Lunga Island is the largest of Treshnish Isles in Argyll & Bute, Scotland. The island covers a total area of approx 0,81 km2 (0,31 ml2) and is uninhabitted.
- Lunga Island is of volcanic origin. It has been described as 'green jewel in a peacock sea'. The island was populated until the 19th century and still bears remains of blackhouses. The remains of the ruined village, abandoned in 1857, lie to the northeast of the island.
- Lunga is designated Site of Special Scientific Interest due to of its abundant plant life. Plenty of endangered and rare plants are native to the isle. Such plants include birdsfoot trefoil, orchids, oyster plant, primrose, sea campion, sea pinks, sea thrift, tormentil and yellow flags.
- Grey seals live in the waters surrounding Lunga Island, while birdlife includes kittiwakes, Manx shearwaters and storm-petrels. Puffin, razorbills and guillemot breed on the island and on Harp Rock, sea stack divided by a narrow gut. Eeach winter Barnacle geese also appear.
- In the summer months, tourist boats visit Lunga Island from Ulva Ferry. The major attraction is the thousands of breeding puffins that allow travellers to approach to within several feet of them.
Highlights: Prolific birdlife
Lunga Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Lunga Island dock (anchor) at Tobermory - port town on the northeastern coast of Isle of Mull.
The Lunga Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Lunga Island, Treshnish Isles, Scotland.
If you lose the Lunga Island location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Lunga Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Lunga Island, Treshnish Isles, Scotland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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6 September, 2017
12 September, 2017
26 September, 2017
27 September, 2017