Mull, Iona & Staffa Puffin Experience

4 Day Tour Departing From Edinburgh

Price from $929.00 USD

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4 Days

3 Nights

Accommodation Included

Meet the most amusing and inquisitive birds in Scotland, while exploring the stunning west coast, plus the idyllic isles of Mull and Iona. Our journey along Loch Lomond is just a warm-up for the scenery and sea views to come. Photograph the colourful harbour in Tobermory, where we will spend two nights. Marvel at Fingal’s Cave and get up close to the adorable puffins on our water-based adventure around Staffa and the Treshnish Isles.* You’ll have the chance to spot whales, seals and eagles. Experience the beauty and serenity of Iona, before spending the final night in Oban. On our last day we journey through stunning scenery, including the mighty Glen Coe and finish off the day at a whisky distillery for a wee dram.

*The puffin breeding season usually takes place between late April to mid-August. Puffin encounters cannot be guaranteed

Inclusions

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Passionate Local Guide

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Three-Night Stay at a Three-Star Hotel

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Complimentary Breakfast Each Morning of Your Stay

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Wildlife Boat Cruise to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles

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Whisky Distillery Tour

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All Ferry Crossings

Mull, Iona & Staffa Puffin Experience map of route

Accommodation

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Highland Hotel Accommodation

Experience a warm Scottish welcome in our handpicked Highland hotels, each brimming with its own unique charm. Kickstart your mornings with a hearty breakfast showcasing authentic Scottish flavours, including the iconic Full Scottish Breakfast. While the specific hotel may vary, rest assured, you'll enjoy Highland hospitality at its finest.

Room Types

Twin Room
One room with two separate beds suitable for one adult in each bed.
Double Room
One room with one bed suitable for two adults.
Family 3
One room with two separate beds. One bed suitable for two adults and one bed suitable for one adult/child.

Accessibility and Facilities

For more information, see our Accessibility Statement.

Where does the tour depart from?

Your 4-Day Isle of Mull, Iona & Staffa Puffin tour departs from the city centre in Edinburgh. For more details on your pick-up location, please visit our Departure Info page.

Is accommodation included?

Yes, three nights hotel accommodation is included in the tour price.

What accommodation will I be staying at?

Accommodation is carefully selected by our experienced team ensuring a hearty Scottish welcome. While the specific hotel may vary, you can be confident your stay will be comfortable.

Find more info on our Accommodation page.

What about meals?

Your accommodation comes with a freshly made breakfast each morning. However, lunch, dinner, and snacks are not included in the tour. Throughout your Isle of Mull tour, you'll have the opportunity to visit numerous outstanding restaurants and cafes in the area. We highly recommend trying these to explore Scottish cuisine at your own pace, catering to your preferences and dietary needs.

Will I see puffins?

Puffins typically nest during the summer months, but sightings are not guaranteed. However, on your excursion to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles, you can anticipate encountering a diverse array of wildlife.

Is this tour suitable for solo travellers?

Please note that we are currently unable to offer single rooms on this tour. Many of our other tours do offer single room options for solo travellers.

Are there toilet facilities on the coach?

While our coaches don't offer onboard toilets, rest assured that our itineraries include regular comfort stops, allowing frequent access to restroom facilities.

Are your tours accessible?

Our guides are unable to assist with wheelchairs or provide physical assistance during boarding or disembarking from the coach. Passengers should be capable of boarding and disembarking independently using the access stairs or with the help of a traveling companion. Foldable wheelchairs can be stored in our onboard luggage storage during travel.

Please note that some stops on our tours may involve rough terrain or only be accessible by steps.

It's important to be aware that your accommodation may have limited accessibility for wheelchair users. More info can be found on our Accessibility page.

Can I purchase snacks or souvenirs at the stops along the way?

Yes! Our routes include stops where you can grab a snack or recharge with a drink. Occasionally, we pause at shops offering local souvenirs as well. For precise details about timing and stops, don't hesitate to inquire with your guide.

Where can I get a more detailed itinerary?

Although our tours follow a structured plan with key stops, part of the excitement comes from unexpected surprises! We refrain from providing additional details beyond what's outlined here, as factors like weather, traffic, and the preferences of our driver guides may lead to slight deviations. Trust that your journey through Scotland will be unlike any other!

What if I need to cancel my tour?

If you need to cancel your tour, you will need to inform us in writing by sending an email to info@highlandexplorertours.com. You can find our cancellation and refunds policy in section 3 in our Terms and Conditions.

I have more questions. How can you help?

Feel free to visit our general Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to common queries, or reach out to us directly via our Contact Us page.