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Helford River Boats

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Address: Helford Passage, Helford, England
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+44 1326 250770

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Messing about on the Water

Great staff - friendly and fun. Had a bit of an incident as boat ran out of fuel, but some friendly folk towed us back in and the boss got very told off by his staff.

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great staff - friendly and fun. Had a bit of an incident as boat ran out of fuel, but some friendly folk towed us back in and the boss got very told off by his staff.

Thank HighTechMum
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We pitched up just before low tide but the ferry man was very helpful at getting our two bikes and child carrier into the boat and over the river. Same for the trip back. Thanks again!

Thank shepsley
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Took the kids kayaking on the Helford passage. £30 for 2 hours in my opinion represented good value and the kids loved it. You can park fairly close to this attraction but if the car park is full it's a steep walk down to the river area ( 10 minute walk). We took a picnic and sat on the small... More 

Thank Darrenbat
Southport, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A superb way to explore the Helford River - which feels like a different world - beautiful, tranquil and an escape from the summer crowds. We hired a couple of kayaks for an hour and got as far as Port Navas. There was a slight swell to the sea on a calm August day but this turned smooth once you... More 

Thank David G
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely way to cross Helford Passage... wonderful views of the area and a very steady, relaxing trip across the water. Very friendly and knowledgeable boat crew to complete the wonderful journey!

Thank MissBee233
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Excellent tour guide on our Princesca River Boat. Saw and heard about interesting historical places on our 1 hours long boat cruise. Staff were very courteous and looked after us very well.

Thank Gogolicious60
Waterloo, Canada
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our family of 5 (2 teenagers, one 10 yr old) rented a motorboat to explore the Helford River for a couple of hours as a day-trip on our recent holiday in Cornwall. It is very beautiful and we had fun exploring the river and it's inlets. Frenchman's Creek was particularly lovely. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, also the instructions... More 

Thank lizjc2015
Manaccan, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The ferry operating between Helford Village to North Helford is a short but enjoyable ride, it is also a necessity to those who have to travel across routinely. Every year holiday makers embark on this picturesque crossing to enjoy both sides of the river. My many experiences of travelling on the ferry have been stress free and an opportunity to... More 

Thank Forestgirl4
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2016

If you like the water and need to hire a boat then this service offers a variety of choice for adults and young people. The choice of travel on the water is varied and can be accompanied by experienced local helpers. The pontoon off the beach also provides access to the cross river ferry which provides access to the far... More 

Thank mikeP6648GL
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. One afternoon on kayaks and then one afternoon in a motorboat. Nature lovers will enjoy the bird life and anyone will enjoy the serene and enchanting atmosphere of the river and its' creeks. Good value for moneu, and a really enjoyable time. Take the advice of the staff as to when to take a motorboat... More 

Thank john_carrick

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