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Great boat trip. Alistair if very knowledgeable and fun. We saw seals, porpoises, loads of... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
LMB221
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Excellent outing

Alistair is very thoughtful, kind and both interesting and interested. We greatly enjoyed our boat... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
D F
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great boat trip. Alistair if very knowledgeable and fun. We saw seals, porpoises, loads of interesting birds and Alistair even made all the jelly fish interesting. A great way to spend an hour or so at Port Appin. Don't hesitate...you will love it. 😁

1  Thank LMB221
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Alistair is very thoughtful, kind and both interesting and interested. We greatly enjoyed our boat tour which added to our understanding of the history our country, and a bit about wildlife - we are no experts here! It was also great fun skiting along with...More

1  Thank D F
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Brilliant. Would highly recommend. What a fantastic way to see one of Scotland’s most beautiful spots. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

1  Thank Martinkyledanny
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Excellent trip around the Lin of Lorn with a very knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating skipper (Alistair). Local business, local knowledge- worth every penny. We did our trip in beautiful weather and we will go back on a less fair day to see the seascape in...More

1  Thank Themacleodsdotscot
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This boat tour was one of the highlights of our 2week stay in the Scottish Highlands. Make sure to put this on your “must do” list. We were able to get really close to Castle Stalker too.

1  Thank AuburnBee
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is a fantastic way to see the bay and islands - big and small. Its easy to feel relaxed and entertained in Alistair's capable hands. Safety is obviously a high priority. The boat is comfortable and the trip has just the right amount of...More

1  Thank celtickl2015
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Alistair's boat tour has been the highlight of our holiday. So much to see, so much knowledge to share, a great storyteller and marvelous with young and old alike. Thank you so much Alistair. We'll be back!

1  Thank tynesidevoyager
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely tour of the bays around Appin and Lismore. Alistair was very knowledgable and had loads of great stories to tell. Stunning views, seals, wildlife and friendly chat. Not expensive either. Well worth every penny.

1  Thank Andrea J
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We managed to get a tour with Alistair last minute of the bay surrounding Port Appin, Lismore and Castle Stalker. Very reasonably priced as there were 6 adults, a 4 year old and a 2 year old. Alistair was very informative and very interactive with...More

1  Thank GIW22
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We enjoyed our morning boat tour with Alistair at the helm so much that we took another one going the other direction in the afternoon! No trip to Port Appin is truly complete without spending some time on the water with Alistair. He is definitely...More

1  Thank Mark M
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