Mobility: Passengers require to be independently mobile with a reasonable degree of agility. Unfortunately the trip is not suitable for wheelchair users or anyone with back problems. National Trust for Scotland prohibit all cabin boats (including our boat) from berthing at the St Kilda, Hirta pier. The short transfer to the pier is by Zodiac dinghy/ tender.
Age: Children under 16 accompanied by an adult are welcome. Not recommended for children under age of 12 or over the age of 65.
Dress required: Footwear suitable for walking on the island where ground can be uneven, steep and wet underfoot. Warm waterproof clothing (jacket, trousers and footwear) for use on the island and also to enjoy views from the rear deck during the journey, which may be wet from sea spray.
Food and drink: Passengers are required to bring their own food and drink as there are no catering facilities on the island.
Pets: Pets are strictly prohibited due to fragile ecosystem on the island. If you require kennels for your pets, see Trip Info for more details.
Camping equipment: You are responsible for providing your own camping equipment, and any cooking equipment. If you prefer an arrangement where we provide all the camping equipment please see the Trip Info.
Access: To download the NTS St Kilda Guide to Access see Downloads.