Outdoor Activities - Adventure Holidays
Oban is an ideal base for the adventure seeker and the location and variation makes the Highlands of Scotland an ideal base for activity breaks and holidays.
Known as the gateway to Argyll and the Isles, Oban is the perfect origin for your journey to discover the magic of the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. Try a breathtaking rib ride, watch the wildlife and blow away the cobwebs as you power through the Firth of Lorn.
On foot, outdoor walking is for everyone. From leisurely short walks, hiking and rambling through to adventurous mountain climbing.
On water, by loch and by ocean! Ease your way in with loch cruises, ferry rides and sailing and then move up a gear to rib rides, watersports and wreck diving!
The waters around Oban are home to whales, dolphins and porpoises and there are many sealife cruises on offer. Otters and seals can often be spotted too.
On wheels, activities on 2 and 4 wheels. Mountain biking, rally karting and endless scenic drives.
On horseback, something for all ages! Trekking and riding through the Highland countryside.
Nature is all around us in this magical part of the Scotland and the Highlands of Scotland are home to a staggering variety of flora, fauna and wildlife.
The 19 Glorious Gardens of Argyll are an outstanding collection of gardens. Here you will find plants from around the world in varied settings from houses to woods and even castles!
The Island of Mull is an excellent place to observe the wonderful wildlife in its natural environment as the island is home to red deer, eagles, buzzards, seals, otters, dolphins and much much more. Mull also supports a varied range of birdlife and visitors can encounter Corncrakes, White Tailed Eagles, Osprey, Guillemot and Puffins. So why not join in on one of the wildlife safaris or walks and see them for yourself.
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