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Sea Tours Torridon

Departing from the picturesque village of Shieldaig (10 min drive from the hotel), the Seaflower is a new 40ft custom made catamaran providing a safe and comfortable environment for you to enjoy nature at its best.

From April to October, Torridon Sea Tours offers a three-hour morning and afternoon boat trip and a one hour evening trip in and around Loch Torridon, full day trips to Rona are also available.

‘Sealife’ Glass Bottom Boat Marine and Wildlife Cruises – Gairloch

Unique to Gairloch, ‘Sealife’ is the only boat cruise to allow you to look at the rich underwater marine life of Gairloch Bay while enjoying the spectacular wildlife, birdlife and stunning scenery which surrounds you throughout your cruise. Join us to look for seals, otters and porpoises in their natural environment. Watch out for birds such as gannets, razorbills, black throated divers and on occasion’s puffins, sea eagles and golden eagles as you journey to our special underwater sites. Through individual viewing panels, enjoy watching an amazing variety of marine life including sea anemones, octopus, scallops, sea urchins, lobster, starfish, and crabs all in their natural habitats on the seabed. ‘Sealife’ is a fully certified boat, your guide Richard is a qualified Powerboat Trainer and Yachtmaster. His passion and knowledge of marine and wildlife will only add to a memorable experience no other boat can offer. For a complete wildlife experience.

Mountain Bike Guide

A local Guide can take you along the wonderful trails around Torridon. Whether you are looking for a relaxing ride or slightly more adventure, the guide will pick some trails to suit your needs.

£80 per group half day
£160 per group full day

Mountain bike hire is available from The Torridon Activities.

Hebridean Whale Cruises

Scotland has some fantastic wildlife and a marine wildlife cruise offers a unique way to see and enjoy our local flora and fauna. Everything from seals, birds and whales can be seen and all from the vantage point of a safe boat.
Cost: From – £18pp for two hours
(Available between Easter and November)


Lochcarron and Gairloch both have 9 hole courses. All equipment can be hired at either of the courses.
Cost: From £15.00

River and Loch Fly Fishing

Spend a relaxing day leisurely fishing on one of our local lochs or rivers with our local ghillie. He will provide you with expert tuition and all the equipment you will need for a days fishing.
Cost: £60 Half day / £100 Full Day
(Available between Easter and November)

Pony Trekking

A really pleasant way to see some of the beautiful country of Wester Ross and Skye. The hotel can arrange riding for both the novice and the experienced rider with all safety equipment and tuition included.
Cost: From £16pp for an hour
(Available between Easter and November)

Fast Boat Charter

Dolphins, seals, basking sharks, whales, otters, Sea-eagles, gannets, puffins, kittiwakes, terns, cormorants, guillimots, oystercatchers, Sea-cliffs, waterfalls, natural arches, caves, fjords, sea-lochs, castles, brochs, lighthouses

Picnic on an uninhabited island, Barbecue on an isolated beach, Lunch at a shoreside pub

Local skipper, local knowledge, Information, conversation, inspiration.

Brilliant boat trips today and every day, from somewhere near you to somewhere special

Unique, unforgettable & affordable, From £30 per person.

Gairloch Marine Life Centre and Cruises 

MV Starquest is a Colvic Watson 31’ passenger vessel, built in 1989 and fully refitted in 1998. She is now fully equipped with the most up to date safety and navigation equipment. Her spacious deck allows all passengers’ cushioned seating with room to view in comfort.
Cruise Information We offer one and two hour cruises to suit your needs and with all our cruises your adventure begins in Charleston Harbour, where you will be welcomed aboard MV Starquest by your skipper Ian. After a short, but essential, safety briefing you will cruise gently out of the harbour and if you’re lucky you may catch a glimpse of Sammy, our resident grey seal, along the way! Cruising at a gentle six knots out into the Loch you’ll discover the breathtaking coastline of Gairloch, looking back to shore you will marvel at the stunning mountain scenery. Keep an eye out for a wide range of birdlife and sealife that abound off the west coast of Scotland: golden eagle, otters, and the sea eagle; plus Minke Whales, Common Dolphins, Porpoises, Humpback and Killer Whales – just to name a few…. The main commentary during our cruises is in English but we can also describe marine life and birds in French, German, Swedish, Dutch, Spanish and Italian.

Shellfish Safaris

Let local skipper, Ian, whose family have fished these waters for hundreds of years, help you experience a working traditional fishing boat. Creels hauled from the deep are filled with interest. See prawns (sold to Gordon Ramsay restaurants), octopus, crabs, lobsters, starfish, scorpion fish and beautiful shells amongst other fascinating sealife.
Trips are approximately 1 3/4 hours, starting at 9am. Boat is certificated by MCA and fully equipped with all safety equipment including children’s life jackets. a maximum of 5 people can tak ethe boat. Binoculars and wildlife guides supplied. If you are feeling proud of your catch, you have the opportunity to purchase it at fisherman’s prices so you can enjoy the fruits of your labours.
Cost: From £17.50 per adult, £12.50 per child.

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