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Day Trips

Our day trips take place across the Hebrides but are mostly focused in Uist, South Uist and Barra with special bespoke request tours to Harris and the Isle of Lewis. All our experiences feature wildlife watching, coastal exploring, archaeology, crafting and culture. Our trips can be either half-day or full-day experiences depending on your requirements and are subject to availability.

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Special Trips

Our day trips are fun adventures that show you so much more than the surface of the island, we get into the history and the lifestyle at the edge of the Atlantic. We specialise in otter spotting, wildlife and the remote hidden gems of Uist giving you a truly wonderful introduction to the islands.

Location

Our day trips begin from Lochmaddy Hotel and must be booked in advance. The tours are £65 per person for a half-day tour (min 2 people) or £120 per person for a full day ( minimum 2 )persons)

Private tours are available on request and subject to availability.

Our Day Trips - Summer 2022

Uist Discovery

Included in this Tour

Driver Guide |Snacks and Water |Private Vehicle

Options - Half-day or Full Day Trip

Half-day £60 per person (Min 2) | Full Day £130 per Person (Min 2)

North Uist is one of the most beautiful islands in the Outer Hebrides and this tour explores the rugged east coast to the fertile Machair on the west coast. There are plenty of opportunities to spot wildlife, get close to archaeology and walk out onto some beautiful unspoilt beaches as well as take in the awesome views. The tour begins at Lochmaddy Hotel at 10 am and must be booked in advance and runs from April to October.

To reserve your spot drop us an email below.

The World of an Island

Included in this Tour

Driver Guide |Snacks and Water |Private Vehicle

Options - Half-day or Full Day Trip

Half-day £60 per person (Min 2) | Full Day £130 per Person (Min 2)

North Uist is one of the most beautiful islands in the Outer Hebrides and this tour explores the rugged east coast to the fertile Machair on the west coast. There are plenty of opportunities to spot wildlife, get close to archaeology and walk out onto some beautiful unspoilt beaches as well as take in the awesome views. The tour begins at Lochmaddy Hotel at 10 am and must be booked in advance and runs from April to October.

To reserve your spot drop us an email below.

Photography Tour

Included in this Tour

Driver Guide |Snacks and Water |Private Vehicle

Options - Half-day or Full Day Trip

Half-day £80 per person (Min 2) | Full Day £150 per Person (Min 2)

Are you on a short visit to the islands but looking to capture some beautiful images and maybe spot some otters and other wildlife? If so this is the tour for you as we will take you out to some remoter places to take in the views and capture some beautiful images under the guidance of your photographic local guide. Whatever your photographic skills we will assist to help you capture the perfect memory of your visit. Check out some of our work at www.jmacletchiephotography.com 

To reserve your spot drop us an email below.

Winter Day Trips

Wild West Coast

Included in this Tour

Driver Guide |Snacks and Water |Private Vehicle

Options - Half-day or Full Day Trip

Half-day £60 per person (Min 2) | Full Day £130 per Person (Min 2)

Winter brings us storms and the power of the Atlantic ocean pounds our coastlines with raw power and thunderous noise. This is a fabulous time to head out and witness the power and beauty of nature and our wild west coast adventure takes you to the heart of it all. We explore the west side, headlands and connect with nature. These trips are a great way to fully understand life on these islands in the winter months.

Check out some of our images at www.jmacletchiephotography.com

To reserve your spot drop us an email below.

Wild Adventures

Included in this Tour

Driver Guide |Snacks and Water |Private Vehicle

Options - Half-day or Full Day Trip

Half-day £60 per person (Min 2) | Full Day £130 per Person (Min 2)

The low light of winter and the lower vegetation on the land and moors makes it a great time to explore and look for wildlife like otters and raptors and of course red deer. The winter months have given us some of the most amazing otter encounters and in the low light and on sunny days is remarkable to experience out on the wild coasts.

Check out some of our images at www.jmacletchiephotography.com

To reserve your spot drop us an email below.

Winter  Photography Tour

Included in this Tour - Nov-Jan

Driver Guide |Snacks and Water |Private Vehicle

Options - Half-day or Full Day Trip

Half-day £60 per person (Min 2) | Full Day £130 per Person (Min 2)

Winter is the time when the days shorten and the nights creep in but it is also a time to explore these islands and discover the different Hebrides. Our photographic tours take you out into the environment seeking amazing stormy skies, awesome waves and of course wildlife like barnacle gees, sea eagles, otters and red deer.

Check out some of our images at www.jmacletchiephotography.com

To reserve your spot drop us an email below.

 Gaelic Heartland

 Included in this Tour

Driver Guide |Snacks and Water |Private Vehicle

Options - Half-day or Full Day Trip

Half-day £60 per person (Min 2) | Full Day £130 per Person (Min 2)

Uist has long been recognised as one of the last strongholds for the Gaelic language and this tour gives you the opportunity to explore these islands with a Gaelic speaking guide. If you are a learner of the Gaelic language this is a great way to practice your language in the environment while experiencing a real Gaelic culture. Along the way, you will hear Gaelic conversation and gain a deep knowledge of what it means to speak this beautiful language in the Uist islands

If your looking for a way to learn the Gaelic language and seeking to advance your speaking skills then check out www.lovegaelic.com

Crofting Coastline

Included in this Tour

Driver Guide |Snacks and Water |Private Vehicle

Options - Half-day or Full Day Trip

Half-day £60 per person (Min 2) | Full Day £130 per Person (Min 2)

North Uist is one of the most beautiful islands in the Outer Hebrides and this tour explores the rugged east coast to the fertile Machair on the west coast. There are plenty of opportunities to spot wildlife, get close to archaeology and walk out onto some beautiful unspoilt beaches as well as take in the awesome views. The tour begins at Lochmaddy Hotel at 10 am and must be booked in advance and runs from April to October.

To reserve your spot drop us an email below.

Immersion Tours

Gaelic Immersion

We are proud to work in collaboration with Love Gaelic and deliver Gaelic immersion tours across the Hebrides and beyond. These immersion breaks introduce you to the Hebrides through Gaelic voice and are the ideal way to improve your speaking skills with other like-minded students. It's fun, educational and gives you a true immersion in the Gaelic language while relaxing in the heartland of the Gaelic language.

To reserve your spot check out  www.lovegaelic.com

Gaelic Day Trips - Flavour of the Islands

Learn Some Gaelic

Why not come to the Outer Hebrides and learn some Gaelic or try an online course and get yourself learning this beautiful language that is still spoken daily on the Outer Hebrides

Gaelic Immersion

Looking to make more use of your Gaelic but need a place to practice and converse with other like-minded people then why not come and participate in the Gaelic Immersion weekends with Love Gaelic 

Daily Activities will depend on the length of the break and will include island excursions, wildlife watching, crofting life, walking etc. The immersion breaks encourage vocabulary development and enable students to connect to
the Gaelic language in the heartland of the language brings a sense of belonging and a part of the Gaelic World with feeling of belonging to the Gaelic.

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