Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where does the boat depart from?
Our boat is based at Acarsaid Mhor on Eriskay. There is plenty of parking at the harbour

2. Can I bring my dog?
Unfortunately in case there are other passengers who are scared or allergic we do not allow dogs on our group bookings. We do allow them on our private tours and we can highly recommend some local dog sitters, if you would like some more info get in touch

3. How early should I arrive?
We advise arriving 10/15 minutes early

4. Will I receive a refund if the weather cancels my trip?
Yes you will receive a full refund if your trip is cancelled by us. We process refunds immediately but then can take up to 10 working days to process back into your account

5. Are there WC facilities available?
Yes the boat has WC facilities but there are none on Mingulay

6. What kind of boat do you have?
Karleen Belle is an 11m rib, she has an inside area with leather seats and an outside viewing platform. You can see some pictures on the vessels page of our website 

7. What is the minimum age allowed?
We do not have a minimum age as long as you think your child will be ok on the boat. We do recommend a minimum age of at least 4 for Mingulay

8. What should I bring?
You can experience all 4 seasons in one day on Uist so make sure you have warm clothing and if you are heading to Mingulay bring some food, sensible footwear to explore the island and warm/waterproof clothing 

 

Also available

We offer Fishing Trips and Walking Tours as well as tailor made trips around the islands.
 
Why not try our Surf 'n' Turf package, travel by sea to the famous South Uist hills and walk the popular trails (Guided walks available).
Or experience one of our Island Nights, a boat trip to a remote island for some overnight camping, contact us to plan and price your tailor made trip.
 
Private, Film or Photography Charters available.
 
Our trips are very popular so booking in advance is recommended.

Conditions

We require a minimum number of passengers to run a trip, if we don't meet that requirement or if your trip is cancelled or curtailed due to bad weather we will do our best and make every effort to offer you an alternative or a full refund.