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In St Davids

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st davids dolphin Experience

Relax and enjoy up to three hours at sea around the beautiful Ramsey Island looking for whales and dolphins and then out to the amazing gannet colony at Grassholm Island.

Ramsey Island is spectacular, with towering cliffs humming with life as seabirds nest and raise their young, beautiful coves and bays where seals bask, feed and raise the next generation of pups and very curious seals and porpoises who want to look at you as much as you want to look at them. We even sometimes get porpoises coming right up to the boat!

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FREE PARKING

We provide FREE Parking in St Davids.

FREE MINI BUS

We provide FREE mini bus to the boat and back.

Breathtaking Views

Enjoy soaring cliffs filled with seabirds, seal-filled bays and the rolling open sea.

High-Speed Runs

Enjoy the excitement of the boat racing ahead in our high-speed runs over the sea.

Unforgettable Wildlife

Enjoy an amazing experience watching seals, seabirds, dolphins, porpoises and whales!

DTI Licensed Skipper

You’re in safe hands with our experienced skipper who’ll take care of you on the water

Internal Seating

All passengers sit safely inside, with no-one sitting on the outside tubes

Safety First

Lifejackets supplied to everyone for your personal safety while you’re at sea

Environmentally Friendly

Our craft uses only straight unleaded fuel that drops fuel emissions by 94%

Suitable for All Ages

Enjoy the trip no matter what your age, bring the kids, and even bring the dog!

Dry Quayside Boarding

Keep your feet and clothing dry with our safe quayside boarding

More About st davids dolphin Experience

As well as a tour of Ramsey Island, we’ll also go further out to see if we can spot dolphins and maybe even a whale or two. Trust us, that’s an experience of a lifetime!

And if that wasn’t enough, we’ll also head out to Grassholm Island (Ynys Gwales or Gwales in Welsh), lying eight miles from the gorgeous Pembrokeshire coast, and the third largest gannet colony in the whole of the UK. As you get closer, you’ll realise that what you’re seeing isn’t snow. The island is white because there are 39,000 breeding pairs of gannets occupying every available inch of space. Depending on the time of year, you can see the males vying for females and bringing in nest building materials or, later in the year, you might get a glimpse of the chicks before they fly the nest.

The waters around Grassholm Island are the perfect feeding ground for dolphins and porpoises too, and the whole family will love learning about the islands and the local wildlife. And dogs are welcome too.

In open water, you’ll even get an exhilarating high-speed run or two to make this even more of an experience to remember.

Give us a call or drop us an email to book!

Reviews from Tripadvisor

  • star rating  We were a party of 4 adults with 3 nervous children. The nerves disappeared almost instantly. Everything was well organized, and our skipper Mark put everyone at ease with his... read more

    Nick_Stewart_12
    August 3, 2019

    star rating  This was a great trip around Ramsey Island from start to end. Family of 4. Booking over phone, good advance info, parking on site, short mini bus ride to the... read more

    jcpud
    August 1, 2021

    star rating  We have been on a number of trips to Ramsay Island and Skomer but this trip to Ramsay by Aquaphobia was by far the best. We were a party of... read more

    Rogers300664
    May 26, 2021
  • star rating  This was such a good trip! Well organised getting to and from the boat. Saw everything we wanted and the boat ride was fab too! Well worth the money and... read more

    944louiseo
    June 2, 2021

    star rating  Such an amazing experience for any age, there is also a free mini bus ride down accommodated by Aquaphobia themselves meaning there is absolutely no fuss in trying to get... read more

    Kimberley D
    August 15, 2019

    star rating  Fun and informative trip for me, my husband and our 2 little dogs. Loads of different birds, some seals and some porpoises all came out to say hello. Money we’ll... read more

    yvonneb543
    June 1, 2022
  • star rating  Staff wonderful especially the lady in the ticket office who helped get me ther on time. My dog and I spent a lovely afternoon seeing all the wildlife around Ramsey... read more

    Q70MItracym
    May 15, 2022

    star rating  It offers free short term parking which is great.
    It is a speedboat ride around the island, with great stops to see wildlife and the captain explains interesting facts about... read more

    Clytemnestra8
    September 7, 2019

    star rating  This trip around Ramsey Island with Aquaphobia was great fun and excellent value for money. The boat ride was exhilarating and the island itself beautiful. We were lucky enough... read more

    Lindsey A
    July 1, 2021
  • star rating  Great half day boat trip out to Grassholm, the Bishops and Ramsey. All that way and the Dolphins were in Ramsey Sound all along. Great fun trip - more impressed... read more

    daveo674
    July 31, 2020

    star rating  Wife saw this advertised and wanted to book it. I really wasn't keen but went ahead with it. Ended up being such a great choice and we all loved it.... read more

    Marcus M
    July 2, 2021

    star rating  Wow. Mark and Dom are simply fantastic! The tour is absolutely brilliant - you see tons of sea life, breath in the fresh sea air, and go inside of the... read more

    megandX7285VY
    August 31, 2022
  • star rating  As a boat trip, it was fine. Felt safe, but not very comfortable astride and quite cramped for over an hour. Also, unsurprisingly, very wet for over half of the... read more

    cburni
    September 27, 2020

    star rating  This boat trip made mine and my families holiday! It was a wonderful experience. We got to see the porpoises, seals and the ride through the water was fun. The... read more

    poppyj135
    August 26, 2022

    star rating  These guys go out of their way to help as well as providing the best boat trip St Davids has to offer. Highly recommended.

    julierD934HU
    September 17, 2020
  • star rating  This was a great trip. Well organised, informative and safe even in strong currents.

    We were all looked after very well and Mark provided a good history of the... read more

    X8100ULadamb
    August 23, 2019

    star rating  Despite a grey day the trip was amazing, we loved the rib ride and enjoyed the informative information given by our very knowledgable guide. We saw seals and some pups,... read more

    lesley j
    August 18, 2021

    star rating  A great boat trip enjoyed by 3 generations and a dog. Great communication on initial phone call and a well organised boat trip. High speed and seal spotting. Loved it!

    589VickyE
    August 17, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s easy! Simply give us a call on 01437 720 471 or drop us an email at [email protected]. Please leave us a contact telephone number so we can get back to you if needed.

We do! Our boat tours are perfect for schools, being both educational and great fun. Kids can learn about local wildlife and sea life, hear about Ramsey Island and Grassholm Island and learn why both sites are looked after by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). To book, call us on 01437 720 471 or drop us an email at [email protected]. Please leave us a contact telephone number so we can get back to you if needed.

Our boat trips are suitable for anyone at any age. We’re family friendly, and you can even bring the dog!

Our Ramsey Island trip for adults it’s £30.00 but children under 14 can go for only £20.00, and children under 4 are only £15.00.

Our Dolphin trip for adults it’s £62.00 and childrens it's £35.00 ( please noted no children under the age of 4 )

Our Nighttime Ramsey Island trip for adults it’s £35.00 but children under 14 can go for only £20.00.

Our Skomer Island trip is £52.00 for adults and £28.00 for children under 14.

Our gorgeous boat trip around Ramsey Island lasts for between one and one and a half hours.

This is our longest boat trip, going further out to see and including both Ramsey Island and Grassholm Island and it takes a full two and a half to three hours.

We offer free parking at our booking office while you’re enjoying your boat trip, and we provide a free minibus to take you to and from the office and the boat.

*Please Maximise your cars seating capacity when using our car park as vehicle parking spaces are limited thank you

Absolutely! Dogs are welcome on board so no need to try and make alternative arrangements while you enjoy your trip.

Yes, absolutely. Everyone on board has their own lifejacket, we have internal seating for all and don’t seat people on the outer tubes, and you’re piloted by a DTI licensed skipper. We also keep an eye on the weather and won’t head out if we think there’ll be a problem.

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