Mull, Iona & Staffa Puffin Experience


Trip Info


Meet the most amusing and inquisitive birds in Scotland, while exploring the stunning west coast, plus the idyllic isles of Mull and Iona. Our journey along Loch Lomond is just a warm-up for the scenery and sea views to come. Photograph the colourful harbour in Tobermory, where we will spend two nights. Marvel at Fingal’s Cave and get up close to the adorable puffins on our water-based adventure around Staffa and the Treshnish Isles.*

You’ll have the chance to spot whales, seals and eagles. Experience the beauty and serenity of Iona, before spending the final night in Oban. On our last day, we journey through stunning scenery, including the mighty Glen Coe and finish off the day at a whisky distillery for a wee dram.

*The puffin breeding season usually takes place between late April to mid-August. Puffin encounters cannot be guaranteed.


  • Marvel at Loch Lomond
  • Indulge in some Fresh Scottish Seafood in Oban
  • Ferry from Oban to Isle of Mull
  • Ferry from Fionnphort to Iona
  • Six-Hour Wildlife Cruise to Treshnish Isles and World-Famous Fingal’s Cave on Staffa
  • Isle of Iona
  • Glen Coe
  • Whisky Distillery


  • Passionate Local Guide
  • 3 Nights 3* Hotel Accommodation
  • 3 Traditional Scottish Breakfasts
  • All Ferry Crossings
  • Wildlife Boat Tour to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles
  • Whisky Distillery Tour

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  • Iona Abbey (pay locally) 


Terms and Conditions
The cancellation fees are levied from periods of notice given prior to confirmed/nominate departure date as % of the total trip fare. Cancellations up to 22 days before departure incur a 50% fee. Cancellations 21 days or less incur a 100% fee. This product does not qualify for a deposit option - full payment is required at time of booking. Please note this tour runs in conjunction with our sister company HAGGiS Adventures.

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Limited Seats


DAY 1: Edinburgh to Tobermory

Leaving Edinburgh we journey west past the ancient city of Stirling towards the scenic beauty of Loch Lomond. Explore the charming village of Luss, take photos from the Rest and Be Thankful viewpoint and enjoy free time in pretty Inveraray for lunch. Visit the ancient Dunadd Fort before continuing towards the bustling port town of Oban for our ferry to Mull, where we spend two nights in Tobermory.

DAY 2: Tobermory

After breakfast, we check-in for our cruise to the Treshnish Isles and Staffa. Sit back and relax on our water-based adventure around the beautiful Treshnish Isles. Throughout this six-hour extravaganza keep an eye out for dolphins, seals, eagles and whales, while listening to commentary from our wildlife guide. We spend two hours on Lunga to explore the large puffin colony* that nest in burrows on the grassy hill side sounded by wildflowers. Listen to tales of giants and geology as we sail to Staffa and marvel at Fingal’s Cave. Enjoy the beautiful island views and marine life as we return to Tobermory. This adorable multi-coloured harbour town is our home for another night. (Overnight: Tobermory)

DAY 3: Tobermory to Oban

Today we travel across mountainous Mull to visit the spiritual Isle of Iona, often referred to as the sacred heart of Scotland. Enjoy plenty free time to have lunch, visit Iona Abbey and explore the white sand beaches. Afterwards, we catch the ferry back to Oban, where you can try fresh seafood and have a drink with the locals on our last night. (Overnight: Oban)

DAY 4: Oban to Edinburgh

We depart Oban and travel through the dramatic and breath-taking landscape that is Glen Coe and onto the wild expanse of Rannoch Moor and Rob Roy's old stomping ground. We stop at a whisky distillery to learn all about single malt production – and sample it straight from the source. Return to Edinburgh in the evening after four fantastic days.


*The puffin breeding season usually takes place between late April to mid-August. Puffin encounters cannot be guaranteed.


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Limited Seats


Departure point


60 High Street (The Royal Mile)




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Departure Time

Check-in closes at 8.00am for tour departure at 8.15am. 

We are unable to hold the bus or refund for any late arrivals. Please refer to your e-ticket for full departure details.

Return Time

Tour returns at 6.00pm.




Accommodation Included

We book your accommodation and drop you off at the door to your  3* hotel 

Highland hotels are smaller than typical hotels ensuring a cosy and hospitable welcome. Facilities are more limited when compared with most hotels situated in large cities, however, you can be assured of a comfortable stay within close proximity to the centre of town. They are usually family run and have their own individual style and character. They serve a traditional Scottish breakfast and often offer a dinner option too.


Twin Room
One room with two separate beds suitable for one adult in each bed.

Double Room
One room with one bed suitable for two adults.

Family 3
One room with two separate beds. One bed suitable for two adults and one bed suitable for one adult/child.

Accessibility and Facilities

For more information, see our Accessibility Statement.