Boat Trips North Skye a great way to see the island and wildlife from the sea. Some of our favorite trips include:
SkyeExplorer also known as “Wales and Puffins” – sailing from Uig www.puffinsandwhales.co.uk the boat SkyeXplorer II is a comfortable vessel that can carry 10 passengers. Your skipper is, Andi, originally from the well known seafaring nation of Switzerland,who has been skippering various vessels around the world for the last 20 years. Options include trips to see Puffins (when they are here), seals, Whale spotting cruises and private charters.
Based in Stein on the Waternish peninsula Divers Eye Boat trips www.divers-eye.co.uk have excursions to suit everyone, from family friendly seal trips and wildlife walkers to “an away day explorers extravaganza” the Co. offers a remote location drop off and pick up service, just give them a ring.
Operating out of Portree harbor Stardust boat trips www.skyeboat-trips.co.uk gives you stunning views of Portree and the surrounding area from the sea all combined with opportunities to see sea eagles and other maritime wildlife. A trip through the Sound of Raasay will give guests the chance to visit the Port of Robbers on the picturesque Isle of Rona, or spectacular neighbouring Isle of Raasay while taking in the breath-taking scenery of the Cuillin Hills and The Old Man of Storr. Stardust Boat Trips is also available for private charters, Birthdays, Hen and Stag parties or any other special occasion. The Co. can also cater for bespoke trips including fishing, filming, photography and inter Island water taxiing.
Brigadoon boat trips www.portree-boat-trips.co.uk also operate from Portree harbor. Their trips encompass wildlife, geology, photography, fishing and private charters. An evenings fishing in Portree aboard the Brigadoon can provide you the opportunity to catch a wide range of fish including mackerel and pollock. All equipment is provided along with exceptional local fishing knowledge .