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Media & Commercial Charters & Filming

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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
  • Shipwreck surveys
  • Historical documentaries
  • 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.


Click here to browse available images.


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.


See the attached document for stock footage rates.