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All day bird boat trip to Lunga and Staffa

We had such a great day out - dolphins and basking sharks from the boat and lots of time (4 hours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
24liz
The highlight of our trip to Scotland

The Turus Mara boat trip to Staffa and Lunga wasn't cheap, but it was worth every penny. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark M
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Portland, Oregon
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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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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Penmore Mill, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a great day out - dolphins and basking sharks from the boat and lots of time (4 hours) on Lunga to watch all the activity of the puffins, shags and other birds. Travelled in a small boat (only about 16 of us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Turus Mara boat trip to Staffa and Lunga wasn't cheap, but it was worth every penny. We were staying in Tobermory, and after a few days of driving a rental car on the unfamiliar and challenging, single track track roads of Scotland, getting picked...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the first time we've been out with Turus Mara. We went on the day trip to the Treshnish Isles, 1st stop at Fingal's Cave for an hour or so followed by a couple of hours on Lunga to visit the most beautiful puffins. The...More

Thank Sue W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an epic trip out to Staffa, en-route the crew detoured and stopped to treat us to an amazing dolphin watching experience, highly recommend!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we set off from the Ulva Ferry, the sights were fantastic. After only 15 minutes, the boat slowed down and the captain announced some dolphins had been sighted. Next moment, we were surrounded by the beautiful sight of a pod of bottle...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 3rd time we have booked with Tubus Mara- The first two times we sailed on "Island Lass" which can accommodate all passengers outside on deck if preferred. However this time we booked the more expensive Treshnish and Lunga tour aboard "Hoy Lass"....More

1  Thank Graham M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled with Turus Mara to Staffa and Lunga. It was amazing to see so many puffins, guillemots and cormorants on Lunga and particularly so close. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Alison C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw lots of puffins and other seabirds. We were given good advice. We were lucky with a beautiful day although couldn't land safely on Staffa due to an exceptionally low tide. This decision was clearly for safety and clearly the right decision on the...More

Thank Susan G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When on the trip from Oban on 9 :50 ferry , pick up at ferry stop then taken to catch the boat . Went to Staffa the steps are very steep saw puffin in the sea but in on land. But three dolphins turned up...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We went on this trip on a Sunday the weather was very good the captain 👩‍✈️ of the bout was brilliant with his experience of the hole area Staffa is very Beautiful the views are stunning the steps are very steep to get to the...More

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Andrew S
April 9, 2018|
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Response from 231colin | Property representative |
We have many folk travel with us - from newborn to 90s - Staffa can be managed by most - certainly many children enjoy the trip with the care and attention of their parents! Hope this helps.
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EthelsNest
August 3, 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.
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Sandie N
May 6, 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
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