Lunch On Canna!
Our extended tour of around 6 hours takes in all the stunning views on the west coast of Skye and inner Hebridean Islands. Leaving Carbost at 10am we’ll sail near Talisker beach taking in the views of the Cuillins and the Small Isles whilst heading over to the remote Island of Canna which should take just over 1 hour.
Once on Canna we’ll head for Café Canna https://www.cafecanna.co.uk/ (booking ahead) for a cup of tea or an early Lunch. We’ll spend a couple of hours on the Island, being able to walk around and explore. https://www.theisleofcanna.com/things-to-do-see
Around 2pm we’ll depart for a scenic sail past Canna’s Prison Rock & Black beach and the Puffin stack whilst on route to Rum. Sailing past Rum’s beautiful scenery and many of wildlife before returning to Carbost at around 4pm.
You will not be disappointed with the sheer cliffs & birdlife on offer. The fast running tide in the area makes it an ideal place to spot Baskin Sharks and Minke Whales feeding in the tidal stream.
This is our main tour for the Rum & Canna Explorer but we can offer below on days the Café isn’t available (Tuesday) or if requested.
Trip around Rum!
Rum boasts one of the largest Manx Shearwater colonies in the world and is home to over 900 red deer. Over 60,000 pairs of black and white pigeon nest in burrows on the islands highest summits along with a ambitious white tailed Eagle reintroduction program. Just some of the marvellous things about the island to discover.
As an alternative we’ll be departing Carbost at 10am for Rum. Arriving at Kinloch around 11.30am we’ll head ashore for a tour of Kinloch Castle or a wonder and bite to eat until around 2pm http://www.isleofrum.com/thingstodo.php.
Departing on a 2 hour tour around the south of the island towards Harris bay and the French trawler wreck. The extended coastline gives us plenty of opportunities to spot Dolphins, nesting Golden and White tail Eagles along the way towards Canna’s impressive Puffin stack and the beautiful Prison Rock & Black beach. Arriving back at Carbost at 4pm.
Built for the Lancashire industrialist George Bullough, the construction of Kinloch Castle started in 1897 using red sandstone imported from Coire Quarry on the Isle of Arran and took three years to build employing more than 300 craftsmen. Kinloch Castle was one of the first private residence in Scotland to have electricity, with a dam being constructed for hydro power. Finding out all the more on the tour.
FV Jack Abry II
The French trawler that ran aground on the Island.
We do require guests come prepared with warm waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear although Waterproof clothing will be provided an extra layer is a great idea. A camera, packed lunch/snacks and water for the day is recommended. Whilst the weather will be monitored and we will only run the trip if the skipper deems the conditions safe, we are in the Atlantic Ocean & we may encounter some bumps along the way, guests that may suffer from seasickness should come prepared. Times are not exact and may vary slightly