How to get there

By car

Directions from Glasgow - If you are travelling from Glasgow, take the M8 (northbound) and exit at junction 17 leave motorway and follow signs to Dumbarton on the A82. Take A82 from Dumbarton to Crainlairch and Tyndrum. At Tyndrum turn left onto the A85 road (signposted Oban) to Connel.

Oban area - At Connel Bridge, take the A828 and drive over the bridge and follow this road north towards Fort William.

Drive through a small village called Benderloch and two miles after this village, you will see the 'Scottish Sealife & Marine Sanctuary' on your left hand side
(5 miles from the Connel bridge).

Directions from Fort William - If you are travelling south to the centre from Fort William, follow the A828 to Barcaldine and the centre is one mile past the village on the right hand side.

By bus

A hourly bus service is available from Oban to the sanctuary. The number 405 bus is available from Station Square. Call 0870 608 2 608 for further information. West Coast Motors also have a package deal available on the bus including free return transport!


Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary
PA37 1SE

The Scottish SEALIFE sanctuary, Barcaldine, Oban, Argyll, PA37 1SE

Disabled Access:
The Sanctuary has disabled access and has mobility maps available to ensure you don't miss out on anything during your visit to The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary.

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