Spindrift IV

If you’re thinking of taking a boat trip from the Isle of Skye, then look no further than the comfort of Spindrift IV, moored in Portree Harbour. You’ll receive a warm welcome from our experienced skippers who can show you the abundant wildlife that inhabit the seas around Skye and the Strait of Raasay as well as the the rugged beauty of the surrounding coastline.

Whatever the weather, the Spindrift IV is perfectly designed to provide a comfortable trip. A 38ft long boat with unrestricted walkaround access on the main deck, allows you to get up close to the dolphins that love to play in the bow wave at the front of the boat. If the weather is less clement, the Spindrift can easily accommodate the passengers inside in comfort, with complimentary hot drinks available in the heated cabin. The upper flybridge provides an unobstructed 360˚ view, perfect for spotting wildlife or taking stunning photographs. To complete your perfect boat trip from the Isle of Skye, luxury hampers are available on request, please contact us for further information.

Due to its size and comfortable interior, Spindrift IV is perfect for longer trips too, allowing you to spend more time exploring the local wildlife. As you make your way out from Portree Harbour, you may see the largest bird of the prey in the UK, the white-tailed sea eagle a famous resident on the Isle of Skye. Other birds you can expect to see include gannets, puffins, and guillemots together with regular sightings of otters, seals, basking sharks and of course those playful dolphins.

Read more about the wildlife and natural history around the Isle of Skye here.

Licensed to carry 12 passengers and 2 crew up to 60 miles offshore, Spindrift IV is both comfortable and safe. The skippers are accredited by the WiSE Scheme, the UK standard for commercial marine wildlife watching.

For more details please call us on 07393 553648, alternatively email us hello@spindrift-boat-trips.co.uk