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About The Open Boat
PLEASE NOTE: That although the business might be shown as closed here, we may actually be operating on any particular day. Please scroll down to the first post on the Facebook Page "The Open Boat" daily for the latest operating news. NO BOOKING REQUIRED! The Open Boat 'Daffodil' sails from the Cardiff Waterfront throughout the year weather permitting. Carrying up to a maximum of 11 passengers per trip it's the best way to see Cardiff bay. An informative commentary is given, and there is a lively, fun and friendly atmosphere on board as Daffodil cruises Cardiff Bay out in the fresh air! Warm blankets are provided on cooler days, but remember that Daffodil is an OPEN BOAT so dress accordingly. Each trip lasts approx 20 mins and is ideal if you're on a tight schedule or have small children with you. Pay by CARD on board Daffodil the little GREEN boat, NO NEED TO BOOK in advance, just turn up!
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Dalilatm wrote a review Nov 19
Cardiff, United Kingdom483 contributions15 helpful votes
It's a great trip and a must. You get to travel around the bay whilst the captain describes the area. He's a very nice chap. It takes only 20 min, and it's beautiful.
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded yesterday
Thank you for the lovely review x
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Crystal49 wrote a review Nov 14
Hemel Hempstead115 contributions43 helpful votes
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This was a great 20 minute boat trip around Cardiff Bay. The Skipper gave us a good balance of humour and history and we had plenty of chances to take pictures. A highly recommended activity if you get the chance.
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review. Hope you got some good pictures! 😁
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Ingrid R wrote a review Oct 2021
15 contributions5 helpful votes
The good humour and knowledge of the captain of the boat made this a really enjoyable trip. All you could wish to see and know was covered in the twenty minute journey.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for the fab review! I do try and pack it all in! 😁
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Katie Fear wrote a review Oct 2021
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Such a wonderful trip. Very informative, friendly Captain. Very cheap prices and lots of information given on the local area. Highly recommended
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for the great review 😀x
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John wrote a review Oct 2021
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We were taken across Cardiff Bay to Penarth as part of this trip round the Bay. Ben our skipper was super helpful and informative with an interesting commentary and suggestions what we should do in Penarth. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from daffodiltheopenboat, Owner at The Open Boat
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for the great review. Glad I was able to help out with the lost glasses! 😀
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