When do we
Boat trips run from 1st April to 31st October each
year. The booking office is open 7 days a week. 9.00am to 5.00pm
April and May, 8.00am to 7.00pm May to mid September then back
to 9am to 5.00pm until 31st October.
How to book a trip:
Telephone, email or call into our booking office to
discuss which trip you want and when, payment is required to
confirm the booking, you can pay by cash or card.
Bookings can be made and gift vouchers purchased 12 months of
the year, the phones are also manned during 9.00am to 5.00pm out
If the weather conditions are bad and the sea and swell is too
rough we will have to cancel the trip for your safety in which
case you will have a full refund or you can transfer to another
The trips are very popular and booking in advance is
How to get here:
You can get to our booking office in St. Davids (SA62
6SL) by car, train or bus (Bus
Timetables). The boats depart from St. Justinians Lifeboat
Station (SA62 6PY) which is about 2 miles from our booking
office in St. Davids.
* you can walk or cycle
* take the Celtic Coaster shuttle bus:
departs Grove Car Park 9.00am, City Hall 9.01am (every 1/2 hour
21st July to 1st Sept, service runs every 15 minutes
* there is a pay and display car park at St. Justinians (£3 a
Please make sure to allow plenty of time to get to St.
Justinians, sort yourselves out and get to the bottom of the
lifeboat station steps 15 minutes before your trip time.
You should call in or ring the booking office the day
before your trip to check that there are no changes. On the day
of your trip, no later than 1 hour prior to your departure time
contact us in case there are changes, eg. bad weather.
If you have your ticket and you have checked with the
booking office that conditions are fine for your trip, make your
way to the boat departure point at St. Justinians Lifeboat
Station (SA62 6PY). Go to the bottom of the Lifeboat Station
steps and approach our boarding master 15 minutes before
Access to the boat departure point is down a large flight of
concrete steps with handrails to the base of the cliff, up a
steep flight of steps with handrails to the top of the lifeboat
station, then along the lifeboat station slip way. Click on the
photo of the lifeboat station on the right handside for a larger
Passengers may cancel their booking with full refund no
later than 24 hrs before sailing. We reserve the right to cancel
trips without warning due to bad weather conditions or for
safety reasons, in which case you will be offered an alternative
trip or receive a full refund.
Take warm waterproof clothing with you even if it is a
lovely day, it is always colder offshore. If you are landing on
Ramsey Island it is advisable to take refreshments with you
although light refreshments are available at the farmhouse on
the island at set times.
A safety briefing
will be given on departure of your boat, please listen to the
briefing, it is for your own safety.
If you have any disabilities that may be agrivated by the
movement of the boat, ie. bad back, neck or pregnant, please let
us know before you book your trip.
The sea is a dangerous and ever changing environment and all
adventurous activities carry certain risks which cannot be
ignored. We do not accept responsibility for incidents that
occur outside our control.
Cameras, Videos & Binoculars:
You are welcome to bring your cameras, video cameras
and binoculars, there are plenty of photo opportunities. Wear a
strap so that you donít drop equipment over the side. We stop
so that you can take pictures but bring a camera bag with you so
your equipment doesn't get splashed while the boat is travelling.
Personal items are carried at your own risk.
Thousand Islands are acutely aware of their
responsibility to the unique eco-system within which they
operate and follow the codes of conduct for the RSPB, Project
Aware and WISE Code.
We cannot guarantee specific sightings as all birds and marine
life are wild and travel vast distances every day.
bring my dog:
Dogs are welcome on the trips around Ramsey Island.
Some dogs are happy onboard, others find it stressful, it is up
to you to decide. If you are unsure there is a doggy sitting
service offered by Pembrokeshire
Sheepdogs in St. Davids, telephone 01437 721677.