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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 2 weeks ago
johnlbrowning
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Stroud, United Kingdom
An amazing place with a humbling history

It took us 12 hours to get here from Lochmaddy, no wind so we had to use our small engine. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
AlasdairMacdonald
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Auchtermuchty, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

2  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

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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

1  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

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

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

7  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

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

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

4  Thank Anya L
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Lucky enough to get a trip with Kilda Cruises. What an exceptional island, we were very lucky with the weather it was very sunny and warm, the history of the village was very interesting, we did the walk to the highest point on Conachair which...More

1  Thank stepsus1
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timonntour
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
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wmc26
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
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Nelson-Viljoen
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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
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