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Beautiful trip to Staffa

What a wonderful trip to Staffa. Davey the Skipper was great with all the travellers, moving around... read more

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John S
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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
Wonderful trip

We enjoyed the trip and the commentary. And we loved our visit to the island--well anchored steps... read more

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Iolaire sails twice daily from Iona at 9.45am or1.45pm OR from Fionnphort at 10am or 2pm. The trip lasts 3 hours and you can get on or off at Fionnphort or Iona. The Iolaire is a brown wooden boat and returns to Fionnphort first at 1pm or 5pm and...more
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Reviewed today

What a wonderful trip to Staffa. Davey the Skipper was great with all the travellers, moving around the boat detailing the islands that we looked out upon and the wildlife we say. On arrival at Staffa he drove the boat right into Fingal's Cave (it...More

Thank John S
Carol K, The Skipper's wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you we really appreciate your support and comments about the trip to Staffa with Davie on Iolaire. He is committed to delivering the best service he can and is grateful that you have enjoyed your trip. Glad you came with us.

Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed the trip and the commentary. And we loved our visit to the island--well anchored steps and railing for the long climb up and down.

Thank Christine J
Carol K, The Skipper's wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded today

You have highlighted the positives of the trip to Staffa with Iolaire, thanks for coming on board and for doing the long climb to see the puffins.

Reviewed 2 days ago

No exaggeration when I say that the happiest day of our lives was the one our family spent on Staffa. Thanks to Staffa Trips, we experienced delirious joy on the island. I have never seen my kids (ages 9+11) so engaged and in fact, euphoric....More

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Carol K, The Skipper's wife. at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Your review is very much appreciated and your timing perfect, thanks for coming with us to see the "little brothers of the Atlantic" and for being so positive about Staffa Trips.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked and paid for 3 adults with this company 5 days in advance. Arrived at ferry terminal for trip to Staffa but no boat turned up. Thankfully, a very pleasant representative from Staffa Tours approached us and informed us that Staffa Trips would not be...More

Thank GLindsayM
Carol K, The Skipper's wife. at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am so sorry this happened to you. Iolaire had a sudden engine problem that day and this had to be attended to, I arranged for you to have a refund and also arranged for Staffa Tours to accommodate you, this was prearranged for all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on this trip to Staffa with Captain Davey, being picked up from Iona and dropped back to Mull. You can also get picked up from Mull. It was absolutely magical from start to finish. The crew are passionate about their locality and very...More

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Carol K, The Skipper's wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Davie is pleased to have the Best Boat Crew award and enjoyed reading your appraisal of your trip to Staffa on Iolaire. Thank you for coming with us and for sharing it.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend. An opportunity to see Seals on the way out and also the possibility of Dolphins and Whales. The commentary on the boat was well informed. Fingals cave is beautiful and a walk further around the island allows you to sit with the Puffins....More

Thank Mike_Jeremy
Carol K, The Skipper's wife. at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of the Staffa Trip and for having a great afternoon out with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did this trip whilst on Mull for the weekend and we were so glad we did. The skipper and mate were amazing, full of interesting information and they did a fantastic job of landing us in quite rough swell and told...More

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Carol K, The Skippers wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We really appreciate your kind words reviewing your trip to Staffa on Iolaire, thank you for coming with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Trip, Boat was great and built for the cave so on a calm day he took us into the entrance. So easy to get close to the Puffins!

Thank Dom T
Carol K, The Skipper's wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lucky you getting into the Cave, we have had astonishing good weather making this possible. Thanks for coming on Iolaire to see the Puffins.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable outing! we were lucky that the weather stayed fair and we were able to land. An hour was enough to walk along to see Fingal's cave and then along the cliff top to see the puffins put on a display. All the information...More

Thank Pippa65
Carol K, The Skipper's wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You had a very exciting and eventful trip to Staffa and we are glad you enjoyed it, thanks for your review. You are correct about coming from Tobermory, always allow 2 hours to travel to Fionnphort.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a full day tour incorporating a trip to Mull, Staffa and Iona. Archie met us at the ferry port in Oban and proved an attentive and knowledgeable guide throughout the entire day. There were only 4 of us on the tour last week (including...More

Thank Gordon850
Carol K, The Skipper's wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for reviewing Archie's Full Day Tour and for coming with Staffa Trips to see Fingal's Cave.

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Ian B
6 March 2018|
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Hello Ian, Yes you would catch the first ferry out of Oban at 7.30am on Tuesday to Saturday, Monday and Sunday are different. You would have time to come straight to Fionnphort and catch us there at 10am to go to Staffa... More
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rich0106
3 May 2017|
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This is a good question for October. It would depend on the weather and if it is good and settled both trips would be recommended. We leave at 10am or 2pm every day from Fionnphort. The Atlantic seals should be ashore at... More
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