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Hebridean Whale Cruises

Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
+44 1445 712458
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No Minke but...

A pod of at least 30 dolphins (adults and babies) breaching and bow riding right by the boat for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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The most wonderful experience

This is simply the most wonderful of experiences. We took the "4 hour" trip from Stornaway on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
+44 1445 712458
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A pod of at least 30 dolphins (adults and babies) breaching and bow riding right by the boat for about half an hour. Absolutely fabulous

Thank Mark_Jelley
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is simply the most wonderful of experiences. We took the "4 hour" trip from Stornaway on the MV Monadhliath. We got value for money - it ended up around 5 1/2 hours. The boat, unlike a RIB, has a day cabin and viewing decks...More

1  Thank Admi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this cruise well in advance of our holiday to Aultbea. The cruise was very well organised and they supply you with special waterproof/ rescue trousers and jackets. They even have spare gloves, hats and sunglasses (you will need these), in case you forget...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this the day before on a whim and was easy to book online. We tried ringing on the day but no answer so we popped across in person an hour early to double check the ride was still going ahead. We geared up...More

1  Thank Abigail L
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

The boat was modern, with just 12 seats so you get a great view of the water. It's very quick so you don't spend a long time getting to the shiant islands. We saw minke whales, seals, white tipped eagles, puffins and sea birds, as...More

1  Thank Klw2012
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to do something special for our wedding anniversary and I have always wanted to see a whale in the wild so I treated us both to a trip with this company. As with all wildlife excursions there are no guarantees...More

3  Thank MelkortheMighty
Reviewed February 11, 2017

My family and I love wildlife and nature a lot. We did a lot of whalewatch cruises the last 4 years. Hebridean Whale Cruises is one of the best ! Nick, the skipper has a lot of knowledge about dolphins, whales, birds. He explained us...More

6  Thank AnneliesMullens
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

I've been on many whale and dolphin watching trips in the U.K. And around the world and this has to be the best I've been on for sure. Great skipper, travel great distances in the brilliant rib and really get to see what the trip...More

2  Thank Will D
Reviewed February 11, 2017

This was written as a response to the review by Jane O of HWC. I too travelled with the company in August 2016 as I have many times previously. You will also see that I have posted many other reviews, covering a variety of businesses,...More

7  Thank Tim S
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Phoned a couple of days in advance & waited to hear back as weather forecast was a bit dodgy. However, got the call on the Thursday to confirm there would be a cruise on the Friday morning. Arrived 30 mins in advance & handed over...More

4  Thank Jingsabove
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Frank Elaine B
June 16, 2017|
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Response from MelkortheMighty | Reviewed this property |
The website allowed my booking without any issues, the office is not always manned hence the telephone is not answered. If there are continuing issues try sending a message via the website.
Rebecca P
January 18, 2016|
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Response from Walvisje |
Hi Rebecca, We were at the Azores, Portugal islands... we are also crazy about whales, specially the blue whale, the biggest whale on Earth (32 meters long!) and... we saw 3 blue whales at one time, during whalewatching at... More
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