COME AND EXPERIENCE THE WONDERS OF SCALPAY
An T-Eilean Boidheach
WHAT WE OFFER
Our tours are a mix of local history, scenery and wildlife. On our main tour, which starts in the North Harbour of Scalpay, you will experience all that the island has to offer. A rich variety of birds, seals, dolphins, whales and iconic landmarks as seen from the sea. We can also offer alternative tours that take in the nearby deserted settlements, or to the enchanted Shiant Islands, where you can enjoy the amazing geology of the islands, as well as the puffin and other sea bird colonies.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHEN DO THE TOURS DEPART?
We normally run two tours a day, Monday to Friday. Our morning tours are the Scalpay scenic, local history and wildlife tours. We also offer these tours on Mon and Fri afternoons. On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons we offer a non-landing, trip to the Shiant Islands and on a Wednesday afternoon we have a "deserted settlements" tour. However, because of weather and tidal constraints tours and times may vary.
HOW LONG IS THE TOUR?
Our regular tour normally lasts around 2 hours depending on what wildlife we see and how long we stop to say hello to them! For our Shiant Islands trip we allow 3 hours and for the deserted settlements tour it is 2 and a half hours. we ask all passengers to be there 15 minutes beforehand to allow for safety briefings etc.
HOW MUCH IS THE TOUR?
The regular tour costs £50 for an adult and £25 for under 16's. The Shiant Islands tour is £80 for adults and £40 for U-16s and for the deserted settlements tour it is £70 for adults and £35 for U-16s. Payment is made on the day of the tour, either by cash or card. We operate a no sail no pay policy, as the weather is one thing we have no control over.
WHERE DOES THE TOUR DEPART FROM?
We operate out of the Marina, North Harbour, Scalpay. Once you come off the Scalpay bridge, turn left at the t-junction after the bus shelter, then follow the road into the village. When you pass the North Harbour Bistro, take the next right and you will arrive at the harbour. We are situated in the green container opposite the Community Centre.
Please feel free to contact us if you would like more information, have a special request, or would like to make a booking. You can Email, WhatsApp or call us on the number below. If we don't answer please leave a message as we may be busy enjoying a tour! We will reply as soon as we can.
Kenny on 07711828801