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Ferry or Skybus to and from Scilly?

We will be visiting Scilly next year but can't decide which risk to take for transport: the ferry with possible rough seas or planes possibly grounded by bad weather. I've read that plane groundings were fairly infrequent this past year. In considering the ferry, we are fine (no motion sickness) in zodiac type boats about 7 miles out in the ocean but not sure how well we can get our sea legs on the larger boats like the Scillonian. It appears that both ferry & plane are advanced booking only (no day before or day of bookings). So, we are weighing the pros & cons of each mode before we get locked into one. We'd like to hear the experiences community members have had with transport to Scilly.

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I can see two replies to your identical post above.

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When are you travelling? The boat has far less chance of cancellations due to the weather.