Wildlife Boat Trips

Isle of May boat trips

Visit stunning National Nature Reserve the Isle of May. The island is steeped in history and is a haven for wildlife, supporting internationally important colonies of breeding seabirds in the summer and grey seals over winter. Enjoy a cruise around the iconic Bass Rock on your return journey (weather and sea conditions permitting).

Our RIBs (rigid inflatable boats) are unsuitable for anyone with back and or neck problems or who is pregnant. Please note all children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult on these trips.

April May & Sept: Adult: £50 Child: £42 / June July & August: Adult: £55 Child: £45 (age 7+ only) Duration: 4 hours

Private boat charters

Our RIBs (rigid inflatable boats) and Catamaran are available for your exclusive use. If you have a special occasion, work outing or organised nature tour planned, our boats can make your day even more memorable.

Duration: 1:30

Visit our Discovery Experience and explore the diverse marine life Scotland's seas support, from our incredible deep sea corals and kelp forests to playful marine mammals and giant seabird cities.

Avian Flu
East Lothian Council is working with partner agencies following reports of dead gannets in coastal areas of the county and elsewhere. This website has a Q and A for any questions you may have related to this issue.

Boat Trip Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions for all our boat trips are available to view HERE.

If you have any queries about any of the trips please don't hesitate to get in touch with us on boats@seabird.org

Gannets diving off the Bass Rock
© James Glossop