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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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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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Good value for money and a good trip. Very well organised and run. Very informative. Got to see some some porpoises and gannets and done good sight seeing of the coast line. Would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Good value for money and a good trip. Very well organised and run. Very informative. Got to see some some porpoises and gannets and done good sight seeing of the coast line. Would highly recommend

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Southhampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The weather wasn't great today, but the journey was calm. I was with my elderly grandmother who finds steps difficult and the boat crew were very helpful getting her in and out. Informative guide and nice views of Ilfracombe, Watermouth and Combe Martin. Worth the trip, though expensive at £12 per adult.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Such friendly staff and a brilliant, knowledgeable, experienced skipper - a true gentleman. We went on the West cruise and saw six seals and a porpoise. This was obviously a bonus but even without the wildlife, the cruise would have been great. We can't speak highly enough of these guys. Many thanks. Good value for money too.

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Morell, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Had a terrific day out! The staff were friendly and knowledgeable! The care and attention to the safety of the passengers was commendable. Well worth the money!

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had a few boat trips to choose from but settled on the Princess as seemed best value for money. The trip took over an hour and a half and the commentary was informative and amusing. We saw some great sites, learnt about local history and also about some of the local wildlife including spotting some porpoises! A great trip... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Looking for a day out while In ilfracombe. We jumped at short notice on a cruise around the coast. The cruise itself took about 3 hours and seemed good value for money.

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Lovely informative boat ride, lots of information and facts about the beautiful North Devon coastline and to top it off we saw at least 20 Porpoises!! Well worth booking up.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Very pleasant cruise along the coast towards Exmoor, informative commentary by the crew. nice way to spend 2 hours

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Lovely cruise up the coast, despite the inclement weather. Got a feel for the area and its terrain, despite the on and off rain and overcast skies, which limited how far we could venture and the animal life we could see. Ironically, for some, our cruise ship was a highlight of the boat ride. Great view of the Verity --... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We went on the trip a couple of weeks ago,really lovely. The captain was extremely informative and we thoroughly enjoyed his commentary. In fact I don't know how he says it with so much interest when he tells the same stories at least once a day. All the crew were meticulously helpful and we felt very safe,even though we went... More 

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