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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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Pleasant afternoon trip

We went for the lighthouse and seals trip. Saw three seals, a porpoise and a very enjoyable trip. Unfortunately could not hear all of the commentary as we sat at the back of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
pilsbury100
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were really looking forward to this. We only saw 3 seals and no other animals. the guide / narrator was not very interesting. My kids were both bored and we were too. Shame

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for the lighthouse and seals trip. Saw three seals, a porpoise and a very enjoyable trip. Unfortunately could not hear all of the commentary as we sat at the back of the boat. Cost £16 per person which was ok as we did get to see some seals

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Boston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent sightseeing and wildlife trip along the North Devon Coast. The sea was relatively calm and the weather was beautiful - might not be so enjoyable in poor weather. The on-board commentary was easy to understand and very informative.

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Thank Paul P
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A good hour heading out towards Combe Martin and then back to Ilfracombe. The commentary was good and gave you an insight to some of the history along the coastline. Also pointed out a few beaches which we would never have known about. Also very helpful with my dad who is not the most able and also does not have... More 

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Thank HarryHarris1000
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely trip along the north Devon coast. Dramatic clifftops and secluded coves. The skipper was interesting and informative. We saw jellyfish and gannets but unfortunately no seals or dolphins. Never the less it was still a pleasant journey. Definitely worth a cruise.

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Thank Joanne B
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely boat trip and the crew endeavoured to find porpoise and seals. Good commentary by the Captain on the coastline between Ilfracombe and Woolacombe.

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Thank Lynne D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After a couple of days of not running due to very stormy weather, we were very glad to get a chance to go on our boat trip on the last day of our holiday! The weather was still unsettled and the swell made for quite a choppy ride, but this really added to the excitement of the trip! The commentary... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip lasting approximately 75 minutes where the swell may have made some a little unsteady but I found added to the experience. The commentary was informative and interesting (despite the having to add every sentence with "OK" or "all right") and there was adequate room despite there being almost 100 on the boat. We even saw gannets feeding and... More 

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Thank Anthony P
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit concerned as there were 83 of us waiting to go on a one hour trip and foresaw us cramped up like sardines in the inside section. However, there was plenty of room for all of us in the outside areas. They sell soft drinks and there are toilets. Tour mostly about the different bays and a... More 

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Cullompton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you cruise along the North Devon coast, you will be given a commentary on everything you see, such as the mine adits, hills and any wildlife you might see.

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