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Things to do:

  • Professional naturalists with extensive knowledge of the Island

  • Use of fieldguides, telescope and binoculars to view the wildlife

  • Free checklist

Guided wildlife walks

Join us on a guided walk and get to know the Island's birds and other wildlife:

Walks last up to 3 hours

 

Cost: £5 per person

 

Contact a member of Observatory staff once on the island

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Meet the Manxie night-time walks

Join us on a night-time excursion to meet the Manxies up close:

  • Short introductory talk about the Manx Shearwater

  • See Observatory staff catching and ringing the shearwaters

  • Professional naturalists with extensive knowledge of the birds

  • Licensed bird ringers

Walks last up to 2 hours

 

Cost: £5 per person

 

Contact a member of Observatory staff once on the island

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Meet the Manxie chicks

A rare opportunity to see Manx Shearwater chicks up close:

  • Join Observatory staff as they monitor the growth of Manxie chicks

Walks once a week whenever the weather is most suitable

 

Cost: £5 per person

 

Contact a member of Observatory staff once on the island