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About The Open Boat
The Open Boat 'Daffodil' sails from the Cardiff Waterfront throughout the year weather permitting. Carrying up to a maximum of 11 passengers per trip it's the best way to see Cardiff bay. An informative commentary is given, and there is a lively, fun and friendly atmosphere on board as Daffodil cruises Cardiff Bay out in the fresh air! Warm blankets are provided on cooler days, but remember that Daffodil is an OPEN BOAT so dress accordingly. Each trip lasts approx 20 mins and is ideal if you're on a tight schedule or have small children with you. Pay by CARD ONLY on board Daffodil the little GREEN boat, NO NEED TO BOOK in advance, just turn up! Check the first post on the Facebook Page "The Open Boat" daily for the latest operating news.
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julieannwales wrote a review Nov 2020
Maesycwmmer, United Kingdom74 contributions37 helpful votes
Went on a 20 min ride around the bay today. On the daffodil boat ,really nice and the captain was really friendly
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 1 Dec 2020
Thanks for your review 👍
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Charlotte wrote a review Nov 2020
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Really lovely boat trip, definitely recommended !! Captain is a lot of fun and really informative! Good for all ages
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 1 Dec 2020
Cheers! Come again soon 😁
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laura_miles38 wrote a review Nov 2020
Cardiff, United Kingdom20 contributions17 helpful votes
I took my 3 year old daughter on the 20 minute boat trip today, it was her first time on a boat and she really enjoyed it. It is the perfect amount of time to see the bay, especially for young children. Thank you very much and hopefully we will see you in the summer.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 1 Dec 2020
Thank you. Looking forward to the summer then 😁
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HDa wrote a review Oct 2020
Cardiff, United Kingdom2 contributions2 helpful votes
This is a true highlight of the Cardiff Bay experience. A scenic trip around the bay that is neither too short nor too long with commentary from a highly knowledgeable Cardiff Bay historian. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 8 Nov 2020
Thanks for the great review! 👍
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Yusuf T wrote a review Sep 2020
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Was a nice boat trip, the captain knows a lot about the bay and was extremely nice. Would definitely recommend.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 27 Sep 2020
Thank you 😊
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