Seafari Adventures (Oban)
Seafari Adventures are Oban’s 5* Visit Scotland marine wildlife tour operator. Based in Easdale, 16 miles south of Oban they have a fleet of powerful RIBs which are purpose designed and built to ensure you maximum viewing opportunities.
Tours depart throughout the day visiting the Gulf of Corryvreckan, home of the World’s Third Largest Whirlpool. Porpoise, dolphins, whales and basking sharks feed in these food rich waters along with many seals and the occasional otter. There are deer on the islands and seabirds in the skies which are also home to both the white tailed sea eagle and golden eagle. This two hour nature spectacular is set amongst the many islands in the area. The scenery is spectacular with both woodlands and cliffs. All Seafari boats are high speed Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boats purpose built for wildlife and nature watching. Boats are driven by one of our highly experienced skippers and crewed by a qualified wildlife guide. Using our cabin RIBs we are able to offer whale watching tours and day tours to Iona, Staffa and the local Puffin colony.
Corryvreckan Wildlife Trip
On our open boats, this trip takes you around the islands spotting for wildlife visiting the Gulf of Corryvreckan, home to the world’s third largest whirlpool. Our expert guides will identify and offer detailed information on all the wildlife found in the area. Staff are WISE accredited ensuring your tour is properly managed.
Whirlpool Special Trip
This tour takes you through the “Gulf” when the tide it at its biggest. Our skippers are experts in judging where the whirlpools will form ensuring you get an exhilarating ride through the whirlpool area. If the conditions are right they’ll give you a spin!
Whale Watching and Wildlife Trip
Our cabin boats will whisk you out to the whale “hotspots” for some whale watching. Our fleet of five boats are out on the water daily, skippers are aware of what is happening in the area. All our whale watching trips are specifically timed to offer the best chance of success.
Iona, Staffa and Puffins Tour
Pop across to the magical island of Iona. Visit St Columba’s Abbey, with ample time ashore to relax and enjoy the atmosphere. This tour includes a non landing trip to Staffa (Fingal’s Cave) and a trip to a nearby Puffin colony before heading back to Easdale. Enjoy all the wildlife along the way with a full and informative commentary.
With our vast knowledge of the area we are able to provide a completely unique tour or adventure that will make your holiday memorable. We also offer a private charter/ ferry service to many islands. We are the chosen supplier of boat services to Northern Lighthouse Board (Oban).