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Venture West Day Tours

Crinan Harbour | Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8, Scotland
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A quick last minute decision to see if we could get on the boat trip and we’re so glad we did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily P
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Leeds
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Venture west correveykan boat trip

Thanks again Sandy for a fantastic day on your boat out on the Sound of Jura to the Gulf of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brigsy2004
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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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Boat trips and Tours, wildlife and the Corryvreckan, island hopping, sea taxi and private charters from Crinan and Tayvallich on our state of the art cabined RIB
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Crinan Harbour | Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick last minute decision to see if we could get on the boat trip and we’re so glad we did! Sandy was great and so knowledgable! We saw so many animals and the whirlpools! So much fun! Highlight of the whole trip was the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks again Sandy for a fantastic day on your boat out on the Sound of Jura to the Gulf of Corryvekan and Scarba and Jura. Fantastic we saw the nesting sea eagles and the amazing waves and surf!! See you in June for another adventure!!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brilliant day trip from Crinan Harbour, sailing through Corryvreckan and around Scarba, then landing for a picnic at Lagg jetty on Jura. Next stop was Craighouse for a stretch of the legs before calling at Eilean Mor in the MacCormaig Isles then sailing up...More

Thank Iain D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great trip, a round trip landing on the Garvellachs. Sandy went out of his way to get views of the Sea Eagles, and was highly informative.

Thank R F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a truly memorable trip from Crinan. Our boat took us close to the nearby islands to see eagles, seals, wild boar and deer, before taking us through the Corryvreckan whirlpools. We were fortunate to have a perfect sunny day, and the trip led...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We hired the rib for a day trip to gigha and we loved every minute of it! Great fun on the boat, comfortable and spacious boat, great tour guide and nothing was a problem. Thanks Sandy!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is the fourth or fifth time my friends and I have benefited from Sandy's excellent local knowledge and first class seamanship. We arrived at Crinan harbour with great anticipation, loaded up the boat with our supplies for the weekend, and set off towards the...More

Thank Danielmuir
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

My husband my son and I went on the Corryvreckan whirpool and wildlife trip. The captain was a very knowledgable, friendly person who made the trip very special. We all enjoyed the trip seeing sea Eagles, Porpoise, Goats and seals and of course the whirlpools...More

Thank Hilary O
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Chartered Venture West for the second time in 6 weeks. The charter was well worth it. Seen a lot of wildlife during the trip around Jura. Sandy the Skipper was excellent, nothing was a hassle for him. Would thoroughly recommend a trip on Venture West....More

Thank Joyce C
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I recently chartered Venture West's boat for a private day charter to undertake some research for my studies at the University of Glasgow. I was able to arrange the list of places and things that I wanted to see. Sandy, our captain, was extremely accommodating...More

Thank Carly M
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