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Embark On An Unforgettable Farne Island Adventure

For those seeking an immersive experience amidst the natural beauty of the Farne Islands, look no further than our Inner Farne Landing Trip with Billy Shiel Farne Island Boats Limited. This captivating excursion promises an unforgettable journey lasting approximately 2½ – 3 hours, including a one-hour stop on Inner Farne. Be sure to allow ample time in your schedule for this truly remarkable adventure.

The tour begins with a scenic cruise around all the Farne Islands, allowing you to marvel at the stunning sea birds perched on the rugged cliff faces. From Puffins and Guillemots to Shags and Cormorants, you’ll have the opportunity to witness a diverse array of seabirds in their natural habitat. As you navigate the waters, keep an eye out for the graceful Arctic Terns, majestic Razorbills, and elegant Eider Ducks that call these islands home.

One of the highlights of the tour is a visit to the Grey Seal colonies, where you can observe these magnificent creatures basking on the rocks. With an estimated 3 to 4 thousand Grey Seals inhabiting the Farne Islands, the sight of these marine mammals is truly awe-inspiring. Keep your camera ready to capture the adorable Seal pups born each Autumn/Winter, a testament to the thriving colony that calls these islands home.

As you explore the islands, you’ll also follow in the footsteps of Grace Darling and her father, retracing their heroic rescue mission of 1838. A full commentary provided en route offers fascinating insights into the islands’ rich history and natural wonders, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of this unique ecosystem.

As well as a trip to the Inner Farne Landing Trip, we also offer a 2-hour Puffin Seabird Cruise with Seals, perfect for those looking to witness the Farne Islands’ renowned wildlife from the comfort of our boat. Highlights of this cruise include close-up views of Puffins, Guillemots, Kittiwakes, and more, as well as another opportunity to visit the Grey Seal Colony.

Whether you choose to embark on the Inner Farne Landing Trip or the Puffin Seabird Cruise, a visit to the Farne Islands promises an unforgettable adventure filled with breathtaking scenery and fascinating wildlife encounters. Contact us today to book your trip and discover the natural wonders of the Farne Islands with Billy Shiel Farne Island Boats Limited.

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