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Basking Shark Scotland

Wildlife boat trips, snorkelling and wild swimming adventures from Oban

Dive in and discover Argyll's amazing marine life

Operating across Argyll & the Isles, our wildlife watching adventures run from April - October. Basking Shark Scotland is the only dedicated snorkel operator based from Oban. Choose from a range of single day to week-long wildlife excursions to the Inner Hebrides. Trips include the chance to see whales, dolphins, basking sharks, seals, eagles, puffins and many other seabirds. Meet the marine life and explore the abundant reefs and kelp forests of the new Argyll Snorkel Trail and beyond with our experienced guides. This is a haven for snorkelling for all ages and abilities. Join us on adventures departing from Oban & Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. Our passionate and dedicated team of marine biologists are here to show you the wonders of Scotland’s wildlife. Can’t find what you are looking for? Lunch with the puffins and a view of Fingal’s Cave? Waterfall swims and a castle visit? Our private boat charters offer bespoke itineraries for a range of options from paddle-boarding and wild swimming to whisky tasting and remote beaches. Explore our website for a full range of tours and availability.


All year