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Torridon Sea Tours

Shieldaig Pontoon | Shieldaig, Strathcarron, Ross-shire, Shieldaig IV54 8XN, Scotland
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Best Loch Cruise

Loved our trip around Torridon Loch, great experience. Our son got to take to the helm of the boat... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Lesley M
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Muirkirk, Scotland
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A wonderful boat trip, lots of wildlife and coffee and cake!

We visited Sheildaig to see the Sea Eagles and a fellow holiday maker told us about this lovely... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
Liz B
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Dunmow, UK
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Luxury sea tours deaparting daily from the picturesque village of Shieldaig.
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Shieldaig Pontoon | Shieldaig, Strathcarron, Ross-shire, Shieldaig IV54 8XN, Scotland
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Loved our trip around Torridon Loch, great experience. Our son got to take to the helm of the boat and the coffee and scone was also a bonus.

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Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited Sheildaig to see the Sea Eagles and a fellow holiday maker told us about this lovely boat trip. We were very fortunate and managed to get the last 2 places on yesterday's 1pm sailing. The crew, Gemma and her Dad were extremely welcoming...More

Thank Liz B
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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Many thanks for your review, so delighted to hear you enjoyed the tour. Best wishes Gemma

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

My friend chartered this boat as part of a birthday celebration for his wife. We were met by Kenny and Gemma who were both excellent hosts with a great knowledge of the area and its wildlife. We would definitely recommend this trip if you are...More

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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Lovely to have you all on board to help celebrate, thank you for taking the time to review us! Best wishes Gemma

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

It is a tradgedy of epic proportions that these tours are ending. Gemma and Kenny have been exploring Loch Torridon with visitors and showing them the varied wildlife and scenery from the sea. Today on a 3 hour tour, harbour seals, sea eagles, skuas, terns,...More

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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thank you Malcolm for your kind review, it has been such a pleasure having you both on board over the years. We will hopefully continue to see you when you are back in the area. Best wishes Gemma

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful experience on the half day cruise today. Kenny and Gemma looked after us all the way. A beautiful cruise on a lovely boat - great to see so many villages from the loch, and we were thrilled to see the sea eagles and...More

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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Delighted to hear we were your holiday highlight - thank you so much for your review! Best wishes Gemma

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Been out wth Gemma and Kenny around 6 times over the years. Each trip has its own charms. This is a class act with really fantastic info on wildlife,geology and fauna from Kenny and Gemma. They give you just enough info without showing off. Been...More

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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Hello! Thank you for such lovely words and for taking the time to review us- so glad to hear we got the balance right with providing info, it's tricky knowing when people have heard enough sometimes! Thank you for all your support, best wishes to...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

I chartered the boat for an evening cruise as part of my wife's birthday celebration with a group of friends. We were met by Kenny who introduced himself then onto the boat where we met Gemma. Kenny then showed us the route we shall be...More

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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review, I remember the evening well - we were delighted to be part of your wife's birthday celebration and are so pleased you enjoyed it. Best wishes Gemma

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

A fantastic 90 minute sea tour for the whole family. Even our teenage boys enjoyed it! Kenny and James were our hosts and were very friendly, hospitable and extremely knowledgeable about the region and the wildlife. We saw a sea eagle, seals, herons and a...More

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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, so glad you all enjoyed the tour. Best wishes Gemma

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Fantastic time, accept that all these 5 star reviews are real! We had a great trip even in rather mixed weather. Crewed by a father and daughter who really know their stuff and can answer questions on anything you see from bird migration to rock...More

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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Great to hear you enjoyed the tour, thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Best wishes Gemma

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

My husband and I were honeymooning around the Highlands and had the pleasure to spend two days in Shieldaig. This region of Scotland is very beautiful. The sea tour was excellent, Gemma and Kenny was lovely, friendly and knowledgeable hosts. The boat is very stable...More

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gemmakirkside314, Manager at Torridon Sea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thank you Jessica for such a lovely review, so glad we spotted the dolphins when you guys were on board! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your honeymoon in the Highlands and married life is treating you both well. Best wishes Gemma

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Response from Lesley M | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid they are no longer doing the sea cruises from Torridon, due to retirement, there are cruises from Gairloch but I haven’t used them, I’ve heard good things about them though.
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