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Activities & Things to Do in Oban

Oban is a seaside town situated on the west coast of Scotland overlooking a beautiful sheltered bay and having many attractions for visitors.

There is so much to see and do:

Boat trips - superb wildlife cruises, private charter, safari adventures
(experience whale watching)

Kayaking - guided tours in the Oban area

Puffin Diving Centre - Situated on the shores at Port Gallanach, with dive sites close by. The centre offers a variety of certified courses.

Falls of Lora - Situated six miles East of Oban. The falls are generated when the tide level in the Firth of Lorn drops below the level of the water in Loch Etive. Great for kayaking and diving as well as stunning scenery.

Castles - Dunstaffnage, Dunollie, Duart (Isle of Mull), Gylen (Island of Kerrera)

Isle of Kerrera - Great for walking and cycling

Oban War and Peace Museum - Boasts an interesting collection of local memorabilia and photographs. Visit the website

Oban Distillery - One of Scotland's oldest sources of malt Scotch Whisky. View the website

Glencruitten Golf Course - Designed by renowned course architect James Braid, Glencruitten golf course sits on the outskirts of Oban. As well as beautiful plants and shrubs, there are regular sightings of heron and deer. Visit the website