ST BRIDES BAY WATCH BOAT TRIPS

from Aquaphobia in St Davids

COVID-19 POLICY

To help provide the safest experience for all our staff and customers we have made a few minor adjustments & customer requirements.

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TOUR ST BRIDES BAY WITH AN AMAZING BOAT

St Brides Bay (Bae Sain Ffraid in Welsh) is absolutely stunning with sandstone and mudstone cliffs and beautiful sandy beaches. The bay is around seven miles across and is a special area of conservation with Skomer Island to the south and Ramsey Island at the north end of the bay. This area is absolutely teeming with wildlife, including grey seals, dolphins, porpoises and a myriad of seabirds, including kittiwakes, cormorants, gannets, choughs, Manx shearwaters and the ever popular and entertaining puffins.

We set off from St Justinians and you’ll have two whole hours out at sea to explore the whole of St Brides Bay and see the beautiful coastal views of the land from the sea - a whole different way of looking at the local area that you can only get by boat. Take in secluded beaches, towering cliffs, rolling hills, and more. See the large tankers out at sea carrying liquids or gases across the world, from wine to oil, and imagine where they might be going.

We’re experienced sailors and highly knowledgeable about St Brides Bay and you’ll learn a great deal about the area and the local islands we sail by on our trip, including Skomer and Ramsey Island, with their amazing populations of seabirds and seals to enjoy. Make sure you bring your camera to keep those memories of a really special trip!

Our St Brides Bay trip is perfect for your whole family and makes for an educational and fun school trip, too!

Why not explore our other boat trips and book more than one? You can choose from different options, including our dolphin experience, our trips to Ramsey Island or Skomer, and our stunning evening boat trips to catch glorious sunsets and seabirds returning to their nests.

To book for you and your family, or to arrange a school trip, please give our friendly team a call or drop us an email. We’re always happy to help.

DURATION: 2 HOURS

£50
  • Children under 14 - £25

FREE PARKING

We provide FREE Parking in St Davids.

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

FREE MINI BUS

We provide FREE mini bus to the boat and back.

Reviews from Tripadvisor

  • star rating  My sister and I, on a road trip around Pembrokeshire, booked an hour's Rib Boat ride to explore the coast of Ramsey island off St. David's head in Pembrokeshire. ... read more

    marymeyril
    August 11, 2019

    star rating  Really enjoyed our trip around Ramsey Island with Aquaphopia. 
    Current COVID guidelines are in place from booking to the boat trip.
    We were able to park at the back... read more

    Sharon M
    September 11, 2020

    star rating  Brilliant experience. Saw plenty of wildlife including seals, porpoise and sea birds. Went with a 6 and 11 year old who lived it. A must do trip which we'll remember... read more

    Jvic28
    August 9, 2020
  • star rating  It was a good trip from start to finish. The booking was straight forward , paying contactless , no app downloading ! Nice lady at the ticket office. Temperature taken... read more

    queen48
    September 22, 2020

    star rating  Excellent tour of Ramsey Island. Staff friendly, helpful, and informative. Had 3 teenagers with us and they all loved it. We saw sea lions, porpoise and different species of birds.... read more

    wendy w
    August 20, 2021

    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
    June 9, 2021
  • 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  Excellent trip in a skiff around Ramsey Island. There were four of us in the semi rigid inflatable boat. Mark and Sue who managed the boat were obviously very... read more

    Stinkeywhistles
    May 30, 2021

    star rating  9 of us went out on the boat today for our last day in St David's and what a finale. There was another party of 2 with us and we... read more

    965carlyc
    July 31, 2020
  • 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
    September 20, 2020

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

    Mark2827
    August 9, 2020

    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 1, 2021
  • 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  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
    August 12, 2019

    star rating  We booked our trip at the kiosk in St David's for the following day. I said I would really love to see the puffins but lovely lady in the office... read more

    MarkBright1958
    August 9, 2020
  • 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  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
    August 2, 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

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.

*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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