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Amazing, Fabulous Tour!

We chose the all-day tour starting in Oban and back. Archie met us at the ferry terminal at 7:00... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mardenshi
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Cincinnati
Staffa-one of the most magical places on earth!

Three of us along with a 5 year old boarded this boat out to Staffa. We were able to walk around... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shesculpt
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N. California
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Mardenshi
Carol K, The Skippers Wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

Reviewed 4 days ago

Three of us along with a 5 year old boarded this boat out to Staffa. We were able to walk around the island and looks into the cave. I thought the walk looked challenging and not being fit, I was worried. Once there, I realized...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying in Iona during Easter holidays and decided to visit Staffa. We caught the boat in Iona and more passengers in Fionnphort. It was an amazing experience, even if the sea was a bit rough. The staff of the boat was lovely and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If the giant's causeway and clear blue beaches are on your bucket list this tour will take you there, I only wish the weather was better, rough sea's meant no tour of fingals cave or exploring the Isle of Staffa. Please wear warm and waterproof...More

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Carol K, The Skipper's wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Easter seems a long time ago and we have had a wonderful summer of sunshine this year although the weather is sadly letting us down again now. However we are still sailing to Fingal's Cave and folks are still enjoying all that Iona has to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was friendly, knowledgable and also stopped the boat when we saw dolphins swimming in the sea so the people could take a photo. They gave us around 45 minutes of free time on the island itself after we drove halfway around it and...More

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

We are happy also that you didn’t get sick on the boat and that your friend performed in the Cave for the BBC. Thanks for your kind words about your day out and for telling us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the 9:30am trip to Staffa, which is about 3 hours long. Before we got on the boat, we were advised of the slightly rough seas and risk that we may not be able to land on Staffa. If we were not happy to...More

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Carol K, The Skipper's wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Glad you enjoyed your trip, we leave Fionnphort at 10am to go to Staffa on Iolaire of Iona and the trip takes 3 hours in total. Some of your information does not match any of the trips which are available, I think you have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staffa Trips offers a fun boat ride to the Isle of Staffa where puffins nest and breed, with apparently no fear of humans. The ride was from the Isle of Iona and took us over lovely seas to the isle with the puffins and a...More

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Carol K, The Skipper's wife! at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for reviewing your trip to Staffa to see Fingal's Cave and the puffins, I'm afraid they have packed their bags and flown away for the winter, but they will be back next year. Good wishes from the Scottish Seas.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a way to see island life plus puffins, Iona, Mull. The puffins are so tame you can sit next to their buŕrows and photograph them.

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Carol K, The Skipper's wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We all like your heading and thank you for nominating us for that title. We love taking everyone out to see the puffins sitting at their burrows. Glad you enjoyed your trip to visit them, thanks for coming with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our father who is 87 asked if we could arrange a trip to Fingal’s Cave while he was still fit and able. We booked a full 12 hr trip with Staffa trips. Archie our guide and the bosses son in law met us at the...More

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Carol K, The Skipper's wife at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks to Grandpa for coming to Staffa with us and for sharing his day out, well done!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the trip from Oban and had a wonderful day with our tour guide Archie. We were a group of 4 adults and my 15 year old daughter. The drive across the Isle of Mull was lovely, Archie told us many facts and history...More

Thank Geri R
Carol K, The Skipper's wife. at Staffa Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Staffa Trips here, thanking you for coming with Archie on his Full Day Tour and going to Staffa on Iolaire with Davie and Staffa Trips.

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Ian B
7 March 2018|
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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
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rich0106
3 May 2017|
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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
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