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Prices and opening times

This site is closed. We’re working hard to gradually reopen the places you love while making sure the experience is safe for everyone. Find out more about our reopening plans.

Admission

Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £9.00
Concession: £7.20
Child aged 5-15: £5.40
Child under 5: FREE

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

The cost of the boat to the island is included in the price.

Concession price: this applies if you can show proof that you’re aged 60+ or unemployed.

Admission prices are subject to change.

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Open

Book in advance for guaranteed entry. Booking required a day in advance.

The boat can carry up to 12 passengers and up to 10 spaces can be booked in advance. 

1 April to 31 October: 
Daily, 10am to last outward sailing at 2.45pm (sailings are every 30 minutes)

Shop closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Groups of more than 10 people should contact the Admissions Team on +44 0131 668 8831 or ticketing@hes.scot to book.

Closed

1 November to 31 March

Unexpected closures

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close at short notice.

Before you travel, you can view current unexpected closures.

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Opening times

This site is closed. We’re working hard to gradually reopen the places you love while making sure the experience is safe for everyone.

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