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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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Nice view over the water

We did a short trip, 45 minutes. It's nice to do the boattrip as a start as you can discover the harbourside from the water and later you can walk from the harbour into the city... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Dieren, The Netherlands
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Dieren, The Netherlands
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We did a short trip, 45 minutes. It's nice to do the boattrip as a start as you can discover the harbourside from the water and later you can walk from the harbour into the city centre. They also give you comments and facts about history,...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 reviews 5 reviews
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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28 reviews 28 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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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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321 reviews 321 reviews
113 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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