2 Hour wildlife Cruise

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From GBP 33

A two-hour wildlife tour around the beautiful island of Carna, suitable for all ages and mobility levels.

Start at Laga bay and head across the Loch and into the rich tidal waters of Caol Carna, a favourite fishing ground for otters and herons. Passing through the narrows we head down to Loch Teacuis and the seal colonies. On the way there will be arctic and common terns nesting on the rocks as well as black and red throated divers in the loch.

On the way back we return around the west side of Carna, seeing more seal rocks and shag nests on the cliffs. Rounding the northern end of Carna there is a good chance of porpoise in the deep water between the Carna and the mainland, before returning to Laga.

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08:50 Check in at Laga Bay

09:00 Depart from our Pontoon

09:30 Spot otters in Caol Carna

10:00 Seals on the rocks at Loch Teacuis

10:30 Porpoise off Oransay and in Carna Channel

11:00 Return to Laga

Highlights

  • An easy and relaxed trip with great variety of wildlife
  • Suitable for all ages and endurance levels
  • Spectacular scenery and rich natural and human history in the area
  • Otters, Eagles, Porpoise and Divers are commonly spotted
  • See the Island of Carna and learn about its conservation projects

Route

  1. Departure - Laga Bay pontoon
  2. Enterance to Caol Carna
  3. Caol Carna
  4. End of Caol Carna
  5. Alt Barr Estuary
  6. Seal Haul
  7. Loch Teacuis
  8. Goat Island
  9. Carna Narrows
  10. Carna Cliffs
  11. Oransay North Shore
  12. Risga Channel
  13. Carna Channel
  14. Laga Bay