Puffins and Whales - SkyeXplorer Boat Trips Isle of Skye. Guaranteed to see Puffins and Seals - Whales and Eagles with luck! We offer 90 minute trips to the Ascrib Island (non-landing) to visit the Puffin breeding colonies and the resident seals. There is a wide variety of seabirds around the islands including guillemots, gannets, razorbills, shags, graylag geese, etc. SkyeXplorer II has comprehensive safety equipment on board and for your comfort has a large cabin and a great rear viewing deck.