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Donegal Bay Waterbus

The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
+353 74 972 3666
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Bored and overpriced

Not impressed we did this on Tuesday and considered this overpriced. A family of two adults and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Meg b
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Pettigo, Ireland
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Waste of money

Very boring singing was fine then the man started singing twinkle twinkle little star witch was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sharonsimmons
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The Donegal bay Waterbus is an 80ft long pleasure boat with full bar,heating and air conditioning, ladies and gents toilets, which provides tours around beautiful Donegal Bay. It takes in amazing views of the bay, the town, the Bluestack Mountains and the amazing seal island with over 200 seals.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“seal colony” (34 reviews)
“boat trip” (34 reviews)
“sing song” (27 reviews)
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The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
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+353 74 972 3666
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not impressed we did this on Tuesday and considered this overpriced. A family of two adults and two kids cost 50 euro, we were bored and couldn’t hear the commentary very well upstairs when people were talking. The man in the booking office could be...More

Thank Meg b
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very boring singing was fine then the man started singing twinkle twinkle little star witch was annoying

Thank Sharonsimmons
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very slow but pleasamt. The crew were very nice. One guy did the entertainment telling Basil Brush Type jokes .He wasn't a bad singer! Type

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took this boat trip to enjoy a relaxing and scenic view of the bay and was pleasently surprised to get more than that, it was a joyful experience thanks to the staff who provided live music and entertaiment along with the tour of the bay,...More

Thank Coty C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived in Donegal for several years, I finally did this trip. We were lucky enough that the weather was beautiful, the scenery amazing and all in all a lovely boat trip which is definately worth doing...

1  Thank Ailish M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the boat as a way to see a bit of the bay. The crew were friendly and you get to hear a bit of Donegal's history on the way. The highlight was seeing all the seals out on the sandbanks.

1  Thank Jodeserella
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Ireland as part of a group holiday, and we all went on the boat trip which lasts about 75 minutes. Luckily it was a very calm and sunny day. We stayed inside the boat, so could hear the interesting history and commentary....More

1  Thank H4094IMjanetb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cruse around the bay lasts 75min. It was very crowded on the boat. the entertainment was excellent but you have to stay down below to hear it other than that its worth it.

1  Thank Pat M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been spoiled with the spectacular scenery along Ireland's Atlantic coast, so this was a little disappointing. The top deck was crammed with seats and they added extra stools along each aisle. It was pretty much elbow to elbow. Plenty of room on the lower,...More

Thank Joanne H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Other than seeing the seals(which was very interesting). The rest was a waste of time. Most of the time you couldn't hear the person giving the narrative. The corny jokes I could have done without.

1  Thank Trish A
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