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Cruise & Ferries

With modern ferry infrastructure to accommodate domestic and international traffic, Scrabster is the gateway for daily lifeline ferry services to Orkney and cruise ships visiting the remote, beautiful and historic far North of Scotland.

The ferry terminal is used by Serco Northlink Ferries roll on/roll off vessel, Hammnavoe. The ship is linked to the terminal by an elevated overhead walkway for the comfort and safety of passengers.

For further details, terminal opening times and ferry schedules, please visit www.northlinkferries.co.uk

As the main port of northern mainland of Scotland, Scrabster, is a regular port of call for visiting cruise ships. Cruise ships up to 180 metres and 8 metres draft berth alongside, with larger ships using the deep water anchorage available within 0.2 nautical miles. The former St Ola Pier linkspan is used for tenders operating from the anchorage. Pilotage is not compulsory at Scrabster. Scrabster is fully ISPS Code compliant, with security personnel provided by the harbour authority to ISPS standards. Fast, fresh water supplies are easily accessible.

A courtesy bus service to and from the town of Thurso is available for cruise passengers and crew.

Scrabster Harbour Trust is a member of Cruise Scotland and Cruise Europe.

Further cruise destination information is available within our Cruise Directory which includes an Interactive map and we have also produced a video below showing a small selection of the areas superb attractions.

 

 

 

 

Provisional Scrabster Cruise Programme – 1 Jan – 31 Dec 2017 (this list is subject to change at any time).

Arrival of Vessel Departure of Vessel
Name of Ship Gross Tonnage Date Time Date Time From To Pax
                 
Pacific Princess 30,277 24/06/2017 10:00 24/06/2017 19:00 Akeryral Dundee 600
Heb Princess 2,112 27/06/2017 1000 27/06/2017 1900 Loch Ewe Stromness 49
Boudicca 28,220 19/07/2017 0800 19/07/2017 1900 Bergan Liverpool 750
Adonia 30,277 21/07/2017 0800 21/07/2017 1800 Kirkwall Isle of Skye 600
Aegean Odyssey 12,094 24/07/2017 0800 24/07/2017 1400 Kirkwall Oban 420
Pacific Princess 30,277 01/08/2017 0700 01/08/2017 17:00 Lerwick Seydisfjordur 600
Prinsendam 39,051 08/08/2017 0800 08/08/2017 1700 Invergordon Dublin 920
Hebridean Sky 4,200 19/08/2017 1300 19/08/2017 2200 Edinburgh Kirkwall 100
Heb Princess 2,112 20/08/2017 1000 20/08/2017 1900 Lerwick Lochinver 49
Serenissima 2,598 22/08/2017 1000 22/08/2017 1700 Kirkwall Stornoway 100
Deutschland 22,400 30/08/2017 1400 30/08/2017 2000 Reykjavik Bremerhaven 513
Braemar 24,344 04/09/2017 1000 04/09/2017 1900 Invergordon Oban 500
Amadea 28,856 05/09/2017 1300 05/09/2017 2000 Reykjavik Bremerhaven 600
256,818 5,801

 

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