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Amazing Adventure

Just a magical 2 hour wildlife cruise along the coast between Ilfracombe and Woolacombe on the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Dave G
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Great short cruise

Took the 2 kids, dog and hubby on the one hour cruise. Sadly didn’t see any seals but the cliffs... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Emma R
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 September 2012

We did the 'Seal' cruise along the coast and althoug it seemed quite expensive for a family, you are on board for around 90 minutes and the cost line looks great from the sea..

We did not see any porpoises but we did see a number of seals and in all had a good time.

In the busy periods you are better to book places in advance.

There are several car parks in the vicinity of Ilfracombe harbour

The web site - http://www.ilfracombeprincess.co.uk/
Phone number 01271 879 727
Cost - Adult £12Children 5 + are £6, under 4 are free.

Date of experience: June 2012
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Reviewed 28 August 2012

Really enjoyed the trip,£12 per adult,bit pricey but you do get an hour and half boat trip.on a good day you get to see alot.

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 5 August 2012

When we phoned to book we were a little disappointed as the seal trip wasn't running due to the weather so we booked an hour long trip down the coast instead. It was worth arriving early for the tour as we had great seats upstairs on the boat. The trip commentary was interesting pointing out local landmarks, places of interest and giving a little history. We went down the coast to Coombe Martin, and then into Watermouth Harbour on the way back up. The highlight was when we saw the porpoises which boat slowed down for and circled so we could all spot them. We saw some fabulous scenery and took some beautiful photos as it was a fine day. Highly recommended, our girls aged 4and 7 sat still for the duration and enjoyed spotting things too!

Date of experience: August 2012
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David B, Director of Sales at Ilfracombe Princess, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2012

Thanks for your positive feedback, we are pleased that you enjoyed your cruise and were able to watch the porpoise, happy to hear the youngsters enjoyed themselves too.

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