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Address: Wales
Phone Number: +44 1646 603123
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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife

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peaceful setting

beautiful destination, lots of wildlife, peaceful way to spend a day. We saw seals, puffins and various birds. I would highly recommend it if you are visiting the Pembrokeshire... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
HAJ K
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

beautiful destination, lots of wildlife, peaceful way to spend a day. We saw seals, puffins and various birds. I would highly recommend it if you are visiting the Pembrokeshire coast

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Get a boat trip out to the island, it's good fun and the scenery is just great. We saw baby seals on our trip last week and porpoises. We shall go back again next year on our next hols

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 attraction reviews
664 helpful votes 664 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I have visited this island previously and concur with all the complimentary comments of being a truly wonderful day out. On this occasion we took a sight seeing cruise which leaves Martin's Haven at 1.00pm on most days weather permitting. This takes one hour and encircles this beautiful island. We saw seals basking and feeding their pups and a couple... More 

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Clun, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The Puffins! Absolutely beautiful birds and amazing to be able to get up so close. Lots of other interest on the island and the Wildlife Trust is very deserving of your support in maintaining this important island. Go see!

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Took a 11am boat from Martin's Haven to Skomer island, it was the best thing from my Pembrokeshire tour. In August you don't see as many birds (for instance, the puffins are gone), but the place itself is beautiful and the views breathtaking. There are no major facilities, just a couple of compost toilets, so take plenty of food and... More 

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Swindon
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I've been to Skomer (or Skokholm) Island every year (except one) since 2007. Every year, I can't wait to go back again! This year was one of the best. I was extremely fortunate to get onto a boat which very nearly didn't sail because of the weather conditions. There were no sailings the day before, and none the day after.... More 

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Peak District of England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I have always wanted to go to Skomer and it's a day i will always remember . We arrived at 9 am and got on the 10am crossing . We were lucky that the puffins were still there in early august and we also saw seals , dolphins and a sun fish . No words can describe how much i... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

From the moment our ferry arrived I knew that I had come to a magical place. Puffins flew over us as the sea sparkled, oh what joy. The trip was only ten minutes by boat, but be warned there are steps on the mainland and island. The latter are steep but with help and time one friend who has difficulties... More 

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
79 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It was so lovely to see the PUFFINS in close and personal on this wonderful island. We spent the day here from our base in Dinas cross. The weather was superb and the island is a warren of nesting birds. There are only 4 toilets on the island and you must take your own refreshments. As members of the RSPB... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
59 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went for a day trip last year and wanted to stay two nights this year. Unfortunately the weather made this impossible, but we managed one night. It was absolutely fantastic and we took friends from India back to Skomer for a day trip two weeks later. We were so thrilled to see the puffins, especially with the sand eels... More 

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PembrokeshireIslands, Manager at Skomer Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your day, and we're glad that you managed to stay for a night! Thank you for the great review with lots of useful tips information for other visitors. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your... More 

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