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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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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Bristol Packet Boat Trips provide Harbour Tours, River Cruises and Boat...
Bristol Packet Boat Trips provide Harbour Tours, River Cruises and Boat Parties. We do special educational trips with commentary's that can be adapted to suit the requirements of the group.
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Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Cruise

Took the sunday afternoon trip to Beese's Tea Garden. Informative commentary . Thought it fairly priced for a whole afternoon's trip. We had just under an hour at the tea garden... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Took the sunday afternoon trip to Beese's Tea Garden. Informative commentary . Thought it fairly priced for a whole afternoon's trip. We had just under an hour at the tea garden which was ample. Once beyond the industrial areas of the docks & central Bristol the rive runs in a pleasent wooded valley.

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bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Absolutely wonderful experience on this boat, staff very helpful and friendly and gave my mum the 60th birthday she deserved! Would not hesitate to recommend.

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

An absolute gem, we were let down at the last minute by a terrible company (number Seven Boats) and this company saved my day. The lady I spoke to on the phone was so courteous and helpful and really did her best to help me out. The boat trip itself was amazing, the two young lads staffing the boat were... More 

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Bromsgrove
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Not expensive way to see the docks at Bristol. Good Commentry by staff and interesting facts and sights. Would recommend. Tour takes about 45minutes

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Take time to go on one of these trips well worth the cost. We did the trip that went under Clifton Suspension Bridge , through the Avon Gorge to the Bristol Channel. It was very interesting going out and back through the harbour lock and seeing the bridge from a different perspective. Take a camera. The gorge had people rope... More 

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bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a good value 45 minute attraction . The crew were extremely pleasant which makes you feel comfortable . The informed commentary is very good for adults and children. This will appeal to visitors to the the City and locals .

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Oxfordshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Was surprised at the fair cast of a45min trip round the harbour. Staff knowledgeable about history. Nice boat has covered or open area and a small bar too

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Kent, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We did a 45 min harbour tour. Brilliant commentary. Very relaxing and informative. Good value for money

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Went on the 45 minute tour of the harbour. Really good, the guide was informative and cracked the odd joke but wasn't cheesy. It's about the right length as well, any longer and small ones get bored.

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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Feet hurt, well here you go take the weight of with a cruise, listen to the commentary, have a glass a wine watch the world go by. Check out SS Great Britain see the redevelopment jump off for a meal. Lovely time

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Additional Information about Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Address: Address: SS Great Britain Car Park | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6UN, England
Phone Number: +44 117 926 8157
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 6

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