Depart through Lerwick, the capital of Shetland, as you begin your trip to the Island of Mousa. En route, you pass through the rural townships of Fladdabister before catching your first glimpse of the magnificent Mousa Broch, the tallest and best preserved broch in the world.
At the small ferry port and transfer to the Solan IV boat for a short crossing to the Island of Mousa.
Discovering the Island of Mousa
Mousa is an uninhabited island 1.5 miles long and 1 mile wide. Here we will enjoy a guided circular walk around this island to admire beautiful scenery and wildlife include seal and bird colonies en-route. Spot Common and Grey Seals as well as Arctic Terns and Great Skuas.
In addition to the abundant wildlife, Mousa is also home to Mousa Broch – an impressive Iron Age fortress tower which stands 13m in height and is the best preserved of its type.
After a bracing circular walk we return to the boat and return to the coach and then back to your ship in Lerwick.
- This tour involves some difficult or longer walks. Hiking shoes are recommended as well as a wind or waterproof jacket and a small backpack.
- Language: English
- Max. participants: 49