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Ramsey Island Boat Trips -Thousand Islands Expeditions

#6 of 12 Tours in St Davids Features Animals
St Davids SA62 6SL, Wales
+44 1437 721721
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Not impressed

The only reason this review gets 2 stars is because the actual boat trip was good and the tour... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Megan B
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A WOW factor

We were told to wear our warmest clothes and off we went, there were 8 of us in our boat, our... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Gwynethofglos
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Ramsey Island RSPB Nature Reserve, ferry boat daily. Whale and dolphin watching trips, see Grassholm Island Gannet colony, Puffins around Skomer Island, jet boat trips and leisurely cruises around the islands with a wildlife guide onboard. See our Atlantic Grey Seals, hundreds of seabirds, whales and dolphins, pass below some of the highest cliffs in Wales, witness the turbulent white water in Ramsey Sound where our resident Harbour Porpoise feed, visit the sea caves, bays around the island.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The only reason this review gets 2 stars is because the actual boat trip was good and the tour guide was brilliant. The rest of the staff at the poking office and meet and greet at the dock are rude and miserable. They charge £12...More

1  Thank Megan B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were told to wear our warmest clothes and off we went, there were 8 of us in our boat, our guide was so informative and enthusiastic about every bird we saw, the thrill of seeing our first puffin and then to be amongst hundreds...More

1  Thank Gwynethofglos
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

prebooked a passage to Ramsey and spent 4hours walking around the island. Blessed with good weather. We love this island.... plenty to see especially in the Spring and autumn at this island run by RSPB. Well looked after. Would prebook as limited numbers . wear...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We only had 3 days in Pembrokeshire and my husband really wanted to do the boat trip. The forecast was for it to be fine on Sunday so we got up early and drove the 45 minutes into St Davids to book our tickets as...More

4  Thank Jan W
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It was so much more than a trip around the Island. The helm and guide were so wonderfully enthusiastic it transformed a simple boat trip. Plus their instructions we so clear and helpful. One and a half hours of adventure. Sometimes nipping through a narrow...More

Thank RobininBRISTOL
Cindy P, Owner at Ramsey Island Boat Trips -Thousand Islands Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hi, so pleased you enjoyed the boat trip ad our crew. Regards Cindy.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

So many different boat trips to choose from in the area, but we did the hours trip to Ramsey Island, which sets out from St Justinians lifeboat station. Great trip to do and calm day so not too cold or rough on the sea. Travelled...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Ramsey and Skomer, both trips were great and did exactly what it said on the tin. Would definitely use them again

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Loved the boat trip - it was the larger boat not the RIB, so felt safe, fine for using camera without sea-splashes and not so cold!! The speech given by the guide was excellent - really interesting about the history, geology and wildlife. Saw loads...More

Thank DJCBM
Cindy P, Manager at Ramsey Island Boat Trips -Thousand Islands Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hi, we glad you enjoyed your boat trip. Yes the history and geology of the island is just as interesting as the wildlife.

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Need to take this boat trip to get to island. Friendly staff on small boat. Other trips on offer too eg around the island and further afield. £18 to island if landing. £12 if member of RSPB.

Thank hatchcarolyn
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We took a boat trip mid week on the thousand island tour. It was incredibly informative, not only about the wildlife and caves but also about the geology of Ramsey island. We saw plenty of wildlife - mainly seals and their pups and also some...More

Thank Hannah P
Cindy P, Owner at Ramsey Island Boat Trips -Thousand Islands Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hi Hannah, thank you for your wonderful review. Regards, Cindy.

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Helen A
Hello, I am looking to photograph wildlife, specifically Puffins. Do you have a tour that would work for this??
21 May 2016|
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Response from Cindy P | Property representative |
Hi, We have three options for photographing Puffins from the boat trips. (a) 2 hour Skomer Puffin trip, all the wildlife between Ramsey and Skomer Island, seabirds, seals, porpoise and sit in the bay at Skomer with the... More
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Caroline C
Hi We are visiting between Christmas and New Year and wondered if trips are running on any days? We realise that this would be weather dependent but are really keen to join any trips that do run. Caroline
26 December 2015|
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Response from Cindy P | Property representative |
Hi Caroline, Sorry, the boats are out of the water at this time of year for maintenance and will go back in the water ready for season late March. It also looks like these really strong winds and rough seas and with us for... More
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dchoudhury
I would like to know a little bit about the rocks Ramsey Island is made of, also what kind of rocks are around the landing place at St. David's where the boats start from?
6 July 2015|
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Response from Cindy P | Property representative |
Ramsey’s geology is quite complex. The island is divided into two distinct blocks by the Ramsey fault, which runs from Aber Garlic to Porth Lleuog. West of the fault the Carn Llundain Formation (conglomerates overlain by... More
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