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Ilfracombe Princess

Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
+44 1271 879727
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We had a great time onboard the Ilfracombe princess. The weather was gorgeous which helped but the... read more

Reviewed today
Alison W
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Wells, United Kingdom
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Fascinating commentary during boat trip!

A friend & I did a one and a half hour trip. It combined sea life, just , some saw the seal's head... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
philippa62
,
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard "Ilfracombe Princess" one of the most technologically advanced passenger vessels in the U.K.Based in Ilfracombe harbour the Ilfracombe Princess cruises frequently sight seals, porpoises and dolphins.New in 2005 and licensed for 100 passengers. Come and enjoy one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England aboard our safe comfortable vessel the 'Ilfracombe Princess'For more information, sailing times and to book visit us at the Pier Kiosk.
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Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had a great time onboard the Ilfracombe princess. The weather was gorgeous which helped but the trip was enjoyable and informative. We went round the coastline and smugglers caves. Our guide/skipper was knowledgeable and good fun. Absolutely loved it

Thank Alison W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend & I did a one and a half hour trip. It combined sea life, just , some saw the seal's head [!] and birds, info on the bays, history, mining into the cliff face etc, etc and it was told with a sense...More

Thank philippa62
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the 2 hour boat trip to see the seals which we were lucky enough to see. Skipper gave a great commentary of local area and history. Thoroughly enjoyed it and good price £18 each !

Thank wanda073
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally managed to get the ‘other half’, to come on a boat! We did the 45 minute tour along the coast! The weather was so hot....but being on the boat made it so much cooler! The scenery was amazing! The ‘skipper’ was very good, as...More

Thank mandieSurrey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say, it was lovely, we took the short 30 minute trip which was great value for money, the skipper was very informative, and also had a great personality. My daughter really enjoyed it too. Must mention lady in ticket booth she was...More

Thank zahrah
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm blown away by the staff at illfracombe princess they were amazing. My sister has walking difficulties and we were very nervous about taking this tour due to there being steps onto the boat. We rang the day before, the lady on the phone was...More

Thank Charlotte L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a gorgeous, warm and sunny afternoon I booked the afternoon trip along the coast as a surprise birthday present! We enjoyed the commentary as we stopped along the coastline to see lots of secret coves and beaches that we will visit again. There are...More

Thank Jerseylilly17
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Although a nice trip out. I think too long and could easily of been done in 90 minutes at a reduced cost. Good boat and they did manage elderly customers well. Saw just 3 seals however that is the risk you take.

Thank hat1
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We originally planned to go on Westbound seal cruise, but was informed it would be the Eastbound bird watching cruise on the day we were planning to book. When we arrived at the harbour we were informed that the cruise as cancelled due to lack...More

Thank JagDeeAb
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Almost on a whim we took the two hour trip to see the coastline and waterfall, and are so glad we did. The weather was fantastic, the boat spacious and comfortable and the commentary informative but not intrusive. The skipper went out of his way...More

Thank garybons
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Rachael B
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Yes, children are welcome, under 5's are free of charge.
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Yes I took my puppy on yesterday 😊
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