Before you Go

Visit three of the incredible islands off the west coast of Scotland in one day. Experience the rugged landscapes of Mull, the fascinating history of Iona and the awesome beauty of Staffa Island, summer home to a colony of nesting puffins.


  • Fascinating live commentary from your knowledgeable driver.
  • Tickets for ferries with spectacular sea views included in the price.
  • From mid-April to early August, see puffins nesting.
  • See Fingal's Cave on the natural marvel that is Staffa Island.
  • Experience the expressively rugged landscape of Mull.
  • Visit the historic ruins on Iona.


  • 10-hour guided coach tour
  • Ferry transport
  • Admission to Iona Abbey
  • Food and drink


The Hebrides offer some of Scotland's most magical experiences. With the Three Isles Day Tour, you can experience three of its biggest treasures in just one day.

A ferry from Oban will take you to Mull, which is the second biggest island in the Inner Hebrides and features some of the archipelago's most spectacular countryside. You will take a guided tour of Mull, seeing the majestic Ben More, an extinct volcano, and driving alongside Loch Scridain, a beautiful sea loch that stretches some 15 kilometres inland.

Another ferry will take you to Staffa Island, which is a wonder of natural architecture. You'll be amazed by the column-like rock formations and you'll get the chance to visit the incredible Fingal's Cave. From mid-April to early August, you’ll have the chance to get up-close-and-personal with an enormous colony of breeding puffins.

Then the ferry will take you to** historic Iona**, once home to St Columba and burial place of seven Scottish kings. Here, you can explore the famous abbey and its beautiful surroundings before heading back to Oban via Mull.

To avoid the busier part of the day, why not choose the Early Bird Tour?

Before you Go

When reserving your place on the tour, please select the time and date on which you would like to take the Three Isles Tour; please consult the calendar for availability. You have the option between the Early Bird Tour and the standard Day Tour.

Three Isles Tour (daily)

  • Operating season: 27th March to 20th October 2020

  • Ferry departs Oban at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 8:05 p.m. Early Bird Tour (Tuesday to Saturday only)

  • Operating season: 24th March to 24th October 2020

  • Ferry departs Oban at 7:15 a.m. and returns at 5:55 p.m.

Please note: Sailings and landings subject to favourable sea and weather conditions.


  • The tour and sites visited are suitable for all ages with the exception of Staffa where, due to possible slippery rocks on the island and some steep steps, we would suggest it is not suitable for very young children or those who would find it difficult when conditions are wet and paths may be slippery underfoot

  • Wherever possible, we will assist wheelchair-bound passengers. However, we ask that all passengers who require special assistance or disabled access contact us at least 24 hours before departure to ensure we can accommodate their specific requirements as some tours may have parts that are unsuitable for wheelchair bound passengers

On the day

  • Snacks and refreshments are readily available to buy on Iona

  • We recommend wearing layers and bringing a waterproof jacket

  • Please wear sturdy, comfortable footwear

  • A backpack is recommended for carrying waterproofs, snacks, water, cameras etc.


Cancellation Policy

All sales are final: tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded by City Sightseeing. Please check dates carefully before purchasing tickets.

Supplied by

West Coast Motors
Craig of Campbeltown Limited, c/o West Coast Motors, Benmhor Saddell Street, Campbeltown, Argyll
PA28 6DN, Oban, United Kingdom