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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500
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Western Isles Wildlife

Discover the unspoilt beauty, ancient history and spectacular wildlife of the far-flung Western Isles on this all-inclusive cruise with the chance to see puffins, golden eagles, minke whales and basking sharks

No Fly Cruise
8 nights from £5570pp

Small Ship Holiday
  • Puffin, Isle of Lunga
  • Callanish Standing Stones
  • North Uist

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See the white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and bird cliffs of the Western Isles and learn more about the region's heritage and culture with visits to ancient sites on the Isle of Lewis.

Keep an eye out for red deer on the Isle of Rum before cruising the west coast of Skye and the Little Minch. Visit the RSPB Balranald nature reserve on North Uist, before sailing close to the uninhabited Shiant Isles to observe the thousands of seabirds which nest here and perhaps catch a glimpse of seals, basking sharks, oystercatchers and puffins.

Discover an abundance of wildlife at the RSPB Loch na Muilne nature reserve, then cross The Minch to Handa Island, a Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve renowned for its razorbills, great skua and guillemot. Board a local boat on Lunga and go in search of nesting puffins, before enjoying an eagle watch on the Isle of Mull.

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Western Isles Wildlife Itinerary

Day 1 - Oban (Scotland)

Embark Hebridean Princess in Oban.

Day 2 - Rum

Enjoy a beach landing at Kilmory Bay and keep an eye out for red deer, before cruising the west coast of Skye and the Little Minch.

Day 3 - Lochmaddy

On North Uist learn about Balranald RSPB reserve which is home to corn crake, or visit the Neolithic cairn of Barpa Langass. Later, take a small boat trip past the seabird cliffs of the Shiant Isles which are home to seals, basking sharks, puffins and thousands of nesting seabirds.

Day 4 - Stornoway

Enjoy a visit to the RSPB Loch na Muilne nature reserve, before cruising The Minch.

Day 5 - Handa Island

Sail past the seabird cliffs of Handa Island then cruise the coast of Wester Ross and the Inner Sound.

Day 6 - Eigg

Cruise Kyle Rhea and the Small Isles, before heading to Eigg and the Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve.

Day 7 - Lunga

Take a local boat to the Isle of Lunga to see the colourful nesting puffins, before heading to Mull for the Mull Eagle Watch.

Day 8 - Oban

Disembark in Oban.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night all-inclusive cruise
  • Private coach transfers from the local airport or train station to and from the ship
  • All meals on board and ashore
  • Champagne, selected wines plus beer, spirits, soft drinks, tea, coffee and other hot drinks
  • Knowledgeable guides on board and on tours
  • Shore excursions as outlined in the itinerary
  • Use of the ship’s bicycles
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Port taxes
  • Gratuities

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel to and from the private coach transfer points
  • Wines from the Library Wines list
  • Private shore visits organised by request which are not part of the itinerary
  • Personal telephone calls
  • Items purchased from the shop on board
  • Personal laundry
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2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Map for Western Isles Wildlife