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Private and commercial boat charter we do regular trips from Broughty Ferry. Dolphin trips and sightseeing. See the V and A from the Water. We can cater to your requirements. Pm us for details.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle Approach | Boats depart from harbour adjacent to Broughty Castle., Dundee DD5 2TF, Scotland
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Pirate Boat is a local friendly run business and take the welfare of the marine life seriously. You can also gain a lot from the owners local history too .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Eleanor M
Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you. Lovely to see people know we care !

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This was our 4th trip out with Pirate Boats. Following a safety brief from capt Ian we boarded the twin engined rib. What followed was a guided thrill ride up the Tay with explanations of every building, oil rig and ancient harbour plus an updated...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks for a really lovely review 😊

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Booked for the Tuesday unfortunately cancelled due to high winds. Went on Wednesday but heavy rain so costs were refunded even though we were out for approximately 40 minutes. Great trip though on the boat. Very exhilarating and captain very knowledgable. Would do this again....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brian S
Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for review and your understanding of weather issues. Safety first!!

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing boat trip up the Tay thanks to Pirate boats. I'm pretty sure the pictures will speak for themselves.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thanks for a great review look forward to seeing the pics!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Been on RIB tours quite a few times so know what to expect generally, but Pirate Boats offers a unique opportunity to view Dundee from its river, the Tay. Tours are flexible depending on conditions, etc, so the itinerary can vary. Ours headed upstream from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks for such a detailed review 😃 The Tay Raul bridge is very interesting but unfortunately just a wee bit too far for the hour trip. We’ll maybe put in some Rail Bridge ‘specials’ in the future though🙌

Reviewed August 10, 2018

First time out on boat today and what a fantastic experience it was! Seeing the dolphins up close was a huge bonus and our pilot was very polite, friendly and professional. A wonderful day out for my elderly parents who had the biggest smiles on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

A very kind review 😊

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip in the Tay Estuary. Our pilot was well versed on the local history of the place. The Latricik Light was amazing up close. Unfortunately there were no dolphins in sight this time. I would thoroughly recommend this adventure! 😎

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a great trip out on the Tay. Sadly did not see any dolphins however did see fantastic views with a friendly and informative host. Highly recommended. Will definitely do again.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Many thanks for the feedback!

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Went here yesterday and highly recommend a trip had great fun saw the dolphins and Captain Jack was very informative not a fan of water but really had a wonderful time

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jane S
Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Glad you enjoyed getting out in the water 😀

Reviewed July 17, 2018

booked trip with wife and teenage son , all 3 of us really enjoyed the trip and the driver/guide was very good would definitely recommend and would go again hopefully see the dolphins next time

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ian A, Owner at Pirate Boats, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Many thanks. Hope to see you again😀

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Helen F
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Ian A | Property representative |
Hi just dress for the weather on the day. If it’s windy can get a little splashy so beat swear some rain gear. No pointy heels allowed on the boat and as there is a strap through legs skirts or dresses are not ideal😊
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souperg
July 22, 2018|
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Response from Ian A | Property representative |
Hi, just click book now on main page of our website or top of our fb page 😊
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lamore79
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Ian A | Property representative |
Hi Yes as above. Either on our website pirateboatsltd or via our FB
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