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Bristol Ferry Boats

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Address: 44 The Grove, Bristol BS1 4SP, England
Phone Number: +44 117 927 3416
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Spend a little time on the water.

Did a 45 minute floating dock boat ride with commentary, very pleasant. Took a ferry across the dock, 80p single. Worth it for the experience even if only brief.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Boughton
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173 reviews 173 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Did a 45 minute floating dock boat ride with commentary, very pleasant. Took a ferry across the dock, 80p single. Worth it for the experience even if only brief.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Always a brilliant way to get around the city and always lovely staff. When the sun is shining, we love to take the ferry - sometimes just for the ride and sometimes to get from one end to the other quickly. The ferry landing at Temple Quay is a lovely area of Bristol and the Ferry is a great way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Helpful, thoughtful and responsible staff. We come from Bristol & I saw the city from a completely different aspect yesterday. It was great value fun at only £6.00 for an adult day ticket you can spend all day hopping on & off at the different stops on the 2 routes with the ticket being valid for any of the company's... More 

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Birmingham
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

These ferry boats are an ideal way to see the River Avon and its surroundings...especially the SS Great Britain. The leisurely ride lets you see lots of sights you may miss.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It's lovely to see the docks from a different view point. You can imagine this place in times gone bye

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

All our visits to Bristol end with a trip on the Bristol Ferry boat, our grandchildren love it. Never have to wait too long for boat and staff are always friendly.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We took a ride back to the Hotwells area after walking to the eateries. As we had misjudged our walk up to the town area from where we had parked and it was a pleasant ride back.

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Chatham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

The ferry boats are great fun and a quick way to travel. Got the one to SS Great Britain and it cost £1.60 return

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We loved travelling on the Bristol Ferry Boats which we had booked as a combo ticket with the Bristol Sightseeing hop on / hop off bus. Seeing Bristol from the water gives another perspective. There is a variety of vessels; we travelled on 3 different ones; biggest, medium and small. The helm and crew were very efficient and friendly. There's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Whatever the weather whatever the day, you will get a warm friendly welcome from all crew on this unique transport experience. Almost a day out in itself. Excellent for solo, friends and family. Try. Your visit to Bristol is then complete.

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