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Kilda Cruises

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Address: Leverburgh, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1859 502060
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5 Star VisitScotland grading for day trips to St Kilda World Heritage Site...

5 Star VisitScotland grading for day trips to St Kilda World Heritage Site and winner of the 2015 Scottish Thistle Award for Best Outdoor Adventure Experience.

Established in 2005, Kilda Cruises has unparalleled experience of St Kilda day trips and operates two vessels with the highest level of quality and comfort.

Bookings by individuals, small groups and private charters welcome.

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Out of body experience

I have widely read and dreamt about St Kida for many years and the chance to finally visit was not to be spurned. That the trip met all my expectations is mainly due to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
Clive M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I have widely read and dreamt about St Kida for many years and the chance to finally visit was not to be spurned. That the trip met all my expectations is mainly due to the atmosphere of the island both in terms of its physical setting but also the palpable ghosts of its former inhabitants. St Kida simply delivers. The... More 

Thank Clive M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

While on holiday in the Islands of Lewis and Harris, my partner and I decided to take a trip over to the Island of St Kilda. We chose Kilda Cruises due to great reviews on here, and they were not wrong. An early start and luckily beautiful weather, but still quite choppy, we arrive onto St Kilda around 10:30 and... More 

Thank Steffyhead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

As a contrast to days and days of walking around Lewis and Harris, the boat trip to St.Kilda was a holiday highlight of a different kind for me, and a unique experience given the isolation and remoteness of this once permanently inhabited island cluster out in the Atlantic. I travelled in a twin-hulled vessel which gave me a smooth ride... More 

1 Thank rwbcab
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Cautious at first given the distance but the vessel makes the journey easy. Whether you doze in the warm cabin or sit on desk and scan for the inevitable wildlife the journey is worth waiting for. Angus has a good team and they clearly know what they are doing and are proud of St Kilda. The tea and cake was... More 

Thank Mark William N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Travelled with Angus on Orca II back in September 2012, although the weather wasn't sunny, it was reasonably calm,even made a stop at Pabaidh to pick up a couple on the way out. Fantastic trip, for me the best part was after leaving Hirta , cruising round the Stacks and islands of the group. The crew were great, advising on... More 

2 Thank oathtaker
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I was very fortunate to go on the last trip of the year from Leverburgh to St. Kilda with Kilda cruises.. The weather was very kind and I was lucky enough to get sunshine not only on the outward journey, but for the four hours on St Kilda and back. Chris & Malky the boat crew were great company and... More 

2 Thank Hist0ryb0y
Costa Rica
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A one in a lifetime experience! We were so happy this trip was able to happen (weather was perfect). Angus and David were fantastic and the trip was superb! This was always a goal of mine - to make it to St. Kilda - and I only had one day while in Scotland to make it happen. Angus and his... More 

3 Thank Sara4travel
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Visited St Kilda on 31st August with Kilda Cruises; Orca III was very comfortable; David's advice on how best to use time ashore was invaluable. St Kilda itself made a huge impression and I have lots of great memories (and photos) of the trip. It was worth every penny! Angus and David looked after us well - enjoyed the cake... More 

1 Thank Jamie2496
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

The trip to St Kilda on Orca III was fantastic - we were well looked after by Angus and David. St Kilda itself was an amazing experience and the trip to the Stacks on the return journey added to that. Welcome cup of tea and home-made cake on the return journey together with a wee dram was typical of the... More 

1 Thank Saltiretraveller
Sandweiler, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

if you are in harris, you have to try this ! we were Lucky enough with the weather and could go to the island on the second day planned, with sun the whole day. the island itself is a fantastic mix between breath taking landscapes and deep historical/human heritage, which makes it one of the best hike I have ever... More 

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