Brings you the best marine ecotourism experiences in Europe

Climbing to the top of every adventurer’s bucket list, Scotland's Highlands offers a diverse range of activities, wildlife and scenery for any marine lover. Whether you’re looking to explore the wild coastline independently and set yourself a challenge, or in search of a gentle introduction to our seas with a guide, the Highlands can offer an unforgettable experience.

The Highlands is known as a wild and natural habitat. The marine wildlife is friendly and waiting to be discovered across the mesmerising scenery that will take your breath away. Each area has something special to discover from dolphins and basking sharks, to seals, otters and sea eagles.

High quality outdoor activity centres are spread around the coast and each company offers a wide range of activities. Whether you’re interested in wreck diving, world class sailing routes, surfing destinations or kayaking experiences like no other, browse through the Highlands' top destinations and be inspired!

Find your next marine adventure in the Highlands!

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Sponges

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