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Pirate Boats

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Castle Approach, Dundee DD5 2TF, Scotland
+44 7931 231054
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Went here yesterday and highly recommend a trip had great fun saw the dolphins and Captain Jack was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane S
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good fun

booked trip with wife and teenage son , all 3 of us really enjoyed the trip and the driver/guide... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
david s
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Private and commercial boat charter we do regular trips from Broughty Ferry. Dolphin trips and sightseeing. See the V and A from the Water. We can cater to your requirements. Pm us for details.
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“great trip” (14 reviews)
“boat trip” (15 reviews)
“broughty ferry” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle Approach, Dundee DD5 2TF, Scotland
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+44 7931 231054
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here yesterday and highly recommend a trip had great fun saw the dolphins and Captain Jack was very informative not a fan of water but really had a wonderful time

Thank Jane S
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you enjoyed getting out in the water 😀

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Reviewed 2 days ago

booked trip with wife and teenage son , all 3 of us really enjoyed the trip and the driver/guide was very good would definitely recommend and would go again hopefully see the dolphins next time

Thank david s
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks. Hope to see you again😀

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the hour long trip with granddaughter.Whilst we didn't see any dolphins we really enjoyed the cityscape of Dundee from the south.The V&A,oil rigs and harbour area presented interesting views and the sun was shining!Very enjoyable.Guides were knowledgeable and professional.

Thank ewencrichton
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to see families out enjoying the holidays together 😃

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a trip for myself and a group of International visitors. The consensus was that this was a highly enjoyable way to see and experience Dundee. The highlights were being able to get up close and personal with the V&A from the Tay, the dolphins...More

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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed and thanks for the feedback 😃

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on this trip last week. The boat wasn’t very big so no hoards of people. It was a great wee trip up the river Tay. We went to look for dolphins but none were spotted. Must have scared them all away with my screaming.

Thank Jfrd
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Glad you enjoyed 😃

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked with three friends, first trip for us all. Headed out to Tentsmuir rather than down to the V and A area, as dolphins seen earlier in the area, so headed of in that direction on a sunny Thursday evening, but no dolphins were seen,...More

Thank dundeetravellermrshc
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for a great review. Beautiful place we live in!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful day in Broughty Ferry on this fantastic River Tay trip. Ian of Pirate Boats is a great guide. Great trip down The Tay to see the new V&A Museum then back down as far as Tentsmuir where we saw Dolphins 🐬 before...More

Thank Garry S
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very kind and great feedback!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip on the Rib, very quick and thrilling ride but also very safe with the captain being very knowledgeable about local area and wildlife. Very reasonable priced would highly recommend, it is possible to see dolphins on this trip but unfortunately we didn’t and...More

Thank Stewart M
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, hope you see dolphins next time!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exhilarating, exciting experience on a high-powered, huge rib boat with 300 HP skimming over the waves to view the new V and A Museum due to open soon. The Pilot was very informative, providing an insight into the workings of the oil rigs and the...More

Thank ScotsgirlinWales
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you loved the boat, we do too!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worthwhile taking a trip out on the Tay! No dolphins today but great boat ride and knowledge of crew was excellent! Will go back again !!!!

Thank RhonaAnderson01
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very kind!

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Hi Yes as above. Either on our website pirateboatsltd or via our FB
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Hi yes no problem. Just pointy heels are an issue for the boat 😊
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