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Turus Mara

Penmore Mill, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
+44 800 085 8786
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Magical. Memorable. Puffin therapy is like no other therapy around...

Thanks so much Turus Mara for a wonderful day! Mendelssohn's The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChiffeLondon
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Thefreemanfamily

Took the Isle of Staffa and Treshnish Isles tour. The weather was rubbish so was hoping not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah F
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Turus Mara run seabird and wildlife Cruise-tours to Staffa, the Treshnish Isles and Iona. Get some Puffin Therapy on Lunga in the Treshnish Isles, wonder at the awe inpiring Fingal's Cave and experience the serenity of Iona, cradle of christianity.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Penmore Mill, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks so much Turus Mara for a wonderful day! Mendelssohn's The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) Overture being blasted on the loud speaker as we sailed towards the cave entrance was a powerful experience. Especially as the waves lifted us and pushed us nearer. Great stuff. And...More

Thank ChiffeLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the Isle of Staffa and Treshnish Isles tour. The weather was rubbish so was hoping not cancelled. Called at 8:30 as requested to check in. Still going ahead so very happy. The trip over, considering the weather, was good and comfortable. The sea was...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a terrific time and I got some great photos of Puffins amongst others. Sadly the white tailed eagles didn't come out to play that day!!

Thank Alan J K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a boat trip to Staffa to visit Fingal's cave. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the surrounding areas. They gave us some good tips about walking on Ulva and answered all our questions. You can even have a cup of tea...More

Thank AH45971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Keep in mind that in Scotland, boat tours are very weather dependent. We were lucky ours went off well although on the way out there was a little bit of seasickness with a young lad-the crew were very thoughtful in looking out for him. Fingal's...More

Thank Maceairsidh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely and perfect tour with the company. The trip to Staffa was not the best one but it was all we could expect after almost 2 weeks of rain!! Lunga, as usual, is the best part of the journey. I've done this same tour with...More

Thank ChusiChusi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a staffa tour over the phone on the Tuesday for the Fri.Told to check in first thing Fri. Rang early on Friday as we were leaving to come to Ulva and told tour was cancelled, not due to weather or anything. Were offered another...More

1  Thank EtakLancashire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an interesting trip; The weather forcast was a bit doubtful, but we checked and the trip to the Treshnish islands and Staffa was going ahead. However, after about 45 minutes the weather was deteriorating, and the skipper sensibly announced that he was going...More

Thank cathandrichard12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Staffa with Turus Mara. You need to book for thier trips. Well run boat with interesting and appropriate commentary - not continious and in your face. Boat lands you on Staffa to visit the puffins and fingals cave. it also goes into Fingals...More

Thank SJenks28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wrote a review on my trip with Tarus Mara on the Staffa trip reviews. I recommend this trip company - see my other review for more.

Thank Roman U
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EthelsNest
4 August 2017|
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Response from luxetveritas79 | Reviewed this property |
Best to get in touch with Turus Mara about that. They respond very quickly. I hope you get to see them!
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Sandie N
6 May 2017|
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Response from 231colin | Property representative |
Hi there - we can certainly help! Its a fine time to see puffins - there are some on Staffa but loads more and lots of other birdlife in the Treshnish Isles! But of course it ts your call. I think doing Staffa Lunga and Iona... More
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walker1945
29 April 2017|
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Response from Lelleys | Reviewed this property |
We had to reschedule from the Tuesday to the Friday as weather was bad but they advised 2 days in advance so they keep a watch on the weather.
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