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Skomer Island

+44 1646 603123
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A different world

Step onto the island and despite the 200 visitors a day that are permitted to land it's like being... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michaela M
Colchester, United Kingdom
Trip to Wales

Would recommend to anyone! We missed the puffins but there was plenty of other things to see! Views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Step onto the island and despite the 200 visitors a day that are permitted to land it's like being in a different, ancient world. I arrived towards the end of the puffin season, having booked an amazing photography tour with Andy Davies and had a...More

Thank Michaela M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would recommend to anyone! We missed the puffins but there was plenty of other things to see! Views were spectacular

Thank Doorknee71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before I start my review, if you are planning on a landing visit get to Martins Haven (the sailings go from here), very,very early, as the queue for the ticket office is long, we arrived at 6.30. Absolutely worth the wait, unfortunately the sea fog...More

Thank classycaslass
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skomer Island is famous for Puffins, a bird my wife has wanted to see for a long time. We did not have time for the full visit and landing on Skomer Island but took advantage of the 1 hour cruise to the island to see...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here just five years ago and would come more often if we could. A place of outstanding natural beauty and wildlife. We came specifically to see the puffins and we were not disappointed, the water was like Puffin Soup and the hillside dotted...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite missing the Puffins, we loved our day on the island. What a very special place. It's a different world, wild and unspoilt. I wouldn't hesitate to go back to see all the birds, the porpoises and seals again.

Thank RobJTG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been wanting to do this for a few years and so glad we did! Saw puffins, lots of other sea birds, seals and porpoises. Could not believe our luck! Commentary from staff was just right. We went for the Monday 10.30 trip - be sure...More

Thank Eljay T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife on a break to wales went to some for the day and it was brilliant. We love wildlife and to see the puffins up close was amazing. Well worth the time taken to make the trip

Thank chris504019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly I would have adored to give this 5*'s but alas we went hoping we could see something or go out on the boats and things, but we didn't have a car so we couldn't get there for the crack of dawn. While very little...More

Thank Philippa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Skomer is a magical place to visit. We arrived at 7:15am to join the line for tickets ... at 8 a ranger came out to inform us about tickets etc. the office opened at 8:30 and we purchased 4 tickets for the 10:30 boat. The...More

1  Thank Rachael H
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14 August 2017|
Response from Hilary R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Icheah, When we visited Skomer on July 20th there were thousands of puffins there still. They were all busy feeding their little pufflings, flying past us with mouths full of sand eels. They are within a few feet of you... More
Tina D
10 July 2017|
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Response from 226ATIP | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can choose what boat No you have to go on the allotted boat for return. If you get the 10 o'c boat you get the 3 o'c boat back etc
8 July 2017|
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Response from rowanfox | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid they're not. If you go you will see why. The whole ecology of the island is delicate and the thousands of burrows are so fragile.