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About Donegal Bay Waterbus
The Donegal bay Waterbus is an 80ft long pleasure boat with full bar,heating and air conditioning, ladies and gents toilets, which provides tours around beautiful Donegal Bay. It takes in amazing views of the bay, the town, the Bluestack Mountains and the amazing seal island with over 200 seals.
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Denise wrote a review Jul 2022
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Such a lovely trip around the bay and the staff could not have been any friendlier and accomodating. Very good value for money.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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2005-travel-lover wrote a review Jun 2022
Frederick, Maryland581 contributions191 helpful votes
Nice water tour of the harbor and surrounding area - takes about 1.5h and is nice. Not the most interesting thing time, but a great change from walking around.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Pintspiller wrote a review May 2022
Ballymoney, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
We had booked online but had to return from pontoon to ticket office to convert our digital tickets to paper ones. The steward told us digital booking had only started a few days ago and they hadn't finalised a system to confirm bookings at boarding. This will need looked at as it may affect Trip Advisor rating for them by those with small children or elderly/disabled. Staff are all friendly and helpful. They asked passengers on viewing deck if they wanted anything from the bar and also gave brochures on commentary in languages for foreign visitors. Commentary is fine on PA. Music a bit cheesy at times, but expected to be honest. LOL. Sailing was smooth and weather fine. Good weather makes it and I wouldn't recommend it if it's raining etc. Pricing seems steep, but I would consider it fair. There wouldnt be enough to keep a lot of children entertained IMHO, but my wife and I DID enjoy it despite anything you would consider negative in my review. I WOULD recommend it, but only if weather suits. Times will vary each day because of the tide, so double-check first or book ahead to be certain (sailing can also be cancelled if numbers are low too).
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Date of experience: May 2022
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chanmas wrote a review Mar 2022
Chanhassen, Minnesota60 contributions70 helpful votes
The boat was nice and despite rough waters, it was surprisingly smooth. I enjoyed the trip out of the bay and especially learning some history of the waters and ships. I did not enjoy the music on the way back to Donegal. It was WAY TOO LOUD and very distracting. It would have been nice to have some soft Irish music, not loud American music. Rethink this!
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Date of experience: March 2022
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Ali163 wrote a review Mar 2022
Aberdeen, United Kingdom5 contributions5 helpful votes
Unfortunately, I did not think the trip was worth EUR18. It lasts 75min and the narrative part of the tour only lasted, perhaps, half of that. The staff were all very pleasant but I just felt it was over priced which soured the experience.
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Date of experience: March 2022
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