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“short ride, but very kid-friendly” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bristol Ferry Boats

Bristol Ferry Boats
Ranked #1 of 4 Transportation in Bristol
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A Coruña, España
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“short ride, but very kid-friendly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

We took the ferry from the city centre to the S.S. Great Britain, so it was just a 5-minute ride. It's great for kids as they can experience something different. The staff is super nice too.

Visited April 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“The First and still The Best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

Bristol Ferry Boat's distinctive blue and yellow livery is always a pleasure to see on the waters of Bristol Harbour. There are other ferries, but BFBC always seems to give reliable, cheerful and informative service. For a round trip, or just to get from one part of town to another, they are hard to beat.

Yesterday's icy Easter Sunday's trip snug inside 'Matilda' was a nice re-introduction to the Bristol Ferry Boat's service in the 2013 season. We look forward to more messing-about their boats in the months to come!

Visited March 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Superb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

A wonderful boat ride with an exceptional service. Although, as a taxi boat, they didn't advertize a commentary, the crew were very willing to answer any questions we had about the harbor and, as there were just some of us on board, the pilot took up the mic and gave a very interesting tour. They even went the extra mile and took us to a great viewpoint of Brunel's amazing bridge. Once we departed the lady crew gave advice about places to eat and other tourist attractions. A brilliant way to see Bristol. Highy recommended.

Visited March 2013
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63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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“Saved from walking on an icy cold day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

Took 2 trips from the stop nearest to our hotel into the city centre and back again in order to save us walking on an icy cold day with our little boy. Return leg made more interesting as only other passengers wanted dropping off at SS Great Britain, so longer trip for same fare. Crew always friendly and helpful.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice trip on a cold blustery afternoon.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

The crew (helmsman and assistant) were very helpful and attentive throughout our short trip. Help was offered to bring a baby buggy on board. We asked the female assistant to take some photos of us and she obliged.

Visited March 2013
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