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Address: Silver Sands Beach, Arisaig PH39 4NH, Scotland
Phone Number: (01687) 450224
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Ferry MV Shearwater

Took the ferry to Muck for return visit to the island 27 years after the last time Great boat trip and all for 20 quid!! Amazing value Lucky the mist cleared and we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
MrsMac07
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Fife, Scotland
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Fife, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the ferry to Muck for return visit to the island 27 years after the last time Great boat trip and all for 20 quid!! Amazing value Lucky the mist cleared and we were afforded great views Stop at Eigg then on to Muck for a trip around memory lane Magical place Wild life played and and stayed wild lol... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We took the ferry to Eigg with 5 kids and Ronnie the skipper and his mate were superb- they let the kids into the wheelhouse chatted away pointing out seals, porpoise etc and amused them with his tall tales. Don't know what these lot are on about - Wildlife cruise/ferry??? It is a boat that takes you where you want... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

A great way to spend a day - ferry the 'MV Shearwater' to Eigg and then on to the Isle of Muck for three hours and then return to Arisaig via Eigg. Nice, friendly and helpful staff and great value at £20 each for the trip.

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Thank Malrantoo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I've been on the boat to Eigg and it's a really enjoyable way to spend a day. Relax and watch the views or the wild life along side the boat. Saw seals and a rare northern leucistic diver and dolphins the first time I went. The staff are great for pointing out the wild life.

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Thank Darren A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Went here with the family last year was lovely and the weather was great too, stunning views can't wait to come here again this year in September definitely worth a visit ! Can't believe how blue it is!

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Crawley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Took the Shearwater across to the Isle of Rum.Although we saw a few birds and a large group of seals,nothing was pointed out to us, so I would consider this to be a ferry rather as described a wildlife cruise.Pleasant journey to and from Rum,passing Eigg and Muck on the way.

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We enjoyed our journey on the MV Shearwater, but felt it was worth pointing out that this is not primarily a wildlife cruise. The boat is a ferry running a regular timetable to the Small Isles. It seems that lots of passengers do happen to see dolphins, whales or otters on the way, but this is purely down to the... More 

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Thank noteworth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We loved the boat trip! We sailed on a beautiful sunny morning and saw seals, minke whales and porpoise. The highlight was the pod of dolphins who played alongside the boat for a good 20 minutes. I disagree that it's "just a ferry " as the boat stopped to watch any wildlife and we made an exciting detour on the... More 

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Thank RedWooll
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We wanted a trip to Eigg to climb An Sgurr and saw that the Shearwater gave us a 5 hour stopover. The boat was immensely crowded and hugely good natured and our from Arisaig the captain paused to watch the seals. The real highlight was halfway across the channel. Here we stopped for half an hour watching two Minke Whales... More 

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Thank Mike L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Fantastic, amazing, wonderful views of Dolphins leaping around the boat, so many great photos and you didn't need some huge camera with mega lens. my daughter got some brilliant photos just using her phone. only thing that would have made it better would have been some communication telling us what we were seeing I.e I had to ask to find... More 

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