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Our 9 dedicated Inter-Island ferries operate between Orkney's mainland and thirteen beautiful island destinations. If travelling by car, we advise you make vehicle reservations. You can view our up-to-date Online Timetables or Published Timetables. Foot passengers can travel on all ferries and can puchase tickets onboard. Keep track of our ferries' speed and direction.

Friday 22nd November - Cancellation of North Ronaldsay sailing and review of Papa Westray sailing

21/11/2019 15:00

Due to the bad weather forecast for Friday 22nd November, the scheduled sailing to North Ronaldsay has been cancelled. The scheduled sailing to Papa Westray is under review; a decision will be made Friday morning at 0930am. The North Ronaldsay sailing has been rescheduled to sail on Saturday 23rd November departing Kirkwall at 12:00. Passengers travelling from North Ronaldsay to Kirkwall should be available for boarding as soon as the vessel arrives.

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11/11/2019 13:00

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Westray

Westray

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"What's the finest bird in any flock? Have you heard of a Westray Aak?"

Papa Westray

Papa Westray

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"Though you look for a month of Sundays. You'll find naught like Papa Westray dundies."

North Ronaldsay

North Ronaldsay

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"All stand to the side and reveal. From far North Ronaldsay a seal."

Eday

Eday

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"At catching fish I am so speedy. A big black scarfie from Eday."

Rousay

Rousay

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"You can say what you like, I don't care. For I'm a beautiful Rousay mare."

Egilsay

Egilsay

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"When Feeling low or down in the dumps. Just bake some Egilsay burstin lumps."

Wyre

Wyre

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"I can always set the world on fire. Because I'm the greatest, a whelk from Wyre."

Shapinsay

Shapinsay

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"Do not listen to that crusty creep. But hark to the voice of the Shapinsay sheep."

Graemsay

Graemsay

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"There's not quite such a wondrous thing as a beautiful young Graemsay gosling."

Flotta

Flotta

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"If you want something with real good looks. You can't go wrong with Flotta fleuks."

Stronsay

Stronsay

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"If you want something to stick all day. Get yourself a limpet from fair Stronsay."

Sanday

Sanday

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"I like my porridge fine and dandy. For I'm a gruellie belkie from Sanday."

Hoy

Hoy

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"To take the head off all their big talk Just pay attension to the wise HOY hawk"