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5 Star VisitScotland grading for day trips to St Kilda World Heritage Site and winner of the Scottish Thistle Award for Best Outdoor Adventure Experience. Established in 2005, Kilda Cruises has unparalleled experience of St Kilda day trips and...more
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much to Kilda Cruises! I travelled with my Mum and Dad (from Australia) and I arranged an island-hop trip with them. St Kilda has stood out as their favourite day of the trip! We felt so lucky to make it out on...More

Thank Nicola J
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nicola J, Many thanks for this super review and sorry to take so long to acknowledge it. It is great that you could take your Mum and Dad that day as the weather around that time was decidedly dodgy! I will pass on your...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

Angus and Malcolm took us out to the Shiant Islands for an unforgettable 4 hour trip. Along the coast of Harris we saw otters and Risso’s Dolphins, and sea eagles both along the coast and once out at the Shiants. Armed with hot drinks, cake...More

Thank Appletree58
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Appletree58 and sorry to take so long to respond to your very kind review. I am so please that your trip out to the Shiants and return trip along the coastline was so enjoyable. I hope that the rest of your trip to Lewis...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Sincere thanks to Angus and Malky of Kilda Cruises for making trip number 4 the best yet. Great commentary from Malky and expert navigation from Angus round the stacks made the trip really memorable. At almost 84 there may not be an opportunity for trip...More

1  Thank katted2017
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Mamie, I am very touched by this lovely message and thank you for your support and loyalty over the years. It was good to see you again - perhaps not for the last time.... Regards, Angus

Reviewed 1 September 2018

This was an amazing trip with Team Hirta, we have wanted to do this trip for a while and we finally did it. There was quite a swell on the way out and I must admit I was frightened but the boys were so good...More

Thank yvonnesmith694
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi yvonnesmith694. It was our pleasure to take you to St Kilda and I am so pleased that the day was all that you hoped for. David and Malky - team 'Hirta' - do love their work and with such a beautiful workplace it is...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We were booked to travel on Wednesday/Thursday but received a call on Sunday to ask if we'd like to go on Monday as the weather was better. The two-man crew were friendly and helpful (especially Malkie who looked after those of us who felt the...More

Thank mrsjanem2016
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear mrsjanem2016, Many thanks for this review and I am glad that you were flexible and could take advantage of the earlier weather window for your trip. Malky is more than happy to help you make the most of your trip and I am delighted...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Kilda Cruises has a fast boat, taking us quickly to St.Kilda, a world heritage site, with 1000sends of birds breeding at the stags. Angus is an amazing skipper and owner, being very kind and helpful. St. Kilda is just an amazing place if you like...More

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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear beachviewcottages, This is an excellent review and it is very good of you to write it. I hope that we can perhaps take you to St Kilda on another occasion as there is so much to see and be inspired by! Thank you for...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

What an unforgettable day to St Kilda with Kilda Cruises. We were on Hirta with Malcolm and Dave, they were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the whole trip. We were both quite nervous but they made us feel at ease throughout the day. We both...More

Thank JoLow
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear JoLow, Thank you very much for this very welcome review. It can be quite a daunting prospect to travel so far by boat so I am particularly glad that you felt safe and at ease during your trip. Malcolm has built up a good...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful day trip with our family of five and memories to last a lifetime. The weather was perfect and the crew of David and Malcolm were outstanding. The office staff of Christine and Lewis were very friendly and accommodating and thorough.

Thank Allan M
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you for this very warm review and I am so pleased that your family had a lovely trip to St Kilda. It certainly is a remarkable place and I am thrilled that our team could help make the experience so memorable.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

If you have the chance, take this trip with Kilda Cruises - team Hirta. Malky and DC were fun, knowledgeable, courteous & patient - the best tour guides you could have on this once in a lifetime outing. St Kilda and the stacs are almost...More

Thank Susan W
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Dear Susan, thanks for your review and I am delighted that your trip was such a success. Malky and DC will be chuffed with your description of them - they may even blush!

Reviewed 12 August 2018

We booked a trip to St Kilda through Kilda Cruises for July 2018. I emailed to book the trip for myself and a few family members, I had a prompt response from both Christine and Angus Campbell and found the booking process extremely easy and...More

Thank ren03457
kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hi ren03457 and thank you for your really nice and very interesting review. It is good to hear your thoughts and impressions of the day and your review gives a very clear overview of the trip. I'm glad to hear that you were well looked...More

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MacMacLeod
3 July 2018|
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Response from kildacruises | Property representative |
Hello MacMacleod, Thanks for your query and apologies for the late reply. Our St Kilda trips are not accessible for people who use wheelchairs due to the reasons given above, mainly the transfer from the main boat by dinghy... More
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Easygoers
23 March 2017|
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Response from kildacruises | Property representative |
Hi Easygoers Thanks for your enquiry. Our season starts on the 17th of April this year. We have places available during the week that you are here and just get in touch via our website or by phone for more... More
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871Maria6
10 September 2016|
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Response from kildacruises | Property representative |
Dear 871Maria6 Our season runs from April until the end of September so we only have two weeks left this year. If you look at our website you will find information regarding our trips in the 2017 season, booking procedure... More
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Davina P
18 September 2015|
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Response from kildacruises | Property representative |
Hi Davina. Like all boats that go to St Kilda, we have to go ashore from a small tender. This is not difficult but we do assist many of our passengers with this as people can be, understandably, apprehensive about stepping... More
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John W
23 July 2015|
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Response from kildacruises | Property representative |
Hi John, The cost for the St Kilda trip is £195 per person. Included is a £5 landing fee which we collect on behalf of the National Trust for Scotland. Just let us know if you need any other details.
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