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Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing Trips

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Wildlife and sightseeing cruises along the Menai Straits and sea fishing trips, all departing from Beaumaris Pier, Anglesey. Full details and sailing schedule available on our website.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Starida Kiosk | Beaumaris Pier, Beaumaris LL58 8BS, Wales
+44 1248 810379
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I visited here on the bank holiday weekend in August. We’d booked a place beforehand to ensure we wouldn’t miss out, it’s also worthwhile ringing ahead to make sure the trip isn’t cancelled as this can happen if the weather is expected...More

3  Thank DenF77
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This must have been the most boring 75 minutes of my life. It is terrible. The trip out to 'Puffin Island' is dull, the trip around the island is no better, and the journey back, is worse. How does this get good reviews? As others...More

4  Thank paulJ2520JZ
gareth_aethwy, Public Relations Manager at Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Of course I'm going to respond to a review like this, how could I not. But I'm not even going to attempt to respond to the points you raise, because they just seem petty and bitter. Not quite sure what you were expecting when you...More

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All reviews mackerel great trip puffin island captain stan offered blankets pollock both sides sea fishing dog fish sarah jane recorded commentary excellent value for money on the rocks birds including recommend this trip enjoyable trip hour trip
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Visited at the start of August and we thought we may have been a little late to see the puffins but we were incredibly lucky to see quite a few groups of them. Stan was our captain and he was engaging, informative and funny. Not...More

Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Well I’ve been on a few fishing trips this rated the lowest , started hired rod and reel set up for mackerel fishing which was excellent caught loads then went drifting over wreck and sand banks at no point were rigs changed to suit styles...More

Thank Glyn W
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Went for my nephews birthday and although the puffins left the island yesterday we had a wonderful time with the informative info, great commentary and friendly service we would deffo do it again. There was 8 of us in the party and we all had...More

Thank GabyParker
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Brilliant tour this morning. Skipper was brilliant and very informative. Trip was smooth and the views were stunning. Didn’t actually see a Puffin though.

Thank Samfarmer84
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Went here yesterday (my surprise birthday present) with hubby and 6 year old and 2 year old. We boarded the Island Princess and were greeted by a lovely young lady called Neve. The boat left the pier and headed down the estuary and the skipper...More

1  Thank Hayley R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was a great short fishing trip. I took the children as they wanted to try sea fishing for the first time. Booking was simple as was getting aboard. The skipper Matt was great from the moment he welcomed us aboard and assisted us with...More

Thank DanP12stn
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Really good We went on puffin island tour in morning Then fishing in afternoon Really well organised and helpful Staff can't do enough to help Thank you

Thank andyeverton93
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Took the children and wife on this today and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Took just over an hour and there was commentary throughout. Some was pre recorded and some done by the captain. Captain had good sense of humour and made everyone feel relaxed....More

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gareth_aethwy, Public Relations Manager at Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, and glad you enjoyed the trip. We agree about the queueing at the end of the pier: there is usually a pier warden on duty which makes it easier to board the correct boat, but due...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Went on the Puffin Island tour with our teenage kids and 3 dogs. Fantastic tour, got to see seals and puffins as well as other birds on the island. The crew were great and made sure we all saw the wildlife. Would highly recommend this...More

Thank Pieboy_yorkshire
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Skipper and crew made everybody welcome. The island Princess is a lovely little boat and the team made sure that everybody got the best view possible of the wildlife -we saw puffins! Highly recommended!

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Jaquie S
11 August 2018|
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Response from gareth_aethwy | Property representative |
Our 2 and 3 hour trips are ideal for beginners, with crew available to show you how it's done and to help if needed. Check out the website at puffinisland.wales for details of forthcoming trips or call us on 01248 810379.
Amy P
5 August 2018|
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Response from gareth_aethwy | Property representative |
You certainly can, just let us know you’re bringing them when you book
20 July 2018|
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Response from gareth_aethwy | Property representative |
As others have said, everyone stays on the boat for the trip, the island is privately owned, plus there aren't the facilities to be able to land anyone.