Puffin Island Cruises from Beaumaris Pier
Cruise lasts approximately 75 minutes.
This is a very popular pleasure cruise which includes panoramic views of the Snowdonia Mountain Range, Penmon Lighthouse and Puffin Island.
On arrival at Puffin Island you have the opportunity to see as many as 12 species of sea birds in their natural habitat - guillemots, cormorants, kittiwakes and of course the puffin. The east end of the island is home to a colony of grey seals which can be seen swimming in the sea or basking in the sunshine. The waters around Puffin Island are also home to bottlenose dolphins and harbour porpoise which occasionally come to the surface near the boat.
Menai Bridge Cruises
This cruise lasts for about an hour and departs EVERY THURSDAY at 5pm during the summer.
Includes the beautiful scenery bordering the Menai Straits, Bangor Pier, Snowdonia Mountain Range, small islands, sea birds and of course Thomas Telford's world-famous suspension bridge, from which the town of Menai Bridge takes it's modern English name (the name in Welsh, Porthaethwy, means "Port of Aethwy", the Welsh name for the historic division of south east Anglesey).