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What a sight

We were on a National Trust Of Scotland Cruise After cruising on the West Coast of Britain we... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Travelled with gotostkilda and camping there

I went with the gotostkilda boat, Harvey and Willie were fantastic! Starting with the safety... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Stroud, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We were on a National Trust Of Scotland Cruise After cruising on the West Coast of Britain we reached StKilda It was a beautiful day of blue skies ,blue seas but big swell The Captain Of the PearlIi took us as near as he could...fabulous...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MorningEdinburghuk
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I went with the gotostkilda boat, Harvey and Willie were fantastic! Starting with the safety briefing which was very clear and helpful,then really good skippering on the way there (there was quite a swell running) and a very informative tour round the stacks before we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank johnlbrowning
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It took us 12 hours to get here from Lochmaddy, no wind so we had to use our small engine. It was worth the effort, this place has a wonderful feeling. It is very pretty, well it was a lovely sunny day ! The dramatic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank AlasdairMacdonald
Reviewed 2 August 2018

After a two and a half hour boat ride we saw Village Bay but the skipper was not allowed to enter - reason - there may be rats/mice on board so we had to transfer to a rubber dinghy in order to land on St...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Jay63
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Finally managed a trip to St. Kilda after first trying ten years ago. A great birthday treat. We went with Gotostkilda.com from Stein in Syke which for us was a better option rather than travelling to Harris. The trip there was well organised, we were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank LancasterTravelbug
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The island is called Hirta but often referred to as St Kilda. Its remoteness rugged beauty and tragic demise of its community in August 1930 will continue to affect those like me who read about it and the few thousand who make the effort to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank simon d
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I had to think a long time about how I rate the place. Due to the relatively bad rating that I give, I'm not saying anything about the tour operator. He has done his job perfectly, I will rate him separately, with five stars. St....More

Date of experience: June 2018
8  Thank Schlosswiler
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We visited St Kilda yesterday (8th June) with Sea Harris. It is expensive and it is a very long day (we were staying in Stornoway and had to get up at 4.30 and we got back at 10pm) but, for me, it was a once...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Kate H
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to walk a lot Be prepared to be amazed This is a fantastic, once in a lifetime visit. There is not a bad thing to say about this island Although it was being developed when I visited, and was surprised to see heavy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank twoboysdad
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The eye watering expense of going to St Kilda is well worth it to see such a special place. Firstly don't expect it to be "abandoned". There is a permanent population. Firstly members of the MOD who have a presence there year round. They live...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Anya L
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7 September 2018|
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Response from simon d | Reviewed this property |
From the Isle of Skye the boat trips operate from late April until the end of September. Be prepared because some get cancelled due to weather. 110 miles out into the Atlantic the later you leave it in the year the more... More
25 January 2018|
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Response from elouise36 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, im not sure about chartered heliflights. Certainly the MOD use helicopters, but as far as im aware (I may be wrong), the only way for visitors is by boat....good luck
27 November 2015|
Response from Runrig_fan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just came across your question on TripAdvisor. If there was any cheaper way to get out to St. Kilda, we'd have found it. SeaHarris is a few pounds cheaper than Kilda Cruises, but that's it. Best thing to do is... More