Calf of Man

The Sound
Port St Mary


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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Accessible by boat only. The Island can be seen from the The Sound accessible from Sound Road from Port St Mary.

Public Transport Directions

By Bus: Services available to Cregneash and The Sound, where the Island can be seen.

By Boat: Travelling to the Calf or around the Island is a unique experience and can be booked via local boatmen who depart from Port Erin and Port St Mary.  If you are planning to stay overnight, it is important to pre-book your journey directly with the boatmen and your overnight accommodation with Manx National Heritage. 

Depending on the vessel, the journey time from Port St Mary and Port Erin to the Calf of Man ranges from 15 to 40 minutes.

Boat Operators:

Mike Keggen - Vessel: ‘Kirree Varrey’
Tel: 07624 493824 Tel: 07624 209807

Chris Burton  Shona Boat Trips - Vessel: ‘Shona Elizabeth’
Tel: Chris 07624 322765 Tel: Jason 07624 480682 

Juan Clague - Vessel: ‘Scraayl'
Tel: 01624 834307


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Opening Times

* Accessible in the summer months


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