In 2013 Derek Gordon founded www.gotostkilda.co.uk
Having sold ‘Go to St Kilda’, Derek has had the opportunity to fulfil an ambition to provide amazing bird watching and wildlife tours as well offering the opportunity for visitors to explore the fantastic coastline around the north and west of Scotland including Cape Wrath, Old Man of Stoer and the cliffs of Handa Island. In summer 2018 North Coast Sea Tours was born! The biggest adventure of the 2018 season was fulfilling a customer group booking to visit the uninhabited Islands of North Rona, Sula Sgeir and Flannan Islands all in one day! We set off at 0630 and having spent between one and two hours exploring each island, we returned from the amazing 215 nautical mile voyage at 2130
In 2019 we were delighted to see all our Tripadvisor reviews as 5 *, to be awarded Visit Scotland 5 * Tour status, and to be Regional Award Winner in International Best Brochure Awards. We had the pleasure of meeting our many wonderful customers. We enjoyed visits to dozens of islands around the west and north coasts of Scotland. Highlights included summer solstice camping on North Rona (40 nautical miles north west of Cape Wrath), several visits to the very special island of Sule Skerry (33 nautical miles north east of Cape Wrath), and our overnight stay at Gearrannan Heritage village on Lewis en route to another successful landing on Flannan Islands.
Due to a variety of family commitments in 2020 Derek has decided to take a sabbatical for the 2020 season. As Derek is very much ‘hands on’ with the running of the business we regret none of our trips from Kylesku will be available this year.