General Information

DEPARTURE POINTS FOR LOCHINVER

Lochinver Marina
Lochinver Harbour

Sat Nav Postcode – IV27 4JP

DEPARTING POINT FOR KYLESKU

Kylesku Slipway

Sat Nav Postcode – IV27 4HW

kylesku hotel slipway

ARRIVING BY ROAD

Kylesku is on the Scottish mainland. The AA route planner website is useful for calculating drive times.

AA Route Planner

Approx normal drive times to Kylesku are as noted below, however, allow additional 25% time to allow for slow-moving summer traffic and congestion:

  • From Inverness – 2 hours and 5 minutes.
  • From Ullapool – 50 minutes
  • From Durness – 1 hour
  • From Glasgow – 5 hours 05 mins
  • From Edinburgh – 5 hours 05 mins

ARRIVING FROM LONDON
Public transport options include:

  • Caledonian Sleeper train from London to Inverness followed by – see ‘Public Transport’, below.
  • Fly from London to Inverness followed by – see ‘Public Transport’, below.

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Citylink provides a fast bus service between Inverness and Ullapool with several services per day.

Kylesku is connected with Ullapool and Durness, by a limited regular bus service. Plan your journey on the Traveline Scotland website.

Journey Planner

CLOTHING
Footwear suitable for walking is a good choice. If joining us for a landing trip please assume ground can be uneven, steep, soft, and wet underfoot. Warm waterproof clothing (jacket, trousers, and footwear) to wear onboard the boat to enjoy views from the rear deck during the journey, which may be wet from sea spray.

 

FOOD AND DRINK
Unless stated otherwise in your joining instructions, passengers require to be self-sufficient for food and drink and require to bring their own food and drink.

 

SEA SICKNESS
Although we have minimal instances of seasickness, for days at sea customers may choose to take steps to the risk by using sea-bands/ travel bands (£8 from Boots/ £6 from Amazon), Stugeron, Kwells, or some other form of motion nausea deterrent. Some customers speak highly of Scopoderm travel sickness patches – available over the counter without a prescription at pharmacies – approx £9.

PETS
Well-behaved dogs are permitted on our boat trips.

 

MINIMUM AGE
Please note that on the detailed information page for each tour we have indicated minimum age requirement. The minimum age has been set by us based on our experience in operating boat trips and in the interests of safety for the young person and enjoyment of other passengers.