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Tresco Boat Services


Tresco Boat Services offers inter-island boating for the islands of Tresco and Bryher including scenic tours, private hire and arrivals & departures.

Boating for Tresco & Bryher

Scheduled services run daily in the main season aboard our larger ferries and you can generally just turn up and jump onboard (unless specified on the boat times below). Usually, our weekly trips are:

  • To St Mary's - Monday to Saturday
  • Between Tresco and Bryher - Daily
  • To St Agnes - Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday
  • To St Martin's - Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Circular trips for wildlife and sightseeing - Usually Sundays (weather and tide dependent)
  • Gig Racing - Wednesday & Friday nights during the racing season (may be phone to book - please check below)

Scheduled trips are advertised each afternoon for the following day on our website (see below), our Facebook page, Twitter and on boat boards around the islands.

Special Hire and Private Hire is also available, allowing you to book a boat at a time to suit you. To enquire, please call +44 (0)1720 423373 during normal office hours, or email us. Please note: boats should be booked in advance as we cannot guarantee availability on the day.

 

Thursday 25th April l

Tresco boating for Thursday 25th April

10.00 New Grimsby to Bryher and St Mary’s
11.00 New Grimsby to St Agnes
1.30 New Grimsby to Bryher and St Mary’s

Return times:

St Mary’s: 12.45 to New Grimsby or 4pm to New Grimsby (via St Agnes)
St Agnes: 4.20pm
Bryher: 1.15 Bar or 4.50 Bar

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Bryher boating for Thursday 25th April

09.45 Quay to Tresco
10.00 Quay to St Mary’s
11.00 Quay to St Agnes
1.15 Bar to Tresco
1.30 New Grimsby to St Mary’s


Return times:

St Mary’s: 12.45 to Bar; 4pm to Bar (via St Agnes)
St Agnes: 4.20pm
Tresco: 1.30 and 5pm New Grimsby

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Friday 26th April

Tresco boating Friday 26th April

10.15 New Grimsby to Bryher & St Mary’s
13.30 New Grimsby to Bryher & St Mary’s
15.00 New Grimsby to Bryher & St Mary’s

Returning

St Mary’s: 12.45, 14.30 & 16.00 to New Grimsby
Bryher: 13.15, 14.50 & 16.30 all from Bar

This will be the Firethorn so no need to book

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Bryher boating Friday 26th April

10.00 Quay to Tresco
10.15 Quay to St Mary’s
13.15 Bar to Tresco
13.30 Bar to St Mary’s
14.50 Bar to Tresco
15.00 Bar to St Mary’s

Returning

St Mary’s: 12.45, 14.30 & 16.00 all to Bar
Tresco: 13.30, 15.00 & 16.30 all from New Grimsby

This will be the Firethorn so no need to book

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Upcoming Scenic Tours & Trips

Next Jetboat Trip: these trips are weather dependent  - please phone the office for information.  One hour jetboat trip around the islands. Minimum of 5 people; maximum of 12 people. £35 per person. Phone 01720 423373 to book.;

 

 

 

Tides & Fares

All boating is weather and tide dependent. You can find out latest Tide Table for tide predictions for the Isles of Scilly.

For prices, please see our latest fares.

 

Boating for St Martin's

From 2019, we are working together with St Mary’s Boatmen’s Association and St Agnes Boating to provide a more comprehensive, frequent and sustainable boat service for the island.

Tresco Boat Services will continue to provide all special hire boating and essential services boating (school boating etc) all year round. Special hire can be booked in advance via the Tresco Boats office on +44 (0)1720 423373 during normal office hours, or by emailing usPlease note: boats should be booked in advance as we cannot guarantee availability on the day.

St Mary’s Boatmen’s Association will operate all scheduled boating for St Martin’s during the main season, with St Agnes Boating providing a limited scheduled service in the winter. Schedule information will be published by these boat operators on their websites and on boat boards around St Martin's.

For further information, please see our St Martin's Boating Update.

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