Travel to the Isles of Scilly your way. Isles of Scilly Travel is vastly experienced at carrying people to and from the Islands, so when you depart from Penzance, they will ensure your experience of Scilly starts before you’ve even arrived. Sailing on the renowned Scillonian III, the journey to the Isles of Scilly takes two hours and forty minutes. It’s well worth heading to the deck, as dolphins regularly join the passenger ship on its journey and there have even been sightings of sunfish and whales. On your return, you might be lucky enough to catch one of West Cornwall’s spectacular sunsets over the Atlantic.