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Address: Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TB, Scotland
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Forth Bridges and Inchcolm Island Sightseeing Boat trips. Departs from...

Forth Bridges and Inchcolm Island Sightseeing Boat trips. Departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, Edinburgh daily Easter to October

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Great day out

I went with work friends for the 1.5 hour cruise. The boat took us out to Incholm Island (we didn't take the option to get off) and then back towards Rosyth under all three... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2017
thebrowns3
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good day out and was something different. Sun was out the day we went and that made a huge difference.....wouldn't be interested doing it if weather was poor. Seal watching,the abbey and going under the bridges were the highlights. Look out for deals on livingsocial. Ferry had a bar onboard which was a lovely surprise!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I went with work friends for the 1.5 hour cruise. The boat took us out to Incholm Island (we didn't take the option to get off) and then back towards Rosyth under all three bridges before docking again. The staff were knowledgeable about the river, history and surroundings. I would go again and take the family!

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

A fantastic tour to the Island of Inchcolm. Well worth doing if you are in the area. Take a picnic. There is quite a bit to see when you're on the island. Suitable for little ones.

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Bourg-la-Reine, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I have done the Inchcolm Island trip three times now, in spring, summer and autumn. We brought family and friends and everybody loved it. The trip and the visit of the island are both great. The Maid of the Forth crew is alway very friendly and helpful, and I would not go with any of the others companies. The captain... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Great little trip over to the island. Very atmospheric with cold blustery wind one minute and lovely sunny walks on the beach the next. The staff were all very polite and helpful. Would highly recommend this company if you want to visit. My 5 year old son loved climbing round the Abbey and the walks on the island as did... More 

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Fife, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Having lived in fife for many years, we had a friend visiting and wanted to go a tourist thing. Decided to do the boat trip and stay on inchcolm island for a while. Whilst we are not historical people we thought it was great to explore and spend a nice October afternoon outside. Boat was very clean, with little bar,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this ferry instead of the others offered mainly for the easy and intuitive web page they have, and now we know there are many other reasons to choose them. The staff of the maid of the forth is very helpful and friendly, all of them, but specially the captain that was so kind as to slow down the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyable trip. Loads to see from the boat and on the island. Just the right amount of time to explore to see the Abbey and the WW1&2 structures that remain. We went on a cool calm overcast day with two teenagers. Take food.... I would definitely recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

great cruise on the maid of the forth lots to see ,well looked after by the the crew and staff recommened

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A great trip, with pretecorded commentary supplemented by some live updates. Good variety covering history, architecture and the natural world. Everything was brought up to date with the builds of the new road bridge and the two new aircraft carriers, seen from the distance.

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