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1-Hour Public Cruise

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    Pass By: Skipton Boat Trips, The Wharf Office, 3 Coach St, Skipton BD23 1LH, UK

    Admission is free
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Coach St, Skipton BD23 1LH, UK
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • One-hour boat ride
    • Access to bathroom as needed.
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 56 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I thoroughly enjoyed their cruise with a rather special compere... I would definitely recommend to others!
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    It's £4.00 each and was ok. No commentary and it doesn't go very far. Disappointed that it can't go to the end of the short canal to the quarry due to a landslide blocking the canal. In my view it's not that good as you could walk most of it and get to the quarry as well. Save
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    Response from SkiptonBoats, Owner at 1-Hour Public Cruise
    Responded Oct 30, 2019
    I’m sorry to say that your trip wasn’t with us! The £4, 30-minute cruise is the company next door. We do the one-hour trips WITH commentary and you would be more than welcome to join us anytime!
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    Booked online with trip advisor.E Ticket came through straightaway. However it didn't say we had to go to the office/shop to change it so we queued up for the boat and when we got to the front, told it can't be accepted, go inside and change it. Luckily it wasn't full otherwise
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    Response from SkiptonBoats, Owner at 1-Hour Public Cruise
    Responded Oct 28, 2019
    I’m sorry to hear that you had a average experience with us. Every passenger is required to have a boarding pass and it does say that on the confirmation. We try to keep the volume of the commentary reasonable for all people, but it sounds like you were sat near people who made it difficult to hear. As you said, it wasn’t full, so you were more than welcome to move to alternate seats so you could hear better. We do check and clean the toilet regularly throughout the day and no one has ever commented on this before. So, apologies if it wasn’t up to your standard, we will be sure to continue our monitoring.
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    We all enjoyed the one hour trip with the commentary by Dave Spikey. The staff were polite and helpful. I had a hot chocolate during the trip which was lovely. The only negative was a loud family who talked throughout and as a person with hearing loss, I did miss a bit.
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    Response from SkiptonBoats, Owner at 1-Hour Public Cruise
    Responded Oct 27, 2019
    Thanks so much Sandra! I’m sorry that you missed a bit of the commentary. We do have a link online to the full commentary, so let us know if you’d like to read the part you missed. Thank you for the review and we hope to see you again!
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    We booked by phone and were impressed from that moment. The Dave Spikey commentary even made our autistic grandson laugh. Thank you to all concerned.
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    Response from SkiptonBoats, Owner at 1-Hour Public Cruise
    Responded Oct 26, 2019
    Thank you for joining us Janice and many thanks for the review!
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    About the operator
    By: Skipton Boat Trips
    683 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Justin H
    Dave Nicey!
    I thoroughly enjoyed their cruise with a rather special compere... I would definitely recommend to others!
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    Julie S
    Wakefield, United Kingdom
    All in all, a very enjoyable experience
    This was part of a Christmas present for the outlaws. It was a nice experience to be honest. Just something a
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    Santa boat trip
    This was a well organised trip,and my 4 year old granddaughter loved it.She was mesmerised by Santa.
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    Todmorden, United Kingdom
    Christmas 2019.
    We went on the 21at of December.We had very nice Christmas meal. A good chose of drinks. Everything went smoothly.
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    West yorkshire
    Santas trip
    booked this for my grandson and he loved it. Santa and elf was really good, he got a lovely present. Only downside
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    Santa Trip
    Really enjoyable trip, grandchildren loved it, Santa and all the staff were great. Would recommend..
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    michelle n
    Keighley, United Kingdom
    Gin and fizz
    Hosts very good....choices of gin EXCELLENT. Down side boat not really decorated for xmas music to low and nibbles
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    Lancaster, United Kingdom
    A magical moment visiting Santa
    Absolutely amazing, defo going again next year as grandchildren begged me.Ages 9,7 and 3. Kids got bits to
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    Santas Magical Boat Trip
    Sadly very disappointed. Santa & just one elf. Other than being called up to the front to see Santa for a chat &
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    Michelle S
    Lovely day made us all feel welcome children loved it too would definitely do it again next year. Thank you
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    Haslingden, United Kingdom
    Santa Barge!!
    Had a fantastic time on the Santa Barge despite it being a horrible day weather wise. Well worth the money.
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    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Love the Santa Boat
    We have been doing the Santa Boat for 12 years first with our granddaughter and then five of them we are now down
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    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Christmas gin trip
    We had a wonderful experience, and the staff were so friendly and helpful. We will certainly recommend this trip
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    Santa Barge Trip
    Fantastic from start to finish, Santa was brilliant and the Elves were very cheeky , spent a lot of time with the
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    West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Santa Cruise
    Took my 7 yr old grandson yesterday as a Christmas surprise, and it was lovely. Will definitely take him again.
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    • Duration: 1h
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