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

3.12am 30 July 2021
7.23pm 25 July 2021
7.59pm 24 July 2021
1.24pm 24 July 2021
3.06pm 13 July 2021
12.08pm 4 July 2021
10.18pm 3 July 2021
2.00pm 26 June 2021
8.37pm 24 June 2021
8.44pm 20 June 2021
9.09am 23 May 2021
3.09pm 22 May 2021
3.45pm 21 May 2021
3.40pm 21 May 2021
7.38pm 17 May 2021
4.33am 16 May 2021
2.07pm 3 May 2021
2.07pm 3 May 2021
9.16pm 27 April 2021
4.35pm 13 April 2021

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Oban Lifeboat Station 
South Pier
Gallanach Road
Oban 
PA34 4LS

Station phone number

01631 563733

Accessibility

Station parking for crew only. 

Visiting times

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

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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?