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Exeter Cruises

Exeter Quay, Exeter EX2 4AN, England
+44 7984 368442
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Wedding Taxi from quay to Double Locks.

We contacted Richie earlier in the year to ask if we could be taken from the quay to the double... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2017
Jacob C
Cruise Exeter Quay to Double Locks Inn

A pleasant 30-minute river/canal trip but could be better. The boat Kingsley was not fit for... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
Clive W
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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Exeter Quay, Exeter EX2 4AN, England
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

We contacted Richie earlier in the year to ask if we could be taken from the quay to the double locks for our wedding reception. He was approachable, informative, great with communication and he and his colleagues made sure the boat was decorated with balloons...More

Thank Jacob C
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Richie O, Owner at Exeter Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

It was our pleasure! We are delighted we could contribute to your special day! Best wishes to you both.

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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

A pleasant 30-minute river/canal trip but could be better. The boat Kingsley was not fit for purpose with seats facing in, rather than out, the front was too high for passengers to see forward, while the rear view was also blocked off by a large...More

3  Thank Clive W
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Myself and my husband luckily had a private charter on our cruise up the canal! We sat at the boarding station for a little while to see if any other customers would join us, however we had to boat to ourselves! The crew were very...More

1  Thank Michelle F
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Richie O, Owner at Exeter Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2017

Thanks for your kind words. We're delighted you enjoyed your boat trip with us.

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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

I just wanted to thank the staff for their patience today !! The kids were all over the place! (Especially my daughter who tried to take a selfie with the bridge man... once again, I am so sorry !!!) 😧 I think she was just...More

1  Thank florencia r
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Richie O, Owner at Exeter Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Thanks for your great review! We are delighted you enjoyed your trip with us!

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

We used the boat to get everyone from the registry office in Exeter over to the Double Locks for the wedding reception. It was a beautiful day and the 20 minute trip along the canal was very enjoyable. The crew were friendly and helpful and...More

2  Thank Kevin C
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Richie O, Owner at Exeter Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2016

Thanks for your kind feedback. We are delighted we could help with your special day.

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Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant trip up river with my family great crew Greg and Joe....they got the boat running out for the trip on their day off !!!! What stars!!!⭐🌟⭐🌟 πŸ‘πŸ‘ And Greg what an athlete jumping on and off to open the swing bridges!!!!πŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸ˜± Thank...More

Thank Susan S
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Richie O, Owner at Exeter Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2016

We are delighted you enjoyed your boat trip with us and thank you for your kind comments!

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Reviewed October 16, 2015

Whilst staying in the area,we took a canal cruise from the Quayside of Exeter to the Double locks.And saw a lot of wild life and sea birds,and stopped in one of the turf pubs for a nice pint of local ale. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed August 21, 2015

Delightful friendly skipper and crew took 23 of us on an early evening trip down to the Double Locks ( for a few drinks and something to eat) returning later to the Quay. They skilfully handled the more willful party members and set a great...More

Thank Leonora C
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

very pleasant trip down the canal something different than walking around the quay,very peaceful not to expensive either,go to leave a tip for the bridge man he does work hard. definitely worth it

3  Thank mackgook
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

Jumped on the cruise boat when it came into dock at the quay and enjoyed the trip. Wacthing the guy jumping around to open and close the lock gates was interesting and they either drop you off along at a nice pub and grab a...More

5  Thank LJStim
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