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Bristol Packet Boat Trips

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Address: SS Great Britain Car Park | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6UN, England
Phone Number: 44 117 926 8157
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Christmas Party on the Flower of Bristol

Great Christmas do on the boat with excellent pubs, and an interesting few stops at Dockside pubs. Well looked after by crew and the supplied catering was very good and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Great Christmas do on the boat with excellent pubs, and an interesting few stops at Dockside pubs. Well looked after by crew and the supplied catering was very good and reasonably priced

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Best boat trips ever! efficient, friendly and affordable service! I have thoroughly enjoyed every trip I have ever been on. The staff are great and very knowledgeable.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

First time in Bristol, this 45min trip around the harbour was recommended to us by friends. It did not disappoint. Ben, the skipper, was extremely knowledgeable about the boats, wildlife and acthitecture in the port and his commentary was brilliant, with just the righ touch oh humour. Highly recommended.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Weather was awful but this was a pleasant surprise and the kids 8 & 1 loved it. Takes you round the harbour side with good commentary and really made our afternoon especially when the weather is not so good.

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St. George, Bermuda
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My cousin and my Aunt Mary along with my wife spent a lovely morning and afternoon cruising the Canal along the Avon river enjoying the history and ambience of the serene and peaceful setting as far as a place to have Lunch or afternoon tea, ones preference, in a setting depicting something out of a fairy tale called Beesie's.I will... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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298 reviews 298 reviews
110 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I loved the 45 minute boat trip around the harbour a very comfy boat the commentary was both informative and entertaining

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swansea
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were lucky to get a 241 voucher from firstgreatwestern.co.uk for this boat ride. However the operator had no knowledge of this offer! It was not an issue, and we got our 241. The boat tour is 45mins long, you get some interesting facts about the area. You can chose to get off at the 2nd stop (by SS Great... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A brilliant time had by all on the boat trip today, in beautiful weather. Learnt tonnes about bristol - really interesting and entertaining. Would recommend!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Went today for the boat trip - phoned first asking if running today - leaving a message as no answer. After parking went to do the trip to find no boat arrived, so decided to go for lunch instead. Returned at 2.50 for the 3 pm trip - again no boat arrived. Called the office again to be now told... More 

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband, small baby and I had a lovely relaxing 45 minute cruise around the harbour. The crew were extremely helpful and informative about the sights we passed. On a sunny day this is a great way to spend a bit of time in the heart of the city yet away from the hurly burly. The cafe/bar by the jetty... More 

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