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NEW CRUISE - MULL ODYSSEY: ART TUTOR ONBOARDDeparts 28th April...

14/11/2018 11:52

NEW CRUISE - MULL ODYSSEY: ART TUTOR ONBOARD

Departs 28th April 2019 aboard small ship Seahorse II.

This special six night Mull Odyssey cruise goes to all the usual wonderful places (Staffa, Iona, Treshnish Isles, Coll, Ross of Mull, Tobermory, etc) and, in addition, we have onboard, for your enjoyment, a very experienced art tutor Anthea Gage, RSW.

You don’t have to take advantage of Anthea’s tutoring but, if you wish, we will supply all the art materials free of charge.

See link for more details: https://www.sthildaseaadventures.co.uk/scottish-cruise/mull-odyssey-cruise-art-tutor-onboard


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Autumn ColoursA few pictures from the last cruise of the season...

05/11/2018 00:14



Autumn Colours

A few pictures from the last cruise of the season aboard small ship St Hilda. Lovely Autumn colours and charming smiles! Thank you Rusty & Tess for sharing the pictures.


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NEW CRUISE TO ST KILDA & THE SHIANT ISLES WITH WILDLIFE...

23/10/2018 23:25

NEW CRUISE TO ST KILDA & THE SHIANT ISLES WITH WILDLIFE SPECIALIST ABOARD

This new 10 night Scottish cruise departs on the 15th July 2019 aboard small ship Seahorse II. A wildlife specialist will be onboard without any extra cost to our passengers! Here is the link to this Scottish islands cruise on our website:
https://www.sthildaseaadventures.co.uk/scottish-cruise/a-guided-wildlife-tour-to-st-kilda-and-the-shiants


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Our two wee ships are home for the winter!Time to give our wee...

18/10/2018 17:33

Our two wee ships are home for the winter!

Time to give our wee ships some ‘tender loving care’ after a busy and adventurous season exploring the Inner and Outer Hebrides. 


Over the winter we are fitting Seahorse II with two new double/twin en-suites cabins as well as a new dining area. These conversions will make the voyage aboard Seahorse II an even more enjoyable experience!


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Last 2018 Cruise - Seahorse IIA few pictures from our last...

12/10/2018 22:49



Last 2018 Cruise - Seahorse II

A few pictures from our last Scottish Island cruise this season aboard Seahorse II. What a wonderful first year for our new small ship Seahorse II and a BIG thank you to all our guests who took the time to share pictures with us and to write reviews.

Many thanks to our guest Susan for sharing these lovely pictures.


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THE 10% DISCOUNT FOR 2019 CRUISESThis is a reminder that all...

08/10/2018 16:02

THE 10% DISCOUNT FOR 2019 CRUISES

This is a reminder that all guests who book a 2019 Scottish cruise between 17th July and 20th October 2018 will receive a 10% discount.

Simply quote SC10 when booking.

We also have two new 10 night cruises discovering the remote Outer Hebrides and the North West Coast of Scotland departing in 2019. There is only one departure date for each cruise (on board Seahorse II) so book soon to guarantee your place.

Click HERE to view our 2019 ‘Scottish Island Cruising’ calendar.


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Five Night Hebridean Cruise - Guest Pictures A few pictures...

06/10/2018 15:27



Five Night Hebridean Cruise - Guest Pictures

A few pictures from the recent 5 night Hebridean Cruise aboard ex-tallship St Hilda. Many thanks to guest Daniel Carter for taking the time to share these pictures.


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Castle Stalker, near Port AppinGuests enjoyed an easy walk to...

02/10/2018 21:31

Castle Stalker, near Port Appin

Guests enjoyed an easy walk to Castle Stalker today. 

A calm autumn evening after a windy day! Thank you skipper Christophe Linsale for sending the picture.


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White-Tailed Eagle Guided Visit, Isle of MullDuring the 5 night...

30/09/2018 21:30



White-Tailed Eagle Guided Visit, Isle of Mull

During the 5 night ‘Scottish Castles & Sea Lochs’ cruise guests thoroughly enjoyed a guided visit on the Isle of Mull to view Britain’s largest and most impressive bird of prey, the white-tailed eagle. Thank you to the Mull Eagle Watch for the interesting visit.


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Highland & Islands Tourism Awards 2018We have today been...

28/09/2018 14:07



Highland & Islands Tourism Awards 2018

We have today been shortlisted for the best outdoor/adventure category by the Highland & Islands Tourism Awards! We are awaiting with impatience for the winner to be declared on the 2nd Nov 2018 but we are delighted to already have gone so far in the competition. The best of luck to all those who have entered!


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Scottish Castles & Sea Lochs PicturesWhat a lovely...

27/09/2018 23:30



Scottish Castles & Sea Lochs Pictures

What a lovely compilation of pictures from our passenger Janis Tranik. It was difficult to choose which ones to share! Pictures taken last week during the five night ‘Scottish Castles & Sea Lochs’ mini cruise aboard ex-tallship St Hilda.


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Wildlife encounters of the day!Three white tailed eagles were...

24/09/2018 23:46



Wildlife encounters of the day!

Three white tailed eagles were soaring above St Hilda - one of them just above our heads. Pictures captured by St Hilda’s skipper. 


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Mini Cruise Around Scotland: Isle of Skye & the Small Isles...

19/09/2018 15:33



Mini Cruise Around Scotland: Isle of Skye & the Small Isles - Guest Pictures

What a grey and windy Wednesday here in Oban! Many thanks to guest Laura Jamieson for sharing these beautiful pictures of calmer days. Pictures taken in September during the ‘Isle of Skye and the Small Isles’ mini cruise around Scotland.


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Guest Pictures - Whisky & Scottish Wildlife Cruise 2018This...

16/09/2018 22:47



Guest Pictures - Whisky & Scottish Wildlife Cruise 2018

This season our guests have been sharing some wonderful pictures of their Scottish cruises with us. Many thanks to Robin & Jim Newton for sending us pictures from their September 8 night Whisky & Scottish Wildlife cruise!


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Whisky & Scottish Wildlife Cruise 2018A few pictures from...

13/09/2018 15:16



Whisky & Scottish Wildlife Cruise 2018

A few pictures from our last ‘Whisky & Scottish Wildlife cruise’ this season aboard Seahorse II. Guests enjoyed some beautiful blue skies and fresh scallops for dinner! Many thanks to guest Regina McAvoy for sharing these great pictures.

ALSO, don’t forget our 2019 whisky cruise is at the same time as the famous Islay whisky festival! Cruise departs 22nd May 2019 for 8 nights.


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A lovely walk from Loch Buie to Loch Spelve, Isle of Mull. Thank...

11/09/2018 14:55



A lovely walk from Loch Buie to Loch Spelve, Isle of Mull. 

Thank you to guest Ai-Lien Lang for sharing these pictures and text with us:

- Seahorse II anchors in Loch Buie but not for long! Bosun Roy tenders the guests to shore and then he and Captain Charlie will move the ship to Loch Spelve.

- Several hours later, Seahorse (wee ship on left) makes her way into Loch Spelve to pick us up at the end of our 6-mile hike across the isthmus (at the red post box) after a nice hike to the Stone Circle and beyond.

- We earned our cuppa tea when we re-boarded Seahorse!


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Guest Pictures - Scottish Island Cruise 2018 Many thanks to...

09/09/2018 22:11



Guest Pictures - Scottish Island Cruise 2018

Many thanks to guest Kat Rose for sharing a few of her favourite pictures taken during the ‘Mull Odyssey’ (six night) cruise aboard Seahorse II.


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Family Cruise aboard St HIldaA glimpse into a Scottish family...

03/09/2018 15:13



Family Cruise aboard St HIlda

A glimpse into a Scottish family cruise with St Hilda Sea Adventures! Thank you to guest Mike Bailey for sharing these pictures with us. 


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Guests learning how to fillet mackerel for their dinner aboard...

01/09/2018 22:39



Guests learning how to fillet mackerel for their dinner aboard St Hilda!


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An otter enjoying a morning swim in Craighouse bay, Jura. Magic!

31/08/2018 10:40

An otter enjoying a morning swim in Craighouse bay, Jura. Magic!


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