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Address: 50 Pacific Quay | Glasgow Science Centre, Govan, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141 204 4400
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Offering Day,...

Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Offering Day, Afternoon and Evening Cruises from a port near you! Enjoy unrivalled access to Britain's Coasts, Rivers and Islands.Magnificently restored with towering funnels, timber decks, gleaming varnish and brass. See and hear the mighty engines - they will provide a whiff of nostalgia for some but are sure to impress all!

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The morning of the Sunday 21stAugust was scheduled to get a cruise on Waverley, the last paddle steamer in the world, along the west coast of Scotland. Although I had lived and... read more

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thessaloniki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The morning of the Sunday 21stAugust was scheduled to get a cruise on Waverley, the last paddle steamer in the world, along the west coast of Scotland. Although I had lived and worked in Glasgow eight years I didn't manage to get on board on Waverley then, and on this dull and gloomy Sunday I had no wish to cancel... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was booked as a one off staff day out. Included a coach from Glasgow to Largs. Got the Waverley from Largs and had a stop off in Lochranza, Isle of Arran. Had beautiful weather today. The ship has been restored to a great standard. Great to see the engine working down below. Would like to take my children to see... More 

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Thank Marie S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely way to see the West Coast of Scotland and also see how the shipbuilding industry of years gone past shaped the Clyde. Although it was a chilly, wet day the views from the Waverley were fantastic (don't forget to take your camera) and it is fantastic to see the oldest seagoing Paddle Steamer in the world in action.... More 

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Beith, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a tour from Largs to Loch Fyne on an overcast summer day. The trip took in Rothesay, Tarbert & Tignabruich and included a tour of Loch Fyne. We sat upstairs for the duration of the trip and enjoyed the fantastic views and scenery. The only disappointment was the fish & chips, which was very overpriced and of poor... More 

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great wee trip, weather permitting. Seeing the Ayrshire coast from the Waverley decks is such a lovely experience and standing watching Ailsa Craig coming ever closer is just great. As you go round you get the chance to see the amazing rock formations and the hundreds of gannets that inhabit them. An ornithologist gave an enthusiastic commentary... More 

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Thank Clarkie51
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been on the Waverley many times before (the last time was 13 years ago) and, yes, it is a booze cruise! We had a large family outing on the Waverley with 6 young children to look after so we knew we had to be careful where we booked our seats for the cruise to Tighnabruaich because of the... More 

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Thank Ian D
Ayrshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband ,daughter and I had a wonderful afternoon sailing on the Waverly! Although it was pouring with rain it didn't stop us enjoying our time on board and the many memories of our childhood it brought back! We had a roast dinner on board which was lovely.Felt that we had stepped back in time to days gone by. Our... More 

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Thank Maureen C
Monifieth, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took our first trip on the Waverley and was not disappointed. We actually boarded at Helensburgh on a round trip and although the boat looked full of passengers there was plenty of seats available outside and inside. Food is available on board but we settled for drinks. Out trip was just over 6 hours and time passed quickly. Despite the... More 

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Thank albuntin
Corsham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An iconic vessel, and if you choose your weather, no better way to see the best of the Clyde Coast and islands. We pre-booked but then the weather forecast turned really bad but with more than 24 hours notice we were able to re-book for a better day. We took two American visitors who were fascinated by the whole experience,... More 

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

spent 12 hours on this boat it was awful full of drunks feel sorry for the staff very bad experience

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