UPDATE – WE ARE TAKING BOOKINGS FOR OUR 2021 AND 2022 SEASONS. IF FOR ANY REASON THESE TRIPS CANNOT TAKE PLACE THEN YOU WILL BE REFUNDED 100% OF YOUR DEPOSIT. WE DO HOPE THAT ALL OF THIS IS OVER SOON WITH THE ROLL OUT OF THE VACCINE BUT WE JUST CANNOT BE 100% SURE
Day 1 – Arrive at Craignure on the Calmac 12.25 sailing from Oban (you will need to book your own ferry crossing). You will be met by your guide and taken for coffee and cake to discuss your holiday itinerary on Mull. It is a short drive to your hotel and after checking in we will assemble to head out for our first look at the beautiful Isle of Mull before returning in plenty of time for your evening meal.
Day 2 – After breakfast we head out for our first full day of wildlife watching in our comfortable private mini-bus. We will travel around the main central part of Mull seeing its iconic species : Golden and White Tailed Eagles, Otters and Hen Harriers, Dippers and Divers along with Mull’s migrant birds. The main central loop takes in Mull’s stunning scenery showcasing its mountains and moors, lochs and glens.
Day 3 – Today we head out around northern Mull, with plenty of stunning sea views, stopping often as we search for the wildlife. we visit Mull’s colourful capital, Tobermory, for a short look around before continuing our wildlife experience. After the evening meal, we head out, on a night time excursion looking for Tawny, Barn, Short and Long Eared Owls along with Red and Fallow Deer.
Day 4 – After a leisurely breakfast we take the short drive to board your 30 foot private luxury motor cruiser. We set sail for the 6 hour complimentary sea safari looking for Whales, Dolphins, Basking Sharks and Seals. We hope to see White Tailed Eagles as we cruise through Loch Tuath past the Isle of Ulva and across to Staffa to see the world famous Fingals Cave. After an on-board buffet lunch we will head further out to sea looking for Skuas, Puffins, Fulmers, Petrels, Gannets and Guillemots before returning to the hotel for dinner.
Day 5 – An early breakfast sets us up for a full day out on the Ross of Mull. We will head south stopping to see nesting Eagles as we continue down to Fionnphort to catch the ferry over to magical Iona. Here we will spend time on the beautiful golden sandy beaches and visit Iona Abbey, taking in all of the history. The graves of medieval kings, clan chieftains and Macbeth are to be found in the Abbey grounds. After lunch we search the Iris and reed beds looking for Corncrake, Sedge and Willow Warblers. Iona’s shoreline and fields hold plenty of seasonal visitors. On returning to Mull we take the scenic route expecting to see Otters feeding and playing. The views here are truly magnificent.
Day 6 – Following breakfast and checkout we will take you on the short drive back to Craignure to catch the 10 am sailing to Oban (you will need to book your own ferry crossing) to start your homeward journey. Taking with you fantastic memories and the promise to “do it all again next year!”
Cost £1250 per person inclusive
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