Local Ferry

Western Isles

The MV Western Isles working from Mallaig, gives you the chance to see the stunning and remote scenery of Scotland’s amazing West Coast also known as “Europe’s Last Wilderness”.   The ferry runs 7 days a week from April to October (Monday-Sunday), with at least 2 sailings each day.  The journey for takes approximately from 30 to 45 minutes.  

The ticket price is £20 return for adults and children from 5-15yrs are half price, children under 5yrs are free and dogs are also welcomed on board at no charge.

 The boat is an 81 passenger vessel so has plenty of space for larger groups and can transport push bikes and kayaks.

 The Western Isles also has comfortable undercover seating in case of bad weather, it also has a fully stocked bar and toilets on board.

To book tickets please contact;:

Website – www.westernislescruises.co.uk 

Telephone – 01687 462233 / 07939386330

Email – info@westernislescruises.co.uk

Alternatively, private water taxi may be an option. Generally, a trip from Mallaig to Inverie will cost in the order of £60 although price can depend on numbers and luggage. Many boats will also offer charters further afield. You may wish to check that? operators and their vessels are licensed and coded (we believe they are at time of publication). The following boat operators are listed in alphabetical order.

The Old Forge, Inverie, Knoydart, Mallaig, PH41 4PL