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Rib Ride

Address: Porth Daniel Boat Yard, Water Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5DE, Wales
Phone Number: +44 333 123 4303
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Menai Bridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Experience the tranquility of the Menai Straits, its stately homes, ferocious tides and whirlpools...
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Owner description: Experience the tranquility of the Menai Straits, its stately homes, ferocious tides and whirlpools or travel seaward to Llandwyn Island, a rocky peninsula of outstanding beauty surrounded by white sandy beaches.Our vessels are state of the art RIBs with quiet but powerful 250hp engines capable of carrying up to 11 people at 50 mph, in comfort.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Fabulous experience proving great value for money. An exhilarating ride with very informative commentary throughout which was tailored to the occupants of the boat. We shall definitely be back to book one of the other routes available. Many thanks for making our day so special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We booked 2 boats for our staff as part of our Christmas weekend on Anglesey and I have to say we had a brilliant time. Phil and Tom were great tour guides and everyone loved the RIB ride on the Menai Strait. Thank you for making our trip special and we'll definitely be back for more!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is a great way to see the bridges and to get a feel for the unique water flows and coast line. The ride is a mix of fast turns and high speed as well as exploration. The guides are very interesting and fun. The set up is very professional.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was birthday gift which I was meant to take in October but left it until November 15th. It was for a party of 4 (my wife and two adult sons). As a local, most of what James gave as a historical account was familiar - however it was very informative and witty. Beautiful views across the straight and over... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A party of ten of us went on the rib ride on Sunday 2 November. What an experience!! The member of staff was an excellent host and was very knowledgable about the Menai Strait. He was also a very skillful skipper of the rib ride and ensure passenger safety at all times. The ride was exciting and enthralling, with bursts... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We booked up for the Seals and Puffins trip and although we knew we wouldnt see puffins because of the time of year, we weren't disappointed in the seal front! The staff here are fantastic, really knowledgable and friendly and diligent, especially in regard to safety. The boat was pristine and the trip was a great mix of interesting facts,... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It does what it says on the tin. Very professional, friendly and informative. We saw the seals, cormorants and didn't get wet. I'd recommend this, if you've got £32 to spare.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went on a rib ride today and it was excellent. Highly recommended and great fun. A very informative boat captain.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

What a fantastic experience. A great blend of education and exileration. It was helped by wonderful weather, but don't be put off whatever the forecast. Great attention by the staff, children loved it

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NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The only day I had available for a ride turned out to be 50knot winds and rain day! Fortunately Ribrides at Menai Bridge had their new 4 tonne rib in action which allowed to to go out safely and enjoy the interesting local history plus enjoy the adrenaline of the rough conditions. Boat captain was very experienced and equipment first... More 

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