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Scottish Marine Safari

Buckie, Moray, Scotland
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Beautiful vessel with sauna onboard offers overnight B&B stays with 2 cabins, wildlife cruises or angling trips - moored at Buckie.

Meet Orlik, a traditional wooden trawler from the golden age of fishing vessels who has been refurbished to the hilt and now offers wildlife cruises, sea angling trips and private charters around the beautiful Moray Firth area. 

With 2 queensize cabins aboard, each with its own private shower room, this unique accommodation lets you enjoy the beauty of Moray with it's stunning views and abundance of wildlife. There is a kitchen onboard where you can cook your own meals if you wish, however a delicious breakfast with local produce is included in your stay. There is also a cozy 2 person sauna on board, perfect for relaxing in after a busy day exploring the area. During the day, relax in the galley or stay up on deck and take in the fresh Scottish air and sights, alternatively join the owners in the steering house! This is a great option for 2 couples wishing to have a different kind of holiday together! 

Alternatively, hop aboard and keep those fingers crossed that during your wildlife cruise you will get to see the beautiful bottle-nosed dolphins, harbour porpoises, grey seals or minke whales that are based in this area. You will receive an informative commentary throughout the trip and complimentary refreshments too as well as the all important safety briefing.

Price for an overnight stay is £99 per cabin which includes breakfast.

Prices for a 2 hour wildlife trip are £20 per adult and £15 for under 12's and for a 4 hour trip £30 per adult and £15 for under 12's. 

Sea Angling trips can be booked for 3 hours or 5 hours and prices are £25/£35 for adults and £15/£20 for under 12's. Rod's and tackle are available to hire for £5 each. 

Trips are available Monday - Saturday and sail from Buckie Harbour. Exact times depend on tides and weather conditions. There is a maximum of 10 people per trip.  

No children under 2. No pets as owners have dogs. Free wifi. 

Room Types

Double Ensuite

Nearest Airport/s

Inverness / Aberdeen