Embark On An Adventure With Our Puffin Spotting Tours
Set sail with Billy Shiel’s Farne Island Boats and prepare for an extraordinary journey filled with breathtaking sights and unforgettable moments. Our Puffin Spotting Tours offer a rare opportunity to witness the beauty and wonder of nature up close.
As you cruise along the scenic coastline, be prepared to be amazed by the diverse array of seabirds and marine life that call the Farne Islands home. Highlights of our tours include sightings of charming Puffins, majestic Guillemots, elegant Arctic Terns, and the striking plumage of Razorbills. Keep your eyes peeled for the graceful flight of Kittiwakes, the sleek silhouettes of Cormorants, and the distinctive profiles of Shags. And don’t forget to marvel at the adorable Eider Ducks as they paddle gracefully in the waters.
Encounter the Grey Seal Colony
No trip to the Farne Islands would be complete without a visit to the renowned Grey Seal Colony. With an estimated 3 to 4 thousand Grey Seals inhabiting the islands, you’ll have the opportunity to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Watch as they bask on the rocks, especially during low tide when more of the islands are exposed. And keep an eye out for the adorable seal pups, with over a thousand born each autumn and winter, the colony is thriving.
Experience History Come to Life
During your journey, our knowledgeable skipper will regale you with fascinating tales of the islands’ rich history. Follow in the footsteps of the legendary Grace Darling and her father as they embarked on their heroic rescue mission in 1838. Immerse yourself in the past as you learn about the island’s storied past and the remarkable individuals who shaped its legacy.
Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the natural wonders of the Farne Islands. With full commentary provided en-route and our experienced skipper and crew on hand to answer any questions, you’re guaranteed an informative and immersive experience. Book your Puffin Spotting Tour with Billy Shiel’s Farne Island Boats today and embark on an unforgettable adventure that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.