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Mermaid Pleasure Trips

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Fishing Trip

The trip I wanted to book on was not available Mermaid staff rang me and offered an alternate trip... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rban525
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Mackerel fishing

We took the 2 hour mackerel fishing trip we didn't catch any mackerel but caught plenty of pollock... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jamie0166
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Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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At Mermaid Pleasure Trips our aim is to provide you with the most enjoyable, safe and memorable experience at sea. We run 8hr and 4hr deep sea wreck & reef fishing trips, and 2hr mackerel fishing trips. We also provide 2hr and 3hr wildlife safari...more
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The old smithy Ross Bridge Wharf Road | Ross Bridge, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
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+44 7901 731201
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The trip I wanted to book on was not available Mermaid staff rang me and offered an alternate trip which I agreed I would like to be included on. The cost at £29 for the four hour trip was one of the cheapest I’ve been...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 2 hour mackerel fishing trip we didn't catch any mackerel but caught plenty of pollock which we took home and ate for our tea they were lovely! On our way back to Penzance a pod of dolphins swam around the boat! A...More

Thank Jamie0166
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well organised trip. Had looked at other wildlife cruises in the area and went for Mermaid based on the reviews and fact the cost was half that of others. Packed boat but crew got us underway as soon as poss. Saw seals, porpoises and...More

Thank Rich A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 5, three kids 12, 10 and 3. We have just spent 2 weeks on holiday in Cornwall and our boat trip was the absolute highlight of our holiday. The atmosphere was relaxed and everybody made welcome and comfortable. The captain...More

Thank Princessdcos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this boat trip to see the Minack Theatre, as we were going to see a performance the following night. The cruise meets opposite the Mermaid shop ( but you have to sign in at the shop to alert the team that you are...More

Thank Ravensville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Adrian and Martin were great, funny and made sure everyone on board was comfortable. Letting the children steer was great, kids loved it. Very committed to show us seals, porpoises and dolphins and not really worried about the extra time we were taking. Would definitely...More

Thank Shalini R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our trip! Our captain Adrian was fabulous - brilliant dry sense of humour full of knowledge and we saw some dolphins a sun fish and a porpoise. Great tour and great tour guide! Martin was also brilliant nice to see someone so enthusiastic about...More

Thank ImogenAlice123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was our second time on board the mermaid Adrian and Martin the captain and guide where as excellent as the first time we where aboard the first time last year all we saw was a seals head pop up for a couple of seconds...More

1  Thank jessjadeisace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went ojn the 6 hour pelagic trip out of Penzance on 25th August. These trips are always a bit pot luck and nobody worries too much when there isn't much wildlife. Actually there were a reasonable number of birds around and it could have been...More

Thank MikeWheeler14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second trip with Adrian and Martin looking for seals and dolphins. We all loved it, saw several dolphins, seals and porpoises. The kids enjoyed the boat ride. We’ll be back next year for fishing. Well recommended and good value.

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leonpaulsummers37
July 6, 2018|
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Response from MermaidBoat P | Property representative |
Yes we do take dogs aboard for the wildlife trips not the fishing trips. Thank you.
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Sarah K
May 8, 2018|
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Response from MermaidBoat P | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we are open all year round and run trips depending on the weather!
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