UPDATE April 2022

The tour season is well underway now and hopefully the weather will realise that too soon! The puffins are back in good numbers at the Castle o Burrian which is a relief and there appear to be plenty of aaks amongst the gannets up at Noup Head. We are busy taking bookings for the summer

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UPDATE October 2021

As October draws to a close and it feels increasingly like winter is upon us we will put Westraak into hibernation and concentrate on some of our other commitments here in Westray. Thanks to all who have joined us for a tour this year, after a slow start we have been as busy as ever

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UPDATE May 2021

We are pleased to be able to operate tours again. We are currently running with limited numbers in order to comply with social distancing on the bus and in our house but are hopeful that will ease again soon. Please be aware that even foot passengers have to book in advance with Orkney Ferries. The

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UPDATE April 2021

The puffins are back in Westray and we are hopeful that it won�t be long before we can welcome visitors to Westray again too. At the moment there is no clear guidance on when travel restrictions to the islands of Scotland will be lifted (at the moment it is essential travel only allowed on the

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Tuesday Tours

We’ve had quite a few requests for day tours on Tuesdays for this year so I’d like to clarify that while we are open for business on Tuesdays the Westray ferry timetable is different during the summer (3rd May-28th September, allegedly). The boat leaves Kirkwall very early (7am) and then returns from Westray three hours

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year, best wishes for 2020. We had another busy year and are now taking bookings for the new season. We’ve had a few issues with folk’s booking requests not getting to us, should you make an enquiry via the calendar and you don’t hear from us within a day or two, apologies, please

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