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“coquet island”(39 reviews)
“great trip”(8 reviews)
“sea birds”(17 reviews)
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21 Broomhill Street, Amble, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really wanted to see some puffins and go out to Coquet Island, and decided to try our luck first thing in the morning by calling up and seeing if they had availability. We were in luck, the 1 hour cruise was great fun, and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Maggie2818
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Amble with our tiny new born babies 6 years ago when my wife said how she wished we could go on the puffin / seal cruise - we returned just this weekend with slightly bigger children and loved every second. Amble is a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 969nigelw
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Our 4th annual trip with Puffin Cruises and always worth while. Crew are great and very informative about the wild life; seals, porpoises. puffins, rare roseate terns, kittiwakes and many others in the breeding season (May to September). Inexpensive for a memorable trip too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Derek H
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful trip around the island with so much to see. There was plenty of room on the boat with help on and off. The staff were very friendly and very funny during the trip. The guide given was great fun, interesting and very welesh...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Zone H
Carol G, General Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Hi Thank you for your 5 star review as we are only a small run family business, that appreciates all reviews to help our customers. Sail Again Soon with us. Puffin Cruises

Reviewed August 13, 2018

This was a lot of fun! After a quick boat ride out to Coquet Island we saw loads of puffins, terns, cormorants, seals and other wildlife. The journey felt safe and professional, and the tour guide Dave was very knowledgeable about the island, including its...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Carol G, General Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you for recommending us and your review, we all wish you well for your future. Congratulations from Dave and the rest of the crew at Puffin Cruises. Cheers!!

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Happened to phone up in the morning and book trip for the same evening. Was warned at time that there may only be a few stragglers left so we were delighted to see so many puffins on the trip. The skipper and mate were friendly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Columbus1492
Carol G, General Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Hi Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed the experience, hop you sail again with us. Puffin Cruises

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Excellent, definitely recommend, lovely boat trip, can’t say we are really interested in sea birds but it was nice to see puffins and also sea lions (which our kids loved) , also the skipper gave a lovely talk on the area etc and let our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank illoyduk
Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hi Mr L Thank you for your recommending our boat trips, we all appreciate your review. Puffin Cruises

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant!!! They’re that busy we had to wait for 3 days to get a booking, the crew where great, very knowledgable about the bird colony. The whole cruise was a calm laid back affair and can wholeheartedly recommend Puffin Cruises

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ash6girl
Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review and we at Puffin Cruses are glad you managed to book a sailing with us at this busy time of year. Puffin Cruises

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Went on this 1 hour long boat ride with my granddaughter who absolutely loved it, we got to see seals and all kinds of birds which obviously included Puffins. We went quite a distance out and also close to one part of the island where...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank antmoss44
Carol G, General Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Hi Thank you for your review we at Puffin Cruises love your description (Galapagos Island) and pleased you and your Grand daughter enjoyed your time on board. Hope to see you again. Puffin Cruises

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We have lived in Amble for 5 years and never even thought to take a trip out to Coquet Island in a boat. This summer we decided to book a trip with Puffin Cruises, what a great experience it was, to see hundreds of seals,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank VikingRaider_10
Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Hi Thank you for review and sailing with us , hope you decide to take a trip again soon. Puffin Cruises

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Ian R
May 25, 2018|
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yes only well behaved dogs and no more than 2
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Ian A
May 6, 2018|
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Hi Yes Telephone to book your seats. Sailings are posted weekly on our Face Book page.
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Joy M
January 13, 2018|
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Hi Puffin Cruises start operating around April when all the puffins and all the sea birds return. Hope to see you then and keep checking our Face book page for all our updates on sailings.
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