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From: Uli und Susanne Koch
   

We made in July 2012, the puffin run. It was an incredibly beautiful natural experience. We saw porpoises basking shark, shags, gulls, cormorants, minke whales, razor bills, puffins, a golden eagle and robben and shot hundreds of photos. Many thanks to our skipper, who explained us everything wonderful. We can absolutely recommend this trip. Go to scotland - a wonderful country! Uli and Susanne from Germany

Uli und Susanne Koch from Germany.


    Posted on: 24-Aug-2012
      
From: Randal Jack
   

My girlfriend and I took both the Bella Jane and AquaXplore trips and both were excellent. Bella Jane was a nice relaxed trip, with an informative guide and a chance to visit a part of the Loch we might not otherwise have seen. AquaXplore was an exhilarating ride as well as a way to explore the island of Rum. Worth every penny!

Randal Jack from UK.


    Posted on: 20-Aug-2012
      
From: Louise Malcolm
   

This was the highlight of our holiday. an amazing trip round the islands with interesting information about the area as well. We are planing a second trip with our children. Big thank you to all of you

Louise Malcolm from Scotland.


    Posted on: 16-Aug-2012
      
From: lizzie robinson
   

Such an incredible trip-we loved every minute- exciting, exhilirating and educational our guides were really super! We saw a basking shark,seals,porpoises and numerous birds. Canna is idyllic as is all of that coastline ! Thank you ! Very memorable and highly recommended worth every penny ! Gavin is a star !!

lizzie robinson from UK.


    Posted on: 20-Jul-2012
      
From: Marilyn Roberts
   

Thanks for the most amazing boat trip yesterday morning. Everything was great, from the funny and informative commentary to the idyllic stopover on Canna. I loved every minute. The wonderful holiday I was already having on Skye just became PERFECT! Many thanks once again.

Marilyn Roberts from New Zealand.


    Posted on: 15-Jul-2012
      
From: debbie reed
   

the highlight of our trip was the day we spent in elgol having a trip on the bella jane in the morning seeing the seals and dolphins then an amazing trip on the aquaxplore in the afternoon, it is something i have wanted to do for such a long time and to get the chance to leap across the waves with the wind in your face and to see more dolphins so close up was so exhilerating, thanks so much to everyone at aquaxplore and on the bella jane for a fabulous day we will remember forever

debbie reed from tyne and wear.


    Posted on: 7-Jul-2012
      
From: Graham Weston
   

Thanks very much to Luke for a truly fantastic journey back from Coruisk yesterday morning. We saw dolphins! Such a special location and very friendly people. I will be back with the family at our first opportunity. Thanks you very much.

Graham Weston from UK.


    Posted on: 28-May-2012
      
From: Poppleton Peak Performers
   

Thanks for the superb ride in to Dibidil on Rhum. I know you can't arange the conditions whcih were superb but everything was on time and well organised with due attention to safety. Pickup also bang on so top marks from us. If you haven't got time to stay over or don't fancy the long walk out to Kinloch (and you can afford it) this is the way to do it. Just watch the descent off Ainshval. Highly Recommended

Poppleton Peak Performers from UK.


    Posted on: 23-May-2012
      
From: Orla
   

This was a fantastic day out. The guide on the trip was very friendly and informative. An amazing boat trip. We had dolphins swimming with the boat and seals lying on the rocks, it was beautiful.

Orla from Australia.


    Posted on: 2-May-2011
      
From: Fisher Family and Reed Family
   

Thoroughly enjoyed our four hour RIB boat trip this Easter. Having Alex collect us direct from Mallaig was ideal and Alex was very knowledgeable and good fun too. Canna was lovely and so were the cakes from the Tea Room. The scenery was stunning and the sun shone - couldn't ask for more. A big Thank you to David as well for setting the whole thing up.

Fisher Family and Reed Family from UK.


    Posted on: 19-Apr-2011
      
From: Claire Warner
   

I took the boat trip from Elgol to Loch Coruisk on Thursday 17th of February 2011 with my boyfriend Mark. It was the most magical experience I have ever had, we were so luck with the weather, saw deer eating seaweed off the shores and many common seals lazing in the sun. Loch Coruisk was truly stunning and definitely the highlight of our holiday and my first visit to Skye. Many thanks to the BellaJane crew for such a wonderful trip.

Claire Warner from England.


    Posted on: 26-Feb-2011
      
From: Aurel et Lili
   

Entre les requins, les dauphins, les phoques, et pour finir cette apres midi au soleil deux orques, nous avons passé un moment exeptionnel. Merci aux habitants de l'ile de cana pour le casse croute au bacon... A faire et refaire, merci au skipper francophone. les petits français

Aurel et Lili from France.


    Posted on: 12-Dec-2010
      
From: Jitka Lörinczová
   

Hi guys, I wanted to thank you for amazing time we had on and off boat in Elgol. We fell in love with Scotland and next vacation will take place over there again. Trip with Bella Jane is a mandatory stop off from now on :-) Thanks a lot, see you soon ! :-) Jitka a Kristián

Jitka Lörinczová from Czech Republic.


    Posted on: 9-Sep-2010
      
From: Lesley and Rachel
   

Had a wonderful 2 days, first on the Bella Jane then the rib. Great fun, stunning scenery, friendly informative staff. Thank you everyone. Would recommend to anyone visiting Skye.

Lesley and Rachel from England.


    Posted on: 4-Sep-2010
      
From: Gail and Dale Yates
   

Went out on the 4 hr puffin run at the beginning of August and all we can say is WOW..John our skipper was fantastic...full of information about all of the wildlife.Saw Puffins,Basking Sharks in abundance (one came under the boat) Kittiywakes,Shags and Seals.The whole trip was a fantastic experience,capped by Johns slalom back into Elgol harbour (what a guy!!!).All in all a trip to remember,cant recommend it enough.Will definately be doing it again when we are lucky enough to visit Skye in the future

Gail and Dale Yates from England.


    Posted on: 30-Aug-2010
      
From: Lucy & Keith Halcrow
   

We had such a fabulous time on the RIB that we went out again 2 days later!!!! First to Eigg, and then for an early burn around Soay. Alex was a fantastic skipper, full of interesting info and tricks (!). Many thanks to all the team!!!

Lucy & Keith Halcrow from England.


    Posted on: 29-Aug-2010
      
From: Kateyn Mcfadden
   

I went out on the rib for my 10th bday and had the best day ever. Thank you so much Alex for making my birthday one to remember. Katelyn Mcfadden

Kateyn Mcfadden from UK.


    Posted on: 15-Aug-2010
      
From: Wendy Harrison
   

We have been out on the rib a few times this week and have had an amazing time. Canna and Loch Coruisk are stunning and must be seen. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and fun. The kids especially liked pulling doughnuts on the boat! Thanks guys, see you next year.

Wendy Harrison from UK.


    Posted on: 16-Apr-2010
      
From: Raymond and Ben Farrell
   

We had a wonderful trip on the Bella Jane. Really enjoyed the sights and great info from David. A trip to tremember!

Raymond and Ben Farrell from England.


    Posted on: 7-Jul-2009
      
From: John and Doreen
   

Fantastic afternoon! Where else is as good as this? Thank you

John and Doreen from uk.


    Posted on: 26-Jun-2009
      
From: Graham and Nikki
   

Fantastic!! Great trip and what wonderful scenery. You looked after us so well and thanks for taking us past the seals again for photo opportunities.

Graham and Nikki from UK.


    Posted on: 4-Jun-2009
      
From: Laura and Rob
   

Absolutely wonderful - had a wonderful afternoon on the water, wonderful weather, wonderful guide, wonderful scenery and wonderful Canna. Many thanks - we'll be back next time we're in Skye for certain!

Laura and Rob from UK.


    Posted on: 3-Jun-2009
      
From: Julie, Paul and Millie
   

Fantastic 4 hour trip to loch coruisk and the Isle of Canna.
Great experience going on the super fast rib was very exciting my 7 year
old daughter loved it..!! Gavin the skipper knows lots of history of the
area and pointed out lots of different wildlife including seals, puffins,
sea birds and red deer..! Well worth visiting Bella Jane and all their
great crew if your on the isle of skye. Thanks Paul & Rachel

Julie, Paul and Millie from London England.


    Posted on: 31-May-2009
      
From: Ken Mason, Jennifer Cruickshank and dogs (Scamp and Gypsy).
   

I am writing to say how much my partner and I enjoyed our trip with you to Loch Coruisk on Sunday. I would like to thank all the staff involved as they were all extremely friendly and helpful.

Ken Mason, Jennifer Cruickshank and dogs (Scamp and Gypsy). from England.


    Posted on: 5-May-2009
      
From: John and Julie
   

We began with a trip to Loch Coruisk on the Bella Jane.
Great value and a great day out (a geologists dream).
Then we spotted the Auaxplore RIB! By far the best day of the holiday. A 300bhp white knuckle ride! Fabulous!
Oh yes the wildlife was excellent good too!

John and Julie from Chester uk.


    Posted on: 15-Oct-2008
      
From: Michelle Bowen and Christine Kennedy
   

Had an absolute blast on the Aquaxplore last week with Gavin, very funny guy! Gave us a hair raising and very bouncy ride over 8ft waves! Best fun ever!! Can't recommend it highly enough! His local knowledge of Soay was impressive, and we had chance to catch our breath at the beautiful Loch Coruisk. Well worth every penny, thanks!

Michelle Bowen and Christine Kennedy from North Yorkshire England.


    Posted on: 4-Oct-2008
      
From: Kevin and Mary
   

We did the short 1.5 hr. trip on 15th September and much enjoyed it. The crew were both informative and entertaining. We hope to retain to take a longer cruise sometime in the future.

Kevin and Mary from Northumberland UK.


    Posted on: 17-Sep-2008
      
From: elly crozier and rebecca tait
   

Absolutely brilliant! Basking sharks, eagles, seals, stags, and porpoise. We saw everything. Fantastic fun. Well worth it! Comment made on 18th August. Small Isles Tour to Canna, Rum and Soay.

elly crozier and rebecca tait from newcastle uk.


    Posted on: 1-Sep-2008
      
From: Ian and Sharon
   

Did the "Puffin run" and the whole trip took our breath away. Would certainly recommend it to our friends and will be back to do one of your other trips!

Ian and Sharon from Stirling Scotland.


    Posted on: 29-Aug-2008
      
From: Jean LECLERCQ
   

Very happy to have gone to Loch Coruisk using your boat (11th of July ? 12.15). I hope to come back to Scotland in the future :)

Jean LECLERCQ from Le Roeulx Belgium.


    Posted on: 25-Jul-2008
      
From: judith and gary
   

Absolutely fabulous! Great trip, great weather. Saw dolphins seals, deer, porpoise, eagles, puffins, etc. Skippers were great, and a great venison burger at the harbour view cafe.

judith and gary from dundee scotland.


    Posted on: 21-Jun-2008
      
From: alexander hall
   

What a fantastic trip to Canna and filled a lot in to the four hours - eagles, puffins and the highlight of the trip dolphins swimming with the boat. Thank you.

alexander hall from edinburgh scotland.


    Posted on: 17-Jun-2008
      
From: eric and linda ward
   

Excellent trip crew excellent, best value for money on the island. Wonderful views of dolphins porpoises golden eagles. Thank you.

eric and linda ward from yorkshire uk.


    Posted on: 24-May-2008
      
From: Steve Humphreys
   

Fabulous trip around Soay, Canna - Puffins, basking shark, minke whale, skua, razorbill, porpoises - what a catch. The half day Aquaexplore trip was great fun. I recommend it to everyone!

Steve Humphreys from uk.


    Posted on: 16-May-2008
      
From: Nicholas and Katie Cox
   

We had a glorious trip in mid-April. The weather was warm and sunny with snow on the mountains. The trip made our holiday and we will long remember it. Many thanks for a great experience and the friendly crew.

Nicholas and Katie Cox from Derbyshire UK.


    Posted on: 20-Apr-2008
      
From: Richard Walker
   

October isn't the best time of year for seeing wildlife but that really didn't matter. Our trip on Bella Jane to Loch Coruisk was perfect, right from the word go. Once on board our guide briefly described the local geography, geology, history - both natural and otherwise - with a professional verve and enthusiasm, and a lightness of touch, that could neither bore nor bemuse. And what a good idea - after the walk around the loch - to provide a revitalising hot drink on the return leg of the journey. As for the wildlife, it was better than I expected; lots of common seals, several bird species and the bonus of a brief cameo appearance by two golden eagles. And I now understand for the first time - again thanks to our guide - why seals lie banana-like on rocks in the way that they do. A great trip!

Richard Walker from London UK.


    Posted on: 21-Oct-2007
      
From: Bob & Iain Leach
   

Great october trip on the Bella.Jane don't miss the opportunity to give it a go, great crew well looked after Loch Coruisk is a photographers dream along with the rutting stag's and wildlife Many thanks for a great visit see you next autumn. Bob & Iain Leach

Bob & Iain Leach from South Yorkshire UK.


    Posted on: 19-Oct-2007
      
From: Alison and Michael Slack
   

Just to say thank you so much David and Christine for making our boat trip so special on the 19th September..... Being given champagne on your boat is our top honeymoon story!

Alison and Michael Slack from Edinburgh U.K..


    Posted on: 12-Oct-2007
      
From: Richard and Helen Willan
   

Thanks for such a terrific trip last wednesday. The Skipper's knowledge was absolutely first class. Having a full day to see the different islands and wildlife (Seals, Porpoise and Sea Eagles) as well as a terrific trip around Kinlock Castle made it well worth the money. If you're as lucky with the weather as we were, you'll have a terrific time

Richard and Helen Willan from Barnsley, South Yorkshire England.


    Posted on: 28-Aug-2007
      
From: Bates Family
   

Thanks for this - it was a fantastic experience! Although the sun was shining the ride was wonderfully bumpy and the children enjoyed every minute of it. Canna was beautiful - we are sure we saw a whale fin on the way back! Our thanks to skipper John - top bloke. We'd certainly go again!

Bates Family from Brook, Surrey England.


    Posted on: 27-Aug-2007
      
From: Anne
   

Had a brilliant day out yesterday, sunshine, blue skies, great skipper (John) and nice people on board too, saw loads of seal and feel very lucky to have picked that day - thank you

Anne from Tauranga NZ.


    Posted on: 23-Aug-2007
      
From: graeme and gill Worthy
   

Many thanks for a memorable trip to Rum last Friday (17th August) - it was superb!!! The service was first class - particular thanks to Gavin who was informative, friendly and a good laugh! Hope to be back soon best wishes Graeme and Gill Worthy

graeme and gill Worthy from York UK.


    Posted on: 22-Aug-2007
      
From: Marjorie Wills
   

My sister & I went on the aquaxplore trip last week, what an amazing, magical day it was even for two 'senior citizens'! and what avery nice man the skipper was, so entertaining and interesting. Thanks for a great day out.

Marjorie Wills from England UK.


    Posted on: 3-Aug-2007
      
From: Stuart, Marc and Nicky
   

We had an absolutely fantastic trip. Definitely a highlight of our holiday to the West Highlands. The crew were very friendly and informative. Views were spectacular and we were so fortunate to get beautiful weather. Will definitely and have already recommended the Bella Jane to others.

Stuart, Marc and Nicky from Scotland, South Africa and Namibia.


    Posted on: 24-Jul-2007
      
From: Alex Falconer
   

We had an amazing family day out on the r.i.b.We saw a sea eagle,a basking shark only three feet from us, and Puffins and seals.The staff were fantastic.Why go anywhere else?.

Alex Falconer from Edinburgh Scotland.


    Posted on: 22-Jul-2007
      
From: steve & Teena Hemming
   

we had an amazing trip on the 3rd july. 4hr including a stop on canna. an abundance of wildlife including deer on rhum, sea eagle, basking sharks, porpoises, seals, and just to many to mention, various sea birds. we had a brilliant trip thanks to everyone. steve & Teena from poole dorset

steve & Teena Hemming from poole dorset england.


    Posted on: 13-Jul-2007
      
From: kenneth cruickshank
   

Had an excellent trip on the r.i.b. ,great fun. Even got to see 2 basking sharks which were very impressive.Thanks to all concerned for a highly enjoyable day.Highly recommended !

kenneth cruickshank from forfar scotland.


    Posted on: 9-Jul-2007
      
From: Chris Rowe
   

We had an amazing trip to Canna, I would recommend this to anyone. We were lucky enough to see not only puffins and seals, but a White Tailed Sea Eagle and 4 Basking Sharks! We have amazing photos of these fish only a few centimeters from the boat. Many many thanks to all the guys for such a professional wildlife trip.

Chris Rowe from Dunfermline, Fife Scotland.


    Posted on: 9-Jul-2007
      
From: Deschryver Ingrid
   

Only 1 word : SUPERB!!!! We went on the puffin run with Aquaxplore yesterday and we saw a lot more than we were expecting to see! Small list of what we saw : porpoises, dolphins, 2 minky whales, lots of different seabirds, lots of puffins, sea eagle, deer, common & grey seal ... Just fantastic! I'm glad my camera took prove of what we have seen - otherwise some people might think I'm just exaggerating :-) Thanks to all - fantastic team! We will be back.

Deschryver Ingrid from Lochcarron Scotland.


    Posted on: 20-Jun-2007
      
From: John and Marilyn Wilkinson
   

We took the 11/2 hr trip and it was excellent.Seen parts of The Cuillin that we have never seen before.We will be returning for a second trip only this time we will spend some time ashore at Loch Coruisk.A big thank you to the crew on the 18th of June you were brilliant

John and Marilyn Wilkinson from North Shields England.


    Posted on: 20-Jun-2007
      
From: Mary Connor
   

We had a fabulous time last week on the trip to the small isles. I have the most amazing photograph of dolphins who came so near our boat I thought i could have reached out and touched them. It was the most fantastic trip.

Mary Connor from UK.


    Posted on: 17-Jun-2007
      
From: Robin Lees
   

We too went to Canna on Thursday 31st of May, and had an unforgetable day, with the weather, the wildlife, the boat and the skipper. But we also went on the same trip on Tuesday, a good journey to Soay, a slightly more choppy one across to Rum, and then as the wind got up we got soaked going across to Canna. One American lady found this rather too much and wanted to return to Elgol immediately. The skipper took us back as smoothly as possible, and met the Bella Jane at Lock Coruisk, where she got off. He then took us round the loch to see seals the bad step etc. Our children, 10 and 8 who had found the whole trip exciting were dissappointed not to see the bird cliffs at Canna. When we mentioned this at the Kiosk, we were told we could come again on Thursday. so we had two wonderful and very different trips in three days. Thank you.

Robin Lees from UK.


    Posted on: 11-Jun-2007
      
From: Stephen Rose
   

My Family and I went to Loch Coruisk (second time for me on Bella Jane) on the 29th of May. Excelent crew (again) and what a place the Loch is! We then went on the Small Isles cruise on AquaExplore on the Thursday (31/05/07) it was 4 hrs of excitement (very fast but safe boats) and very informative and friendly Skipper! We saw a amaizing views and geology, Porpoise, Seals and many types of sea birds. Well worth the money and a must for keen photographers! My pics are brill !! Thank you and will be cruising with you again!

Stephen Rose from Wigan England.


    Posted on: 2-Jun-2007
      
From: Jilly O'Brien
   

Just wanted to say a big thank you for a wonderful trip on the Bella Jane on 24th May 07. We went to Loch Coruisk and had an 1.5 hr stop there before our return journey. Totally amazing scenery, It was the highlight of our week in Skye. Thanks also to Alan & Jess who were such great hosts, warm, friendly anf funny. Next time the Aquaxplore will be a MUST!!! Thanks again for helping make our holiday in Skye an unforgettable one. Best wishes Jilly & Ian Warton, Lancashire

Jilly O'Brien from Lancashire England UK.


    Posted on: 30-May-2007
      
From: DAVID GROVES
   

Last October, I bought a friend to Elgol for the first time, and took advantage again of travelling with you on Bella Jayne to the edge of The Cullins. This was the 4th time I had personnally done it and every time the weather has been outstanding. Myfriend thoroughly enjoyed it and will be back. Sometime this year I would like to travel to Canna - do you do trips?. Regards, David Groves Wolverhampton.

DAVID GROVES from WOLVERHAMPTON ENGLAND.


    Posted on: 30-May-2007
      
From: Annie Danskin
   

Our family took a trip on wed 11th April during our easter break and it was fantastic! The kids have never stopped talking about it and I think all of Central Scotland knows they were "skippers". The crew were brilliant with the kids and took our address to send them their certificates.

Annie Danskin from West Lothian UK.


    Posted on: 6-May-2007
      
From: Caroline Cassidy
   

Thanks for 2 great days out. The trip to Rum on the Aquaxplore was better than I'd imagined. We even saw porpoises on the way over there. First ever trip to Loch Coruisk on the Bella Jane was brilliant. Such a peaceful place. Thanks to the Skippers and Guides for making the trips so special. I'll be back next year. See you soon. Caroline

Caroline Cassidy from Liverpool England.


    Posted on: 27-Oct-2006
      
From: The Bradley Family
   

Back again for another trip to Rum, Canna and Soay one of the highlights of our visits to skye. Although we just missed the Puffins we saw Dolphins and Porpoises between the islands. On our last day we decided to come back for a relaxing afternoon and take the Bella Jane trip to Loch Coruisk. A nice sunny day, between the showers, with lots of seals to be seen. See you next year.

The Bradley Family from YORK.


    Posted on: 20-Aug-2006
      
From: Graham Bond
   

Just a few words to say how impressed we all were with your boat trips to Loch Coruisk. We sailed with you - 4 adults two children and a dog, last Friday. The refreshments were a lovely litle treat and most welcome. What really warmed our hearts, however, was the wonderful experience you gave to kids on the trip by letting them 'skipper' the boat - and to cap it all the lovely surprise of the certificates given at the end. Our grandson Cameron (11), as is usual with him, was too bashful to accept the offer on the outward trip but had second thoughts on the homeward trip and his dad asked Allun if Cam could have a go. He must have spent a good twenty minutes or more at the helm on the way back - and was so thrilled. All these kids I'm sure will remember and treasure their experiences - we know that Cameron will ! I sincerely hope we sail with you again. Thank you so much and very best wishes from us all.

Graham Bond from Gloucestershire UK.


    Posted on: 11-Aug-2006
      
From: Janet and David Milward
   

We duly joined you for the trip on 30th May and it was brilliant! We were lucky with the excellent weather (which was probably even better a few days later), which was the icing on top of a well organised and extremely interesting trip. We would certainly consider a return trip some day and will be pleased to recommend you to like minded friends. Thank you and Best wishes, Janet & David

Janet and David Milward from England UK.


    Posted on: 29-Jun-2006
      
From: Jo-Anne
   

If you're thinking of going on this trip, do it! We had a glorious day on Rhum, visiting Kinloch Castle and picnicing with fantastic views back to the Cuillins. A school of dolphins played with the boat on the way back for a good quarter of an hour. Other passengers saw whales near Canna that day. As if that wasn't enough, the friendly staff looked after my dog!

Jo-Anne from Hampshire UK.


    Posted on: 19-Jun-2006
      
From: Christine and Richard Saunders
   

The highlight of our seven extremely hot and sunny days in Skye/western Scotland was the boat trip to Coruisk on 11th June. Words are insufficient to portray the magic! We have some amazing photos, and some wonderful memories. Wish we lived nearer! Thank you all - Heaven is on earth after all!

Christine and Richard Saunders from Canterbury, Kent England.


    Posted on: 15-Jun-2006
      
From: anne marie
   

Just to say thankyou for a magic trip to Loch Coruisk last week, Frankie and I really enjoyed it and are recommending it to all and sundry! Very friendly and happy staff too, it makes a difference!

anne marie from Donegal Ireland.


    Posted on: 8-Jun-2006
      
From: Ray MacKenzie
   

Hi David, Many thanks to John for another great trip on the rib. We took some good photo's of ourselves on the "bad step", then got back on the rib, and John dropped us off at the foot of Sgurr na Stri to climb the south east route. See you again soon. best Ray www.experience-skye.co.uk

Ray MacKenzie from Blaven Cottage Torrin Skye Scotland.


    Posted on: 2-Jun-2006
      
From: CAROLINE CASSIDY
   

Thanks for a wonderful trip out to Canna, Rum & Soay. We enjoyed every minute of being on the boat. Getting wet just added to the fun of it. This won't be my last trip with you. See you all soon. Thank You Caroline & Cathy

CAROLINE CASSIDY from LITHERLAND, LIVERPOOL ENGLAND.


    Posted on: 21-May-2006
      
From: Stewart & Sandra Marshall
   

Have just returned home to Stirling and would like to thank you for the wonderful experience we had on the excursion to Loch Coruisk. The courtesy and hospitality provided on the Bella Jane reflected our whole stay on Skye. In addition wonderful weather, beautiful scenery - a relaxing, stress free break. Thank You

Stewart & Sandra Marshall from Cambusbarron Scotland.


    Posted on: 13-May-2006
      
From: Neil & Barbara
   

Only went down to Ergol for a ride on the motorbike, glad we decided to go on the Bella Jane, awsome!!! ps sorry for breaking the step!!

Neil & Barbara from Colne England.


    Posted on: 6-May-2006
      
From: gillian and robert davies
   

We spent our honeymoon on Skye, and paid a very worthwhile visit on the bella jane on our honeymoon. Words cannot describe the trip, the weather was glorious and only enhanced the greatness of scenery which has to be seen to be believed!! Thanks again bella jane and crew!

gillian and robert davies from from scotland.


    Posted on: 24-Apr-2006
      
From: Paul Jones
   

Colourful site, Reading the fine print is a struggle, shame the font size isn't a lot bigger. Paul Jones ex resident of Soay expanda@dsl.pipex.com

Paul Jones from Manchester England.


    Posted on: 4-Mar-2006
      
From: Felix
   

i want to thank rachel for the lift she has given us on a very windy and rainy day, also for handing over our tentsack we forgot in her car.

Felix from belgium.


    Posted on: 21-Sep-2005
      
From: Alan & Val Barbour
   

We spotted the trip to Loch Coruisk on the Lonely Planet website and it lived up to all our expectations. The weather was terrific too ( Wed Jul 27th) which was an extra bonus- we will definitely recommend it to others. Many thanks

Alan & Val Barbour from Edinburgh Bonnie Scotland.


    Posted on: 1-Aug-2005
      
From: Mark Hodgson
   

Had a fantastic run out to Rum and Canna on 7th July. Great crew, loads of wildlife and just a briliant, magical day out. Will be back to do it again some day. Mark and Jason

Mark Hodgson from Edinburgh Scotland.


    Posted on: 16-Jul-2005
      
From: Ray MacKenzie
   

Hi Ian and David, Many thanks for taking myself and the clients to loch Coruisk. Had a great day climbing the Sgurr na Stri slabs. See you again soon. Ray MacKenzie www.experience-skye.co.uk

Ray MacKenzie from Blaven Cottage, Torrin, Skye Scotland.


    Posted on: 25-Apr-2005
      
From: Stephen Nold
   

This trip was recommended to me by Mary MacIntosh at Cnoc Ban in 2003 and am I glad I went! Simply the best trip with the best crew! I am looking forward to a return trip!

Stephen Nold from Fort Worth, Texas USA.


    Posted on: 24-Feb-2005
      
From: Ali & Johnny Dougan
   

Our friends in Portree recommended the trip to us. It was a magical day we'll remember forever, I still daydream about it. Loch Coruisk must be one of the most magnificent places on earth. Definitely be back next year.

Ali & Johnny Dougan from Clydebank Scotland.


    Posted on: 13-Nov-2003
      
From: Bill WIlkie
   

I took a trip on the Bella Jane in August of 2002. I must say it was the most exciting boat trip I've ever been on. I will definitely be back, but I'm gonna try the hike back next time!!!...see you soon

Bill WIlkie from Niagara Falls, ON Canada.


    Posted on: 29-Sep-2003
      
From: Tammi
   

My fiance and I took a trip with you to the Loch in June of this year. What a fantistic time we had! It was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Skye, and my trip to Scotland! We loved it so much, it was so beautiful. I highly recommend this boat trip to anyone visiting Skye. :) Thanks! Tammi (Cleveland, Ohio - USA) and Tom (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Tammi from Cleveland, OH USA.


    Posted on: 24-Sep-2003
      
From: Ben Atherton
   

We hade a trip on the bella jane that was excellent. the trip there on the boat went so quick when we realised that we were being stared at by a whole group of seals. when we landed and got off we took some photos of the amazing lock. the trip back went even quicker and i was sad the trip went so quick. This trip is highly recommended and i would rate it a * * * * * *. I would think that the Aquaexplore is just as good

Ben Atherton from Worthing, West Sussex England.


    Posted on: 28-Aug-2003
      
From: Pat & Kara Cowdroy
   

Just like to thank Sara and all for a memorable day on Thursday 3rd July. We certainly celebrated our 1st wedding anniverary in some style. Keep up the good work. Pat & Kara (proprietors: Kara's Harbour-Travellers' Rest, Ardelve)

Pat & Kara Cowdroy from Kara's Harbour-Travellers' Rest Ardelve, by Kyle.


    Posted on: 7-Jul-2003
      
From: ChrisBrodie
   

Fantastic; We enjoyed the trip to Canna so much we came back and did it again next day. Sarah was an excellent skipper making us feel really welcome. Look forward to seeing you again when we are back in August.

ChrisBrodie from Errol Scotland..


    Posted on: 29-Jun-2003
      
From: adam potter_suzanne oatley
   

We were looking forward to our holiday in kyle of localsh,but we were looking for some differant things to do.found your website and booked the first trip of the season.Absolutely Brilliant,Suzanne and i loved every second.Sarah was brilliant as skipper/guide and her knowledge and reassurance gave us all confidence.It was a truly unforgetable experiance,we have not stopped talking about it.....and my partner is still grinning like a cheshire cat.........thank you so much.......worth every penny.....We look forward to our next visit.

adam potter_suzanne oatley from from derbyshire uk.


    Posted on: 10-May-2003
      
From: The Clark family
   

Friends of ours are holidaying on Skye this summer (lucky things) so I'm running off details of Bella Jane for them as I'm ordering them to have a trip on her. We've enjoyed 3 or 4 trips on her and would never tire of such a wonderful day out. Donald is so friendly and helpful, happy to answer any questions we have, no matter how obscure. I wish I was going with them, but there will be other visits in the future. Have a good summer!

The Clark family from Stockport, Cheshire England.


    Posted on: 4-May-2003
      
From: Christine Fraser
   

Got chatting with a fisherman in a tea-shop in Craobh Haven late last August, and he was waxing lyrical about trips on the Bella Jane (and I took notes!) It has taken me a while to get around to doing a quick "Google" to find you, but now I have, you can be sure I will pay you a visit next trip up! (Which won't be long!) TTFN...

Christine Fraser from Ramsey, Cambs United Kingdom.


    Posted on: 21-Feb-2003
      
From: Michael Schuhmacher (the Biker!!! Not the Race-Car-Driver!)
   

I'm happy to look forward for my next BELLAJANE-Trip in May 2003. I hope, I still hold the "sugar-record"

Michael Schuhmacher (the Biker!!! Not the Race-Car-Driver!) from Balanstrasse 142 81539 M?nchen Germany.


    Posted on: 9-Feb-2003
      
From: The Vickers Family
   

Fantastic for a Honeymoon day out! Got married then spent the next day on the Bella Jane, perfect!

The Vickers Family from Merseyside England.


    Posted on: 7-Feb-2003
      
From: John & Carol Seal
   

Had 3 fantastic boat trips, 1 on the Bella Jane, 2 on the Aquaexplore which were the best yet. Donald and Sarah always give you trips to remember. We will be back again.

John & Carol Seal from Yorkshire.


    Posted on: 1-Oct-2002
      
From: richard ,kerry hall and family
   

love the new look web site.we,ve been on the bella jane 5 times now and will never tire. skye is very dear to us and recommend the bella jane with a second thought look forward to next year and the new boat.

richard ,kerry hall and family from east kilbride scotland.


    Posted on: 19-Sep-2002
      
From: Jane Knight
   

Loch Coruisk-"There are many ways of reaching it. The easiest is to land at LochScavaig by the tourist steamer,proceed leaisurely over the rocks,and stand wonderingly on the margin of the Coruisk for fifteen minutes,while the steamers solitary gun awakes the thunderous echoes of the mountains." from The Misty Isle of Skye by J A Macculloch 1904. How fantastic to read this now after taking an unforgettable trip on the Bella Jane this August. If you can you should take this trip.

Jane Knight from Yorkshire.


    Posted on: 17-Sep-2002
      
From: john seal
   

Looking forward to another excellent day out

john seal from yorkshire.


    Posted on: 10-Sep-2002
      
From: adrian beckey
   

looks fantastic would love to be there

adrian beckey from maidenhead berks england.


    Posted on: 9-Sep-2002
      

 
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