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Hebridean Whale Cruises

Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
+44 1445 712458
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Our 3rd trip over the last few years and the best!

Best Monday I've had for a long time! Fantastic trip with Hebridean Whale Cruises. We saw Manx... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Liz B
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Dunmow, UK
Fantastic!

This was our 4th trip in 3 years. The trip was booked for Monday but the weather was very windy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aly63
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Best Monday I've had for a long time! Fantastic trip with Hebridean Whale Cruises. We saw Manx shearwaters, storm petrels, guillemots, razorbills, gannets, gulls, bonxies, harbour porpoises, seals, minke whales lunge feeding and my favourite, common dolphins! What a day!!

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th trip in 3 years. The trip was booked for Monday but the weather was very windy and it was cancelled. Eventually the wind died down and on Friday we managed to get out for 4 hour trip. We had a fantastic...More

Thank Aly63
Reviewed 1 week ago

last year, we went on a very expensive holiday to Canada to see whales and failed. So after some research found out about the Hebridean Whale Cruise. So we booked a holiday cottage in the local village of Gairloch and booked on the cruise at...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great experience. The boat ride alone is loads of fun. We were very lucky on our 4 hour evening tour. We saw lots of dolphins, porpoise, a common seal and then 3 or 4 minke whales!!!! The crew managed our time well....More

Thank L P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Team is very nice and it is not their fault.... Our booked "Ultimate Orca 1 tour" was canceled because of bad weather. Actually it was a sunny day, but in the evening some big rain clouds appeared in the direction where the boat wanted to...More

Thank juliaw0lf
Reviewed 27 July 2017

It took 6 hours from Stornoway for the whole experience, but it was SO worth it. We have seen killer whales ORCAs. Didn't expect to see it sooooo close and it's so different when you next to it. you have to try it, either from...More

1  Thank Matt O
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A pod of at least 30 dolphins (adults and babies) breaching and bow riding right by the boat for about half an hour. Absolutely fabulous

2  Thank Mark_Jelley
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is simply the most wonderful of experiences. We took the "4 hour" trip from Stornaway on the MV Monadhliath. We got value for money - it ended up around 5 1/2 hours. The boat, unlike a RIB, has a day cabin and viewing decks...More

4  Thank Admi
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We booked this cruise well in advance of our holiday to Aultbea. The cruise was very well organised and they supply you with special waterproof/ rescue trousers and jackets. They even have spare gloves, hats and sunglasses (you will need these), in case you forget...More

1  Thank Jill C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We booked this the day before on a whim and was easy to book online. We tried ringing on the day but no answer so we popped across in person an hour early to double check the ride was still going ahead. We geared up...More

2  Thank Abigail L
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Frank Elaine B
16 June 2017|
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Response from MelkortheMighty | Reviewed this property |
The website allowed my booking without any issues, the office is not always manned hence the telephone is not answered. If there are continuing issues try sending a message via the website.
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Rebecca P
19 January 2016|
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Response from Walvisje |
Hi Rebecca, We were at the Azores, Portugal islands... we are also crazy about whales, specially the blue whale, the biggest whale on Earth (32 meters long!) and... we saw 3 blue whales at one time, during whalewatching at... More
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