Ferries & Water Taxis

You can purchase single & return ferry tickets as well as Fal Mussel Visitor Cards directly from our reception team during your visit to The Idle Rocks.

The Fal Mussel Visitor Card gives you unlimited hop-on hop-off travel that can be used on ferries, buses and the Maritime Line train around the Fal River. 1, 2, 3 or 6 day cards available to purchase from reception.


St Mawes Ferry to Falmouth
The St Mawes ferry from St Mawes to Falmouth is a pleasant run and makes for a good day out without having to use the car. The ferry runs between St Mawes Harbour and Falmouth every 30 minutes throughout the year. There is both a summer timetable and a winter timetable and these can be found here.

The St Mawes Ferry

Place Ferry
From St Mawes you can pick up the Place Ferry that will take you over the water to Place Creek where you can pick up the Southwest Coastal Path. The little ferry runs from April to October, 7 days a week.

The Place Ferry



Water Taxis
Perhaps you require an evening pick-up in St. Mawes, Falmouth or elsewhere in the Carrick Roads?
Why not take the RIB for lunch or dinner at one of the area’s famous waterside pubs and restaurants?

For more details speak to our reception team or visit St Mawes Kayaks website.

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