Our Trips

Skye from the Sea – A Different Experience

Portree Bay Trip

This trip lasts approximately 2 hours and covers up to 12 miles.

Leaving Portree Harbour we sail by the sandy beach at Camus Bhan then on through Portree bay past the old village of Score and into towards the Scarf Caves where there is an abundance of birdlife including Shags, Cormorants, Black Guillemots and Rock Doves to name a few. From here on is the area where we generally encounter the White-Tailed Eagles and the stunning scenery of the Sound of Raasay.

Portree Bay

We then sail on to a seal colony off the West side of the Island of Raasay. On the return journey we take in as much of the wildlife that is available on the day with regular sightings of Dolphins and Whales during the summer months.

Please note that this trip is subject to variation depending on sightings and weather conditions. Unfortunately there is no wheelchair accesss for this trip.


  • Adult - £25
  • Children - £15

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Sound of Raasay Trip

This trip lasts approximately 2 hours and covers up to 20 miles.

Taking advantage of the size, speed and sea keeping qualities of the STARDUST II - we can now go further afield to take in a lot more wildlife and scenery.

Depending on reports, sightings or weather conditions we can decide to go North or South into the Sound of Raasay. As we cover a greater distance this trip gives us much more opportunity of encountering other Wildlife including our resident White-tailed Eagles and Seal colonies.

A Northbound trip would take in most or all of the following >

The Queens Beach, Red Caves, Loch Arnish, Isle of Fladda, Grianna Sgeir Seal Colony, Views of the Trotternish Ridge and the Old Man of Storr, Holm Island, Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Cave, 320 metre high Seacliff’s and our local Salmon Farm.

A Southbound will take in a selection of the following >

Clach Dubh, The Foulin, Ben Tianavaig Crags, Red and Black Cuillins, Camustianavaig Bay, Duncaan, The Braes, Raasay House, Scotland Bay, Sgeir Grappach, Holoman Seal Colony, Queens beach, 320 metre high Seacliff’s and our local Salmon Farm.


  • Adult - £30
  • Children - £20

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Winter Whale Trip

A 3 hours trip starting from Portree harbour. This is a winter trip in the comfortable Stardust 2 which has indoor space to keep you warm.

As we head North keep your eyes peeled as there is a good chance of seeing whales. We regularly stop-off on the Isle of Rona for around 20 minutes, featuring the best of Highland hospitality - a story and a dram!

As with all of our trips you can expect to come across a huge variety of wildlife including Whales, Dolphins and the famous White Tailed Sea Eagle.

Price: £70 (Adult) £50 (Child)

Time: 3 hrs approx.

Winter: Tuesdays | October - March

Departs: 12pm

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Early Bird Trip

A 2 hours trip starting from Portree harbour.

Price: £30 (Adult) £25 (Child)

Time: 2 hrs approx.

Summer: June - September

Departs: 8am

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Route Map

Our trips may vary from the route shown on the map. The weather, sea state and what wildlife is around may affect the actual course we take during your trip.


Our Vessels

Stardust Boats

We operate 3 vessels from Portree Harbour, MV Stardust, our new MV Stardust 2 and MV Skyelark.

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Stardust Wildlife

Find out more about our amazing White-tailed Eagles and the rest of the incredible wildlife we encounter.

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Our Crew

Stardust Crew

The crew on-board our fleet all are highly qualified and have many years experience. They are also very knowledgeable about local wildlife.

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Sea Eagle Stardust

Look at some the photographs taken from our boats, including shots of wildlife and the Isle of Skye.

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