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Skomer Island

Wales
+44 1646 603123
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Great day out

What a fantastic day out on the Skomer island. Well worth the early start and queuing at the ticket... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael H
via mobile
Stunning Island!!

I have had the pleasure to visit this Island twice this year, It is well worth the early start... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SueSun2013
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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“boat trip” (31 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic day out on the Skomer island. Well worth the early start and queuing at the ticket booth from 7:40. Takes about 3 hours to walk around the island and seeing all of it

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have had the pleasure to visit this Island twice this year, It is well worth the early start, yes!! You have to be there early to get a boat across, only 3 boats a day taking 50 passengers each. That leave from Lockly lodge...More

Thank SueSun2013
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were lucky that we came down the previous evening to suss the place out and watch the sunset from the cliffs (worth a visit in its own right) Luckily we met a regular who told us about the need to arrive early in the...More

1  Thank BritishTraveller123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to be in the car Park at 8.30 to get tickets for the day. Get there early get your tickets and then go back to Marloes village for an excellent breakfast at the Post Office. Not a huge choice but really well cooked,...More

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my boyfriend and parents. Our B&B collected tickets for us for the 10am boat which saved us from getting up early and queueing. We arrived early, parked and wandered down to the boat queue. The boat is very small so the 50 of...More

2  Thank Jessicamaysmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove 2 hours to make a trip over the Skomer. We arrived half an hour before the first boat left, thinking that if we couldn't get on that boat, we'd at least be able to get on one of the others. We pulled into...More

Thank Elliott C
Reviewed 1 week ago

In order to visit the Island, all visitors need to purchase a landing ticket (£10 for non-member) at the Lockley Lodge (SATNav code SA62 3BJ) before boarding the boat. Visitors are assigned coloured tickets and advised to board at designated time on a first-come-first-served basis...More

2  Thank alexandraremi
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love puffin, then this island will be paradise for you, as it was for me. From the 15 minute boat trip you start to see puffins floating on the inlet and at the landing site there are so many puffins burrowing on the...More

3  Thank kannys_mum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful day at Skomer spent viewing Puffins and other sea birds. There is a 15 minute boat trip across to the island and then you have hours on the island to enjoy the natural beauty and view the sea birds. The Puffins are amazing and...More

Thank prosperstone
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the puffins a couple of years ago here and were so blown away, we had to come back. What a treat. An amazing experience no matter how many times you visit. Our advice would be to get to Martin's Haven early (7.30am at...More

1  Thank SquidFeet
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ter15
We are thinking of visiting sooner in the next few weeks. We will be travelling 2 and a half hours to get there. When should we aim to arrive by as we don't want to arrive and not be able to visit the island? And what are the chances of seeing puffins end of June? Thanks in advance!
5 June 2017|
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Response from graham b | Reviewed this property |
I concur with those above. If you are travelling any distance, plan to stay nearer and then get to the booking office by 09:00.
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Rexiew
Can you land every day or is it only on certain days of the week ? Thank you
6 May 2017|
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Response from PembrokeshireIslands | Property representative |
Hi there, the island landings run Tuesday - Sunday. The island is closed on Mondays, except for bank holidays. On bank holiday Mondays the usual Tuesday - Sunday timetable applies. Boats depart at 10am, 11am, and 12pm, with... More
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Diane M
hi were looking at going to skomer island next week what sort off wildlife will we see
26 August 2016|
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Response from Goldielocks7 | Reviewed this property |
We saw many different birds, rabbits and even a seal. I do believe though that the amount of puffins might be a lot less as they are no longer hatching as a friend recently went and didn't see half as many puffins as we did... More
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