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Hebridean Whale Cruises

Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
+44 1445 712458
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Another tick on the bucket list!

My wife and I wanted to do something special for our wedding anniversary and I have always wanted... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
One of the best whale/dolphin cruises in the world

My family and I love wildlife and nature a lot. We did a lot of whalewatch cruises the last 4... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium
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Pier Road, Gairloch IV21 2BQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I wanted to do something special for our wedding anniversary and I have always wanted to see a whale in the wild so I treated us both to a trip with this company. As with all wildlife excursions there are no guarantees...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

My family and I love wildlife and nature a lot. We did a lot of whalewatch cruises the last 4 years. Hebridean Whale Cruises is one of the best ! Nick, the skipper has a lot of knowledge about dolphins, whales, birds. He explained us...More

5  Thank AnneliesMullens
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I've been on many whale and dolphin watching trips in the U.K. And around the world and this has to be the best I've been on for sure. Great skipper, travel great distances in the brilliant rib and really get to see what the trip...More

1  Thank Will D
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This was written as a response to the review by Jane O of HWC. I too travelled with the company in August 2016 as I have many times previously. You will also see that I have posted many other reviews, covering a variety of businesses,...More

6  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Phoned a couple of days in advance & waited to hear back as weather forecast was a bit dodgy. However, got the call on the Thursday to confirm there would be a cruise on the Friday morning. Arrived 30 mins in advance & handed over...More

4  Thank Jingsabove
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We visited Gairloch last September and took a 4 hour whale watching cruise, It was fantastic, we saw Dolphins, Minke whales, Basking sharks and otters! The weather was clear but cold and it was great fun out on the water! The guide was fantastic and...More

2  Thank MarieDyson123
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We chose to travel around Scotland for 2 weeks because I wanted to go whale watching and these areas are renowned for their wildlife. The weather forecast wasn't looking great so Nick kept asking us to call back for updates to see if it would...More

3  Thank Katie E
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Seeing the Moray Firth dolphins regulary, I wanted to visit Gairloch to see some different cetacean species and I wasn't disappointed! Nick the skipper was great, 4 hour trip went into a 6 hour trip and we saw numerous dolphins and whales, the ocean was...More

2  Thank Liz S
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I think it must be almost unique to write a review of a cruise we never took, The company showed great determination to get a message to us to prevent a wasted journey as the strnog tides made sailing unsafe. Anyone who goes this far...More

2  Thank r0yjane
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Booked on here and kept seeing posts about the whales and dolphins they were seeing but promised myself I wouldn't get my hopes up but would enjoy the trip reguardless. I know seeing any wildlife is never a guarentee as they are, and rightly so,...More

2  Thank RebeccaW1504
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Rebecca P
Hi we are desperate to see whales, could anyone tell me the best time to visit? I appreciate weather may be an issue but am happy to stay for a week just in case? So any constructive advice would be welcome, eg accommodation, location, price etc. Many thanks all Rebecca
18 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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Hi what is the best time of year to see Whales and Dolphins in Gairloch please
24 September 2015|
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Victoria D
When is the best time of year to see a good cross section of ocean wildlife with your cruises?
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