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Gairloch Marine Life Centre & Cruises

The Pier Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
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Wonderful!!!

Fabulous scenery, lots of interesting local information. Skipper very enthusiastic and... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
dpaberdeen
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Evening Fishing trip with ten year old

Brilliant, just brilliant evening with Drew. Great teacher good fun and couldnt recommend this... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Alison B
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“marine wildlife” (10 reviews)
“sea birds” (19 reviews)
“grey seals” (4 reviews)
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The Pier Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous scenery, lots of interesting local information. Skipper very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about all the wildlife, habitat and problems the sea birds are facing. A great way to spend a couple of hours. Wrap up warmly if there's a the north wind about

1  Thank dpaberdeen
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Brilliant, just brilliant evening with Drew. Great teacher good fun and couldnt recommend this more. We were lucky with weather especially lucky as the boat was newly back after someone else on autopilot crashing into them. Caught loads of mackerel and then pollock. All in...More

Thank Alison B
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

It seems they had an accident to their boat on 24th July 2017. I kept in touch with them beginning of August and they took anyway a reservation for me (2 adults and 2 kids) for August 25th, WITHOUT mentioning they had this problem (probably...More

Thank Fabio B
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

A super 2 hours exploring the islands and coastline under the guidance of a knowledgeable and entertaining skipper. Whilst wildlife doesn't always do what we want, patience allowed us to see Minke Whale and juvenile, common and grey seals. Skuas,guillemots,tern,red throated diver, eider and many...More

Thank WarwickBlue
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Ian, our guide explained everything you would like to no about seals, birds and fish. Very well boattrip what leaves nothing unanswerred. It was a very interresting trip and very learning. Keep up the good work on the study of marinelive and keep informing the...More

Thank awittenberg67
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We sailed out in the afternoon although the rain joined us that did not dampen the cruise in anyway. What a fantastic time had by all. Ian is so knowledgeable about the wildlife and its surroundings and he was brilliant with the children. He knew...More

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The boat trip was very enjoyable, despite a shortage of wildlife. Dolphins were distant and the seal was asleep in the water. But it was a lovely afternoon and I got to see, from the boat, the mountain I climbed the day before. The skipper...More

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We were very happy with the clean, well-equipped boat and the very experienced skipper on this cruise. There was seating for everyone. The history and geology of the area was as much. A topic for discussion as the local marine life, which was great for...More

1  Thank SnowGoddessDiva
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Went out with my family and a full boat load on a glorious afternoon. As with the majority of people who sign up for the trip you are expectig to see some wildlife - notably Dolphins! But the trip itself is a pleasure in its...More

1  Thank simon c
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The tour guide and sailor is amazing. So knowledgeable and he has a real passion for all the animals!!!! We saw mine whale,seals and loads of dolphin who swum behind the boat it was great!!!! I would without a doubt recommend and should I return...More

1  Thank EmilyWheller
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Response from ianfrench | Property representative |
there are no charges for dog sitting.
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Denise H
11 February 2018|
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Response from ianfrench | Property representative |
normal visitor centre openings are from easter to end of october,research cruises roughly the same.so no not open all year.
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