Isle of Skye Activities
An essential activity for any visit. Get out on the water to see Skye from a different angle and spot wildlife such a seals and whales.
A great way to explore the Island even if you do have your own transport as the driver will guide you and explain what can be seen.
The Isle of Skye is famous for its outstanding walking and climbing, but there are many other activities to try during a visit.
Sport & Leisure
If maintaining your fitness during a holiday to Skye is important then book at Skye Gym, there is also an indoor swimming pool in Portree.
The Isle of Skye offers many activities.
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If you are keen to see some of our wildlife then taking a boat trip is highly recommended. There are many great boat tours to choose from, operating from different parts of the island. Leave from Elgol and visit the spectacular Loch Coriusk surrounded by the Cuillin Range. Or take a boat from Portree to one of the smaller neighbouring islands such as Raasay or Rona.
Once on the water it opens you up to so many perfect wildlife moments, including seeing Seals, Otters, Dolphins or even a Whale!
Ashore there are lots of activities to choose from. If you don’t have your own transport a bus tour is a good idea allowing you to see some of the breath-taking scenery outside the main villages.
For the more adventurous there are many outdoor activities to choose from, there is everything from axe throwing to wildlife walks. There are guided activities that include Walking and Climbing in the Cuillin mountains or Kayaking on the sea.
Skye is renowned for its scenery, this makes the island of Skye a top destination for keen landscape photographers. Some top professional photographers live on Skye offer tuition, perfect for keen amateurs who want to learn more and to find that perfect location in the right light.
Skye offers many activities to keep visitors busy.