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Isle of Staffa

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A visit to see Staffa has been high on the list for a long time. Even though the trip over was choppy and I was very sea sick, it was worth it! Fantastic. Due to the weather we... read more

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A visit to see Staffa has been high on the list for a long time. Even though the trip over was choppy and I was very sea sick, it was worth it! Fantastic. Due to the weather we couldn't land, but well worth the effort (despite being sick!)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a brilliant place to visit. The formation of the island is unbelievable. Same as giants coarsway in Ireland. We did the trip as part of an all day boat trip taking in the isle of lunga also. Well worth doing.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The journey to Staffa and Lunga from Tobermory is quite a long one. It is shorter from the other end of the island. Getting shore at Lunga is quite difficult the shore is very rocky but worthwhile, not for the elderly!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've not been to Staffa, you don't know what you've missed. It's a magnificent small island, about 50 minutes by boat from Iona or Mull. The sail there and back is lovely, with the chance of seeing dolphins and other wild life. But the island itself! You come upon it as it rises out of the horizon and right... More 

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Aberlour, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat trip passing Iona Abbey is just the start! We were able to see from the boat Isles of Rhum and Skye as well as Tiree. Fingal's Cave is fascinating and the wildlife including Puffins is amazing. On the return trip we got dropped of on Iona for a visit

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful boat trip with Turus Mara to Staffa and Lunga. Staffa is amazing and is stunning as you approach it especially in the sunshine. The boat went right up to the entrance to Fingal's cave with music playing. We were able to land on Staffa and walk along to the cave entrance. There is a rail to... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy landing from the boat onto the jetty followed by clearly marked and fairly easy access route to Fingal's cave. Well worth the effort.

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Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see trip from Mull. Staffa is a unique place now owned by the National Trust. It is a volcanic island with high basalt columns and is the site of Fingal's Cave. Boat trips from Mull allow an hour on Staffa with the opportunity to get inside the cave and to see the puffin colony. Good footwear... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The isle is inhabited only by seasonal puffins, which were begining to be in the water during my visit. The basalt columns were formed by cooling lava and give a temple like feel to the island. Walking on large blocks of basalt and into Fingal's cave is breathtaking. The acoustics in the cave are perfect. Someone was performing Gregorian chants... More 

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of recent 4 day break with Island Encounters, highly recommend. Staffa tours run regular boat trips from Mull to Iona, Staffa and Lunga (Treshnish Isles).

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