Western Isles Cruises Ltd

Knoydart Ferry | One Hour Wild life Cruises | Rib Adventures


Bruce Watt previous owner of the MV Western Isles, after running the Knoydart Ferry service for 40 year lost the contact to Sea Bridge in 2013. Western Isles Cruises Ltd took over the operation of the Western Isles in September 2013. Following a complete refurbishment she was once again operating as an independent ferry service to Inverie and Tarbet on the Knoydart peninsular as well as starting a 1 hour wildlife cruise for the Jacobite Seam Train that visits Mallaig twice daily in the summer months.
In December 2015 Western Isles Cruises Ltd were approached by Sea Bridge with an offer to buy out there operation and take back the council contract. In April 2016 after some detailed negotiation and agreement with the High Land Council, Western Isles Cruises Ltd won back the Knoydart Ferry council contract and the Royal Mail post contract to provide this life line service to the residents of Inverie and Tarbet.

Western Isles Cruises Ltd - Knoydart Ferry | 1 Hour Wild life Cruises | Rib Adventures

Information

Saturday 22nd February – all sailings have been cancelled.

Sunday 23rd February – all sailings will be going ahead HURRAY!

Unfortunately, the weather forecast for the next few days is for very high winds.  Please be aware that due to this there may be some sailing disruptions and / or cancellations.  If you intend to travel over this time we would advise you to take this into consideration.  If you would like to cancel or amend your bookings please contact the office and we will be happy to change or refund your bookings.

We will continually monitor the weather forecast over the next few days and will update the website accordingly.

Please note – passenger luggage (suitcases & rucksacks) will travel free however food and drink will be charged at a cost of £1 + VAT per ‘bag for life’ or the equivalent size.

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