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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

St Kilda and Wester Ross

Sail to the remote archipelago of St Kilda, the most important seabird breeding site in northwest Europe, on this luxury all-inclusive cruise accompanied by guest speaker John Alexander Love, an expert in seabird colonies

No Fly Cruise
7 nights

Small Ship Holiday
  • Corrieshalloch Gorge
  • Harris
  • Inverewe Gardens
  • St Kilda

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St Kilda and Wester Ross Special Offer

St Kilda is one of the most atmospheric locations in the British Isles and is home to colourful puffins, magnificent birds of prey and grey seals. This unique cruise explores the Inner and Outer Hebrides and the remote wilderness of Wester Ross on board luxury small ship Hebridean Princess.

Cross the Sea of the Hebrides and enjoy a thrilling beach landing on one of the uninhabited Bishop's Isles before catching sight of the magnificent birds cliffs and stacs as you approach Hirta, the jewel in the crown of St Kilda. Step ashore here to explore the abandoned village before sailing past the mysterious Flannan Isles to Stornoway. Visit Lews Castle Museum then cross The Minch to explore Corrieshalloch Gorge and the Falls of Measach.

Inverewe Garden on the picturesque shores of Loch Ewe is home to over 2,500 exotic species of plants and the traditional crofting estate of Balmacara is full of fascinating historical features. Secluded Canna is dubbed the ‘Garden of the Hebrides’ and is the perfect place for walks ashore before a relaxing cruise past the Small Isles.

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St Kilda and Wester Ross Itinerary

Day 1 - Oban (Scotland)

Embark Hebridean Princess in Oban.

Day 2 - Bishop's Isles

Cruise across the Sea of the Hebrides, noted for its abundant marine life, to enjoy a landing on a white sandy beach on one of the uninhabited Bishop's Isles.

Day 3 - St Kilda

Cruise past the sea stacs, skerries and islands of spectacular St Kilda to go ashore on the Isle of Hirta, the largest island in the St Kilda archipelago, then cruise past the mysterious Flannan Isles.

Day 4 - Stornoway

Learn more about the culture and history of the Outer Isles at Lews Castle Museum on the Isle of Lewis then cross the Minch.

Day 5 - Ullapool - Lochewe

Visit the remarkable Corrieshalloch Gorge which was formed during the Quaternary ice ages and showcases fascinating evidence of how glacial melt water can create deep gorges. Stroll through the charming woodland trails, look out for the woodland birds, walk along the Victorian suspension bridge over the tree-lined gorge and witness the dramatic Falls of Measach. Later, enjoy a visit to the Inverewe Garden which was planted in the 1860's and is known for its outstanding beauty.

Day 6 - Plockton

Cruise through the scenic Inner Sound to the historic highland crofting estate of Balmacara which enjoys stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Day 7 - Canna

Known as the Garden of the Hebrides, the island of Canna provides good walking opportunities then spend this afternoon relaxing on board as we sail past the Small Isles en-route to Oban.

Day 8 - Oban

Disembark Hebridean Princess in Oban.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night all-inclusive cruise
  • Private coach transfers from the local airport or train station to and from the ship
  • All meals on board and ashore
  • Champagne, selected wines plus beer, spirits, soft drinks, tea, coffee and other hot drinks
  • Knowledgeable guides on board and on tours
  • Shore excursions as outlined in the itinerary
  • Use of the ship’s bicycles
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Port taxes
  • Gratuities

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel to and from the private coach transfer points
  • Wines from the Library Wines list
  • Private shore visits organised by request which are not part of the itinerary
  • Personal telephone calls
  • Items purchased from the shop on board
  • Personal laundry

Special Features

  • Guest speaker:
  • John Alexander Love managed a project on the Isle of Rum to reintroduce the white-tailed sea eagle to Scotland, and his passions include seabirds, photography, archaeology and Highland history.
Map for St Kilda and Wester Ross