Fowey Boat Hire
Fowey Boat Hire
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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jennywren1971
Leicester, UK41 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Family
We went to Fowey for the last day of our holiday and my 13 year old son spotted the sign for boat hire. His fishing trip had been cancelled due to the recent storm so I thought it would be a good consolation but was doubtful if availability on a very busy Saturday. The lady was very pleasant and offered us a boat immediately. We asked for a few minutes to have a drink so we booked 30 mins in advance. We had nice clean life jackets and the guy gave us clear instructions on boat operation and where we were allowed to go. Boat was clean and tidy and went plenty fast enough for us. The kids absolutely loved it and my daughter is now planning on living in Fowey and buying a yacht so that’s my future holidays sorted. I note a review complaining that hand sanitiser is not provided - there were wipes available and I did see some sanitising spray - however, any sensible person really ought to be carrying their own in these times. Especially at a busy holiday destination.
Written 22 August 2020
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Jack K
Leeds, UK10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
I have known Steve for several years and rented boats from him on many occasions. He provides an excellent and seamless service. The booking is quick and efficient and he strives to ensure you are off and out motoring in good time, but equally taking the time to give safety advice and guidance on the ebb and flow of Fowey river, so you dont end up beached on the creek. The boats are all maintained well and clean and tidy. Never ever had a problem with a boat breaking down or failing to proceed in all those years.

I was in Fowey with my daughter and nephew for a week and we used Steve three times. Exploring the river and creeks and rocky coastline with pirate / smuggling caves. My little girl loved this and to top it all, it allowed her to find a most wonderful crabbing location... 140+ crabs in two visits... made her week. One suspects now she has had a taste of the boating, we will be back for more each time we come down. Just a wonderful and exciting fews days on the boats. As for Steve, a real gent, a pleasure to meet and will always bend over backwards to help and/or accommodate. Highly recommended and with much thanks for a great time on the boats... James, Mia, Jayden
Written 20 August 2020
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Sally H
St Austell, UK7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Couples
I sent a text to Steve the night before & he text me right back. We had a beautiful 2 hours up & down the Fowey estuary. Steve was very friendly & helpful & got us out on the water quickly & safely. Life jackets included. They do get very busy, so you need to book. If you're only offered 1/2 an hour, that's because that's all they have available. Great value. Brilliant fun for all the family, even your dog.
Written 8 August 2020
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Victoria S
Telford, UK378 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
We rented a boat from Fowey Boat Hire after spotting it while sat in the King of Prussia beer garden. It was only £35 for an hour between four of us (plus three dogs), which was a really good price. Even on a busy day there were plenty of boats available and we could go straight out. We were all provided with lifejackets and once in the boat were given a quick briefing on how to drive it, and instructed on where we could and couldn't go. The area permitted is quite large but I'd say one hour is the maximum you need. The boat was easy to drive and comfortable for the passengers, and we were helped back onto the quay again once we got back. I'll definitely return for another boat trip when we're back in Fowey!
Written 1 June 2021
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See you soon!!
Written 3 June 2021
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Acecox
Winchester, UK19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Couples
Steve runs a very friendly self drive boat hire at a great price £30 for an hour (you can do longer for more) from the town quay - 1 hour was just the perfect amount of time to go up and down the river. It gives you a completely different perspective of Fowey - you can see all the houses properly and we really enjoyed looking at the boats moored in the river. We got life jackets and a demo on the boat! Love Steve’s relaxed attitude which made it a very relaxed and easy experience. The boats don’t go that quick but ideal for a little explore! I could imagine taking the boat for longer and having a relax picnic floating on the water. Massive thumbs up!
Written 10 October 2020
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Helen C
london14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Family
We absolutely loved this. So easy to book, so easy to drive. Steve was lovely, the whole experience was one of calmness during what is a crazy and busy time. We had 2 hours which was perfect for us. Great value for money, we are reasonably “local” and will recommend to all our visitors. thank you Steve
Written 16 August 2020
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Ozzy Moore
Llannon, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Family
Beautiful views and scenery with plenty of space to explore up to the docks or down to the opening of the harbour with views out to sea. Really simple controls on the boats and good fun to use. I went with my 7 & 8 year olds and they loved it. We went for two hours which at £45 I thought was decent value for money especially as 1 hour is £30! Plenty to see and can see all of it easily within the two hours. Really fun afternoon with the children and friendly helpful staff!
Written 27 September 2020
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wahwahbinks8
106 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Friends
Really enjoyed our boat ride, group of four young adults went out for two hours, really good value. Very easy and quick to get going, no deposit needed. Would definitely go again. Life jackets provided, very easy to use, literally just a lever to go back and forward and a steering wheel. Pretty fast little boat considering.
Written 20 July 2021
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Johnpaulofford
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Couples
Got to Fowey and saw Steve and the boat hire, very friendly straight away and very very reasonable price for what was a brilliant trip on the boats. We got an hour all around Fowey and the harbour and you got to see so many sites and beautiful spots on the water, I couldn’t recommend this enough, 10/10 activity to do while in Fowey defiantly give Steve and Fowey boat hire a try you will not be disappointed at all and come away with a lovely trip around the harbour.

From Jp and Fiona
Written 31 July 2021
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AdamBird853
Welwyn, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Had a great time in one of Steve's boat's this afternoon. Very friendly & easy to deal with. Would 100% recommend this as a 'must do' activity in Fowey. We all got a life jacket, a quick instruction on how to drive the boat (very simple so not much instruction required) and off we went....... Great value too. The two adults & two children aboard all had a lovely time!
Written 14 April 2022
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