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Shetland Seabird Tours

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| Victoria Pier slipway, Lerwick ZE1 0EL, Scotland
+44 7767 872260
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Great boat tour to Noss, lovely B&B in Lerwick!

This was our second stay at Rebecca and Phil's lovely B&B in Lerwick. We'd stayed for one night in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jlcp2015
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Mind-blowingly amazing!

A truly wonderful experience. Boat very comfortable even in choppy seas and a very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ask_M
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Carlisle, England
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The ultimate Shetland wildlife experience with the Noss Boat. Incredible Gannet feeding frenzy a highlight. Unrivalled spectacle & photographic opportunities with the stunning Noss cliffs backdrop. Highly experienced skipper & guides on Shetland's only naturalist led boat tour. Bespoke wildlife cruiser with comfortable, individually upholstered seating for 12. Partial canopy cover, room to stand,sit, photograph & enjoy Shetland's internationally famous seabird colonies, seals, scenic views & geology.
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  • Poor1%
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“great trip” (7 reviews)
“gannet colony” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Victoria Pier slipway, Lerwick ZE1 0EL, Scotland
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+44 7767 872260
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"feeding frenzy"
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"excellent boat"
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"small boat"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our second stay at Rebecca and Phil's lovely B&B in Lerwick. We'd stayed for one night in January 2017 and loved it, so it was a no-brainer to come back for a longer stay (5 nights) this summer, particularly as we were then...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A truly wonderful experience. Boat very comfortable even in choppy seas and a very knowledgeable and friendly captain. We weren’t out of Lerwick harbour when a great skua flew close enough for the captain to see it had a fish hook stuck in its beak....More

Thank Ask_M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went out with Shetland Seabird Tours twice over the last few days, once for a bespoke photography trip and the other for one of their regular scheduled trips out to the Isle of Noss. Both times were excellent with Phil's knowledge of the seas...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from a fantastic 4 day trip to Shetland . and what made it so special was the lovely guest house we stayed in the fantastic boat trip and the amazing land tours of the island all arranged and conduted by Rebecca...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow wow wow. Just got back from one of the best experiences I've ever had the pleasure of. Shetland Island has always been on my list of places to visit. We booked a boat tour with Shetland Seabird tours and was really pleased they also...More

Thank CatherineBrennan71
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the early morning trip sailing at 5.30am but well worth the effort as the views were quite spectacular. Even though it was a little misty morning as we sailed the light was superb for photography. Phil has fantastic knowledge of the wildlife and...More

Thank 278Staffs_food_lover
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was probably one of the best tours we have ever been on. Phil ,who is a ornithologist, is so knowledgeable and we learnt so much from him during the 2 hour tour. We went out when the seas were a little choppy, but he...More

Thank Nicky A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for a different non-cruise line tour and this seemed perfect. The day before it was determined that the water would be too rough and we were offered a minibus tour instead. We took it and what a day! Phil is super bird...More

Thank Dickson0202
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our boat trip was cancelled because of strong winds, but Phil arranged mini bus for our group. Phil is a bird expert, and took us leisurely to fantastic lookouts where we saw puffin birds & many other species. Amazing scenery for photographers & everyone was...More

Thank blueyyy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second trip,and certainly won’t be my last.Made very welcome onboard,great photographic opportunities,the owners are very sociable,and very easy to create a natural rapport with.Phil is very knowledgable,and gives lots of info on the trip.The boat is very comfortable,and I would recommend this...More

Thank garybuchan071069
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Anne S
1 July 2018|
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Response from Rebecca N | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. We are not allowed to post our website unfortunately but if you type in our name into google it should come straight up! It’s our name with com on the end. Many thanks!
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Dickson0202
30 June 2018|
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Response from Rebecca N | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. We do not have our boat tours running tomorrow as the winds and swell are too rough for a comfortable trip. We do have a minibus tour instead offered with Phil as driver and guide which goes south... More
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Dickson0202
30 June 2018|
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Response from Rebecca N | Property representative |
Please meet us at the Tourist Office in Lerwick town centre at 10am to join our minibus trip with Phil ....
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