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Scotland Prestige Awards 2022-23 Winners – ‘Boat Tour Operator Of The Year Scotland’

 
We’ve won – “Boat Tour Operator Of The Year – Scotland”!!!
What an absolutely amazing start to the month of August – we had beautiful weather yesterday and kind seas to allow us to get three full tours with fabulous feedback from all onboard The Noss Boat ‘Seabird’. No tours today due to the weather so we thought we would share our wonderful news with you all.
 
We received notification few months ago – 26th April to be exact from ‘Scotland Prestige Awards’ to inform us that we had been nominated for yet another award and delighted to now be able to share our wonderful news now that we are finally in receipt of our award certificate – titling us “Boat Tour Operator Of The Year – Scotland”. We would like to say a huge thank you to those who nominated us and to all who follow us on social media, all who supports us and to our many wonderful passengers.
 
Ever since the early days of Seabirds-and-Seals (1992) we have been committed to operating our tours in a responsible manner. Our business is wildlife tourism and run by passionate nature-lovers for those with an appreciation of the natural world. We advocate working with local communities and leaving a positive impact on the destinations we visit and this has always been a fundamental part of our business.
 
We are delighted to be keeping up the many awards that SeabirdsandSeals – Original & Best Noss Boat Tours has historically received, a business which our Skipper Brian has been actively involved with from the very beginning.
This has been an exciting year, we celebrated ’30 Years Of Seabirds-and-Seals’ back in May and an extremely busy one now that Tourism is finally back on track, after a particularly challenging couple of years.
 
We are very delighted to receive another award for the trophy cabinet. Over and out from ‘The No.1 Noss Boat’ as ranked on TripAdvisor!
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TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2022 – NO.1 Noss Boat

We are absolutely delighted to receive the ‘TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice’ Award 2022 – another to add to the trophy cabinet. Our TripAdvisor awards have been consistent since taking over the business.

Winners are determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and ratings posted on Tripadvisor over a 12-month period, as well as an additional editorial process. Travelers’ Choice recognizes businesses that earn consistently great reviews. Travelers’ Choice award-winners are among the top 10% of listings on Tripadvisor.

Our customer feedback/experience is most important to us and we would like to thank each and everyone of you – Thank You!

We very much enjoy showcasing all Lerwick’s beautiful harbour, Bressay and Noss has to offer with great passion as reflected in our consistent 5-Star Reviews.  

 

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Whale Of A Time Had By All – Onboard The Noss Boat ‘Seabird’ – 22.07.2022

 
 
 
Happy Saturday and wonder what we shall see out at sea today, you just never know as every trip is unique – always something different to see out there. Yesterday was a very lucky day indeed for our first of 3 private charters with passengers from visiting cruiseship ‘Silver Whisper’. They were lucky to see sightings of the orcas (27’s pod) who put on a grand display, will we be as lucky today….you just never know!
 
The orca photos and all photos displayed taken by Marie who is Seabirds-and-Seals Co-Owner and Tour Guide.
 
We were also very lucky to see many puffins flying by the boat, sitting on the water or resting on the lower ledges around Bressay & Noss. We had guillemot jumplings making an appearance on the bare rock ledges out at Noss. As ever the gannets put on an amazing display – diving right alongside our boat and following us up to our refreshments stop at Noss Sound, where we watched further gannet diving in the sound and spotted many other bird species as we enjoyed a hot drink.
 
On our second charter we had a very keen young wildlife photographer who is going to email us his photos in the coming days…we can’t wait to see and share them.
 
Whilst Brian was telling stories inside the Orkneyman’s Cave – we admired the shag chicks. We also spotted a keen kayaker who was going to attempt going through the tunnel but he decided against it in the end as very dark and no torch.
 
Have a fabulous weekend whatever you have planned…over and out from The Noss Boat ‘Seabird’.
 
 

Orca 27's Pod - Photo 1

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