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“Lovely hour on the water”

Ilfracombe Princess
Ranked #2 of 9 Tours in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a great trip on the Ilfraconbe Princess today. The sea was too choppy for a full trip, but a tour around the coast with an interesting commentary was ALMOST as good as seeing the seals! The chap who sold us the tickets was honest about it too - said it wasn't the full trip but we may be lucky!! Spectacular views of the North Devon and Exmoor coasts! Nice comfy boat, felt very secure and safe - If we were stating closer we'd go again for the full trip another day!!

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Reviewed 16 August 2014

We went on an hours boat trip on the Ilfracombe Princess and loved every minute. The man who took our payment was friendly and helpful and the men doing the tour gave us lots of information about Ilfracombe and the surrounding area. We didn't see any seals or dolphins but that didn't matter at all!

We did have to queue before we got on, but everyone queues for any given tourist attraction so this didn't bother us either.

The boat was comfy and although the sea was quite choppy (after four days of rain!) the journey was pretty smooth!

I would definitely do this again, and all for just £10! Bargain!

1  Thank AMY B
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

We recently had a few days in ilfracombe and everyday went to see if the ilfracombe princess was running and finally on the last day we were in luck. We went on the longer trip and had a enjoyable trip up the coast. The weather got up on the way back but the boat owners can hardly be blamed for that. The commentary was informative and the crew very helpful. I wouldn't recommend the longer trip for young children or those who aren't to good on water.

1  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

Fab boat trip out to see the seals. Very informative, not too long for the children either and a great price. Thankyou

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We did not know anything about Ilfracombe or the boat trips that you can take from there so we let ourselves be surprised, and took a trip aboard the Princess, which seemed to be the most comfortable boat from Ilfracombe harbour. There were no dolphins or seals to be seen but that was no problem at all as we enjoyed the marvellous views of the calm blue sea and the very impressive coastline. Very informative comments over the speaker system as well. Loved it!

1  Thank Wim_Rijksen
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