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Hebridean Whale Cruises

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Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
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Canceled and still no refund 3 months later

I booked and paid 4 tickets months for the Orca in March for end of July. Unfortunately the weather... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Bruno M
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Fontainebleau, France
Fab!

What a fabulous time we had with friends on our cruise.. saw lots! Definitely go!!! So special... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
FizzBonnieScotland
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Bonnie Scotland
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“whale watching” (13 reviews)
“minke whales” (46 reviews)
“common dolphins” (13 reviews)
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Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
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"whale watching"
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"minke whales"
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"common dolphins"
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"hour trip"
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"sea birds"
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"bad weather"
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"lunge feeding"
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"flat calm"
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"boat ride"
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"ribs"
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"white beaked dolphins"
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"rigid inflatable boat"
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"moray firth"
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"amazing animals"
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"manx shearwaters"
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"we arrived early"
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

I booked and paid 4 tickets months for the Orca in March for end of July. Unfortunately the weather did not allow for the cruise, it can happen, fully understandable. As we were reaching the end of our stay, I asked for a refund of...More

9  Thank Bruno M
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a fabulous time we had with friends on our cruise.. saw lots! Definitely go!!! So special .. dolphins, various birds and whales!!!

1  Thank FizzBonnieScotland
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had low expectations for a trip at this time of year, not the best time to be seeing wildlife, but the opportunity to take our first ride on a RIB was enough for us. The dolphins we did expect to see and, as ever,...More

1  Thank KeithW725
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

A comfortable and exhilarating experience, too many dolphins to count and roughly18 minke whales. A brilliant day!

Thank 16Ann
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Best Monday I've had for a long time! Fantastic trip with Hebridean Whale Cruises. We saw Manx shearwaters, storm petrels, guillemots, razorbills, gannets, gulls, bonxies, harbour porpoises, seals, minke whales lunge feeding and my favourite, common dolphins! What a day!!

Thank Liz B
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

This was our 4th trip in 3 years. The trip was booked for Monday but the weather was very windy and it was cancelled. Eventually the wind died down and on Friday we managed to get out for 4 hour trip. We had a fantastic...More

Thank Aly63
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

last year, we went on a very expensive holiday to Canada to see whales and failed. So after some research found out about the Hebridean Whale Cruise. So we booked a holiday cottage in the local village of Gairloch and booked on the cruise at...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great experience. The boat ride alone is loads of fun. We were very lucky on our 4 hour evening tour. We saw lots of dolphins, porpoise, a common seal and then 3 or 4 minke whales!!!! The crew managed our time well....More

1  Thank L P
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Team is very nice and it is not their fault.... Our booked "Ultimate Orca 1 tour" was canceled because of bad weather. Actually it was a sunny day, but in the evening some big rain clouds appeared in the direction where the boat wanted to...More

2  Thank juliaw0lf
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

It took 6 hours from Stornoway for the whole experience, but it was SO worth it. We have seen killer whales ORCAs. Didn't expect to see it sooooo close and it's so different when you next to it. you have to try it, either from...More

1  Thank Matt O
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