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)
Isle of Kerrera - Great for walking and cycling
Oban war and Peace Museum -Boast an interesting collection of local memorabilia and photographs
The Scottish Sea Life Centre- Open 7 days a week from mid Feb to Nov (Dec to mid Feb weekend only). Great family day out offering the opportunity to have an up close and personal encounter with a variety of sea life creatures.
Oban Distillery - One of Scotlands oldest sources of malt scotch whisky.
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.
Gardens- Arduaine Garden- 20 miles south of Oban
Ardchattan Priory-7 miles East of Oban
Torosay Castle and Gardens-Isle of Mull
Obans Highland Games - Games will be on Thursday, Aug 2008.