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Turus Mara

Penmore Mill, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
+44 800 085 8786
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good value

Went on a trip to staffa and round the trenish isles was well worth the money and the commentary... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ayr, United Kingdom

Brilliant wee boat, lovely crew with great patter, staffa was awesome! Shame the puffins had left... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Turus Mara run seabird and wildlife Cruise-tours to Staffa, the Treshnish Isles and Iona. Get some Puffin Therapy on Lunga in the Treshnish Isles, wonder at the awe inpiring Fingal's Cave and experience the serenity of Iona, cradle of christianity.
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Penmore Mill, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
+44 800 085 8786
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a trip to staffa and round the trenish isles was well worth the money and the commentary for the captains was funny and informative .

Thank page1910
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant wee boat, lovely crew with great patter, staffa was awesome! Shame the puffins had left before we got there but the seals and eagles put on a good show!

Thank 13,571,360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main problem is the boat is not satisfactory as a wildlife viewing vessel. There is extremely limited deck space which is all high up on the boat. There are maybe 15 places outside on a boat carrying 50+ passengers. Passengers are not asked to...More

Thank Olbrit1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the impressive Isle of Staffa and the Treshnish isles on the Turus Mara tour. Unfortunately all the puffins had recently left but the tour was still excellent and we saw a large amount of wildlife including, white tailed sea eagles, shags, cormorants. skewers,...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Thanks so much Turus Mara for a wonderful day! Mendelssohn's The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) Overture being blasted on the loud speaker as we sailed towards the cave entrance was a powerful experience. Especially as the waves lifted us and pushed us nearer. Great stuff. And...More

Thank ChiffeLondon
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Took the Isle of Staffa and Treshnish Isles tour. The weather was rubbish so was hoping not cancelled. Called at 8:30 as requested to check in. Still going ahead so very happy. The trip over, considering the weather, was good and comfortable. The sea was...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

we had a terrific time and I got some great photos of Puffins amongst others. Sadly the white tailed eagles didn't come out to play that day!!

Thank Alan J K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We enjoyed a boat trip to Staffa to visit Fingal's cave. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the surrounding areas. They gave us some good tips about walking on Ulva and answered all our questions. You can even have a cup of tea...More

Thank AH45971
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Keep in mind that in Scotland, boat tours are very weather dependent. We were lucky ours went off well although on the way out there was a little bit of seasickness with a young lad-the crew were very thoughtful in looking out for him. Fingal's...More

Thank Maceairsidh
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Lovely and perfect tour with the company. The trip to Staffa was not the best one but it was all we could expect after almost 2 weeks of rain!! Lunga, as usual, is the best part of the journey. I've done this same tour with...More

Thank ChusiChusi
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3 August 2017|
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Response from 231colin | Property representative |
Sorry I missed this - no you cant I am afraid - they leave first week in August.
Sandie N
6 May 2017|
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Response from 231colin | Property representative |
Hi there - we can certainly help! Its a fine time to see puffins - there are some on Staffa but loads more and lots of other birdlife in the Treshnish Isles! But of course it ts your call. I think doing Staffa Lunga and Iona... More
29 April 2017|
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Response from Lelleys | Reviewed this property |
We had to reschedule from the Tuesday to the Friday as weather was bad but they advised 2 days in advance so they keep a watch on the weather.