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SkyeXplorer Boat Trips

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Uig, United Kingdom
About SkyeXplorer Boat Trips
Puffins and Whales - SkyeXplorer Boat Trips Isle of Skye. Guaranteed to see Puffins and Seals - Whales and Eagles with luck! We offer daily 90 mins boat trips to see the Puffins and Seal colonies in the north of Skye. We also do a 3 1/2 hour whale spotting trip from June - September when the whales arrive at their feeding grounds.
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Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Easy to book and then find. Friendly and knowledgeable skipper and guide. Lots of help and guidance with binoculars and details of what we were looking at. Luckily we have a calm day with blue skies. Saw an eagle, puffins, peregrine falcon, seals, comerants, kittiwakes....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SQ01273
Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

We took part in the 3 hour whale/puffin watching boat trip and couldn’t recommend it enough. Andi the guide and skipper was very knowledgable and attentive to his passengers. He spotted wildlife that we wouldn’t have had a chance of seeing without his help. Seals,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

We had a great trip out on Andy’s boat and were able to see lots of puffins and guillemots on the sea and flying around the boat. When we were at the islands porpoises came around the boat and we were able to spend a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Maureen L
Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

Reasonably priced, easy instructions. If lost just ask anybody in Uig. Andy was very helpful, explained what he could, the ride was very nice (but we had sunny weather). Saw puffins and seals. Woul love to go again!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank barakaut
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Online registration was seamless and easy. Meeting instructions at the wharf were detailed. Prices affordable, trip duration just right. Skipper Andy is professional and knowledgeable. A nice hot cupa also offerred to keep warm from the Baltic Atlantic winds. The visit to the Ascrib Islands...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Brusselni
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

So many thanks to Andy, our captain and guide for this wonderful boat trip!! Despite half of our trip was under the rain, we enjoyed it a maximum! Andy was really welcoming, sharing all his respect and knowledge about the local wildlife, we really appreciated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lyra111
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful boat trip to see the puffins. Andy is a great guide and very knowledgeable. We are so happy that we decided to book this tour, it was definitely one of the highlights of our trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laila B
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This was a great boat ride with Captain Andi. We saw seals, dolphins and had a great time watching the puffins- very active! We didn’t get any Minsk whales but I’ll go back to see this another time. As a slightly nervous cruiser, I appreciated...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelJewel87
Reviewed July 23, 2018

The flyer for this excursion promises puffins and the proprietor, Andy, did not disappoint. We saw plenty of puffins – they are so small! - in one of their nesting grounds or out in the water. Andy explained, with clarity, the marvelous ecosystem that supports...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Our son celebrated his birthday here, and decided on a puffin tour to celebrate. We saw puffins galore, porpoises, seals, other sea birds, and jelly fish. Coffee and tea were given, and the smaller boat makes every interaction feel personal. Very fun afternoon!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 7, 2019|
Response from Maureen L | Reviewed this property |
No, I’m afraid the puffins go back out to sea in July. The views are still lovely though, and there are seals,porpoises and possibly dolphins too.
January 28, 2018|
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Response from Woodbine H | Property representative |
Hello, unfortunately the boat trips won't start until late April/ early May.