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A Fine Day Out

We travelled on this vessel the 12 miles to Lundy from Ilfracombe. I'd booked tickets the day... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Scott D
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
How to get to Lundy.

There is not much point adding a rating for a ship journey. Its a supply ship. It supplies Lundy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mooke1972
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We travelled on this vessel the 12 miles to Lundy from Ilfracombe. I'd booked tickets the day before for £40 day return each and picked them up at the tourist office next to this vessel. I travelled light with a day sack and all my...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Oldenburg was travelling to ilfracombe to depart for Lundy the next day and was cruising one way, so passengers had to make their own way back. Fortunately we have a pensioners bus pass each so that wasn't a problem. There was a really good...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Christine K
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is not much point adding a rating for a ship journey. Its a supply ship. It supplies Lundy. It takes you there, and it gets you home. That's what it does. IT takes kegs of Thatchers, two tonnes of McCain, anything else the island...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mooke1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were excited to book tickets on the MS Oldenburg to Lundy from Ilfracombe on the last day of our week in Devon. Lundy Island is beautiful and we even got to see a couple of seals... But the outward bound boat...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 4 were really looking forward to a day trip to Lundy and planned our whole holiday around it due to limited sailings from Bideford and Ilfracombe. Our sailing from Ilfracombe was cancelled on the morning of our trip due to high winds...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled to Lundy island on the MS Oldenburg. Lundy island is beautiful! Would recommend going there just to see the amazing views. But with the boat being flat based everyone was sea sick! Half the people on the boat were either being sick, looking white,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank nicole r
Reviewed August 9, 2019

So, the staff in itself is very nice, friendly, helpful, they're great, But who decided that it was a good idea to choose a flat bottomed boat to go to a island, there were lots of waves and the boat was rolling like crazy and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank EnglishBunny10
Reviewed August 4, 2019

We booked two months in advance for 5 of us to go on a day trip from Ilfracombe to Lundy in the summer holidays. We parked in the car park by the booking office, plenty of parking at 9am, worth paying £11 for the day...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

You do need to be there about 1 hour before you sail to allow time for everyone to get on board but very comfortable and sat on a seat on deck on the way out and in the bar area on the way back as...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mike F
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

If you don’t have your own boat or want to pay for a helicopter then the Oldenburg is the only way to visit Lundy. Booking tickets at the shore office was easy and we waited until close to the time we wanted to visit to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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steglas
February 23, 2019|
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Response from bigbird314 |
The chances are certainly higher in October. I expect at least one crossing will be cancelled.
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