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All reviews single track passing places sea eagles worth the detour unique experience five sisters quick trip skye ferry bridge crossing watching seals local wildlife lunch break beautiful drive staying nearby visiting skye the main road takes about minutes
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

It’s really worth the trip to experience this man (and dog!)-operated ferry boat over to Skye. Great views, seals of you’re lucky! The drive is also guaranteed to give you a true taste of the single-track Frog and Toad ride that Highlands Scotland is known...More

Thank oceanaddict82
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Drove to Kylerhea to take this vintage ferry off the Isle of Skye. The drive down (single-track with few passing places) was not for the faint of heart, but the quick trip across on the car ferry was super cool, and even a bit...romantic (except...More

1  Thank cowgirl41
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We crossed on this ferry as part of an Outlander tour. First of all, if you're not comfortable on narrow, winding roads you won't like the drive to get here. However, you'd miss a lot of scenery! The ferry is the last of its kind,...More

Thank kolohe280
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This ferry crosses a most beautiful stretch of water with a beautiful drive on either side. It is really interesting to watch how the turntable is used to move the ramp into a good position. It's really ingenious and we wondered why it isn't in...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 3 June 2018

On our last day we decided to take a drive to Glenelg and take the ferry over to Skye. It only runs between April and October and costs £15 one way but it's an essential for any visitor. You drive south from Kyle Of Lochalsh...More

2  Thank helenandpaul13
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This was something else again ! Want a different experience from ferries for the masses ? This is it ! Couldn't resist not buying a hat & mug souvenir from the lighthouse shop. Thank you so much for the memories :)

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Had no idea what to expect, but this was great! Enjoyed it immensely, though the drive on the other side was incredibly bumpy!

Thank CorporalMunchkin
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The Skye Ferry is a must do if you are visiting the Highlands. It is a turntable ferry, holding only four vehicles, the crossing runs from the stunning village of Glenelg over the Sound of Sleat to the Isle of Skye. Taking only a few...More

Thank Nicola G
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Take this little trip back in time and you’ll not be disappointed. The skipper was more than happy to part with all his known information about this unique ferry .. didn’t see any of the wildlife though which was disappointing for us , just unlucky...More

Thank mindy a
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Great little trip from Glenelg to Skye... roads are a bit hairy, but stop in Glenelg - a truly beautiful place on the waterside. Enjoyed our crossing but wish it had been longer and really hoped to see Victor the sea-eagle, but no luck :-(

1  Thank Lizzie72
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Response from Rachel C | Reviewed this property |
There was a camper van ahead of us the day we crossed. There’s a website and contact details - mobile and email so you could always ring them and ask. It’s definitely worth it. Ps it’s cash only. No card facility.
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Julie M
3 May 2018|
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No, just hand over cash when you get there.
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
We paid 15 pounds for each Crossing. I believe a return ticket is 25 pounds. I know I made a typo when I wrote my review, I think I said 150 pounds! And I couldn't figure out how to correct that error. But for the vehicle... More
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