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank furrymongoose
Reviewed July 2, 2018

A nice wee trip out from Oban Harbour to see a colony of Common Seals. Took about 1 hour and plenty of photo opportunities. Slight concern that the safety briefing consisted of being shown how to put on an adult size life jacket - no...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jordan S, Crew/Tour guide at Allan's Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

I'm very sorry if I didn't give enough information on this specific trip I do try to squeeze as much information into the hour I'm given, as for the life jackets the children life jackets are the exact same specification to our adult sized life...More

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William P
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Benderloch | Reviewed this property |
What dates are you coming here ? I believe they will still be sailing but at that time of year the weather will influence the number of trips I imagine