Your Visit to Taransay

Logistics

  • Trips will run regularly during the summer months. Please check the Borve Lodge Facebook page for up to date sailing information.
  • Trips will be weather dependent
  • All guests must book online, and comply with our Terms and Conditions
  • The vessel will leave from Horgabost Beach starting at 0900, with 8 passengers per passage
  • The crossing takes approximately 20 minutes
  • Entry to the island will be at Paible, the main settlement area on Taransay
  • Return trips will commence at 1600
  • If weather prevents travel, every effort will be made to provide a crossing on an alternative day. If this is not possible, guests will be fully refunded.

Expectation

We expect visitors to be:

  • Of reasonable fitness to truly embrace a quite challenging terrain.
  • Prepared for a day away from ALL 21st-century amenities: you must bring food, water, and appropriate clothing for changeable Hebridean weather.
  • Understanding of and respect for our delicate island environment, i.e. Leave only their footprints and take away only their memories.

You will have complete freedom to explore the island, for which we will provide:

  • Passage to and from the island, aboard the Estate’s commercially coded landing craft.
  • Guidance from dedicated Estate staff on the best way to spend your day.
  • Access to WC facilities

Logistics

  • Trips will run regularly during the summer months. Please check the Borve Lodge Facebook page for up to date sailing information.
  • Trips will be weather dependent
  • All guests must book online, and comply with our Terms and Conditions
  • The vessel will leave from Horgabost Beach starting at 0900, with 8 passengers per passage
  • The crossing takes approximately 20 minutes
  • Entry to the island will be at Paible, the main settlement area on Taransay
  • Return trips will commence at 1600
  • If weather prevents travel, every effort will be made to provide a crossing on an alternative day. If this is not possible, guests will be fully refunded.

Expectation

We expect visitors to be:

  • Of reasonable fitness to truly embrace a quite challenging terrain.
  • Prepared for a day away from ALL 21st-century amenities: you must bring food, water, and appropriate clothing for changeable Hebridean weather.
  • Understanding of and respect for our delicate island environment, i.e. Leave only their footprints and take away only their memories.

You will have complete freedom to explore the island, for which we will provide:

  • Passage to and from the island, aboard the Estate’s commercially coded landing craft.
  • Guidance from dedicated Estate staff on the best way to spend your day.
  • Access to WC facilities

We were wild once. Don’t let them tame you. Experience Taransay with

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