At Treshnish, spend time ashore with the huge colonies of Puffins and other sea birds, and then explore the geological splendour of Staffa's hexagonal pillars and caves. Go in search of Dolphins, Eagles, Whales and Basking Sharks, on our dedicated wildlife and photography tour.

On this tour you will sail on the MV Islander, the largest and fastest vessel to operate trips to the Treshnish Isles and Staffa. The journey around Mull's west coast from Tobermory with its abundance of wildlife and stunning views takes us around one hour thanks to our modern vessels speed and stability; offering you a comfortable journey to enjoy the dramatic surroundings and thus giving you the advantage of having more time and more opportunities to sight wildlife and explore the unspoilt Islands when you choose this tour. 

This popular wildlife cruise leaves from the picturesque town of Tobermory, an easily accessible location with great transport links and commodities making it the heart of Mull. As well as travelling via Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan on mainland Scotland, this tour provides the perfect destination points to enjoy an excursion suitable for all the family to enjoy. 


Cameras at the ready! On this wildlife cruise to the Treshnish Isles and Staffa, en route always the look-out for sightings of Whales, Dolphins, Basking Sharks, and Sea Eagles which are iconic to the North-West coast of Mull. If spotted you will be given ample time to enjoy being in the company of these spectacular animals.

Lunga

After a short one hour sail, we land on the idyllic Isle of Lunga, the largest of the Treshnish Isles. Surrounded by wildflowers and stunning secenery, the main attraction that can be seen close up is the large Puffin colony nesting in burrows in the grassy hillside, these comical birds are incredibly inquisitive and will come within a few metres of you. Lunga is also a popular habitat to an ever increasing number of Guillemot, Razorbill, Kittiwake, Fulmar, Shag, Great Skua and a Seal colony.

Staffa

After spending up two hours ashore exploring the Treshnish Isles, we take the short 15 minute crossing to the geological wonder of Staffa, culminating in a visit to the world famous Fingal's Cave.

Returning home

You are given further opportunity to stop by our local White - tailed Eagle nest and enjoy the magnificent surrounds of Coll, Tiree, Calgary beach, Ardnamurchan Lighthouse and the beautiful small isles to the North and another chance to sight our iconic marine mammals!

Departures & duration

6 hours. 1 hour on Staffa, 2 1/4 hours on Lunga. Please turn up 15 minutes before departure.

For Tobermory passengers our tours depart from Ledaig pontoon, next to the harbour visitor center in Tobermory. Free car parking is available.

For Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan passengers our tours depart from the Mingary Pier, free car parking is also available. View on Google maps.

Please note

This Tour will revert to the shortend Staffa & Treshnish Tour after !3th August for more info and booking please click https://staffatours.rezdy.com/54826/staffa-fingals-cave-wildlife-tour

During  April  and September timetables may be reduced. Please contact Staffa Tours for more information.

A full refund or alternative sailing will be given if cancelled due to  adverse weather

On all our tours you will always be accompanied by local and knowledgeable crew to guide your experience.

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Departures Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Tobermory 9:45 9:45 9:45 9:45 9:45 9:45 9:45
Kilchoan 10:00 10:00 10:00 10:00 10:00 10:00 10:00
Returns Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Kilchoan 16:15 16:15 16:15 16:15 16:15 16:15 16:15
Tobermory 16:30 16:30 16:30 16:30 16:30 16:30 16:30