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St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi

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Address: The Quay, St Mawes TR2 5DG, England
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+44 7971 846786
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We hire single and double sit-on top kayaks, and run RIB trips and a Water...

We hire single and double sit-on top kayaks, and run RIB trips and a Water Taxi service from the quay, in the pretty South Cornish sea-side village of St. Mawes.

See the area under paddle power- it's magical. Explore the tranquil Percuil River and creeks, or venture as far as the lighthouse at "Fraggle Rock".

For an added hit of adrenalin, step aboard "Paramour", our 8 passenger rigid inflatable boat (RIB). For a blast into the bay, visit a waterside hostelry, visit The Helford River or take an evening water taxi trip.

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Professional Rib boat

Mark runs a highly professional trip / taxi service on a powerful rib boat . Very impressed with safety conscious approach ( we did a night trip to Falmouth and a day trip up to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mark runs a highly professional trip / taxi service on a powerful rib boat . Very impressed with safety conscious approach ( we did a night trip to Falmouth and a day trip up to Helford) I would devotedly use again and agree with other comments, this is an outing worth doing "for its own sake" . Great fun ,... More 

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind comments, and very glad you enjoyed your trips aboard "Paramour". Hope to see you all next time. Best wishes, Mark. More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the most amazing time, listen to the owner Mark he will tell you the best and most enjoyable journey.

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to post your comments, and great to read you enjoyed yourselves so much. Best wishes, Mark. More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we go st mawes we make sure we get mark to take us out on his awesome rib- We actually come to St Mawes so we can go out on his boat! We've been 3 times now, twice he's taken us to the pandora inn and once to the ferry boat inn. He picks you up from the... More 

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind comments. It's great to read how much passengers enjoy their experience on board Paramour. Hope to see you again soon for your next trip. Best wishes, Mark. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A lovely way to spend a couple of hours having a paddle up the Percuil and beyond. Great fun as more can be seen from the water as you encounter cormorants and sailors whilst sneaking a peek at the fabulous properties that line the waters edge from st Mawes and across to Place. Would definately recommend booking in advance as... More 

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Very many thanks for taking the time to review your paddling experience with us. Really glad you enjoyed it, and hope to see you next time you are this way. Best wishes, Mark. More 

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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The advert in the tour guide says "Water Taxi", but don't be fooled. This is a 150hp rib that shoots along. It's much more fun than just A to B. We've taken the water taxi to and from St Mawes a few times and we've been picked up from Place too when the ferry isn't running in winter. There's something... More 

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your very kind words. It's really great to hear how much passengers enjoy the trip on board Paramour. Thanks for your return custom, and I hope to see you next time. Best wishes, Mark. More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Spent a couple of magical hours out on the kayaks, really helpful advice from Mark to follow a safe route to the lighthouse and back, the water was beautiful and clear with plenty of starfish and shells to spot. We used a double kayak for adult & 10 year old, and two single kayak for adult & 13 year old.... More 

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Good to hear you enjoyed your paddle (one of the last of the season) with us, and your Chinese takeaway! Hope to see you all again when you next visit St. Mawes. Best wishes, Mark. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Hired five kayaks at short notice as a fun adventure for the last day of our holiday. Mark responded to my phone enquiry almost immediately, and was happy for the dog to join us on the kayaks too. On arrival, kayaks and life jackets were supplied, and with a quick refresher on the technicalities, we spent a lovely two hours... More 

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Really glad you were able to get out on the water before you went home, and great to hear you had a lovely paddle. See you next year, Mark. More 

Rugby, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was a fantastic experience from start to finish. I searched online, sent an e-mail, got a very quick response, with clear details and turned up on Monday morning to hire my 2 man kayak. Everything was explained to us and off we went! We took the recommendation about which route on the river to follow and had a great... More 

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Very many thanks for your great comments, hopefully we were just the start of many more paddling adventures. See you next time. Keep paddling, Mark. More 

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We arranged for Mark to take us to Pandora Inn for a meal . We arranged to meet at the harbour at 3pm and Mark said he would collect us at 6pm. We were lucky with the weather and we had such a fun trip across the water . Our youngest demanded we went faster and Mark happily obliged .... More 

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Great to read you all enjoyed your trip for lunch at The Pandora, and thought it was value for money. See you for another trip next time. Best wishes, Mark. More 

vineuil
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53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Our children were delighted to be able to go kayaking in the bay! Not too expensive, helpful with taling the kayaks down to the sea! Thank you

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DW Mark B, Owner at St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again. Keep paddling, Mark. More 

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