Merry Christmas from the St Hilda Sea Adventures team: Christophe, Colette, Julie and Michael. We wish you all a great festive season!
NEW LAND & SEA CRUISE - 13th August 2020:
Visiting Scotland by both land and sea allows the visitor to truly appreciate the multi-faceted depth of this wonderful country. FIRST departure date 13th August 2020 for 11 nights. 6 nights on land and 5 nights aboard our wee ship Seahorse II.
See below link for more details of the itinerary: https://www.sthildaseaadventures.co.uk/scottish-cruise/discover-scotland-by-land-and-sea/seahorse-ii/13-aug-20
2020 Specialist Scottish Cruises
Our SPECIALIST cruises with photography tutors, art tutors and wildlife guides were a great sucess this year so we will be repeating these in 2020 all at NO extra cost to our guests.
Departure dates can be found on our 2020 calendar: https://www.sthildaseaadventures.co.uk/scottish-cruises/calendar/2020
Marine Conservation Society
We are pleased to announce we are now a Gold Company Member of the Marine Conservation Society. This will mean we won’t be serving any fish which are ‘red rated’ on the MCS Good Fish Guide list. For more information take a look at the below link: https://www.mcsuk.org/goodfishguide/search
Beautiful autumn colours, October 2019
A few pictures from the last cruise of the season during the ‘Hebridean Cruise: The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura’ aboard our wee ship St Hilda. Many thanks to guest Julia for sharing.
Ammonites (fossils) from the lower Jurassic period 180 millions years ago, found on the east coast of England. Beautifully prepared and a wonderufl gift from two of our guests.
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
We are please to announce we are now a corporate member of the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust!
As a corporate member of HWDTwe fully engage with their mission and like them work to safe guard the future of Scottish seas and cetaceans.
Our holidays operate on a strict ‘leave only a wake’ policy. Our aim is to respect the sea and the local marine and shore-based environment. To leave everything as we find it is our motto, respecting the delicate eco-system balance of sky, sea and shore.
Our crew next season will be WiSe qualified. The WiSe training is the UK’s national training scheme for minimising disturbance to marine wildlife
Wonderful Scottish wildlife encounters, August 2019.
Many thanks to Seahorse II photography tutor, Gary Barber.
Green Tourism - Sustainable Travel
After our recent assessment with Green Tourism we are very pleased to announce that we have been awarded with a SILVER certificate. Our next challenge is to achieve the gold award!
Autumn light, Sept 2019.
Many thanks to guest Fabienne for sharing. Pictures taken during the 5 night ‘Scottish Castles and Sea Lochs’ cruise with Seahorse II photography tutor Jose.
St Kilda and the Outer Hebrides - July 2019
Many thanks to guest Denise for her fantastic pictures from the 11 night cruise aboard Seahorse II exploring the Inner and Outer Hebrides. It was difficult to choose which ones to share!
Another Wonderful Season
We have arrived at the end of another wonderful season with exceptional wildlife sightings and successful guided wildlife, kayaking, art and photography cruises.
A special thanks to everyone for making it such a wonderful season. We hope to see you all next year.
Caledonian Canal cruise aboard small ship Seahorse II, Sept 2019.
Many thanks to guest Ian for sharing a few of his pictures from the six night cruise aboard Seahorse II. Unforunately no pictures of the Loch Ness Monster!
Scottish Castles and Sea Lochs, Inner Hebrides, September 2019
A few pictures from the recent Scottish Castles and Sea Lochs Cruise with photography tutor onboard. Many thanks to guest Kim for sharing these great pictures!
St Hilda to St Kilda, August 2019
Many thanks to guest John for sharing a few of his pictures from the 11 night cruise aboard ex-tallship St Hilda exploring the magical Inner and Outer Hebrides.
Caledonian Canal Cruise - September 2019
Many thanks to guest Jane for sharing a few of her pictures from the recent six night Caledonian Canal cruise aboard Seahorse II with art tutor Anthea Gage.
Isle of Mull - Six night Inner Hebrdes Cruise
Many thanks to guest Karen for sharing a few of her holiday pictures. Taken in August during the six night Mull Odyssey cruise aboard our small ship Seahorse II.
Caledonian Canal Cruise - Inverness to Fort William
The end of our second Caledonian Canal cruise (from Inverness to Fort William) aboard Seahorse II.
Next departure dates are 10th and 18th September 2020: https://www.sthildaseaadventures.co.uk/scottish-cruise/loch-ness-and-the-caledonian-canal-cruise
Blue skies, beautiful sunsets and hand-dived scallops for dinner aboard our wee ship St Hilda. A lovely way to end the summer!
Pictures taken during the Isle of Skye and Small Isles cruise.
White Tailed Eagle
An incredible picture of a herring gull attacking a white tailed eagle. Picture taken earlier this month by Seahorse II photograhy tutor Gary Barber.