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Island Magic Awaits

Explore the islands as a family

Every journey starts a story - start yours together​

For day trips to remember look no further than Scotland's west coast islands - feel the excitement build as you step aboard the ferry. Check out our blogs for things to do with the kids on Bute, Cumbrae and Arran, easily reached from Central Scotland, Glasgow and Ayrshire, and on Mull, Iona, Lismore and Kerrera, a stone's throw from Oban and Lorne. You're guaranteed to come back with a tale to tell on these unforgettable days out. The islands are closer than you think. Plan your next island adventure now.​

Island magic awaits...  

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Choose your destination

The CalMac network stretches from enchanting Arran and Kintyre in the south, to the dramatic landscapes of Harris and Lewis in the north. It is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Which one of our 30 destinations is in your bucket list?

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Island Hopping

Travelling from one island to another is a great way to explore the west coast of Scotland - building an itinerary that suits you best. Decide on which destinations you would like to explore and package them in the one itinerary.

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Style your journey with CalMac

We have new fashion for every adventure. Check out our new range of Caledonian MacBrayne merchandise. Our collection of island and maritime-inspired Hoodies and Sweatshirts are a perfect fit for seeking adventure outdoors, lounging at home, or sporting on your next Teams call.

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We would love to see your own magical island snaps this autumn. Show your love for the islands on social media by sharing your own story to be featured using the hashtag #CalMacExplorers

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