Go to St Kilda takes you to the UK's only Dual UNESCO Heritage Site. Home to north west Europe's largest seabird colony including the UK's largest colony of Atlantic puffin, northern Fulmar and one of the World's largest Gannetaries.
6.50am: Meet at Stein Jetty, Skye for a briefing prior to 7.00am departure.
Our fast and comfortable boat, Infinity will take you across the Minch and through the Western Isles, arriving at St Kilda after 85 miles and around 4 hours later (3 hours 30 mins on good days).
On arrival in Village Bay, we will make the short transfer by Zodiac dinghy to the main St Kilda island of Hirta. We will have approximately 4 hours free to explore the Island. The St Kilda museum, school and Church provide a fascinating insight into the way of life of the St Kildans prior to their evacuation in 1930. The remains of the village, the graves and 2nd World War gun are all open to view.
A guided walk may be arranged at a cost of £5 per person. Please add this when booking your trip.
Upon leaving Hirta, we will cruise to Boreray and its Sea Stacs with their impressive cliffs and bird life.
The return journey will take approximately four hours.
8.30pm: Return to Stein Jetty, Skye.
The itinerary for all trips may be altered at skippers discretion
Day trips by boat from Skye to St Kilda - the last outpost of north-west Europe lying 85 miles west of Skye. St Kilda is a dual UNESCO world heritage site and national nature reserve. It’s home to the world’s largest colony of Gannets & Fulmars. Also the biggest colony of puffins in Britain with highest sea cliffs and sea stacks in Britain. Visit St Kilda to experience dramatic scenery, spectacular seabirds and unique isolation to ponder their poignant history.