Cragaig on the south side of Ulva

Visitor Information

Ferry Sailings
Monday – Friday: 0900 – 1700 (on demand)

Also open Sundays, 1st June to end of August

Ferry closed all day Saturday

Various weather conditions can force the closure of the ferry. If in doubt, please phone one of the numbers listed at the bottom of the page. Donald Munro, the ferryman is also prepared to offer passage accross to Ulva at other times, but only by prior arrangement

Public Transport to Ulva Ferry

Buses operate to Salen from ferry terminals at Craignure and Fishnish, also Tobermory. Travel from Salen to Ulva ferry is by private taxi. Contact Tourist Information (01680 812377 0r 812556) at Craignure, Isle of Mull for further details of transport times and availability.

To summon the Ferry

When you arrive at Ulva Ferry, you will find a notice. To summon the ferry, uncover the red panel. Cover the red panel as the boat approaches

Ticket prices (return): Adults £6.00 Children £3.00 Cycle £0.50

Walking on Ulva

Stout footwear and protective clothing is advised for all walkers. The terrain is rugged, the roads have no tarmac and there are some big puddles!

OS  Maps of the area

OS Landranger Map (1:50,000) No. 48 Iona and West Mull, Ulva.

OS Explorer Map (1:25,000) No. 374 Isle of Mull North & Tobermory, Ulva, Staffa and Tresnish Isles.


Cyclists are welcome. We would advise that bikes should be of the mountain bike variety as the tracks are very rough and adequate protective wear is advised.


Can be arranged. Please ring one of the telephone numbers listed overleaf for advice. Guidelines have been drawn up in order to preserve the wilderness and wildlife for future generations and are on display at the Boat House. Organised camping groups wishing to camp on Ulva must contact the manager for advice well beforehand: Tel/Fax: 01688 500264 or email:


Responsible dogs and their owners are welcome. Dogs may be restricted to various areas especially during springtime (lambing) when the sight of a dog is enough to cause acute stress to sheep and wildlife. Please observe the guidelines on display at the Boathouse.

Walking Groups

Are welcome and are advised to contact the Boat House by phone beforehand to avoid possible delays during busy periods, especially if meals are required.

Car Parking

Parking is available in our car park just up from the pier at Ulva Ferry. When this is full there is additional parking nearby.

Ulva Contact Numbers

The Boathouse

01688 500241


01688 500226 (Mobile 07919902407)

Manager (Jamie Howard)

01688 500 264