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Donegal Bay Waterbus

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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We were on a tour of Ireland and came across the waterbus whilst in Donegal. We thoroughly enjoyed... read more

Reviewed today
Devon, United Kingdom
Great fun!

We went on the waterbus on Wednesday and thought it was great fun. The host kept us all involved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible4%
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The Donegal bay Waterbus is an 80ft long pleasure boat with full bar,heating and air conditioning, ladies and gents toilets, which provides tours around beautiful Donegal Bay. It takes in amazing views of the bay, the town, the Bluestack Mountains...more
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The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
+353 74 972 3666
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Reviewed today

We were on a tour of Ireland and came across the waterbus whilst in Donegal. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip which included history of the surrounding area/islands and we were very lucky to see the seals which was my highlight!!!!! The entertainment was very jolly...More

Thank jennycrocks1
Reviewed 6 days ago

For £20 a head I thought there may have been a bit more wildlife spotting, or points of interest for adults. A lot of sing a long and jokes which would appeal to children, but for adults it was a little disappointing, short and not...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the waterbus on Wednesday and thought it was great fun. The host kept us all involved with the songs and banter. Yes, some of the jokes were corny but that added to the fun. Thanks for waiting for us as we only...More

Thank cathla
DonegalWaterbus, Public Relations Manager at Donegal Bay Waterbus, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Cathla Thank you so much for you review. Yeah, we’ll have to source a few new jokes. 😂 We will have them ready for your next trip. D

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip is fantastic , had a great time , saw the seals and great entertainment on return . Good value for money

1  Thank jac-disney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice for children. For adults without children is not so interesting and too much expensive. The trip is not worth it.

Thank SaraS736
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a regular visitor to Ireland this was a new venture for my partner and children, I have been on the boat a few times before....I LOVE IT!! A fab way to spend just over an hour relaxing and looking at how wonderful the Irish...More

1  Thank EmmaP3962
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along with my two teenage sons I enjoyed our little jaunt around Donegal Bay on this boat. The guide's commentary was witty and informative, the staff friendly and accommodating, and the whole experience worth the few bob it cost us. The boat operates during high...More

1  Thank Marc M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I enjoyed our ride this morning. They take you around the bay and teach you some history about it. The guide also tells some corny jokes and sings some songs and that’s all good. The high point was seeing some seals which...More

1  Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Fun filled family trip on the Waterbus today lots of music and entertainment a very Irish experience highly recommended :-)

1  Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

75 minute trip around the harbour. Top deck open, seats for about half of us, otherwise inside. Outside the diesel fumes from the engines and generator that was placed on the top deck were suffocating. I tried the small area at the back downstairs but...More

5  Thank Lyndon S
DonegalWaterbus, Public Relations Manager at Donegal Bay Waterbus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Lyndon We’re sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your trip with us and would like to deal with some of the points you have raised. 1. Given Ireland’s climate and normal weather it would be foolhardy to have more than one...More

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