Trip Information: Monday 21st – Sunday 27th October

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.

Seals at Loch Etive
Seals at Loch Etive


Trip Information: Monday 14th – Sunday 20th October

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.

Rainbow, Loch Etive

Trip Information: Monday 7th – Sunday 13th October

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.

Seals at Inverliver



Trip Information: Monday 30th September – Sunday 6th October

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.


Etive Explorer Garvellachs
Beehive Cells at Eileach an Naoimh





Trip Information: Monday 23rd – Sunday 29th September

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.

Porpoise in Firth of Lorn



Trip Information: Monday 16th – Sunday 22nd September 2019

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 Chartersorry no trips today.


Loch Etive by Etive Explorer

Trip Information: Monday 9th – Sunday 15th September

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 Lismore10am start – places available.

Lismore Lighthouse

Trip Information: Monday 2nd – Sunday 8th September

Great start to last week with some interesting wildlife sightings, the highlight was a sea eagle trying to take off with a goose for dinner! We also spotted ospreys up Loch Etive and lots of seals. The weather deteriorated over the weekend, and it looks like it will linger into next week. Below is an outline of what we can do next week, updates to follow.

Monday 2nd: Sorry NO trips today due to high winds and rain 🙁
Tuesday 3rd: Trips to be confirmed due to current weather forecast.
Wednesday 4th: Provisional Loch Etive Trip – 10am start.
Thursday 5th:  Trips to be confirmed due to current weather forecast.
Friday 6th:  Around Kerrera – 10am start.
Saturday 7th: All trips available – departure times to suit.
Sunday 8th: All trips available … where will you go?


Oban Bay
Sea Eagle

Trip Information: Monday 26th August- Sunday 1st September

Well we’ve ended this week with some overdue warm summer sunshine and gentle breezes. Saw a sea otter today and some porpoise out past Kerrera, chasing the mackerel! Here’s the schedule so far for next week, subject to change .

Monday 26th: Half day Loch Etive – 10am – TRIP FULL
Tuesday 27th: Around Lismore – 10am departure.
Wednesday 28th: Around Kerrera – 10am start.
Thursday 29th:  Provisional Around Kerrera or Lismore – 10am.
Friday 30th:  Trips to be confirmed due to current weather forecast.
Saturday 31st: Private Charter: Sorry no trips today
Sunday 1st:  Trips to be confirmed due to current weather forecast.

Duart Castle, Mull