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Address: Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
Phone Number: 01271879727
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Description: Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard "Ilfracombe Princess" one...
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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Birthday Treat!

Well I wanted to go on the rib ride or jet skiing for my birthday but was persuaded by my daughter and grandchildren that a boat cruise would be safer and anyway they preferred a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Well I wanted to go on the rib ride or jet skiing for my birthday but was persuaded by my daughter and grandchildren that a boat cruise would be safer and anyway they preferred a more leisurely form of transport - and I wasn't disappointed. Friendly, helpful staff and excellent narration. Only way to see this magnificent and varied coastline... More 

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Burton, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

lovely and smooth sailing, i wandered from upstairs to downstairs and felt very steady. I loved the commentary on what we could see - it was hightide and we got to sail into a natural harbour - I really want to come back for another boat ride and to explore the beaches you told us about - sooo much info... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had a great time on their sister boat. The Midnight Express which took 8 of our young people on a trip they wont forget. Around the cost for a spot of fishing. Great Staff.. Karl at the kiosk was very friendly and kept the children entertained answering the most silliest of questions. Would definetly use them again another year...... More 

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Ilfracombe
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had a fantastic cruise yesterday. The crew are so friendly and welcoming, they really look after eveyone. Narrative on the trip was good and informative, veiws fantastic of the coast line. Our dog was also welcome and he enjoyed his first boat trip.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Always every year I go on the princess, My little girl and I love this trip! The owner tells us all about the local area as we go along and it is a relaxing boat ride around the coast. A star treatment from the crew. An AMAZING EXPERIENCE

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A very enjoyable and informative boat trip. I thoroughly recommend going out on one of these trips. I went on the trip up the Exmoor coast and we were joined by a shoal of porpoise, wonderful. Can't wait to go on the one that goes up to Lundy Island.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The organization and actual boat trips were very good and its and excellent way to see the coast from a different aspect and for those who cannot walk long distances. The commentary on the boat was very interesting too.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We recently went on board the Ilfracombe Princess for a 2 hour boat trip. It was a great experience and the view of the coast from sea was amazing. We even managed to see a seal and a small dolphin. I would recommend this boat trip.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Went on a Coastal Cruise today with these guys. Went from Ilfracombe to Woolacombe Bay. The "Captain" of the boat was outstanding with his knowledge and always on the lookout for different wildlife, finding us seals. Slowing the boat to look at a Gannet. Thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing time. 10 out of 10 to the guys selling the tickets on... More 

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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a great way to see more of the coast line. We had a great trip sea was a bit choppy but that added to the fun. The boat is big enough to walk around and the crew were great, my wife has difficulty walking so boarding the Princess was difficult but the crew were very helpful and friendly in... More 

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