We had an exciting trip up Loch Etive last week with a BBC film crew filming a local kayaker and the wildlife – it should be on the One Show soon, will let you know when 🙂 This week for the first time all season we have an empty diary, the boat is still available for trips, you just need four people to go on a trip or hire us for a half day or full day private charter.
All fixed and back in the water 🙂 Here is our availability for this week:-
Tuesday 29th: Afternoon trip available – call Chris to discuss
Wednesday 30th: Private Charter
Thursday 31st: Private Charter
Friday 1st: All trips available
Saturday 2nd: All trips available
Sunday 3rd: Private Charter
Sorry folks the Etive Explorer has developed a small mechanical problem that requires spare parts. So we are having to have a few days out the water. Hope to be back in action on Tuesday 29th. Will post and update as soon as we can.
Some excellent trips up Loch Etive and the Creag islands last week, better weather than forecast and plenty of wildlife sightings, white tailed eagles, northern diver and seals. Here is an outline of trips for next week.
Monday 21st: Provisional 2 hour Creags trip, 10am departure.
Tuesday 22nd: All trips available.
Wednesday 23rd: Provisional 2 hour Creags trip, 10am departure.
Thursday 24th: Provisional 2 hour Creags trip, 10am departure.
Friday 25th: 2 hour Creags trip, 10am departure.
Saturday 26th: Private Charter – sorry no trips this weekend.
Sunday 27th: Private Charter.
Loch Etive was spectacular on Saturday’s trip, seals, sea eagles and stunning rainbows. Here is our availability for next week, as always subject to change due to weather:)
Monday 14th: All trips available.
Tuesday 15th: All trips available.
Wednesday 16th: All trips available.
Thursday 17th: Trips to be confirmed due to current weather forecast.
Friday 18th: Trips to be confirmed due to current weather forecast.
Saturday 19th: Private Charter – Sorry no trips.
Sunday 20th: Private Charter.
Last week was a great week for Loch Etive trips, where the mountains provide more shelter during our cruises. Excited to see an otter at Connel Bridge, other wildlife making an appearance were seals and sea eagles. This week we have a private charter mid week, but lots of availability Monday, Saturday and Sunday.
Monday 7th: Provisional half day Loch Etive departing midday.
Tuesday 8th: Private Charter – sorry no trips.
Wednesday 9th: Private Charter.
Thursday 10th: Private Charter.
Friday 11th: Private Charter .
Saturday 12th: All trips available – afternoon departure.
Sunday 13th: All trips available.
Around Kerrera was the most popular choice for visitors this week and on Saturday our private charter took us out to the Garvellachs, four small islands lying north west of Jura. We landed on the most southerly, Eileach an Naoimh, to visit the ruined remains of an ancient Celtic monastery believed to have been founded by St Brendan in 542 AD, carefully watched by a pair of soaring golden eagles.
Monday 30th: 3-4 hour trip round Kerrera and Duart Castle – 1pm departure.
Tuesday 1st: Afternoon trip available …where will you go?
Wednesday 2nd: Half day Loch Etive trip –10am.
Thursday 3rd: Provisional Half day Loch Etive trip –10am.
Friday 4th: All trips available
Saturday 5th: All trips available
Sunday 6th: Private Charter – sorry no trips.
Wildlife sightings last week, included sea eagles, porpoise and seals! Plenty availability next week – what could you spot?
Monday 23rd: ‘Around Kerrera‘ – 10am start – places available
Tuesday 24th: Trip to be confirmed – weather dependant 🙂
Wednesday 25th: Half day Loch Etive trip –10am. FULL
Thursday 26th: Kerrera trip – 10am start.
Friday 27th: All trips available
Saturday 28th: Private Charter – sorry no trips.
Sunday 29th: ‘Around Lismore‘ – departing 12 noon.
Last weeks most popular trip was around Lismore – on today’s outing we were followed by a group of young seals who were just having fun!! Great to watch, but forgot the camera!! The weather is looking more settled over the next week; here is an outline of our availability 🙂
Monday 16th: All trips available
Tuesday 17th: All trips available
Wednesday 18th: Private Charter – sorry no trips today.
Thursday 19th: Provisional 2 Hour Creags trip – 10am start.
Friday 20th: Half day Loch Etive Trip, 10am departure – places available.
Saturday 21st: Creag Islands trip – 2pm departure.
Sunday 22nd: Private Charter – sorry no trips today.
Last week was a bit blowy so we only managed out on a few days, but once again we were rewarded with some great wildlife sightings! This week is looking a bit better – below is a rough guide to what we are planning. Remember we just need 4 to go on a trip, and if you are less than 4 we will try to find others to join you
Monday 9th: Around Lismore – 10am – Sorry Trip Full
Tuesday 10th: Half day Loch Etive Trip, 11am departure – places available.
Wednesday 11th: Trips to be confirmed due to current weather forecast.
Thursday 12th: 2 Hour Oban Bay Trip – 2pm start.
Friday 13th: Half day Loch Etive Trip, 10am departure – places available.
Saturday 14th: All trips available…where will you go?
Sunday 15th: Around Lismore– 10am start – places available.