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Address: 36 Lancefield Quay, Glasgow G3 8HA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 845 130 4647
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Description: Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Offering Day...
Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Offering Day, Afternoon and Evening Cruises from a port near you! Enjoy unrivalled access to Britain's Coasts, Rivers and Islands.Magnificently restored with towering funnels, timber decks, gleaming varnish and brass. See and hear the mighty engines - they will provide a whiff of nostalgia for some but are sure to impress all!
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A step back in time

Visited the Waverley as part of a Brightwater tour. Boarded at Helensburgh and alighted at Turnabruich. A wonderful experience let down by all the people in the bar drinking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Penicuik, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were in Dunoon for a short break but the proper trips hadn't started yet but there was a 'one off' music evening trip. The weather was bad, which is not the organisers fault, but it meant that everyone was in side. The people getting on at Greenock paid £20 for a 4 hour trip and we paid £16 for... More 

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Stromness, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went from Helensburgh to Tighnabruaich, via Dunoon and Rothesay, on the Steam Ship Waverley. In everyday life, we live on an island so travelling by boat is the norm for us, but we really enjoyed the whole steam ship experience. The sight and sound of the engines. The scenery as you make your way down the... More 

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - we appreciate your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Tighnabruaich and the scenery en-route. We appreciate your kind comments about the crew and will pass those onto them. We hope to welcome you onboard again in the future. Kind regards, Waverley Excursions More 

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Myself and my wife were part of an excursion on the Waverley steamer on the 25th of June.it was an evening cruise from Greenock sailing to kilcreggan Dunoon and then into loch striven.although the weather was overcast it was a pleasant cruise with bar and food available on board.

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your evening cruise from Greenock, and hope to welcome you onboard again in the future. Kind regards, Waverley Excursions More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visited the Waverley as part of a Brightwater tour. Boarded at Helensburgh and alighted at Turnabruich. A wonderful experience let down by all the people in the bar drinking heavily and thereby loud and inconsiderate.

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Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was our second Waverley cruise. The weather was not as good as the first time and that is the only reason I gave it a "very good" instead of an "excellent". It was an all day trip which commenced at 10.0am in Glasgow and finished at 5.30pm at the same berth. Being the last of its type still sailing... More 

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip aboard Waverley and appreciate your kind comments about the commentary, facilities and atmosphere onboard. We hope to welcome you onboard again in the future. Kind regards, Waverley Excursions More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Booked to sail round Ailsa Craig yesterday but due to weather conditions that part of trip was cancelled but we were advised that we would be going on 2 different cruises instead. They were both very good and on each we were kept informed of what we could see on either side and stories too which made a very enjoyable... More 

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the alternative sailings offered on the day as well as the commentary. We appreciate your kind comments on the catering and souvenir shop and will pass your comments onto the staff and volunteers. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again... More 

Glasgow
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Our first trip on the Waverley for three years was as good as ever. It really is a great day out. We disembarked at Dunoon for about 5 hours and then got back on about 5.30 and arrived back in Glasgow at about 8.45pm. A whole raft of different ages on the boat makes for a good atmosphere. Bars are... More 

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - we appreciate your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Dunoon and the atmosphere and facilities onboard, as well as the scenery. We hope to welcome you onboard again in the future. Kind regards, Waverley Excursions More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Spent a wonderful day sailing from Glasgow to Rothesay on the Waverley. The weather was not great but that didn't spoil the enjoyment. The vessel is immaculately presented and the staff were friendly and helpful. Bar prices were reasonable as was lunch on board. There are several places to eat, with a choice of snacks or hot meals. There was... More 

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate your kind comments on the ships appearance and the crew. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your trip to Rothesay and the atmosphere onboard regardless of the weather. We hope to welcome you onboard again in the future. Kind regards, Waverley Excursions More 

Bournemouth
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Travelled from Glasgow to Helensburgh on 20 June, absolutely freezing, however banter on board was great, very friendly. Great trip and although cold, which they cannot be held responsible for, it was a great trip. Thank you Waverley, long may you keep travelling, see you next time you are in Bournemouth.

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback and your kind comments about Waverley and the crew. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again in the future - hopefully in warmer weather! Kind regards, Waverley Excursions More 

Glasgow
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Excellent day on the Waverley on the 21st Price of food and drink is reasonable Liked the commentary on points of interest on the sail from science centre down to Greenock Unlike Doughnut I found the atmosphere on board and on Rothesay was friendly and enjoyable, indeed one of our party found two new best friends. Again as others have... More 

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments about the atmosphere onboard and the catering. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the commentary from Glasgow to Greenock and your time ashore in Rothesay. We hope to welcome you onboard again in the future. Kind regards Customer Services More 

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Address: Address: 36 Lancefield Quay, Glasgow G3 8HA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 845 130 4647
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
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Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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