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“Enjoyable Boat Trip”

Ilfracombe Princess
Ranked #3 of 9 Tours in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 dolphins.New in 2005 and licensed for 100 passengers. Come and enjoy one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England aboard our safe comfortable vessel the 'Ilfracombe Princess'For more information, sailing times and to book visit us at the Pier Kiosk.
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A fun and interesting boat trip out of Ilfracombe harbour and along the north Devon coast to see the seals sunbathing on the rocks. The Princess is a decent sized boat with loos on board and helpful staff. Just a little disappointed that they crammed as many people as they could on board (close to 100), making for a cramped and view-obscured journey - it would be wonderful on less busy days. Nevertheless, we enjoyed the trip, saw the seals and enjoyed the views.

Thank CSZB
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

The leaflet advertised the prices as £14 but we were charged £16 each. The Captain knew his stuff and the boat was spacious and suitable. As much as it was a good trip, I would rather spend a tad more money and go out on one of the RIB boats and have longer and better views of the seals or save the money and do the coastal walk where you can look down on the seals.
A tad expensive for what it was, especially when there was a 100 people on the boat.

Thank mdelasalle93
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

If you are into your wildlife then this is a must trip. The boat takes you around the shoreline of Ilfracombe with stunning views and to see wild seals was truly incredible. You HAVE to do this

Thank Iain3071
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A wonderful trip to see the seals and my 4 year old loved. Would be great to see if they could extend a longer trip to lundy or further out to see to see if could see dolphins, although I did spot one through my binocs

Thank Bazzer57
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We booked this trip the day before and on arrival discovered it was now fully booked. We were pleased to find the boat was not too crowded though which was a blessing.
The trip started and finished on the dot time wise and the captain was very knowledgeable and approachable. Highlight was seeing some dolphins/porpoises which obviously made our day. All in all a good value boat trip thoroughly recommended

Thank Simon L
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