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3. Puffin Island Boat Trips

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Puffin Island Boat Trips

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The popular Puffin Island cruise includes panoramic views of the Snowdonia Mountain Range and Penmon Lighthouse. On arrival you can observe over twelve species of sea birds including Puffins, Guillemots, Cormorants and Kittiwakes. At the eastern end of the island there are more photo opportunities with a large colony of grey seals.

Also here are the ruins of the old semaphore signalling station, one of a chain that signalled news of ships arrival to Liverpool.

A ship called the Rothesay Castle, on a day trip from Liverpool, sank near Puffin Island in 1831. A lighthouse (which can be seen in the above photograph) and a lifeboat station were built here soon after.
The island has a number of ruins of medieval monastic buildings, including the tower of a 12th century church. It is said that St. Seiriol is buried here, and perhaps also King Maelgwn Gwynedd who was once ruler of North Wales.
The boat trip takes approximately 1 hour

Menai Bridge Cruises
Please book all pleasure cruises at the kiosk by Beaumaris pier, during the summer months or telephone +44 (0)1248 810251

Puffin Island Boat Trips Address:
Starida Sea Services
Little Bryn
Wales, UK

Puffin Island Boat Trips Admission:
Puffin Island & Penmon Lighthouse cruises
Adults £5.00
Children under 15 years £4.00
OAP’s £4.50

Menai Bridge cruises
Adults £5.00
Children under 15 years £4.00
OAP’S £4.50
Fishing Trips
2 hour fishing trips
A Family Trip ideal even for Mum, a view of Puffin Island and Mackerel for tea
Adults £15.00
Children under 15 years £10.00
Includes Rod and Bait
Boat Charter £60.00 including rods

3 hour fishing trips
Ideal for the beginner to sample the sport with some reward
Adults £15.00
Children under 15 years £10.00
Rod & bait £3.00
Boat Charter £160.00 + £3.00 for rods.

4 hour fishing trips
Half a days fishing for those who indulge in their hobby whilst on holiday
Adults £20.00
Children under 15 years £15.00
Rod & bait £3.00
Boat Charter £220.00

6 hour fishing trips
As above with an opportunity for bigger fish
Adults £25.00
Children under 15 years £20.00
Rod & bait £3.00
Boat Charter £280.00

8 hour fishing trips
For the experienced
Reef and deep water fishing and perhaps a wreck
Adults, general fishing £35.00
Children under 15 years, general fishing £25.00
Adults, wreck fishing £40.00
Children under 15 years, wreck fishing £30.00
Rod & bait £3.00

8 Hr Boat Charter
General fishing £300.00
Wreck fishing £350.00

10 Hr Boat Charter
Wreck fishing £400.00 (mid distant)
Boat Charter, wreck fishing £450.00 (distant, I.E. Isle of Man)
For extended fishing trips, add £25.00 per hour
All prices subject to fuel surcharges

T  +44 (0)1248 810251

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