MV Hamnavoe MV Hamnavoe

MV Hamnavoe

NorthLink Ferries, Stromness, KW16 3BH, United Kingdom | 0845 6000 449 | Website

Venue Description

NorthLink Ferries offer fast and frequent sailings to the Orkney and Shetland Islands from mainland Scotland. MV Hamnavoe is the ship that runs the Pentland Firth route, sailing up to six times a day between Scrabster, near Thurso in Caithness and Stromness in Orkney. MV Hamnavoe is the only ferry to travel to Orkney sailing past the Old Man of Hoy!


MV Hamnavoe was built with accessibility in mind. There are three decks which are used by cabins; deck 5 (reception, shop, children's play area, seating and cabins) and deck 6 (bar, restaurant, seating and Magnus' Lounge) and the car deck. All three decks are served with a lift and each deck is level. Passengers boarding with vehicles can request to park close to the lift. Passengers boarding via the walkway will find it wheelchair-friendly, with a lift leading from the ground floor to the first floor. The walkway is 100m long and provides level access to the ferry.

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Access Statement

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MV Hamnavoe has two adapted toilets designated for public use. These toilets are situated on deck 5 and 6, and are 10m from the lift. These are unisex, and a key is not required. The doors are locked by a twist lock.


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COVID Precautions

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The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Overnight Accommodation
  • Access Statement
  • Online Booking

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