Brings you the best marine ecotourism experiences in Europe

With a vast mainland area as well as 23 inhabited islands, Argyll & Bute lays to the West of Scotland and is home to some of its wildest landscapes, carved from rock and cloaked with trees.  With miles of coastline, sea lochs bursting with wildlife and unspoilt natural reefs, the region offers countless opportunities for diving, sea kayaking and wildlife watching.

Common and grey seals, minke whales, puffins, basking sharks…some of the most iconic marine species of the Atlantic can be found and its sighting enjoyed here, and are the target of the many visitors that arrive to these lands in search of relaxing, fresh wildlife adventures.

Find your next marine adventure in Argyll & Bute

Discover Argyll & Bute's marine wildlife

Sponges

Dercitus bucklandi, Stryphnus ponderosus, Axinella infundibuliformis,Pachymatisma johnstonia…