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Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips

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South John Street | Harbour Masters Building, The Pier, New Quay SA45 9NW, Wales
+44 1545 560800
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Fab trip!

We really enjoyed this fab boat trip. Very informative and family friendly. And we saw multiple... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
via mobile
An experience we will never forget!

My husband and I took the two hour trip with our two dogs whilst on a weekend away for our wedding... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
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DOLPHIN SPOTTING BOAT TRIPS by New Quay Boat Trips, open April to October, weather permitting we offer 1 and 2 Hour dolphin spotting trips every day (with occaisional 30 and 90 minute trips) along the beautiful Ceredigion coastline. Your experience begins boarding from the historic pier at the picturesque fishing village of New-Quay, our large stable, purpose built passenger boats are skippered by experienced boat masters who will be keeping a look-out for the many bottlense dolphins who reside in Cardigan Bay in season. Your experienced skipper and guide will carry you saefly along the Heritage Coast to Cwmtydu on the 1hr trip while providing an informative talk on the wildlife and local history, while those choosing the 2 hour trip will venture to Ynys Lochtyn allowing you more chance to spot dolphins. On both you will observe seal haul-out areas and bird nesting sights, all the time you will be in a Special Area of Conservation and will be observing a voluntry code of conduct to avid distubance to the willife. Upon encountering dolphins your skipper will slow down or stop and position the boat to give all passenger the best view without causing any disturbance to them. Bring your camera and you can even get involved with the important work of the Marine Conservation charity The Sea Watch Foundation. Don't miss a fascinating experience, we look forward to welcoming all ages aboard. For an alterantive experience we also offer 2 & 4 Hour fishing trips, suitable for all ages we include rod tackle, bait amd tuition. Group bookings are welcome on all our trips we are the only company locally who can accomodate parties larger than 12 persons. Therfore we are well equiped to cater for groups and school parties by arrangemment preferably. Dolphins are wild so we obvioosuly cannot guarantee spotting them every trip. Book at our office on the main pier or call us, we have an out of hours telephone number too. For more information, read about sightings and view more photo's, please Visit our website or find us on facebook (DolphinSpottingBoatTripsNewQuay). We accept cash, debit and credit cards. Babies under 2 years are free of charge and Dogs are welcome too.Thank-you for reading about our trips.
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South John Street | Harbour Masters Building, The Pier, New Quay SA45 9NW, Wales
+44 1545 560800
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this fab boat trip. Very informative and family friendly. And we saw multiple dolphins & seals! Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area :)

2  Thank Georgiepops123
Reviewed 26 May 2017

My husband and I took the two hour trip with our two dogs whilst on a weekend away for our wedding anniversary. The trip absolutely exceeded our expectations! We saw dolphins almost immediately out of the harbour and we spent some time watching them. We...More

2  Thank Rosief18
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This trip was so much fun that, after already going on the 1-hour trip on Tuesday, my friends and I went on the 2-hour trip on Wednesday. We didn't see many dolphins the first time round, but the 2-hour trip had plenty to see, even...More

1  Thank Megan I
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We saw about 8 dolphins then seals and a lot of puffin type birds it was a hour trip that was really lovely the guide was great well worth the money

1  Thank shadll1207
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Ok I was in a very good mood to start with. It was just lovely being out on the Ermol V with my husband on a gorgeous sunny day. The boat wasn't crowded, there were no screaming kids & I really wasn't that bothered if...More

1  Thank JNMilknBeans
Reviewed 24 May 2017

on a grey Saturday lunchtime in New Quay harbour we spotted dolphins from the quay. We promptly booked a boat trip via 'Dolphin Spotting Boat Trip' located just off the harbour. Very friendly Polish attendant at the desk, told us that the mackerel in the...More

1  Thank berber44
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Booked an hour trip, even took the dogs onboard, absolutely fantastic! Skipper gave a great very knowledgeable talk about dolphins, local birds and local shoreline. Spotted around 6-8 dolphins leaping in the air feeding fabulous!! You can keep Disney, nothing like seeing them wild !...More

Thank JoannaWood
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had a 2 hour trip. The crew, Johno and Ben , were very helpful and informative. They made us feel very welcome and their enthusiasm for their work shone through. We went out on a beautiful day. We were aged between 3years and 65...More

Thank Whiterosethistle
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I booked online to go out on the 2 hour tour for a friends birthday. The staff were very helpful with booking and when we were on the boat telling us what to look out for. We saw dolphins for about 1 hour 30 mins...More

1  Thank ellenb794
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Went on the 2 hour trip from New Quay harbour which was very good. Weather was good although the sea was choppy. The crew (Emyr & Ben) were great and kept us well informed about the area from both a scientific basis and social with...More

2  Thank 127emyrj
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Eileen T
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Response from jevLondon | Property representative |
Thankyou to all who have answered this already, the only point missing is the destination for the two hour (weather permitting) is Ynys Lochtyn which is a peninsular approximately 5 miles down the coast from New Quay which... More
Ashutosh D
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Response from BlameCain | Reviewed this property |
There were pushchairs with young children in on my trip.