Dolphin trips

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!

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!

DURATION: 2.5 HRS

£60
  • Children £30
  • No Children Under 4

FREE PARKING

We provide FREE Parking in St Davids.

FREE MINI BUS

We provide FREE mini bus to the boat and back.

Reviews from Tripadvisor

  • star rating  Excellent trip this lunchtime. Round the island and saw the seals and bird life. Definitely recommended.

    Mark2827
    8/09/2020

    star rating  Friendly, helpful staff, free parking (next to the white aquaphobia ticket office at the Grove hotel, opposite the tourist info centre) and free minibus transfer down to the boat (about... read more

    ClaudiatheT
    8/02/2019

    star rating  Simply superb personal service throughout the whole experience. Booking, Minibus Transfer, Boat Trip all faultless. It was all about the quality and great attitude from all the team. Skipper had... read more

    neilbZ2427HC
    6/01/2021
  • star rating  A really amazing trip to see a lot of wilde animals. We saw dolphins
    Our childs from 5 to 16 loved it.

    6 Stars from Germany

    Chrisibi
    8/03/2019

    star rating  Amazing experience, was such fun! All Covid guidelines were followed so there was no worry or stress! Would 100% recommend.

    Clodeak
    8/02/2020

    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
    9/07/2019
  • 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
    8/15/2019

    star rating  We loved our boat ride today! My four year old shouted "this is amazing!" as soon as we set off; she and the six year old, and all the adults... read more

    asnackate
    8/14/2019

    star rating  There are several boat trips around Ramsey Island but we’d recommend this one. All seem similar. High speed ridge boat, you straddle a narrow padded bench two to a seat... read more

    GingaTim
    9/20/2020
  • star rating  Fabulous high speed trip around Ramsey Island. All safety aspects covered with social distancing etc. Crew of rib made sure we saw all the highlights and answered a variety of... read more

    T4319HSjuliel
    7/31/2020

    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
    9/27/2020

    star rating  A lovely trip around Ramsey Island. The boat goes a lot faster than we gave it credit for, but it was great fun and the kids loved it. We were... read more

    travellingfamily54
    6/09/2021
  • 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
    9/17/2020

    star rating  Positive covid experience while the trip provided sights sound and amazing facts from Mark with his Welsh humour. Trip from start to finish was well organised and staff very friendly.... read more

    12345678sue
    9/19/2020

    star rating  My 2 grandsons screamed and laughed with excitement on their first ever boat ride. They loved it when the boat went fast and they loved seeing all the seals and... read more

    Karen E
    8/12/2019
  • star rating  We came to St David’s and stumbled upon aquaphobias booking office where we was met by a lovely lady who gave us so much information and we decided to book... read more

    Kimberley D
    8/01/2020

    star rating  The trip surpassed expectations. This was the last operator we tried as we had spotted it on the left on the way in, but went to the other operators in... read more

    ashovbrod
    8/07/2020

    star rating  We had the best trip around Ramsey Island with Aquaphobia. They were very considerate with our two dogs as well. The trip was both informative and jovial, a... read more

    warejudy
    9/10/2020

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s easy! Simply give us a call on 01437 720 471 or drop us an email at info@aquaphobia-ramseyisland.co.uk. 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 info@aquaphobia-ramseyisland.co.uk. 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 £28.00 but children under 14 can go for only £18.00, and children under 4 are only £10.00.

Our Dolphin trip for adults it’s £60.00 and childrens it's £30.00 ( 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.

Both our Skomer Island and St Bridges Bay trips are £50.00 for adults and £25.00 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.

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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