A First Timer’s Visit To St Kilda and Orca Spotting Aboard the Hjalmar Bjorge by Craig “The bird life is ridiculous: Gannets, Fulmars and bonxies are everywhere soaring across the cliff tops”
To cap it all off 20 Bottlenose Dolphins off Ardnamurchan Point bowriding.
The run out to Kilda was actually amongst the more comfortable I’ve experienced, the big seas were what Hjalmar was built for and she felt in her element.
Pier-side life was livened up remarkably though by further antics, which only goes to prove that we were not safe to be let out unsupervised.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Gannet is the largest seabird indigenous to the British Isles, at up to 95 cm (37 inches) in length, and 70% of the world's population of gannets breed.