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Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours

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Address: 21 St Adrians Place | Anstruther, Anstruther KY10 3DX, Scotland
Phone Number: 07957 585200
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We booked this as something to do with our children - one of which is wildlife mad - but it far surpassed our expectations. The boat trip - while a little rocky - was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
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Stone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We booked this as something to do with our children - one of which is wildlife mad - but it far surpassed our expectations. The boat trip - while a little rocky - was a pleasant experience with attentive crew and a knowledgeable captain who explained things as we went. The island itself is teeming with wildlife and the opportunities... More 

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the very positive review. Really glad you and your children enjoyed the day out. We try our best to offer a great experience and your comment says it all, "the best day trip I have ever been on". Hope to see you again sometime. More 

Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Highly recommend this boat trip to a great isle.The staff were so friendly and helpful pointing out the seals and general advice of when on the island.Thank you to the skipper for reversing the boat to let us see the lone puffin,looking forward to returning to see the puffins next year.

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to offer us an excellent review. Look forward to you coming on the trip again when the Puffins are all there. More 

Oxfordshire, UK
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77 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Luckily for us, we were blessed with sunshine and calm seas for our trip to the Isle of May. This time of year is relatively quiet on the Island, but it is still a magnet for migrating birds and the island's history and buildings were interesting too. Our crew and the island's warden were helpful in pointing out the birds... More 

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. Your trip was at the end of the season when the Island is quieter, but it does still have a magical peaceful, calmness. Hopefully you will come back when there is more going on and see it in a different light. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Aberdour, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We went on this trip on Open Doors Day and were so glad we did. We got a little insight into life on the Island. The crossing was great, yes it was the first time a boat had been able to dock for four days due to the high swell so it was very choppy, however I really think that... More 

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about the trip, staff and the Island. Doors Open Day was a great success, despite the fact that we only managed the trip on one out of two days because of the sea conditions which was a pity. More 

Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

You cannot miss this Isle if you want to see birds like puffins and shags really close. The perfect place to take good pictures, and to enjoy the breading season of sea birds. Arctic terns and gulls will attack you if you are close to the nest, so bring something to protect your head. You only can stay there for... More 

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. We are really glad you enjoyed seeing the Island and the birds close up for the pictures. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I took the trip to the Isle of May yesterday, had a lovely sunny day, sea was still a bit "rough", but we reached the island in an hour, so we had 3 hours to explore. The island is beautifully, saw some seals and birds (unfortunately no puffins this time of the year, at least I have an excuse to... More 

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a positive review about the trip. September is just a bit late for the Puffins, however the Island takes on a different feel as seals begin to gather for pupping time, and it still has that magical, peaceful feel about it. We also appreciate the comments about the boat crew for their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

I knew it would be a long shot to see the puffins due to the time of year and unfortunately all but one had left. Try as we might we couldn't find him. There were some grey seals one of which played hide and seek with us. The views from the island are beautiful and you really get a sense... More 

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a positive review. We are glad you enjoyed the views, scenery and service on the boat. It is just a pity we can't control the weather, but are happy you found it a great way to spend the afternoon. More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

What a fabulous experience! We sailed to the Isle of May on a lovely sunny day, but the sea was still in a bit of a 'swell' from recent high winds. The crew were excellent, giving us confidence in the 'high seas' and coping with poorly passengers. At no time did I feel insecure despite the pitching and rolling and... More 

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer us a positive review. We are glad you enjoyed the walks and the views on the Island, and the comments about the service from the crew are much appreciated. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We've lived here all our life and never visited the May Island. I got such a shock. First of all your well looked after on the boat by the crew and from a non land lover that's a comfort. You land at the island in about an hour and get 3 on the island. There is so much wildlife and... More 

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a positive review. You are not alone in living locally all your life and never been out to the island, we hear the same from lots of people, but glad you have now made the trip and enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

Bryant, Arkansas
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We booked the trip to the Isle of May. The staff was helpful, friendly and professional. We went a little late in the season and thus missed a couple of bird species on the island. We did get to see some Puffins which was our main objective. The Isle of May is worth visiting for every person in the area.

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Alex G, Owner at Anstruther Pleasure Cruises-Boat Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a positive review about the trip, the island is a place worth visiting for everyone in the area. Also your comments about the service from the staff are much appreciated. More 

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