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Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Gas Ferry Road | SS Great Britain Car Park, Bristol BS1 6UN, England
+44 117 926 8157
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Excellent Harbour Cruise

Had a great harbor cruise today around Bristol docks; it was really interesting. Helped along by an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pleasant harbour trip

After three attempts to get a trip (these are very popular around lunch times as we found... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Bristol Packet Boat Trips provide Harbour Tours, River Cruises and Boat Parties. We also provide special educational trips with commentary's that can be adapted to suit the requirements of the group.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“river trip” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Gas Ferry Road | SS Great Britain Car Park, Bristol BS1 6UN, England
+44 117 926 8157
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a great harbor cruise today around Bristol docks; it was really interesting. Helped along by an excellent commentary by James - he is so relaxed and so informative- thank you.

Thank Vjohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After three attempts to get a trip (these are very popular around lunch times as we found out).....finally we started queuing early for the next boat leaving near the restaurants. Paid £6.50 each on board for a 45 min trip. Very impressed with the safety...More

Thank Vik1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely trip up the Avon & kennett canal to chequers last week on a scorching hot day it was on the bagheera which was a bit hot being a bit enclosed, but one thing spoilt it there was a large party of...More

Thank mary3paradise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us took the trip from their mooring to Beese Tea Gardens at Conham. This was a most enjoyable hour with an informative commentry of the city / history / commerse / and the canal / river system and the locks. We landed...More

Thank RosieandPete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to spend a gorgeous afternoon on the Bristol Docks and decided it would be nice to have a river trip. The tour was interesting and the guide was very knowledgable. Wish it had been longer really.

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently did the lunch time cruise from Bristol Harbour up the river Avon to Hanham. The trip was very interesting and we had a lovely lunch at the Chequers Inn. The staff were great, professional and informative. However, what spoilt it for me was...More

1  Thank ChristabelSouthWales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

30 Apothecaries enjoyed an interesting tour of the harbour with lots of history & ancedotes on the Bagheera. We sat at round tables & there was a bar. The boat's crew were very attentive in heling us on and off.

Thank PGNM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just got in after a delightful afternoon cruising down and back up the River Avon from Bristol docks to the mouth of the river, under the bridges and back up.My husband and I were taken on a surprise trip by our grown up...More

Thank Voluntarystress C
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Along with my husband sister and friends we took the Bristol Packet from the city docks to Bath. A 5/6 hour leisurely trip which was lovely. We were so luckily with the weather although dry it was cloudy with some sun but not too hot....More

Thank Gill R
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Organised as part of a Stag Do / Day through the event organiser 'Chilli Sauce'. Quite boring, drinks expensive, had to supply our own music via Bluetooth. Had the boat to ourselves as it was a Stag, Stopped off at a pub on the river...More

Thank tpsltd
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Charlotte C
14 January 2017|
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Response from Luke D | Property representative |
Hi. I would recommend a Tour Of Dockside Pubs. We can do smaller groups from £375. All our boats have bars onboard and you can play your own music through our sound system. Perfect for a hen do. Give us a call on 0117 926... More
20 December 2016|
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Response from Lakeland130 | Reviewed this property |
just checked website and it seems to be working. looks like they are closed for the rest of the year but running weekends after that.
3 February 2016|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
I do not, as I am a customer. They do have schedules on their website. Google bristolpacket and go to their website. I'd link it but TA does not allow hyperlinks.