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Going under Thomas Telford’s Menai Suspension Bridge, past Church Island with its fifteenth-century St Tysilio’s church. You will then enter the infamous Swellies, with its shipwrecks, rocks and whirlpools. You whip under the Britannia Bridge to spot the Lions and salute Lord Nelson’s statue.

After viewing Plas Newydd, you return to Menai Bridge and on to see some of the amazing homes known locally as ‘Millionaires Row’. After passing Garth Pier, the second-longest pier in Wales, at Bangor, you turn to zip back to Menai Bridge.

This is an exciting open water tour on a fast but comfortable RIB. Lifejackets are provided. Dress for temperatures 5-7 degrees lower than those on the day. Though not required, splash-proof clothing may help on windier days.

Your skippers are your fast and fun guides to the natural beauty and history of the Menai Strait in North Wales. Explore the bridges, history, islands, nature, pier, shipwrecks, stately homes, statues and whirlpools on this 1-hour RIB speedboat tour from Menai Bridge.

  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Travel by speedboat and see the sights from the water
  • Small-group tour
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50th birthday trip

Great trip, well done! Interesting details and views. Great mix of fun and adventure. Easily accessible and good value.

Thank ValO102
Reviewed 2 days ago
Bridges & Swellies

Fantastic experience on 8 August made unforgettable by seeing dolphins. Exhilirating and great fun. Thanks Skipper Sam!

Thank RuthandDan
Reviewed 6 days ago
Bridges and Swellies

Excellent day experience for me my husband and Sion and Caiden our Grandchildren. Our host /pilot Rowan was excellent informative with the history and wildlife getting us very close to landmarks and excellent driver loved the speed and turns , Im from Anglesey originally but...More

Thank Sion12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organised and fun blast down the Menai, my son & I really enjoyed ourselves! Rowan, our skipper shared his knowledge of the area whilst zipping up and down the straight - can't wait to go on Velocity when my son's old enough...

Thank A_KevH
Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad you and your son both had a great time with us on the Menai Strait. We ❤️ Skipper Rowan. Looking forward to welcoming you onboard VELOCITY very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience!Fantastic trip,lovely weather.Loved every minute of it.We saw dolphins and seals but unfortunately we never saw puffins.Rowan our skipper was very knowledgeable and amazing.Thank you rib ride👍More

Thank Caz A
Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sorry, the Puffins go out to sea at this time of the year, they fly off at the beginning of the summer school holidays. The seal population at Puffin Island will now keep us entertained. You were so lucky to see the dolphins. Thank you...More

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