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Maid of the Forth

South Queensferry, United Kingdom
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About Maid of the Forth
Forth Bridges and Inchcolm Island Sightseeing Boat trips. Departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, Edinburgh daily Easter to October
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This is an award winning sightseeing cruise, which offers passengers an amazing experience on the Forth. Cruise under the Forth Bridges and enjoy breathtaking views of Edinburgh and Fife from our panoramic top deck. Listen to our full commentary on the rich history and wildlife. Look out for seals together with a wide range of seabirds throughout the season, including the ever popular puffins.
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Rebecca W wrote a review Nov 2020
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So glad we decided to do this trip, it was really worth it. Great views of all the bridges as well as over to Edinburgh and lots of seals on the little islands! The commentary was really engaging and interesting plus the crew were good enough to slow down to get us all a better view of the seals. Would definitely recommend especially sitting on the top deck even if it is a bit windy!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Tour47135976784, Public Relations Manager at Maid of the Forth
Responded 29 Nov 2020
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent trip with us, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your cruise. Our sightseeing cruise does provide a wonderful chance to see all that the Forth has to offer, the three bridges, the amazing wildlife as well as the stunning scenery. We look forward to welcoming you back onboard in the future.
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Samantha E wrote a review Oct 2020
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Amazing day out. Friendly in boat staff who greeted on arrival. Felt very Covid secure. Hand sanitiser available on entering boat. Paid extra to spend 1 1/2 hours on Inchcolm Island. Definitely value for money for both the boat trip and island tour. Will definitely be taking grandkids in the summer.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Tour47135976784, Public Relations Manager at Maid of the Forth
Responded 31 Oct 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip with us onboard the Maid of the Forth, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and onboard the beautiful Inchcolm Island. Thank you for your comments regarding our Covid 19 procedures, our crew work hard to ensure the safety of everyone onboard. We do also pride ourselves on being an affordable day out for all the family. We look forward to seeing you and your grandchildren in the future.
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Scott C wrote a review Oct 2020
Prestonpans, United Kingdom15 contributions4 helpful votes
Took this trip having checked the weather forecast and were blessed with a fabulous day out. Journey out takes you beneath the amazing Forth Bridge and you return under the more modern road counterparts. There is pre recorded audio commentary on board and we opted to explore the island too. You have around two hours to investigate the contrast of the 14th century abbey - so well preserved- and the bunkers and lookouts from the Second World War. Fabulous trip and thoroughly recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Tour47135976784, Public Relations Manager at Maid of the Forth
Responded 27 Oct 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip with us, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and your time on the beautiful Inchcolm Island. Our audio commentary is very much a popular aspect of the trip and provides a wealth of information regarding the Forth. We look forward to welcoming you back onboard again in the future.
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Nesrine J wrote a review Oct 2020
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The stunning views from the ferry. Beautiful trip with lots of information and suitable for young ones. Highly recommended
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Tour47135976784, Public Relations Manager at Maid of the Forth
Responded 17 Oct 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip with us onboard the Maid of the Forth, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. The views from the boat are amazing, we never tire of them. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.
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Lottie-Rose P wrote a review Oct 2020
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Absolutely loved every minute of this amazing boat ride. Staff were so lovely, not many people on board so that was a bonus for taking lots of photos. Very clean and welcoming. I couldn’t of asked for anything better for my birthday and for the price you can’t go wrong. I would definitely recommend this boat trip to anyone.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Tour47135976784, Public Relations Manager at Maid of the Forth
Responded 11 Oct 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip with us onboard the Maid of the Forth, we are delighted to hear that you had a great time, also, belated Happy Birthday for yesterday. Thank you for all your kind comments regarding our hardworking crew, they work hard to ensure that all of our passengers have the best possible experience. We hope you visit us again, we look forward to welcoming you back onboard.
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