Category: Wildlife

7 Amazing Facts About Puffins

One of the main attractions of our tours is the opportunity to see the nesting puffins when visiting Fingal's Cave. Puffins live most of their lives in the ocean, only migrating to coastal regions during breeding season. They usually arrive in the islands around April each year, and stay throughout the summer. But before setting [...]

Basking Sharks Everywhere!

Unbeknownst to most, every summer the second largest fish in the world cruises Scotland’s waters in huge numbers. The basking shark can grow up to 33 feet long, their giant mouths gaping as they cruise through the open oceans. Menacing as they may seem however, their entire diet consists of plankton; tiny creatures that sustain [...]