AquaXplore Boat Trips


Bella Jane Boat Trips welcomes you aboard AquaXplore (our offshore RIBS) and Island Cruiser. Experience the remote and beautiful isles of Canna, Rum, Soay, Eigg with their breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife. Join us for regular sightings of Dolphins, Minke whales, Basking Sharks, Sea-Eagles, Puffins and majestic seabirds in this rich marine environment.

Top Tip - Our most popular and recommended trip is
the Puffin Run & Small Isles Tour (Trip 4) - Puffins Guaranteed (late April to July) and the best for wildlife!
 
See our range of Trips below ....

AquaXplore or Island Cruiser?

The trips below are available on AquaXplore or Island Cruiser (except Trip 2). If you have a preference please state this when booking. If you do not state a preference we will assign you to whichever boat is available.

When you click to book below you will be taken to our e-availability online booking system. Please select the trip you want from the drop-down list and then the month, day and time you wish to travel.

NB: If the day you want is blank we are not currently accepting bookings for this day because of expected poor weather. Please call us to check on sailings for these days.

N.B. At present we do not accept online bookings on the day - i.e. for "today". If the trip you want is not shown or if you wish to enquire about a custom or charter trip then please click here to email us or call us on 01471 866244


Trip 1) "Early Bird" To Loch Coruisk


One way or return trip. (duration c. 20 minutes one-way, and choice of return trip options)
Early one way or return trips to help make the most of your day. Return passengers may come back on any Bella Jane sailing.

Trip times: 9.00 a.m. or earlier
Adult - One Way £16.00 Child (up to 14 yrs) - One Way £10.00
 
Trip 2) Isle of Soay, Cuillin Mountains & Seals
(duration c. 1 ½ hours)

For visitors with less time - an exhilarating, fun trip for wildlife and sightseeing – see Prince Charles’ Cave, the Isle of Soay with Gavin Maxwell’s old basking shark station, the seal colony and the Cuillin mountains.

Trip times: 10:30 a.m (12:30 p.m may be available - please call)
Adult £30.00 Child (up to 14 yrs) £22.00
 
Trip 3) Isle of Eigg
(duration 3 ½ - 4 hours approx)

Sail to Eigg, a beautiful island with a rich and fascinating history. See the dramatic An Sgurr ridge, Massacre Cave, Laig Bay and the Singing Sands. Look out for basking sharks, whales and dolphins as we travel along. Also call in to see Loch Scresort on the Isle of Rum before returning to Elgol. (Toilet facilities on Eigg)

Trip times: 9.00 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Adult £56.00 Child (up to 14 yrs) £46.00 Family (2 Adults 2 Children) £185.00
 
Trip 4) Puffin Run / Small Isles Tour to Canna, Rum & Soay
(duration 3 ½ - 4 hours approx)

Our most popular trip with a great record for wildlife sightings! – A fantastic opportunity to experience these remote islands with their stunning scenery and wildlife. Look out for Sea Eagles and red deer on Rum and many nesting seabirds, including the Puffins on Canna (April – July). This trip is your best chance to see Whales, Dolphins, Basking Sharks with regular sightings in the summer months. (Toilet facilities on Canna)

Trip times: 9.00 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Adult £56.00 Child (up to 14 yrs) £46.00 Family (2 Adults 2 Children) £185.00
 
Trip 4M) Canna / Sanday Maxi Day Xplorer Trip
(duration 8 hours approx)

The all-day version of our most popular trip (Trip 4, Puffin Run) giving c.5 hrs ashore to explore the Isle of Canna. Take coastal walks to visit stone crosses, sheilings and churches or picnic on white sandy beaches. Look out for basking sharks, dolphins, sea-eagles, porpoises and see the Puffins (April to July). (Toilet facilities on Canna)

Trip times: 9.00 a.m.
Adult (minimum of 6 normally applies) £78.00
 
Trip 5) Isle of Rum - Nature Reserve / Kinloch Castle Trip
(duration 4 hours approx)

A great way to explore the beautiful island of Rum, going ashore at Kinloch to walk and see some of the island’s unique flora and fauna. You can also visit the amazing Kinloch Castle, the Edwardian extravaganza featured on the BBC’s Restoration programme (*1hr castle tour available). With this trip you have approx 2 ½ hours ashore. (Toilet facilities on Rum).

Trip times: 12:00 / 12:30 p.m.
Adult £50.00 Child (up to 14 yrs) £42.00 Family (2 Adults 2 Children) £165.00
(Tour is extra, payable at the Castle - £9.00 Adult £4.50 Child)
 
Trip 5M) Rum Maxi Day Xplorer Trip
(duration 8 hours approx)

The all-day version of our Rum trip, making it possible to spend 6 ½ hrs ashore. There are nature and heritage trails around Kinloch for gentle strolls or good walkers should manage to walk to the summit of Hallival (723m) whose slopes are covered in Manx Shearwater burrows. Low level longer walks include to Harris Bay (site of the Bulloughs Mausoleum) or Kilmorie. (Toilet facilities on Rum).

Trip times: 9.00 a.m.
Adult £65.00 Child £45.00
 
Trip 6) Small Isles Tour including the Cuillin and Loch Coruisk
(All day adventure - duration 8 hours approx - including time ashore at Loch Coruisk, Isle of Canna and Isle of Rum)

The ultimate trip, including the islands of Soay, Canna, and Rum plus Loch Coruisk and the Cuillin. A packed exciting day of stunning scenery, wildlife and history and a great trip for wildlife sightings (see trip 4 above). Time ashore at Loch Coruisk and on the islands of Canna and Rum.

Trip times: 9.00 a.m.
(£95.00 per person subject to a minimum of 10 passengers) - £95.00 per person
Whole day 8 hour charter price maximum 12 passengers - All day charter £950.00
(Kinloch Castle - Tour Payable at the Castle - £9.00 adult £4.50 child)