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Ilfracombe Princess

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Address: Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
Phone Number: 01271879727
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Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard "Ilfracombe...

Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard "Ilfracombe Princess" one of the most technologically advanced passenger vessels in the U.K.Based in Ilfracombe harbour the Ilfracombe Princess cruises frequently sight seals, porpoises and dolphins.New in 2005 and licensed for 100 passengers. Come and enjoy one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England aboard our safe comfortable vessel the 'Ilfracombe Princess'For more information, sailing times and to book visit us at the Pier Kiosk.

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Nice trip out with a very good commentary from the captain. A nice steady pace to take everything in and good value for the money. Take some cream if you are on the top deck you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice trip out with a very good commentary from the captain. A nice steady pace to take everything in and good value for the money. Take some cream if you are on the top deck you will need it.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on the 2hour seal cruise today. The crew were helpful and the vessel was very presentable. We saw 3 seals in the end. And lots of scenery along the way. Thanks guys

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Thank Marie L
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First day we did the exmoor trip which was an hour and a half long the fella was very informative through out and on the way back he took us into bays including water mouth bay which all look fantastic on photo as it was glorious weather, ud think we were abroad . Second day we did a two hour... More 

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Thank wayne k
Brighton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the harbour and decided to go on a sea cruise, so pleased we picked the Princess. It was a very informative trip and the the captain made the trip excellent by telling us all about the sea life, coves and local history. Definitely recommend this trip to anybody.

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Thank Missymoomoo_11
Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super activity, sailed at 12:00 so we grabbed a cream tea beforehand as we were hoping for a 10:30 sail but the weather prevented that. But no problem. My children are nearly 3 and 5 respectively and although the eldest was apprehensive, he enjoyed the trip when he realised it was a slow boat and not one of the fast... More 

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Thank Jon D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice way to spend 2 hours seeing the coast from a different view, very helpful staff and really informative. Pity only saw one seal, but there's always next time.

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Thank Caz P
Basingstoke
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an hour and a half tour around the coastline, booking was easy, staff were friendly and helpful and it was great value.

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Thank franc183
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We went on an hour long trip along the coast. The commentary was interesting and relevant, the scenery was delightful, the crew friendly and to my joy, I managed to prevent my 3 year old from jumping overboard - all in all it was great!

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York, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Go for a cruise on the Ilfracombe Princess and see the North Devon coast from a different view. A very informative skipper takes you up the coast looking for seals Looking at the caves, inlets and beaches. You see reefs and parts of an ancient shipwreck as well as the lighthouse at Bull Point. It was a very informative and... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This time in Ilfracombe we managed to get in two boat trips as this will be our last time here. First of all we did the Exmoor Coastal trip. Very pleasant and informative. The weather had stayed good but a little fresh. The second trip was the Seals and wildlife trip on the last day before we left. The weather... More 

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