Basking Shark Safari Scotland – July 2021
Please give the shop a call if you are interested in this trip for July 2021!
Members price – £TBA
Non-members price – £TBA
Running a trip to Oban, Scotland at mid-July gives us the best chance to see the basking sharks. Growing up to 12m long these majestic animals cruise along the UK coastline looking for plankton.
Our skipper has many sources in the area including fisherman and other local boat owners so has access to the best knowledge of where they are. However, as with all wildlife we cannot tell them when and where to show up, so we will have options of snorkelling with seals, and going to see the colony of puffins that also on the islands.
Safety – The water in Oban is cold, even in the summertime, and the weather can be unpredictable. We ask that all participants are comfortable in the water and have snorkelled before.
We are currently booking hotels and looking at travel arrangements to get up and back to Oban. You will be responsible for your own travel, but we will meet you in Oban on the 16th of July Price includes 2 day snorkelling by boat with basking sharks or visiting the puffin colony, and 3 nights at a hotel TBA (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) in a shared twin room.
Price includes 2 day snorkelling by boat with basking sharks or visiting the puffin colony, and 3 nights at a hotel TBA (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) in a shared twin room.
Cearban Mhor is a 12m Redbay RIB, which joined the company in 2018. She has both cabin and shelter deck seats, though that doesn’t stop you from sitting on deck while we look for sharks! She also comes with a marine toilet.
Rannochmor is a 11m RIB which is fully seated and covered by a canopy cabin, with storage in the bow for luggage. Since she is completely covered she is usually used for longer tours, though she does not have a toilet.
We will be staying at the Coll Bunkhouse for 2 nights.
2 nights accommodation at the Hotel in a shared twin room (same sex) including breakfast, 2 days boat diving/snorkelling and representative from Oyster Diving.
2 nights accommodation at the Coll Bunkhouse, a multi-share room.
Transport to and from Coll on the ferry.
Day trips to see the puffins and look for Basking sharks (2 days)
Not included in price
- Transport to and from Oban
BOOK YOUR SPACE TODAY
As there are only 10 spaces available (plus a member of the Oyster Team) so make sure you reserve your space early.