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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
Tigh na Traigh, PA76 6SJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a number of tours offering boat trips to Staffa. We opted for Staffa Trips because we were staying in Iona and because reviews suggested friendly customer service. We definitely found that the case when we arrived and inquired about booking either tomorrow’s or...More

Thank SusanC4948
Carol K, The Skippers wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for reviewing your trip in September and glad that you got a good day to go. Your kind words are appreciated.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staffa is just the most stunning island - the incredible pillars are majestic and HUGE, and Fingal's Cave is awesome even from the sea view only. The day we went the sea was too rough to land on the island, so we were only able...More

Thank Debby L
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Not for the faint hearted when it comes to the rough sea on a windy day. But on a normal day it is just a lovely 45 minutes boat ride. This is my second time on the Iolaire. Us three girls were on the 2pm...More

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Carol K, The Skipper's wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thanks for coming on Iolaire to see Staffa for a second trip, it is always good to welcome return visitors who appreciate that Staffa is ever changing and always wonderful.

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed. We've planned (and paid) this tour for severals weeks prior our coming in Scotland. We drove 2 hours from Fort Augustus to take part of this tour. Once we arrived at the agency in Oban, we were informed that the tour was canceled...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic boat trip in a beautiful wooden boat to Staffa from Fionnphort. We saw seals, lots of lovely birds and a big pod of beautiful common Dolphins, a wonderful surprise. Staffa island was far better than we imagined, seeing the caves and walking...More

Thank Maria S
Carol K, The Skipper's wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience of Staffa and for your kind words, really appreciated.

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Well organized trip on Staffa, Iona and Mull. Our guide was very professional and gave us a lot of information about the Islands, very interesting also the personal experience of our guide.

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A good trip. weather was kind. Nice sail over and enough info given about the island on the boat trip over.

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Carol K, The Skippers wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for your concise review and for coming with Iolaire to see Staffa. Glad you got a good day.

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Although it was a rainy day, this trip to Staffa and Fingals cave was amazing! The crew gave us heavy duty rain gear to wear so we wouldn't miss being able to sit outside on the ride out to Staffa. We were able to see...More

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Carol K, The Skippers wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thanks for coming to see Staffa and Fingal's Cave with us, it was lucky that you got ashore and that the weather was good for you.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great trip to Staffa. Friendly team, waterproofs available if sat outside. An hour on the island and very knowledgeable info about the wildlife and Staffa. Will definitely be doing the to again.

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Carol K, The Skippers wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Looking forward to welcoming you back aboard Iolaire another time, thanks for coming with us.

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We chose the all-day tour starting in Oban and back. Archie met us at the ferry terminal at 7:00 a.m., and chatted with us on the 7:30 ferry to Craignure on the Isle of Mull. Once on Mull, he drove us in a small van...More

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Carol K, The Skippers Wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind comments, Archie will appreciate that you took the time to share your day.

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Ian B
6 March 2018|
Response from Carol K | Property representative |
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
3 May 2017|
Response from Carol K | Property representative |
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