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Bristol Ferry Boats

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Address: 44 The Grove, Bristol BS1 4SP, England
Phone Number: +44 117 927 3416
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Handy way to get around town

We bought the combo ticket of these boats and the bus tour at £20 each and what a great way to navigate this fine City... You can go to the Station, SS Great Britain, Sea life... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We bought the combo ticket of these boats and the bus tour at £20 each and what a great way to navigate this fine City... You can go to the Station, SS Great Britain, Sea life centre, The Gorge, etc...Both the bus and boat do a fab little map to show embark/disembarkation points...Real people talk to you on both, as... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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60 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the boats several times during our stay. Very good service at a reasonable price. No doubt the best way to get around the central part of Bristol.

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Thank Henning D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were aiming to go to ss Great Britain but advised to go to next stop which was the last stop. Told we would be picked up in 40 minutes got there 10 minutes early and the ferry never came over to us went over to the cottage instead. Weren't going to wait another 40 minutes so walked back to... More 

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Thank Val c
Bristol
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128 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Used the ferry to cross the docks on harbour festival day, as expected it was very busy, but the staff were very helpful and made sure everyone knew where to wait and roughly how long your wait would be, excellent service.

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Thank JS-JN
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For any visitors to Bristol this is a must trip, The Bristol Ferry Boats run ferries from Hotwells to Templemeads station at regular times, it is very relaxing with great sight seeing opportunities to see Bristol from the water, the staff on the ferries are very helpful and can explain most of the outstanding features along the way if you... More 

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Thank Michael M
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

3rd time we have used this little service, and once again really enjoyed the friendly banter and kind service, these guys are a gem, they make a wonderful example to everyone in bristol. Its reasonably priced too, all day hop on hop off for £6.50. cant be beaten.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked several months ago ready for Bristol's Harbour Festival, we were kept updated by the team at every step of the way. We arrived at the harbour just before 7:30 and the boat was bang on time, after a short safety talk we were off. We arranged two stops for the night, the crew dropped us off and 45... More 

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Thank Philip S
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a trip on these boats £16 for family ticket very reasonable and skipper well informed on the history of bristol harbourside recommend to all visiting bristol

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Thank Sher H
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the ferry to get from the city centre to the SS Great Britain and this gave us a different view and was a fun way to arrive. Reasonable priced fare, helpful and friendly crew

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great regular ferry boat to all parts of the Bristol Floating Harbour. You can do a single trip or a round trip visiting some of the historic site like SS Great Britain and the M Shed Museum. Well worth the trips and various pubs along the route

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