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Offshore Islands & Dolphin Voyage

Our Offshore Island and Dolphin Voyage is another firm favourite boat trip! 

Join us on this 2 ½ Voyage as we first set sail across the open ocean towards Grassholm Island RSPB Nature Reserve, home to the Third Largest Gannet Colony in the UK, within the region of 20,000 pairs of breeding Gannets. 

We then visit Wales’ most remote lighthouse, The Smalls which is 20 miles offshore (if sea conditions allow), before heading further offshore into the Celtic Deep in search of cetaceans.

This Voyage has provided excellent sightings of Common Dolphins, Porpoises and Risso’s Dolphins! We have also spotted Minke Whales, Fin Whales and even a Leatherback Turtle over the years!

DURATION

 

2.5 hr Fully Guided Wildlife Voyage

SUITABLE FOR

 

Ages 8 +  

EXPECT TO SEE

 

Third Largest Gannet Colony in the UK, Smalls Lighthouse, Common Dolphins, Porpoises and Risso’s Dolphins

Occasional Sightings of Minke Whale

DEPARTURES

 

0830 & 1515 hrs

SAILINGS

 

May to the end of September

PRICE

 

£70 per person

Departure Point

St Justinians (St Davids Old Lifeboat Station), 2 miles (3km) west of St Davids. 

This is the departure point for our Voyages. 

Once you have booked either online, in our office or by telephone you will receive full directions to make it to St Justinians. 

Alternatively, the quickest way to find directions is by putting ‘St Justinians' into Google Maps and this will take you directly to the destination. 

 

Check-In & Meeting Point

At Justinians we have our dedicated check-in and meeting point. This is located by the Kisok on the right-hand side when you arrive at St Justinians. You must ensure you have your ticket with you on arrival. 

You must arrive at least 30 minutes before the boat departure time (e.g. – if your boat trip is at 10.15 am, please arrive at 09.45 am). 

 

Parking Facilities

Parking Facilities are available at St Justinians. There is free parking for up to 40 cars and one disabled parking slot.  There is a seasonal overflow field carpark which costs £4 per day. 

 

Buses

There is a local bus service called the Celtic Coaster Minibus which operates from April through the end of September. 

Full details of this bus service can be found on the following website link-

https://www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/bus-routes-and-timetables/bus-routes-list-coastal-buses

 

Walking

You can also walk to St Justinians from St Davids via the road, the distance is 2 miles (3km). If you choose to walk, we advise that it takes approximately 45 minutes. 

 

Accessibility

To access the slipway to get to the boat, you must walk down 50 + steps. For passengers with severe mobility issues, unfortunately, access to the boat may not be suitable due to the sheer number of steps. There is also no access for wheelchair users to get down there.

 

What to bring with you

Warm clothes (it’s always colder at sea), bottle of water, suncream, sun cap, sunglasses, waterproofs (if needed).

We provide every passenger with a fitted lifejacket, and we can also provide warm waterproof coats if needed.

Binoculars and Camera (optional). 

 

Cancellation Policy

If we must cancel for any reason (e.g., poor weather and sea conditions etc.), we will either try to re-book you onto a different day or you will be entitled to a full refund. 

If you need to cancel your booking – up to 48 hours’ notice before departure, we will give you a 90% refund (we must cover admin and credit card fees).

Up to 24 hours before departure, a 75% refund can be made. If you cancel with less than 24 hours' notice, NO REFUND will be given.

CALL 01437 721911 FOR ALL BOOKING ENQUIRIES

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