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Ilfracombe Princess

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Address: Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
Phone Number: 01271879727
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Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard "Ilfracombe...

Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard "Ilfracombe Princess" one of the most technologically advanced passenger vessels in the U.K.Based in Ilfracombe harbour the Ilfracombe Princess cruises frequently sight seals, porpoises and dolphins.New in 2005 and licensed for 100 passengers. Come and enjoy one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England aboard our safe comfortable vessel the 'Ilfracombe Princess'For more information, sailing times and to book visit us at the Pier Kiosk.

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A Wonderful Way To Spend The Morning

We decided to try our luck with a wildlife cruise along the coast towards Woolacombe and we were so pleased we did. We had a 2hr (£16pp) excursion. The boat itself, is clean... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Wendy S
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We decided to try our luck with a wildlife cruise along the coast towards Woolacombe and we were so pleased we did. We had a 2hr (£16pp) excursion. The boat itself, is clean, tidy and equipped with one toilet. There is plenty of seating one the top and bottom decks, with the bottom deck partially covered and actually surprisingly warm.... More 

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Took an hour trip around the north devon coastline up towards Exmoor and back.Excellent commentary throughout the trip and well worth the £24 for the 2 of us

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Thank Mark W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This was an excellent boat trip and I would definitely recommend people to board this vessel. We went on the one hour trip from Ilfracombe up to Combe Martin as unfortunately the two hour trip wasn't available. The staff were very friendly; the narration provided was interesting and demonstrated the passion that the staff have for the area where they... More 

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Thank SteveB1972
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

went to see wildlife porpoises fish etc all we saw was a dead porpoise but that didn't spoil it the staff were 5* the experience was 5* the coast line was amazing and I really enjoyed the visit well worth the money

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Thank LadyRHowes
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We had been looking forward to this our whole holiday, we called a few days ago and due to the weather they weren't sailing for a few days- after experiencing the choppy sea this afternoon we understood why! The skipper was very knowledgeable and pointed out lots of places of interest, told us all about the tides and the sea.... More 

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1 Thank Cayleigh_milne
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

really lovely trip well worth it Tells you all about the local coast I actually went twice even took my dog especially lovely on a nice sunny day

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Thank Becky H
Brierley Hill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

The skipper waited for a family to arrive so we were about 15 mins late setting off but we made up the time at the end. We headed off into a choppy sea and on top deck we were getting the occasional spray. The skipper had a running commentary all the way to the lighthouse and was very knowledgeable, he... More 

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1 Thank BlackcountBrickmaker
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Went on a beautiful day. Crew were helpful and full pf knowledge. Got to see the seals and all the local landmarks.

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2 Thank ian r
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We saw porpoise's! Value for money at £14 per adult Great experience will do again nice and relaxing nearly 2 hours because no rush back if porpoises are spotted.

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1 Thank yaz65
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and welcoming The boat trip i took was only 30 minutes but I loved every second of if Captain was very informative and friendly I would highly recommend this tour

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