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Helford River Cruises

Budock Vean Lane | Helford Passage, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5LG, England
+44 7941 027732
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Wonderful afternoon

We thoroughly enjoyed the river cruise along the Helford River and it's tributaries including... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth W
via mobile
Hen Party Cruise

Wonderful river cuise down the Helford with Hettie, who was just lovely. All of the hen's loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newquay, United Kingdom
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One and half cruise along the Helford River and creeks including Daphne du Maurier's inspiration Frenchman's Creek.Launching from the Budock Vean Hotel foreshore, after a lovely stroll through award winning gardens. Comfy seats, the Hannah Molly seats up to 12 people. Private Charters are available. Cruises daily, times will vary due to tides. Please contact us for cruise times.
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Budock Vean Lane | Helford Passage, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5LG, England
+44 7941 027732
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the river cruise along the Helford River and it's tributaries including Frenchman's Creek, Hattie was a great guide and pointed out all the interesting sights including Roger Taylor's house and nesting Egrets!! The gorgeous weather added to the whole experience and we...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful river cuise down the Helford with Hettie, who was just lovely. All of the hen's loved the trip and said it was the highlight of the whole weekend in Falmouth. Thanks again!

Thank RebeccaL13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter booked a river cruise for my husband and myself to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. She could not have chosen a better surprise. The weather was dry and quite warm and the river looked stunning. We saw plenty of bird life, especially as...More

Thank Elizahen19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was very enjoyable trip around the Helford estuary and very informative. It's always fun looking at the coastline from a different perspective. We were lucky that we were able to join this direct from the Budock Vean hotel. Very handy...

Thank Dale E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took this cruise with my partner and it took approximately an hour and a half. I found the hotel staff incredibly helpful and friendly and we thoroughly enjoyed the boat trip. The captain was very knowledgeable and we got to see the some wonderful...More

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We had a 2 hour cruise with the lovely Hetty. The boat is small (8 places) so can get well up the river and creeks. Spectacular views and all the local knowledge and gossip from Hetty. Well worth the £20 charge. We had lunch in...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much Hetty for our fantastic trip this morning, wonderfully peaceful with the sun on my face and the sound of birds in the trees. Hetty is knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic, a perfect blend for a guide. I recommend this trip to all.

Thank EpsomKatie
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went on a fantastic cruise on the Helford river with Tom and his lovely wife Hetty.Went to some very Quaint and beautiful inlets along the way and learned alot about the area.We then sailed to Gweek past the Seal Sanctury and visited more interesting inlets.This...More

Thank madmax1451
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We took the opportunity of taking this trip whilst staying at the Budock Vean Hotel. Roger, our guide, was at the setting off point early and was quick to introduce us to the boat and the other two guests. The trip took us all around...More

Thank adrianbr2014
Reviewed 30 August 2016

What a joy it was to while away an hour or so cruising out of the harbour and up the river with a light but interesting commentary from the skipper. Really allowed us all to unwind and watch the world go by from a unique...More

Thank Pete_Charlotte
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What is trip duration? Cost? Times/days in October 2016?
31 July 2016|
Response from madmax1451 | Reviewed this property |
The trip was about 1hr 45 mins/ £20 each person worth the money lovely trip stunning scenery .VERY nice people running it .Times depend on the tide so you would have to check with them .i am sure it runs every day up to... More
Carol W
Is this cruise available all year round, weather dependant ?
25 December 2015|
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Response from KoruStAgnes | Property representative |
Hello We operate from March until mid December. It is an open top boat and so if there is light rain we can wear rain coats. Do you have a date in mind? You can contact us 0794 102 7732 Look forward to hearing from you... More