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Aquaxplore and Island Cruiser - Wildlife and Island trips

Directions (postcode IV49 9BJ)

When on Skye take the A87 to Broadford then the single track B8083 for Elgol which takes approximately 45 minutes by car. The B8083 takes you through the beautiful Strathaird peninsula around scenic Loch Slapin and affords spectacular views of the Cuillin.

Free car parking is available at Elgol Jetty.

Look out for the Bella Jane Boat Trips & AquaXplore information signs, on your right at the car park 200 metres before the Elgol jetty and also fixed to the wall at the top left of the jetty itself.

Our blue booking office is near to the top of the jetty.

Driving times to Elgol (guidance only)
From Broadford usually takes 35 - 45 minutes.
From Portree approx 1¼ to 1½ hrs.
From Skye Bridge approx 1 hr.
From Kylerhea Ferry approx 1¼ hrs
From Armadale Ferry approx 1¼ hrs
From Dunvegan approx 2 hrs
From Staffin approx 2 hrs

Public transport to Elgol

Bus No.55 runs Monday to Saturday but there is no service on Saturday afternoon or all day Sunday. The bus can get you to Elgol in time for the 10.45 trip on the Bella Jane or the AquaXplore morning or afternoon salings. The bus departs Broadford near the Post Office. The 2011 timetable for Monday to Friday from 25th April to the end of October is as follows:

Depart               Arrive

Broadford         Elgol

07.10                07.54

09.55                10.39

13.00                13.44

15.35                16.19

Depart               Arrive

Elgol                  Broadford

08.05                08.45

11.05                11.45

14.25                15.05

17.05                17.45

For full timetables please see:

There are also various taxi firms from different parts of the island but from Broadford our passengers frequently use:

Kyle Taxis - 01599 534323





Bella Jane Boat Trips    Elgol, Isle of Skye, Scotland, IV49 9BJ   Tel: 0800 731 3089  and  (+44) 01471 866244