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Waverley Excursions

50 Pacific Quay | Glasgow Science Centre, Govan, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 204 4400
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Retirement day out

Trip from Largs around Arran. I have seen the Waverley much busier than it was on the 22nd June. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pat1ricia
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Largs, United Kingdom
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Overcrowded and terrible customer service - DO NOT GO

A) Our scenario: Canadian family with elderly parents, my Glaswegian born father wanted to go on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravellerTO7
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Toronto, Canada
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Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Offering Day, Afternoon and Evening Cruises from a port near you! Enjoy unrivalled access to Britain's Coasts, Rivers and Islands.Magnificently restored with towering funnels, timber decks, gleaming varnish and brass. See and hear the mighty engines - they will provide a whiff of nostalgia for some but are sure to impress all!
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50 Pacific Quay | Glasgow Science Centre, Govan, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Trip from Largs around Arran. I have seen the Waverley much busier than it was on the 22nd June. It was our friends 1st time on the Waverley and they like us enjoyed the experience. I have been on before the their was usually someone...More

Thank Pat1ricia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A) Our scenario: Canadian family with elderly parents, my Glaswegian born father wanted to go on the Waverley for his 80th birthday. We were on the boat and had to leave due to a medical issue which required the privacy of a washroom. The washrooms...More

3  Thank TravellerTO7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. She does different trips - all glorious. As a Glaswegian, I have always been very proud of her, have enjoyed trips aboard from early childhood and am still in love with her in my...More

1  Thank 3Craws
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear you enjoy your Waverley trips so much. We are thankful to hear your comments regarding the catering on board, and we can forward these onto our Catering Manager for review....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to book in advance for the longer journeys, but when its sunny, you can't beat this day on the boat round the water..... food and drink available on board but most take their own. You'll love it.

3  Thank sharmrp72
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad you have enjoyed your experience on Waverley and look forward to welcoming you onboard again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the Waverley on a return trip from Largs to Millport cost £47 for three of us & booked online on the morning of the trip. Waverley is magnificent in my opinion there's no better way to travel

1  Thank Paul R
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your positive review of Waverley. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your trip so much. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Given the forecast of a spectacularly beautiful day on a bank holiday I prebooked several places on the Waverly for members of my family attending a reunion on Millport thru the Waverly agent in Millport. The ship arrived about 1 hour late, docked, unloaded passengers...More

5  Thank robert b
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We apologise for the delay in responding to your feedback. We are truly sorry to note your disappointment concerning your booked cruise with Waverley Excursions. Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances on the day in question, Waverley had to terminate her sail from Largs before returning...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Growing up in Glasgow we always looked forward to our annual trip 'doon the water' and there is no better way of doing this than a trip on the Waverley. You can visit the shop, the cafe, the boiler room and the upper deck while...More

Thank Lynn C
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are pleased to note you enjoy your annual trips and look forward to welcoming you onboard again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We Decided our next day out was going to be Different , so the Waverley it was . Various parties on board ranging through a 30 th and 70 th Birthday crowds, Hen Party, Stag party work and family days out, so really some thing...More

Thank Scotiaboy
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and we are glad to note you enjoyed your nostalgic trip. When calling to book we can always advise of how long you would have ashore at each destination and the destination guide on our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was not sure what to expect when my wife suggested we go on a day trip. It was fantastic. Weather held out for most of the day and we travelled around a number of islands. Had lunch on board any could of taken a picnic...More

Thank Tom R
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are pleased to note you enjoyed your sailing on Waverley and look forward to welcoming you onboard again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful sailing . Not just the islands are beautiful but the sea life is an absolute Treat ! Inquisitive seals and if your lucky enough, you might see the basking sharks too. Awesome !

Thank Cheekywummin
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are pleased to note you enjoyed your day out on Waverley. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again in the future.

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davidpatrick m
Hi, has anyone travelled on the Waverley from West coast of Scotland to county Antrim for the full day, just wondering if you disembark the boat at any time in Ireland or just continue sailing, any info much appreciated as thinking of booking this trip with next few weeks, thanks David
2 June 2017|
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Response from Cheekywummin | Reviewed this property |
Hi David sorry I've been on the 4 island trip , Arran Bute and Cumbrea ,but none went to Ireland that I'm aware of . This is from either Glasgow or Greenock sailings David. I'm not sure but I think there's sailings to... More
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PatsyP52
Are trips to Lundy on the Waverley still happening?
31 January 2017|
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Response from PS_Waverley | Property representative |
Hi Patsy, yes we are sailing to Lundy Island on September 3rd from Clevedon, Penarth and Ilfracombe. All details are on our website waverleyexcursions co uk and you can book at last year's prices until March 31st.
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brianjackson101
Is there a trip on tomorrow 5th to ilfracombré from Clevedon & if so could you let me know details for 2 persons & times .thankyou
4 November 2016|
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Response from reginaritaclarke | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it ...its seems to be a summer event trip...but before you do an trip with them check the times with the office as times on the adverts are totally way out...be prepared for a disorganized day with long waits to get... More
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