Maid of the Forth

See the best of the Firth of Forth Bridges and Inchcolm Island on board the acclaimed Maid of the Forth.

Maid Of The Forth

About Maid of the Forth

Unit 2 Hawes Pier, South Queensferry EH30 9TB
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Family-run, Firth of Forth sightseeing tours

Our spectacular sightseeing boat trips depart most days from the Hawes Pier in South Queensferry, Edinburgh (Easter to Autumn) and we offer 1½ hour sightseeing cruises where you can get unrivalled views of the magnificent Forth Bridges from our open top deck.

Our boat trips to Inchcolm Island are consistently voted as of the best things to do in Edinburgh every summer.

There is an abundance of marine wildlife to be seen such as seals, puffins, guillemots, razorbills and the occasional sightings of porpoises, dolphins and even Minke whales.

Most of our sailings stop off at Inchcolm Island where you have the option of getting off the boat and spending 90mins exploring the magnificent Inchcolm Abbey and island before boarding the boat again and returning to South Queensferry.
We also offer a range of evening cruises with either a Jazz band, Folk band or disco and along with our well-stocked ship’s bar and optional BBQ supper, it’s a fantastic night out.

The Maid is also available for charter for any private events that you wish to hold in a unique setting, from birthday parties, staff nights out to corporate presentations / conference facilities.

We also run boat trips from North Berwick through our sister company 'Seafari Adventures', where we have two high speed RIBs and a high speed 50 seat Catamaran called 'Seafari Explorer'. The boat trips from North Berwick head out to the world famous Bass Rock and the Isle of May National Nature Reserve. Please see our 'Seafari Adventures' page for more details of these trips.
We would love for you to experience our #maidadventures.

Upcoming Events at Maid of the Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

30th July 2019
The hugely popular Folk Cruise is back so come along and enjoy live music from Scottish folk band, Pure Malt, on the 3-hour cruise!
Fizz on the Forth

Fizz on the Forth

3rd August 2019
Join us for Maid of the Forth's sunset cruise – Fizz on the Forth - as part of our acclaimed musical events programme.
Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

6th August 2019
The hugely popular Folk Cruise is back so come along and enjoy live music from Scottish folk band, Pure Malt, on the 3-hour cruise!
Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

13th August 2019
The hugely popular Folk Cruise is back so come along and enjoy live music from Scottish folk band, Pure Malt, on the 3-hour cruise!
Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

23rd August 2019
Maid of the Forth’s famed Jazz Cruises are back with an even bigger programme, featuring live music from resident band, Maid of the Forth Stompers!
Fizz on the Forth

Fizz on the Forth

21st September 2019
Join us for Maid of the Forth's sunset cruise – Fizz on the Forth - as part of our acclaimed musical events programme.

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