One of the best ways to travel to Oban Live is definitely by boat.
Sailing routes to Oban take you past rugged, dramatic coastlines, some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery and views out to nearby islands including Mull, Kerrera, Lismore and Luing.
With new step-ashore pontoon and marine facilities right in the centre of town, within walking distance of Oban Live, plus other marina facilities that are within easy reach, sailing to Oban Live has never been easier. Here are some options on where to berth and some useful information to help you plan your sailing trip to Oban Live.
Sleep on board! Book in for an overnight berth and save yourself time and money on accommodation.
North Pier Pontoons **NEW**
15 minute walk to Oban Live
The new North Pier Pontoons provide direct access to Oban from the sea by leisure boats and proved popular after their opening at the end of last season. Maritime visitors to the North Pier Pontoons will be able to make use of showers, toilets, changing areas and lockers. Perfect for an overnight stay option over Oban Live weekend!
The striking, modern building contains four commercial spaces that houses the Oban Harbour Master, an office for the North Pier Pontoons, a meeting room available to book and a shop. The foyer space will be available to rent for small events and there is also an outdoor space which can be used for events and markets.
The pontoons are good news for the increasing number of cruise ships calling at Oban as larger ships anchor in the bay allowing passengers to disembark by tender to the fully accessible pontoons.
For more information, visit www.northpierpontoons.com.
10 minute ferry crossing then 15 minute walk to Oban Live
Oban Marina is perfectly situated at the gateway to the western isles on the picturesque Isle of Kerrera, west coast of Scotland. In sight of the town of Oban, it is a well-serviced and popular marina offering Fuel Diesel. The pump is situated at the end of B Pontoon. Wi-Fi is available free of charge. Electricity cards can be obtained from reception. The marina has water available from a natural spring on the island. A limited supply of chandlery is available in their small shop. Please follow this link to their ferry booking site https://www.obanmarina.com/ferry. During the summer season the Waypoint Restaurant and Bar offers a unique dining experience with a superb menu and spectacular sunset views over the marina and Oban.
Oban Bay Community Berthing
15 minute walk to Oban Live
Drop off pontoons
Bus/Taxi 10 minutes to Oban Station Square then 10-15 minute walk to Oban Live
**15% discount for boats staying at Dunstaffnage June 8 & 9**
Dunstaffnage Marina is located in a magnificent environment on the shores of Dunstaffnage Bay at the entrance to Loch Etive on the West Coast of Scotland.
Just 3 miles from Oban, the gateway to the Western Isles, Dunstaffnage is easily accessible by road, rail and ferry or by private aircraft to Oban Airport at Connel, which is just 2 miles away.
The Marina has excellent facilities and provides a unique range of services, with 250 fully serviced berths that are able to accommodate visiting yachts or motor vessels of varying lengths by prior arrangement.
Also on-site is the renowned Wide Mouthed Frog Restaurant, which is the social hub of the Marina, and includes the acclaimed restaurant, a family bistro and friendly bar. Bookings for tables or accommodation can be taken whether you are afloat or ashore.