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Kilda Cruises

Leverburgh, Scotland
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St.Kilda - amazing trip book with Kilda Cruises

This was truly a magnificent day out; A trip I’ve longed to do for many a year accompanied with my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shonamac75
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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A stunning trip!

Three weeks ago we made a stunning trip to St. Kilda with the team from Kilda Cruises. We were so... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
angelika315
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Aalen, Germany
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5 Star VisitScotland grading for day trips to St Kilda World Heritage Site and winner of the Scottish Thistle Award for Best Outdoor Adventure Experience. Established in 2005, Kilda Cruises has unparalleled experience of St Kilda day trips and operates with the highest level of quality and comfort. Bookings by individuals, small groups and private charters welcome.
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Leverburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was truly a magnificent day out; A trip I’ve longed to do for many a year accompanied with my mum whose wanted to go her whole life but just never got round to it - until 5/6/18 we were so lucky to get on...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Three weeks ago we made a stunning trip to St. Kilda with the team from Kilda Cruises. We were so lucky with the weather and the sea, it was amazing! David and Malcolm were very kind and told us a lot of interesting facts about...More

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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Angelika and Michael, many thanks for taking time to write your review. We very much appreciate your positive comments and I am pleased that the day was so enjoyable for you. I must also thank you for sharing the photographs that you took that day...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled on the Hirta with Kilda Cruises. Return journeys from Leverburgh to Hirta with NTS Work Party 2 2018 and Tour of Boreray and Stacs. Plus additional tour round Hirta and Soay mid-fortnight. Angus certainly has a great team including Davey, Malky and ‘wee’ Alexander....More

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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mermaidbiker and thank you for your review of your trips with us during your time as a Work Party volunteer. I am touched by your very kind comments and you can be assured that we are always grateful to have David and Malky working...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve dreamed of going to St Kilda for more than thirty years since I first read about this remarkable archipelago in Tom Steel’s excellent book “The Life and Death of St Kilda” and last week, to celebrate my upcoming 50th birthday I went there with...More

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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Response Pending Hi Robert, Thank you for this lovely review of your trip to St Kilda with us. Thirty years is a long time to wait for your visit and, with a special birthday to celebrate, it is great / a relief that everything worked...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and knowledgeable crew (Angus and Malky) and a nice, well-appointed, more comfortable than expected boat for the 3 hours each way trip to St Kilda. We were lucky with the seas which were as calm as could be expected - but the day was...More

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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ScandiBrits, Many thanks for this very kind review and I am glad that your group had such a good trip with us to St Kilda. I am happy that the level of comfort on board our vessel 'Hirta' exceeded what you had expected and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I made the booking with Angus and Christina, I received a phone call the night before from Kilda Cruises to confirm that trip was going ahead. The trip over was fantastic a friendly atmosphere as previously stated Malky and David are so attentive to all...More

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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Marina and many thanks for this great review. I am so pleased that your trip was a success and that David and Malky were friendly and helpful. Thanks for your recommendation of us - much appreciated by us all!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have long wanted to visit St Kilda, and this year I was lucky enough to get a booking, and even luckier that I got out on my first optional day. I was less lucky in experiencing quite bad sea sickness of the way out....More

Thank Tom C
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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tom, Thank you for your review and for taking the time to write about your impressions of the trip. This year a lot of work is taking place at the base in Village Bay and if you do come back in the next year...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unforgettable experience. The company is a little more expensive than some of the others but well worth the extra few pounds. One of the shortest trips to St Kilda at 2 hours 40. Good communication about sailings, comfortable trip, and stunning scenery. David and Malcolm...More

Thank Karen H
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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much, Karen. It is great to hear that you felt comfortable and safe on your trip and that David and Malky were good hosts for the day. It is certainly a thought provoking and, as you say, humbling experience to go to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing day on the Kilda Cruise trip to St Kilda. The boat trip in itself is an exhilarating experience in Orca lll as we sped along at 18 knots. The cabin is comfortable with reading material and maps relevant...More

Thank Richard G
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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Richard, many thanks for this delightful review. We do have quite a few guides, maps etc. on each vessel and I am glad that these were of interest to you on the journey. I am pleased that the return trip via Boreray was so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The opportunity to visit St Kilda and its sea stacks probably doesn't come around that often. And there aren't many operators which offer the logistics to get you there. Consequently, it is probably important to choose a good one. You will not go wrong if...More

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kildacruises, Guest Relations Manager at Kilda Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Aberdeenangler, thanks for this comprehensive and honest review which I have read through a couple of times now. It's really good and sums up what passengers should expect on a less favourable day extremely well. I am pleased to hear that although your travelling...More

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Easygoers
23 March 2017|
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Response from kildacruises | Property representative |
Hi Easygoers Thanks for your enquiry. Our season starts on the 17th of April this year. We have places available during the week that you are here and just get in touch via our website or by phone for more... More
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871Maria6
10 September 2016|
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Response from kildacruises | Property representative |
Dear 871Maria6 Our season runs from April until the end of September so we only have two weeks left this year. If you look at our website you will find information regarding our trips in the 2017 season, booking procedure... More
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Davina P
19 September 2015|
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Response from kildacruises | Property representative |
Hi Davina. Like all boats that go to St Kilda, we have to go ashore from a small tender. This is not difficult but we do assist many of our passengers with this as people can be, understandably, apprehensive about stepping... More
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