Basking Shark Scotland lead the way in providing unique wildlife experiences for media and commercial film crews. Our expert skippers and team of marine biologists will be on hand to assist you with your media project, helping you navigate the Atlantic conditions. We can show you the best of the Hebrides, with adaptable itineraries to facilitate your shots.
For over ten years we have worked with media and scientific partners, such as the BBC and SKY. From real- life mermaids to blue chip productions we’ve been behind the scenes. Here is a taste of what we have to offer:
Hollywood film boat support & filming platform
Magazine shows e.g BBC’s ONE Show, Autumnwatch & ITV’s Countrywise
Independent wildlife films
Wildlife stock footage library
Stunt diving & safety logistics
Radio & podcasts
Piece-to-camera interviews with our expert team
Download our RIB boat specifications, logistics and equipment brochure here.
Boat Support & Logistics
Our MCA coded Redbay RIBs are fast and safe making an effective platform for filming, transport and watersports.
HSE Diving Contractor
We are an HSE diving contractor and are experienced in providing surface support for underwater filming. Shane can also assist with scuba and snorkel commercial work.
Hire Lighting & Equipment
We have an extensive stock of snorkel, scuba, paddle boarding & kayaking equipment that can be hired for filming projects.
In addition, we have a variety of underwater filming equipment and lighting, including our large Orcalight umbilical system.
Stock Photography & Video
We have a range of basking shark stock video footage and images that are available for licensing. Operating all over the Hebrides, Scotland and overseas we have a great selection of sharks, marine life, shipwrecks and much more.
Available in a variety of formats, see our youtube channel or vimeo channel for examples. We have a large selection of subjects and we are open to specific filming commissions.
Basking sharks & marine wildlife migrate to our shores during spring for feeding & breeding. The Atlantic warms up, bringing an explosion of life which we can explore beneath the waves. Take a peek at what you can do with us!