Oban Phoenix has recently opened as a community run cinema and shows a good selection of films. Movie schedule can be found in the weekly Oban Times or check out their website.
Glen Coe and many other walks are within an hour and half drive from the ferry, easily accessible and can be accomplished in one day.
Achnalaraig Riding Centre, Oban Tel: 01631 562745
You are most welcome to shore fish from Sunnybrae and the local shores where mostly pollack and saithe are caught. Boat trips for mackeral can easily be arranged from Luing or Oban. No permits required, just your rod and bait.
Permit fishing - for information about fishing around Oban its best to telephone Anglers Corner in Oban 01631 566374
Salmon and Trout fishing plus lessons are available at Inverawe Smokery Tel: 01866 822446
Loch Scammadale – turn with your equipment at Scammadale farm, pay the honesty box, chose your spot and good luck!
Craobh Haven Watersports RYA courses, boat hire etc 01852 500664
Coaching and Guided Tours, Isle of Seil Sea Kayak Scotland 07771 918431
White Water Kayaking River Awe Splash White Water Rafting 01887 829706
Puffin Dive Centre, Oban, 01631 566088
Energie Health Club - Excellent gym and also has many classes on offer. 01631 565000.
Atlantis Leisure Centre also has a swimming pool and other facilities such as a climbing wall.
Crinan Canal - watch the boats going through the locks and enjoy something from the pubs and coffee shops on the way.
SeaLife Centre and restaurant. Benderloch 01631 720386
Cruachan Power Station – The Hollow Mountain, Loch Awe 01866 822618
Castles and Historic Buildings
Camasserie Castle near Kilmartin
Dunollie Castle, Oban
Dunstaffnage Castle, Dunbeg By Oban
Duart Castle, Mull by ferry from Oban 3 miles from ferry, or by motor launch Duchess from Corran Esplanade Slipway in Oban
Inveraray Castle 01499 302203
St Conan's Kirk, Lochawe
Ardmaddy Gardens 01852 300353, 7 miles from ferry
An Cala Gardens 01852 300237 Easdale
Arduaine Gardens 01852 200366 By Melfort Hotel
Crarae Gardens 01546 866149
Ardchattan Gardens 01631 750274
Bowman & MacDougall Tours (Mull/Iona/Staffa) 01631 563221
Isle of Seil 9 hole golf course, clubs available for hire at Balvicar Stores & fees payable in clubhouse.
Glencruitten Golf Club, Oban 01631 562868
Dalmally Golf Club 01631 200619
Lochgilphead Golf Course 01546 602340
Tralee Segway Centre, 01631 720297
Kilmartin Archaeological Museum 01546 510278
Oban War & Peace Exhibition, North Pier, Oban. Free entry.
Oban Whisky - Trip around the distillery