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Excellent

We were waiting for the ferry to Lismore and stood looking at the boat tour vessel when Alastair... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
balstel
,
Blackpool
Highlight of our trip to Scotland

Alistair is friendly and very engaging - I can’t imagine a better guide. He seamlessly weaves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rrrisafoodie
,
New York City, New York
via mobile
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“bird life” (2 reviews)
“great fun” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Port Appin, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were waiting for the ferry to Lismore and stood looking at the boat tour vessel when Alastair walked up to see if we wanted a trip. We explained that we were on our way to Lismore and my wife was nervous about sailing. We...More

1  Thank balstel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alistair is friendly and very engaging - I can’t imagine a better guide. He seamlessly weaves together history, nature, and architecture, in the most riveting way. Truly, this was among the most interesting and authentic experiences of our two-week stay in Scotland. Dress warmly -...More

1  Thank rrrisafoodie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic boat trip with Alistair on his rib. Alistair is a great guide and knowledgeable about the area and the wild life. We we’re lucky enough to see various species of birds, seals and otters. Was a great way to spend some time on the...More

1  Thank Maureen C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a boat trip with Alistair, touring Loch Lhinie, navigating around Stalker Castle, and surrounding small islands. With fantastic local knowledge from Alistair, and seeing seals and bird life around the islands, this was a MAGICAL experience , and a "must do" if you are...More

2  Thank wattj2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hopped on the Rib boat ride with Alistair this week for a fun adrenaline ride across Loch Linnhe to see the local wildlife and shoreline of lismore etc. Alastair was great, such knowledge of the history of the area around Port Appin, castle Stalker, the...More

1  Thank Helen T
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

I wanted to learn about the lochs and bodies of water that characterized so much of Scottish history and landscape lore. Western Isles were on my list of places to visit. So I travelled to Appin and Oban and learned that there had been in...More

Thank GuidoLocattelli
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip out in the rib boat! We were lucky enough to see seals and a see eagle too. I would highly recommend this trip...Great fun.

Thank jhwatt
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We did the boat tour today and it was one of the best things on our Scotland trip and certainly during our time here around Oban. The boat leaves from the Pierhouse and has space for up to 9 people. We were lucky to share...More

Thank Manuela U
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great in all ways. Very pleasant, knowledgeable,fun guide for this trip on the loch. New, comfortable boat, beautiful panoramas. Helps you understand the geography of this truly beautiful area of Argyll.

1  Thank DeborahCambridge
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great way to spend an hour. Beautiful scenery and a brilliant host in Alistair who kept us entertained. Views are stunning and if you are in the area don't miss booking the tour.

1  Thank dougiemfs
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