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Hebridean Whale Cruises

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Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
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Amazing trip shame no whales

We were both very excited for this trip as we love wildlife especially whales. The boat is small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ben B
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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I will be back!

I visited on the 2nd of June for the four hour cruise as a 30th birthday present with my husband... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer H
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
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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"
in 22 reviews
"bad weather"
in 8 reviews
"lunge feeding"
in 3 reviews
"boat ride"
in 4 reviews
"ribs"
in 2 reviews
"white beaked dolphins"
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"amazing animals"
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"manx shearwaters"
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"we arrived early"
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"killer whales"
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"wrap up warm"
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"great fun"
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"sea state"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were both very excited for this trip as we love wildlife especially whales. The boat is small but perfectly safe and good fun. The crew are professional and know there stuff. As whales are wild animals there is no guarantee of seeing them which...More

Thank Ben B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on the 2nd of June for the four hour cruise as a 30th birthday present with my husband. The staff were extremely friendly, full of information and the boat was fantastic. Although there was heavy mist out on the water we were lucky...More

Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went on the trip on Sunday 27th with Nick. My partner has been visiting the area for years, and has wanted to do the trip for a long time. It's safe to say we weren't disappointed! We saw 2 minke whales,...More

1  Thank Jonno W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we were really lucky with weather and sea was calm, great as I’m not the best on boats. We done the four hour trip and think we were out for almost five as initially we couldn’t find any whales. The guy piloting the boat...More

1  Thank kenrob999
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Reviewed October 27, 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

11  Thank Bruno M
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Reviewed October 15, 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 September 29, 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

2  Thank KeithW725
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Reviewed September 25, 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 September 18, 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 September 10, 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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