Do Something

Many People travel the Route and fail to do simple things that can make a trip an unforgettable experience.
We always maintain that people should travel off-route and Do Something Different.
The Highlands has so much to offer and much more than just the pretty scenery.

One way to make exceptional and everlasting memories is to do some of the Route slightly different. By that, we mean by Boat.

Taking a Boat trip offers a fantastic way to experience a place like never before. And throughout the Route, many offer that experience, but to us, none better than Caithness Seacoast based in Wick.

 

We were lucky enough to get a few photos of one such trip from Margaret Fox, who described her trip as “A fantastic boat trip.”

Margaret, like many others, including ourselves, highly recommend this particular trip.
Caithness Seacoast, based at Wick Harbour, really is a must for all the family.

There Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), the “Geo Explorer”, is 10m (33ft) long with family-friendly seating and is licensed to carry twelve passengers. The Boat is similar to the new inshore RNLI lifeboats. They cruise at speeds of up to 25 Knots, sea/weather conditions permitting.

The crew consists of William, who has over 40 years of seagoing experience (Merchant Navy ship’s captain for over 25 years) and local knowledge. This includes an active role with the local RNLI as a deputy launching authority and water safety officer. He is supported by his wife Adelaine who’s marine experience has RYA powerboat level 2…

They offer various trips and various lengths of cruises, so always best to check their site and book well in advance.


On your trip, you are more than likely to experience the fantastic coastline of Caithness. With Clifftop Castles, Seastacks and Caves, Some amazing wildlife and marine life, and excellent Local Harbours.
It really is more than just an adventure; it is a memory-filled trip that is not just for the Kids; it just brilliant.