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Donegal Bay Waterbus

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Address: The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
Phone Number: 074 9723666
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Donegal bay Waterbus is an 80ft long pleasure boat with full...
The Donegal bay Waterbus is an 80ft long pleasure boat with full bar,heating and air conditioning, ladies and gents toilets, which provides tours around beautiful Donegal Bay. It takes in amazing views of the bay, the town, the Bluestack Mountains and the amazing seal island with over 200 seals.
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This is an activity for rain or shine. The tour was given by a funny Irishman with jokes and tales along the way. The staff was friendly. We saw seals swimming in the Harbor. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This is an activity for rain or shine. The tour was given by a funny Irishman with jokes and tales along the way. The staff was friendly. We saw seals swimming in the Harbor. It is a great way to get another perspective of Donegal town.

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What an enjoyable experience, a very professional tour and entertaining. The close up of the seal colony an added bonus. Robert the captain was very informative and displayed an exceptional level of skill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely trip around Donegal bay to these the various islands And lots of seals to see. Donegal Castle is also interesting to Visit. Some nice shops in the town too.

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Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Such a fun tour by boat. I recommend if cold or rainy sit below not up top it was freezing had a hard time trying to take pictures due to trying to stay warm. Call ahead to check on tour times to be sure. Get your tickets early it sells out fast. 160 seats per trip. Priced right for what... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Excellent Family Cruise, great entertainment for all. Runs on time and very comfterable in the lower deck. Boat is spotless clean and full bar facilities on board! Loved the singing on the way back!

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

great trip friendly staff boat was clean did not seem like ur on it for75 mins weans loved seeing the seals

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Tom Price, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The vessel was fine, price ok but we had expected a load more information on history and environmentsl features of the location.

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Carlow, Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

When having a look at Donegal Harbour we noticed the Donegal Bay Waterbus was in port and would be departing within 45 minutes. Tickets in hand we went down the gangway which is wheelchair accessable as also is the Waterbus. It is a flat bottomed boat so very steady in the Bay's shallow waters.What a fabulous fun trip. There was... More 

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sussex england
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Lovely trip on the river, saw seals basking & good interesting commentary with lots of typical Irish jokes thrown in. However, the trip was somewhat spoilt by an elderly gent, a friend of the commentator I believe, who gave us a few songs..How much is that doggy in the window & such like childish songs performed rather manically, & he... More 

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Aurora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This leisurely cruise on Donegal Bay is ideal for all ages. The Captain gives a great deal of information while providing lots of humor and music. Saw lots of seals basking on the shore. Snacks and drinks are available and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Great way to see a variety of landscapes in a short period of... More 

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Additional Information about Donegal Bay Waterbus

Address: The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
Phone Number: 074 9723666
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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