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Ilfracombe Princess

Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
+44 1271 879727
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Enjoyable Boat Trip

A fun and interesting boat trip out of Ilfracombe harbour and along the north Devon coast to see... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
CSZB
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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The leaflet advertised the prices as £14 but we were charged £16 each. The Captain knew his stuff... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
mdelasalle93
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Iver, 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 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.
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Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
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"grey seals"
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"pleasant journey"
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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...More

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...More

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

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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...More

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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...More

Thank Simon L
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of going for a 1.5hr sea wildlife cruise aboard the princess , it was a gorgeous day, the captain was very informative pointing out local land marks. We were lucky enough to see the seals. I highly recommend this trip.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

My granddaughter & I had a lovely sea trip to Smugglers Cave last Tuesday. The weather was beautiful- warm & sunny. We thoroughly enjoyed this sea trip & we were lucky enough to see hundreds of porpoises gambolling in the sea- it was fascinating &...More

Thank JEANBEAN79
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of going on the former lifeboat. The views back to shore were excellent. Staff including the captain were friendly and added to the overall experience. The water was such that the journey was very up and down. This made it like a...More

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

**Ilfracombe Princess** We visited ilfracombe on a coach tour and had a free day to spend in the town. We had been shopping previously and stumbled upon the pier as we had never been before. A lovely man stopped us to inform us about the...More

Thank rydelrey
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Skipper gave an informative commentary although it was not always fully audible. We did not see any porpoises because the sea was too choppy. The choppy water made the trip more interesting though! Gorgeous scenery along the Exmoor coast.

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Rachael B
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Yes, children are welcome, under 5's are free of charge.
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Yes I took my puppy on yesterday 😊
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14 February 2017|
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