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Wonderful wildlife / coastline boost trip

We went on the wonderful 'Princess' boat out of Ilfracombe today and I can't recommend it enough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Seal cruise

We booked onto the 1.5 hour seal cruise yesterday and had a lovely time. The coastline is stunning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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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...more
Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the wonderful 'Princess' boat out of Ilfracombe today and I can't recommend it enough. The trip was about 2 and a half hours. We not only saw porpoises and seals but the opportunity to see the beautiful Devon coastline, with a really...More

Thank LoisandChris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked onto the 1.5 hour seal cruise yesterday and had a lovely time. The coastline is stunning from the water. We were lucky enough to see some porpoises and some seals. It was beautiful. £15 for an adult is pretty good value for this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked to go on a 1.5hr seal trip with the Ilfracombe princess. As it was a lovely day it was quite busy so quite glad we phoned to book. We really enjoyed the boat trip and we even saw a couple of seals. Great...More

Thank streames23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a thoroughly enjoyable 2 hour seal spotting trip today. Really enjoyed the commentary about the north Devon coastline. Sea was a bit choppy on the outward journey which added to the fun. Would definitely recommend

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable cost, £37 for 2 adults and 1 child for the exmoor cruise. 1 & 1/2 Hrs . Some sea birds but no seals or porposes. Great commentary and well worth the money. Highly recommend

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Initially when visiting Ilfracombe, I had wanted to go on the Seals tour, however due to the tide it wasn’t possible. We opted for the 90 min Exmoor cruise instead. The boat followed the coastline taking us in to lots of coves in Hele, Watermouth...More

Thank Viki R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Ilfracombe a few times but never did one of the boat trips so fitted it in this time - just did the 1hr trip which was ample time to see the lovely Devon coastline and have the Captain point out a few things...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trip which wasn’t too long for small children. Too many people on each tour though. We were last in the que and so no options other than to sit inside and so look through the glass, we had pre booked too. I think less...More

Thank _emmadenton80
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Good value family day out. Captain had a wealth of experience on the area and pointed out lots of things to see and do during our holiday to the area. Also saw the seals which was a fab experience! Kids shattered by sea air so...More

Thank Ljihn
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Worth giving them a call in advance as the seal trip is dependent on tides. We did the 1 he coastal cruise which was pleasant enough. We were able to take our dogs and they sat on our laps and enjoyed the trip as well....More

Thank Chris G
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Claire T
29 August 2018|
Response from wanda073 | Reviewed this property |
Think it was about £18 think you would be ok
Rachael B
17 May 2017|
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Response from David_Barbeary | Property representative |
Yes, children are welcome, under 5's are free of charge.