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Bristol Ferry Boats

44 The Grove, Bristol BS1 4SP, England
+44 117 927 3416
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Ranked #4 of 147 Attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Tours, Other
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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Lovely crew who are welcoming and just themselves, so refreshing. no artifice or attitude. Just nice and the whole experience was enjoyable.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Part of a group of Highland Explorers who were new to the city, we booked a trip on Bristol Ferry Boats to get a taste of the local area. Having had a few sherrys the night before the staff were very welcoming and explained the necessary safety information very politely. We thoroughly enjoyed the trip, especially Captain Sutherlands rendition of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The crew on the boat we helpful friendly and imformative it was a fun way to get into bristol from the train station

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Perth
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9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Regular boats and reasonable fares, nice way to arrive in the city centre. Catch them from the rear of temple Meads station, perfect!

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

These guys are great. They tirelessly provide a service to the community all through the year - despite the fact that in summer months other companies pop up to share the business. The service is regular, on time (there is a timetable like for a bus) and covers the whole of the harbour. And service is always with a smile.... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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60 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Clever old Bristol - what a great service and also vivid guide. Financial problems could have killed the service but a funding round from locals have secured this service. Good value and really lovely people running the boats. Almost an entertainment in themselves

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Love going by ferry it relaxing and exciting all at the same - the kids love it, you can go on a pub crawl or just jup on to go from the Cumberland Basin into the Centre!

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Mountainside, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

if you want to see the harbor and get to the SS Great Britain or The Cottage pub for a beer, fun way to go - in summer time

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

£4 return journey , embark at different stages , get on hop off .hop on through the trip so relaxing on the ferry , see sights of Bristol that u do not see from the car , pleasant trip 40 minutes on way , woth the money plus the crew are happy to give u so much infomation

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Did the 'round the harbour' tour- £4.80 per person, no Commentary but pleasant friendly crew and excellent way to get a feel for harbour side layout.

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