travelling within Britain: Getting here is remarkably easy, as the island is accessible via a bridge to the mainland at Kyle of Lochalsh, Simply get to Glasgow and from there your holiday starts. The drive north through simply magnificent landscapes, starts to set the pace of your Hebridean holiday, on excellent roads. Why not hire a minibus, and share the travel costs?

Skye really is an easy reach destination and only; 130 miles from Inverness, 237 miles from Glasgow, 262 miles from Edinburgh, 510 miles from Newcastle to the dive centre, a really perfect diving base. And... driving that 2 hours extra north means ALL your charter time is actually spent diving, and not on lengthy, fickle sea voyages.


by air: If you are coming from further afield, or want to save traveling time, there are airports at Glasgow, Prestwick, Edinburgh, Inverness and Aberdeen.

by sea: For information about ferry routes, ports and operators visit the following sites.

Operator: DFDS Seaways; Port: Newcastle; Distance to dive centre 486 miles
Operator : P&O Ferries; Port: Hull; Distance to Skye 501 miles

vehicle hire: A vehicle is required for travel on the island as public transport is very sparse. Remember to ensure that the car hire company is based at, or deliver to the airport or ferry terminal of your arrival.

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Gordon MacKay and Aileen Robertson, Dive & Sea the Hebrides, t/a Hebridean Diving Services, Shorepark, Lochbay,
Waternish, Isle of Skye, IV55 8GD,
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