Alternative Boat Hire

Boat Tour

Lovedale, Isle Of Iona, Argyll, PA76 6SJ

    Explore the coasts, the alternative way. Untamed islands, wildlife, history. Small numbers, Child friendly. Trips under sail on a stunning restored Danish Gaff Ketch.

    For over twenty years Mark Jardine has been running his Alternative Boat Hire based on the Isle of Iona and also operating from Fionnphort on Mull. Join him on a traditional restored wooden boat operating under sail. Book on a Scheduled trip or  go for Whole boat hire for groups or exclusive tailored excursions. Emphasis is on a family atmosphere with easy communication. A friendly intimate kind of trip. "Birthe Marie" can be hired for anything from a half hour ferry crossing to a full day. She carries a maximum of 12 passengers incuding children. Watch the website for Specials throughout the season. All trips are subject to suitable conditions.

    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    normally open April-October


    • Children Welcome any age welcome


    • Coastal Location operates from the villages of fionnphort on Mull or from the village on iona
    • Island Location operating from the isle of iona


    • Toilets toilet onboard

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque sterling cheque accepted

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