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Gairloch Marine Life Centre & Cruises

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Gairloch, United Kingdom
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All reviews boat trip sea birds his knowledge enjoyable trip excellent boat knowledgeable guide these guys minke whales couple of hours his passion two hours wildlife cruise take photos good luck next year beautiful scenery sun was shining
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent trip, cracking people and managed to see some dolphins as well as porpoise, seals and a variety of birds, this trip made my 5 year olds holiday, lovely centre too

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Martinperry1
Reviewed August 12, 2019

We've been on many boat trips all over the British Isles and none better than this! We went in June 2019 and the weather had been changeable. Donna kept us completely in the loop throughout our stay up in Gairloch and we eventually managed to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TimGwenda
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

I visited a couple of days ago with some local friends, and felt that Ian and Donna did a fantastic job of welcoming me and familiarizing me with the Marine Biology of what I was seeing. Stunning sightings of seals, dolphins and porpoises, with detailed...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jedd843
Reviewed July 13, 2019

Having previously done the two hour trip and loved it, took my teenage daughter and friend on the four hour Shiant Island trip. Spectacular. Wealth of wildlife and having a Marine Biologist as our guide was excellent and we learnt lots. Saw dolphins, porpoises, seals,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank WaterBabyDebbie
Reviewed June 30, 2019

We had two trips out with these guys,a 4 hour trip out to the Shiants and a two hours trip around the minch,Both times booked over messenger,Ian was a great skipper who knew all the species of birds whales dolphins etc and a very comfortable...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TanyaTonyB
Reviewed May 16, 2019

On Monday 13 May 2019 booked by phone a wildlife cruise for Wednesday 15 May 2019. Was given details, like there is a new boat, payment best by cash, internet not great at the office etc. Gave name and a mobile number to confirm the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Bluesky91
ianfrench, Owner at Gairloch Marine Life Centre & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2019

"Seems a shame to rate as terrible"? But you still did..Thank you. I was made aware of the double booking mistake by my visitor centre manager, she was incredibly sorry for the mistake as was really upset that i was going to get a bad...More

Reviewed May 11, 2019

I wasn't planning on taking a boat trip just visiting the Marine Wildlife Centre which I had found online is like a free museum about local Marine life. I walked through the door and was greeted by a smiling face behind the desk, I asked...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Whaleinapond
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Wow! It was a fantastic trip! My boyfriend and I were after a boat trip to see some wildlife and chose this one! Lots of groups of feeding birds, Porpoises and MINKE WHALES.....TWO of them! Apparently the first ones spotted this year, we had a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Cizlulu
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Everything was great from booking to getting there. Amazing scenery and a bunch of amazing people. Just great

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank justinb772
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This boat trip was made because of the guide - his knowledge of the area and wildlife was boundless. Even though we did not manage to see any dolphins or whales this was only was a minor disappointment, and wasn't for Ian trying. This was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ClareF513
July 5, 2018|
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the centre is totally free to visit.
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April 11, 2018|
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No charge .Left a Donation. Lucky had a lovely time as Receptionist's assistant and would have stayed longer . Excellent experience all round.A highlight of our time in Scotland.
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there are no charges for dog sitting.
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