Boat and Wildlife Tour of the Farne Islands on the Northumberland Coast

Welcome to the serene and captivating world of Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours, based in the picturesque Seahouses in the North of England. This guide will take you through everything you need to know about embarking on a journey that promises not only breathtaking views but also an intimate encounter with nature’s wonders. The Farne Islands, a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland, are renowned for their rugged beauty, wildlife, and rich history. Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours offers a unique opportunity to explore these natural treasures up close.

Why choose Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours?

Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours stands out for its commitment to providing a safe, enjoyable, and informative experience. Their boats are equipped with the latest safety features and navigated by experienced skippers who are passionate about the local marine environment. Each tour is designed to offer guests unparalleled views of the islands’ wildlife, including puffins, seals, and occasionally dolphins, all while learning about the area’s fascinating history.

What types of wildlife can visitors expect to see during their boat tour around the Farne Islands?

Visitors can expect to see a variety of wildlife including puffins during their breeding season (late spring through summer), grey seals basking on rocks or swimming near shorelines throughout the year, terns defending their nests vigorously in summer months as well as other seabirds like guillemots and razorbills.

What to expect on your tour

When you embark on a tour with Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours, you’re in for an adventure that engages all senses. The journey begins at Seahouses harbor, where you’ll set sail towards the Farne Islands. Along the way, knowledgeable guides share stories and facts about the islands’ ecology and history. Depending on the season, you might witness thousands of seabirds nesting or seals lounging on rocky shores. The boats are designed to get close to wildlife without disturbing them, ensuring an ethical wildlife watching experience.

Choosing your perfect tour

Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours offers a variety of tours tailored to different interests and schedules. Whether you’re looking for a quick trip around the islands or a comprehensive half-day excursion that includes landing on one of the islands (subject to National Trust permission), there’s something for everyone. Special themed tours focusing on photography or sunset views are also available for those seeking an extra special experience.

Tips for visitors

To make the most out of your Serenity Farne Island Boat Tour experience, here are some tips: wear comfortable clothing suitable for changing weather conditions; bring binoculars for birdwatching; listen carefully to your guide for insights into local lore; and don’t forget your camera! Respectful observation of wildlife ensures that we can continue enjoying these natural wonders for years to come.

Making memories last

A visit to Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours is more than just a day out; it’s an opportunity to create lasting memories amidst nature’s splendor. Guests often leave with not only stunning photographs but also stories and knowledge that deepen their appreciation for marine life and conservation efforts. It’s an experience that resonates long after returning ashore.


  • Experienced skippers navigate boats equipped with safety features.
  • Tours offer close encounters with puffins, seals, dolphins depending on season.
  • Variety of tours available including quick trips around islands or half-day excursions with island landings (subject to National Trust permission).
  • Special themed tours such as photography or sunset views offered.
  • Tips include wearing comfortable clothing suitable for changing weather conditions and bringing binoculars for birdwatching.
  • An opportunity not just for sightseeing but creating lasting memories amidst nature’s splendor.

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