A Full Day Private Tour of the Highlights of Mull

Tour Number

Activity Level

584828


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Stunning seascapes, bountiful wildlife and fascinating history


The island of Mull is renowned for its wildlife, magnificent scenery and historic connections. On this tour, we'll leave from Fort William, and travel through the Morven Peninsula to reach the ferry crossing at Lochaline. On Mull, we will first visit Duart Castle, the ancient seat of the Clan MacLean. We'll also stop at the Macquarie Mausoleum, commemorating Lachlan Macquarie, governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821 and regarded as the father of Australia.

After this we'll follow the coast road above Loch Na Keal, stopping to take photos of the stunning coastal views. We'll also look out for otters and eagles hunting (and perhaps the occasional whale) around the loch before stopping for a picnic lunch at the beautiful Sandy beach at Calgary. We'll then continue to Tobermory, the main town on Mull, with its colorful waterfront and busy harbor.

From Tobermory, we'll return to Fishnish to catch the ferry back to the mainland and back to Fort William for tea.

Itinerary

Visit Duart Castle, the ancestral home of the clan Maclean of Mull

Visit the Macquarie Mausoleum

Fabulous views of Ben More, Inch Kenneth island and Staffa

Make photo stops at stunning locations with panoramic seascapes

Visit Tobermory with its colorful waterfront

Look for otters and eagles in their natural environment

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

Duration: 10 hours

In peak season busy ferry crossings and slow-moving traffic may adversely affect the tour duration.

Transportation

Transportation is by private 8 seater Mercedes minibus

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation Tickets

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - Needed to buy snacks and drinks on the trip. Please note some small businesses may not have card facilities

What’s Extra

  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

As I am not a licensed guide there may be some historical buildings where I cannot guide inside the buildings.

Private tour guide Ian

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