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Mermaid Pleasure Trips

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The old smithy Ross Bridge Wharf Road | Ross Bridge, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
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Cracking Cornish cruise

Well worth the early start for fantastic views and great chat. Took in all approaches to St... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Llandafflass
via mobile
No Dolphins But Great Anyway

We saw St Michaels close up, Porpoise, Seals and loads of Portuguese Man O War's. Very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Feela
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Malvern Hills, United Kingdom
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At Mermaid Pleasure Trips our aim is to provide you with the most enjoyable, safe and memorable experience at sea. We run 8hr and 4hr deep sea wreck & reef fishing trips, and 2hr mackerel fishing trips. We also provide 2hr and 3hr wildlife safari cruises in Mounts Bay, searching for the marine wildlife in their natural habitat. These trips are extremely popular, so please phone, or book on our website. We take credit cards and Paypal payments from our website. All monies are refunded if weather prevents us from sailing. Hope to see you soon!
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“hour trip” (27 reviews)
“pollock” (16 reviews)
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The old smithy Ross Bridge Wharf Road | Ross Bridge, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
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"mackerel fishing trip"
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"hour trip"
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"pollock"
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"wildlife expert"
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"saw dolphins"
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"lobster pot"
in 11 reviews
"wildlife trip"
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"seal cove"
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"great trip"
in 13 reviews
"sea birds"
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"st michaels mount"
in 15 reviews
"recommend this trip"
in 9 reviews
"sea sickness"
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"caught plenty of fish"
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"two hours"
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"harbour porpoises"
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"visiting penzance"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the early start for fantastic views and great chat. Took in all approaches to St Michael's Mount, checked lobster pots and found rock salmon, loads of information on seabirds and the dolphins running with the boat were magical. Great views of the Minack...More

Thank Llandafflass
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We saw St Michaels close up, Porpoise, Seals and loads of Portuguese Man O War's. Very pleasant crew with just the right level of comedy. Nice touch giving the youngsters a go at the wheel (under close supervision I may add). Well worth every penny.

Thank Feela
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Really great friendly team of guys that run these trips. We went out around St Michaels Mount which gives you a great perspective that many would never see. We carried on around the coast which was beautiful. The skipper let the children in turn drive...More

Thank Tina C
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

MERMAID PLEASURE TRIPS are very enjoyable for people of all ages (except babies of course). If you're on holiday or just having a day in Penzance, my husband and I would recommend you take a two hour trip with Adrian and his team who are...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous 2 hr leisure boat ride,, brilliant from start to finish from mark in the shop for booking to adrian and martin on the boat who were brilliant!! very knowledgeable and friendly,, highly recomended!! Will definatly use them.again

1  Thank Shells P
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We booked the 2 hour seal and wildlife trip. Adrian the skipper was great and instantly put everyone at ease with his easy going manner and funny banter. We set off on time and had a commentary telling us about places of interest along the...More

Thank roycooper1
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We booked up a 2 hour fishing trip. Our group consisted of 5 adults and 2 under 10s. The three men working on the boat were fantastic we had a great trip caught loads of fish. Would highly recommend this trip really good fun great...More

Thank Tony Jo F
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We booked on the 2 hour mackerel fishing trip, partly because I wasn't sure if I would enjoy it. We booked in the reception with a very pleasant lady with her little jack Russell for company. The trip departed on time and took us to...More

Thank Marmite2104
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a better trip. Outstripped our expectations. We were surrounded by dolphins (some leaping out of the water) for a large proportion of our 2 hour seal safari. We saw several seals as well. The kids loved it - all in all...More

Thank kath b
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I have been aboard The Mermaid on a number of fishing trips before but youngest was having a sea safari as part of his seventh birthday celebration. Adrian is a kindly skipper and in the two-hour trip (stretched out a bit longer for reasons explained...More

Thank Andrew H H
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Sarah K
9 May 2018|
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Response from MermaidBoat P | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we are open all year round and run trips depending on the weather!
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Slbeck88
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Response from MermaidBoat P | Property representative |
Please call the office on 07901731201 to book your places and either pay in full then or leave a deposit. You can turn up on the day but we can't guarantee there will be any places left. Many thanks.
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