In high season the boat Discovery will be berthed on the pontoon off the Mackerel Quay on Milford Waterfront.
On arrival at Milford Haven, continue along Steynton Road and Great North Road. Then, follow the road around to the right near St Katharine’s Church and continue downhill along Hamilton Terrace and Victoria Hill. To get to Milford Waterfront take the first entrance (signposted) on the left at the bottom of Victoria Road.
Free car parking is available at the far end of the marina, just a few minutes’ walk from the Mackerel Stage. Please do not park directly on the helipad as this needs to be kept clear at all times.
During high season (1st July - 31st August) the boat will be situated off the Mackerel Stage and passengers embark via the pontoon. In the event of bad weather the boat will be berthed inside the marina in front of Martha’s Vineyard. During mid-season (May & June) and low-season (1st April-25th May) please check with the Boat Skipper by calling 01646 696370 to check where to embark the boat.
All passengers will be required to meet on the Mackerel Quay on Milford Waterfront where you will be greeted by our boat crew who will escort you on to the pontoon. Safety and boarding instructions will be given before you board the Discovery. Please arrive no later than 15 minutes before your boat trip is due to depart.
Although the Discovery is under cover, we strongly advise you wear suitable clothing including warm clothes and sensible footwear. All children under the age of 16, must be accompanied by an adult. The boat trip is not suitable for children under 5 years.
Seat belts must be worn inside the boat at all times. In the event of an emergency, lifejackets will be provided and must be worn when standing on any deck areas outside the cabin.
There is on board seating available for up to 11 passengers on the Discovery. Lifejackets are provided and there is an on board toilet. There is personal storage space under the seats for passenger bags and small rucksacks. Full life saving and emergency equipment is provided on board. Full third party liability insurance (excludes personal effects which are carried as passengers’ own risk)
We also sell bottles of water on board should any passenger require water during the trip.
Unfortunately due to space restrictions on the boat and for other passenger comfort we do not allowed dogs or other pets on board the Discovery.
The trip is suitable for adults and children over 5 years old. Unfortunately we cannot take wheelchairs on board the boat due to the size of the vessel. If you have access requirements then please call our boat skipper on 01646 696370 is discuss your needs prior to booking. We do not allow dogs or other pets on board the Discovery.
Whilst we cannot guarantee the sightings of wildlife on every trip; there will be plenty of thrills and spills as you dash across the waves or take a gentle cruise into the sunset. Wildlife sighting will change due to season and tides.
Regular sightings of Basking Sharks, Dolphins, Porpoises, Seals and all sorts of sea birds including Puffins and Gannets are a strong possibility. You’ll also sail past Milford’s vast refinery and LNG jetty’s and passed oil tankers.
Unfortunately we cannot take dogs or any other pets on the boat.
Each trip varies so we advise you are aware of how long your boat trip is expected to last before booking.
Every day at sea is different and what will affect one person may not affect someone else. In severe bad weather the boat trip will not run as this will obviously affect customer comfort. The majority of our passengers do not experience sea-sickness but please let the boat crew know if you start to feel unwell.
Yes it’s perfectly fine to bring your own food and soft-drinks on board. There is personal storage space for your bags under seating. We kindly ask that you take your rubbish home with you. We do not allow alcohol on the boat.
After the boat trip you will be asked if you’re willing to provide feedback. This enables us to monitor the boat trip excursions and improve our customer service. We ask that you either fill in a feedback form provided and hand back to the crew.