How do you get from Fionnphort to Staffa?
How do you get from Fionnphort to Staffa?
Staffa can be accessed by boat tours from Fionnphort, Ulva Ferry, Iona, Tobermory, Oban and Kilchoan. Staffa Staffa is 7 miles west of central Mull and 6 miles north-east of Iona.
How long is ferry from Fionnphort to Staffa?
The trip lasts approximately three hours and you can disembark at Fionnphort or Iona. Staffa Trips leave Iona and Fionnphort twice daily (1st April-late October) and we aim to give you at least 1 hour ashore. Under 5’s free.
How long is the boat trip from Mull to Staffa?
Full journey time is 3 hours, including over an hour on Staffa. Trips operate March to October.
How long does it take from Iona to Staffa?
It can be reached by boat from Iona and a round trip takes 2.5-3 hours. Two operators offer trips: Gordon Grant Marine’s ‘Staffa Tours’ and Davie Kirkpatrick’s ‘Staffa Trips’. Mark Jardine’s ‘Alternative Boat Hire’ often sails past Staffa en route to the Treshnish Isles but doesn’t usually land.
Are there toilets on Staffa?
Staffa is an uninhabited island. There aren’t any shops, cafés or toilet facilities on the island.
How do I get to Staffa from Oban?
There are 3 ways to get from Oban to Staffa (Island) by ferry, bus or plane
- Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal.
- Take the bus from Craignure, Ferry Terminal to Fionnphort, Post Office.
How do you get from Skye to Staffa?
There is 1 way to get from Staffa (Island) to Island of Skye by bus
- Travel from Staffa (Island) to Drimnin, Slipway.
- Take the bus from Drimnin, Slipway to Fort William, West End North.
Can you visit Iona and Staffa in one day?
Discover the Inner Hebrides Our island tours allow you to discover up to three beautiful and diverse Inner Hebridean Islands – Mull, Iona and Staffa – on a day trip from Oban.
Can you take dogs to Staffa?
Yes, well behaved dogs are welcome on board free of charge.
Can you take dogs on Staffa Tours?
Yes well behaved dogs are freely welcome aboard Iolaire to go to Staffa and but must be looked after both during the voyage and importantly on Staffa. We used to have a black labrador who went often although he wasn’t keen when there was a swell on the water but he loved getting ashore and seeing the whale.
Where can I see puffins in Oban?
They are located around Oban. Treshnish Isles are located within the Inner Hebrides, just to the West of the large Isle of Mull. Lunga is one of the Treshnish Isles. In fact, Lunga is the biggest Island of all Treshnish Isles, and Staffa Island is between Treshnish Isles and the Isle of Mull.
Where does the Oban ferry go?
Oban is the ‘Gateway to the Isles’, and it’s just a ferry ride away to enchanting isles such as Kerrera, Lismore, Mull, Iona, Coll.
Does anyone live on Staffa?
Staffa (Scottish Gaelic: Stafa, pronounced [ˈs̪t̪afa], from the Old Norse for stave or pillar island) is an island of the Inner Hebrides in Argyll and Bute, Scotland….Staffa.
|Council area||Argyll and Bute|
|Population||Uninhabited since 1800|
Can you land on Staffa?
Unfortunately, Staffa Trips (and all the other operators who visit Staffa) can never guarantee landing there. The landing place is relatively sheltered, but still exposed to heavy swell from the Atlantic ocean. For this reason, we will only attempt a landing if we consider it safe to do so.
Can you walk around Iona?
Scottish access legislation means that you are welcome to walk over most of the island, but please remember that Iona is a living, working community. The Scottish Outdoor Access Code sets out responsibilities as well as rights.
Can dogs go on ferry to Iona?
The Mull-Iona ferry is a normal ferry that allows cars / dogs / cats / bags of cement.
When can you see puffins on Staffa?
Puffins are unmistakable and are very popular with visitors to Staffa. They usually arrive during the first few days of April and stay through May, June and July during which time they form pairs, mate and rear young.
How do I get from Oban to Staffa?
Where does the ferry go from Oban to Mull?
The most direct route to Mull is by ferry from Oban, which drops you at Craignure. The journey takes 46 minutes. Vehicle reservations are recommended. You can also get to Mull from Lochaline and Kilchoan on Morvern and Ardnamurchan.
Is there a ferry from Oban to Islay?
The best way to get from Oban to Isle of Islay without a car is to ferry which takes 5h 13m and costs £9 – £11.