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Donegal Bay Waterbus

The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
+353 74 972 3666
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Great tour!

Went touring with my husband in Donegal town and went for the waterbus tour. We had a great time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kai L
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
4th July

Was a brilliant day just a shame the sun did not shine but never spoiled the trip the entertainment... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
East Linton, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
+353 74 972 3666
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went touring with my husband in Donegal town and went for the waterbus tour. We had a great time! Very entertaining and was worth to see. Its more than hr tour for €20 adult fee. So many history from different small island you passes through....More

Thank Kai L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a brilliant day just a shame the sun did not shine but never spoiled the trip the entertainment on board was first class we saw seals would def recommend

1  Thank julie1969w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on this. The man entertaining the crowd was really good. We got to see the seals. Time went by so quickly.

1  Thank Dee6114
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

As we strolled along the waterfront, we saw the ad for the Waterbus. We thought, why not? The sailing time varies with the tide. The ticket seller will advise you what time to line up. We got there 10 minutes before line up time and...More

2  Thank Irene G
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Donegal Bay Waterbus is a MUST to EXPERIENCE and a great way to EXPLORE the historical places and it's beautiful scenery islands with seals to enjoy ideal for the kids!!! The tour is very informative and very entertaining which resulted for the crowd to dance...More

Thank Gee T
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Very modern boat that is well equipped with plenty of outside seating to enhance the overall experience. Staff very knowledgeable and who presented their talk on Donegal bay in a competent and professional manner. Good value for money attraction.

2  Thank CharlesX
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We are a group of cancer survivors who take a yearly outing. This is our second year to go on the boat. The attraction is the beautiful scenery and the information about the area, told expertly by a member of staff. The sing song on...More

2  Thank monarice
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We saw an advertisement for the Waterbus while sheltering from the rain inside the Tourist Information Centre; you buy tickets from the Waterbus building across the car park from the TIC. It's €20 per adult, but the trip lasts 70 minutes or so, with commentary...More

2  Thank ladykat407
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We really enjoyed the trip all around Donegal Bay: there were plenty of things to see; we've even seen some seals which was really amazing for the kids but for us also. The crew was lovely with a special mention to our guide/comic/singer.

1  Thank Aurore A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Donegal Town is a very friendly town with great people and great food. The Waterbus was a great experience. There's a bar on board and the entertainment was great fun . We danced, had a few drinks and marvelled at the beautiful scenery along the...More

1  Thank ShibbsEire
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Maria C
18 October 2016|
Response from Shane T | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know the answer you would need to contact them directly
15 March 2016|
Response from DonegalBayWaterbus | Property representative |
Yes the Waterbus is wheelchair friendly with ramp for easy access