16. Segeln & Wandern auf den Hebriden 2024
Scotland, paradise for walkers and sailors! Spend 7 days sailing and hiking the Small Isles in the Hebrides with our comfortable yacht Steady.
Besides sailors, we are also keen walkers. The hikes will be guided by us and there is also the opportunity for shorter walks on your own. The hiking routes on the Isles are well- known to us but sometimes it can happen that we have to adjust our itinerary, due to the weather forecast for instance. We would love to take you on an adventure to discover this with us! Keep in mind that during the walks (hikes), the nature trails are sometimes more difficult to walk on and you will be hiking in mountainous areas with ascents and descents.
- Island hopping
- Varying hikes from 10 to 18 km
- Suitable for beginners
- Wildlife and birds
Embarkation: Sunday 25.08.24 at 2 pm in Oban Disembarkation: Saturday 31.08.24 at 10 am in Oban
DAY 1 – OBAN
Your sail & walk adventure starts in Oban. Steady is waiting for you at 2pm at the North Pier Pontoons. After acquainted and arranging the cabins, there will be an explanation of the goings-on on board and a safety briefing. It is important for yourself and the other sailors that you attend these instructions. We sail the same afternoon to a nice quiet anchor bay to enjoy a delicious evening meal and where we rais a glass to a great voyage!
DAY 2 – ISLE OF LISMORE
The name Lismore comes from Gaelic – Lios Mor – and means the great garden.
It is certainly an apt description of this beautiful green island that stretches into the mouth of Loch Linnhe and guards the entrance to the Sound of Mull. Lismore is not very high, but has a rolling and rocky landscape. The views across the water to the mountains of Argyll, Ardnamurchan and Mull are absolutly stunning. We take a circular walk around the island visiting the main sights. We have lunch during the nature walk from our packed lunchbox. When back on board we sail further into Loch Linnhe and end the day in beautiful Loch A Choire where we spend the night.
DAY 3 – MORVERN, LOCH A CHOIRE
With the dinghy, we go ashore for a pleasant morning walk through the coniferous forest and hills around Kingairloch. The route runs along the boulder-strewn River Ghardail where we may encounter otters and dippers. There is also a chance of seeing birds of prey in the hills. We make another small diversions to the Ghardaig waterfall before returning to Steady. As the ship anchors and sails towards the Sound on Mull, you can relax and recover from the walk. The day ends in Loch Aline where we enjoy a healthy and delicious evening meal together.
DAY 4 – MULL, CRAIGNURE
In the morning, we sail to Craignure Bay. Here we go ashore for a walk through a beautiful woodland with lovely views to Torosay Castle and the an attractive bay overlooking Duart Castle. After the walk, we sail further up the Sound of Mull to Tobermory.
DAY 5 – TOBERMORY, ISLE OF MULL
We sail along the sheltered Sound of Mull to the colourful town of Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. From Tobermory there are some lovely short hiking trails. There are also lovely pubs and shops to enjoy.
DAY 6 – KERRERA
In the morning we sail to green paradise Kerrera, followed by a pleasent hike on the island. Compared to all the hustle and bustle of the nearby tourist centre of Oban, Kerrera is very quiet, rural and offers stunning views of the surrounding coastal areas. Cars are banned on the island except for locals making it a walker’s paradise. In the evening, we enjoy the Captains dinner together.
DAY 7 – OBAN
After breakfast, we raise anchor and sail back to Oban in an hour. After an active 7 days enjoying the beautiful green and watery surroundings, we say goodbye to each other at 10 am.
NB: The above schedule depends on weather, wind and tide, if necessary we deviate from it.
- Age from 16 years
- You are in good health
- Sailing experience not require
- You like walking
- You enjoy going on active trips
- Perfect for solo travellers and couples
CATERING ON BOARD
All meals on board are included in the price, including accompanying drinks (tea, coffee, milk, orange juice, etc.) A glass of wine will be served with dinner. No alcohol is served during sailing for safety reasons. Other drinks are not included and will be charged at the end of the trip.
Our meals are healthy and varied but above all tasty! We can also accommodate dietary requirements such as gluten-free – lactose-free – veg – low-carb.
€ 1550,- p.p. based on shared cabin
We charge 50% supplement for single use of a double cabin
- Crew: captain, mate/cook
- All meals are included in the price (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and hot drinks)
- All bedding (pillow, sheets & duvet) and wash towel
- Marina and fuel fees
- All tender trips to and fro the boat
- Musto sailing waterproofs whilst on the boat
- Use of eco-friendly shower gel + hair shampoo
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Alcohol and soft drinks
- Any flights
- Transit hotels
- Travel to and from the boat on the day of joining/leaving
- Travel and/or cancellation insurance
- Personal expenses
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