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Fantastic, visit during low tide

I hadn't had internet access prior to coming here so I couldn't look up high/low tide times until... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Sonia M
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Beijing, China
Be like a scout - come prepared

If you do wish to visit the cave be aware that it is only accessible at low tide, and therefore... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
LynneDougan
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Alloa, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

I hadn't had internet access prior to coming here so I couldn't look up high/low tide times until it was too late. We came during high tide and it was still a cool hike, then came again a few hours later during low tide and...More

Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you do wish to visit the cave be aware that it is only accessible at low tide, and therefore time to visit is restricted as egress will be hindered by the incoming tide. Torches are a must if you intend to go beyond the...More

1  Thank LynneDougan
Reviewed 14 June 2018

A fascinating place to visit. We went on a very low tide (0.6 metres) and there were still a couple of places on the walk in where the sea felt uncomfortably close. It took us about an hour total, including the walk to/from the cave...More

Thank fiona07
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This was the highlight of our trip to Skye. You need a torch (head one if you can) and a sense of adventure! The cave is in a little inlet which you can only access during low tide, so you won't be able to stay...More

1  Thank Stacey-Louise S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Not awesome in the traditional sense but a real sense of adventure finding it and exploring it. Not a tourist attraction as were just a natural cave in its wild state. Well worth a scramble but remember a good torch, wellies and some good local...More

2  Thank RickyBolt
Reviewed 6 June 2017

It's worth pointing out a couple of things from the start. 1. If you don't have a kayak, or you are not proficient at abseiling, then you need not only a low tide, but a 'low' low tide; 2. make sure you have a head...More

2  Thank anthbike
Reviewed 17 April 2017

An hidden place into the depth of the black cliffs you have to discover on low tides. Very steep and slippery walk especially at the enter of the cave. Not forget to take a light!

1  Thank nathaliemahieu4
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

One of the most awe inspiring caves in the world that doesn't require specialist equipment or caving skills. Having said that, you definitely need to plan ahead and be careful. Not signposted from anywhere including right next to where you find the path down to...More

4  Thank inoble
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Well worth the effort. You need to go at low tide, have a torch and not mind getting your feet wet. There are a couple of little climbs and some slippy rocks. I'd say most kids under about 6 would struggle (or send their parents...More

3  Thank Dellboy53
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We went along prepared for the walk. Across a very rocky / rock slab beach and round the cove, well worth it though. Also make sure to get the tide timings right. We looked at the times and still cut it tight although probably had...More

2  Thank K8833GEdaveb
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