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“cold wet salty rough fun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Beaumaris Marine Services

Beaumaris Marine Services
Beaumaris Pier, Beaumaris LL58 8BS, Wales
+44 7854 028393
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Beaumaris
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: The RSPB, Cerismar Two Puffin Island Wildlife Cruises offer bird enthusiasts a close up view of the bird life on Puffin Island, just off the coast of Anglesey. RSPB representatives and crew members point out the various birds throughout the cruise. These special cruises run on certain days throughout the spring/summer season, check online for the up to date schedule. On the website link above.Cerismar Two also run Puffin Island Pleasure Cruises daily (weather permitting) throughout the spring/summer season. The cruise last an hour and a half and there is a live commentary during the cruise which points out places of interest, birds, wildlife and history of Puffin Island. We now also offer RIB tours aboard 'RIB Tickler' our 8.5m Humber RIB with 300hp outboard. Seacoast RIB Safaris offer adventure tours for up to 11 passengers, follow the link on our website.
London, United Kingdom
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“cold wet salty rough fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

a view of the landscape and seals and puffins, then after a meal in a pub with a roaring fire. the castle and other castles including canarfon castle a good 1 too... take a trip to betws-y-coed and follow the river to the waterfall

Visited February 2012
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Stafford, England, United Kingdom
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“interesting and informative trip.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

excellent value for a 90 minute trip. Best thing is that it is not a recorded tape but a live commentary as you travel along the coast, round puffin island, past the ship wreck, the light house and the numorous features and wildlife and birds on the sea and land. Interesting for all ages from 5 to 90.

Visited July 2012
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Ceri J, Public Relations Manager at Beaumaris Marine Services, responded to this review, August 24, 2012
Hi David,
it's great to hear you enjoyed our trip. We like to do the live commentary so we can easily point out wildlife when it appears and we think it makes the trip a much more friendly and personal experience. :)
Thanks
Ceri
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“A comfortable way to view some wonderful wildlife”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This was the third attempt to do this trip, in previous years the weather was the winner. This time it was just fine. An easy to understand audio guide was played on board with the captain interrupting to point out things of immediate interest. A thoroughly entertaining hour and a half.Great for families and they even let you take the dog!

Visited June 2012
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Ceri J, Public Relations Manager at Beaumaris Marine Services, responded to this review, August 24, 2012
We are glad you enjoyed the trip, and thanks for writing a review!
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“Great trip giving close up views of numerous nesting sea bird types. Friendly crew.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

The boat is capable of taking up to 60 passengers and 2 crew. Trip time was a total of 1 hour and 25 minutes as the sea was a little choppy. It's about an 11km return trip to and around Puffin Island. Great fun for the kids at the front getting some (quite a bit actually) bow wave splash. Cost was £9 pr adult. The commentary was very informative on the views as we proceeded to the island. The boat slowly circulated the island as close as sea conditions allow to permit viewing of many types of sea birds nesting, preening in the sun or flying. The crew turned the boat frequently to ensure the passengers could see particular bird types, including puffins, and to highlight particular features of interest. A local group of seals provide some close up viewing as they bobbed lazily in the sea. Purpoises are also frequently seen.
The crew were very friendly and offered to show charts and navigation information to anyone interested during the return trip.
We really enjoyed it.

Visited May 2012
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Ceri J, Public Relations Manager at Beaumaris Marine Services, responded to this review, August 24, 2012
We are glad you enjoyed the trip, and thanks for writing a review!
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“Canceled the boat we wanted to go on”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

It looked like a nice trip and seemed like a reasonable price at 8 pounds per person, but they canceled the boat we were supposed to take out. Don't make a special trip out expecting the tour to go without calling first to confirm.

Visited May 2012
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Ceri J, Public Relations Manager at Beaumaris Marine Services, responded to this review, August 24, 2012
Hi,
We are sorry you were unable to take the trip on Cerismar Two. Sometimes we have to cancel due to the weather conditions or if we do not reach our minimum number of passengers. We do suggest to people who are travelling some distance to take the trip to give us a call before so we can let them know if the trip is going ahead.
Thanks for your review and once again we are sorry you could not take the trip.
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