RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

RNLI Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station operates its all-weather Trent class lifeboat from one of the oldest buildings in Oban. Located in the attractive fishing port and popular west coast holiday town, it’s one of the busiest all-weather lifeboat stations in Scotland.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Oban Lifeboat Station

4.03am 2 October 2021
9.06am 1 October 2021
3.41pm 24 September 2021
12.26pm 15 September 2021
12.26pm 15 September 2021
12.26pm 15 September 2021
12.26pm 15 September 2021
10.24pm 14 September 2021
3.19am 13 September 2021
3.07am 13 September 2021
10.09pm 12 September 2021
8.21am 12 September 2021
5.58pm 5 September 2021
3.46am 5 September 2021
5.52pm 28 August 2021
4.14pm 23 August 2021
2.32am 14 August 2021
7.12am 13 August 2021
11.27am 11 August 2021
3.12am 30 July 2021

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Oban Lifeboat Station 
South Pier
Gallanach Road
PA34 4LS

Station phone number

01631 563733


Station parking for crew only. 

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

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