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Address: Commercial Wharf, Plymouth, England
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We spent a lovely week in Plymouth based in Mount Batten and we were able to make great use of this little ferry . At £1.50 each way it was good value and meant we could leave the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2016
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Since the damage to the main pontoon I've struggled to catch this recently as they are using a smaller boat and doesn't seem to be as reliable as usual. The sooner they fix the main pontoon and get the normal boat back in service the better! Any idea when it will be fixed? No sign of it being repaired at... More 

4 Thank DJRDevon
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Having dropped off our group of diving husbands and partners at the Mountbatten Watersports Centre we hitched a ride on the ferry from the same place. The crew were friendly and helpful and even made an extra trip back across to fetch our group of 4 when there wasn't enough space on the previous trip to get us all on.... More 

Thank gillipies87
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Recently used the ferry to go to the barbican. The man driving the boat was miserable, shouting at people to hurry up and just being generally rude. We had a young child who was asleep and where rushed into the boat like he had to leave that second when he had been on the phone in his office for ages... More 

Thank Laurajayne80
Bristol, England
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506 reviews
239 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 595 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

A convenient ferry connects Mount Batten to the harbour jetty (from which a number of sight-seeing cruises also depart). In the summer season the ferry crosses every half hour in each direction – on the hour and half hour from Mount Batten and quarter past and quarter to the hour from Plymouth harbour. First ferry from Mount Batten is at... More 

Thank Chris H
Pontefract, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Always catch the water taxi when visiting plymouth. Kids love going on it and very reasonably priced

1 Thank Lisa H
Moulsford-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Had the misfortune to use this service on Saturday. On the rear, lower deck a rotten inspection hatch cover gave way when people stepped on it, exposing a square hole about a foot across. Worse still this was all concealed under a mat (rolled back in the photo) making it invisible until someone stepped in it and fell over. The... More 

Thank gtwibell
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We spent a lovely week in Plymouth based in Mount Batten and we were able to make great use of this little ferry . At £1.50 each way it was good value and meant we could leave the car at the apartment. You board and alight the ferry on a floating landing stage. I have Parkinson's and I'm also recovering... More 

Thank iannpaula
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174 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Good quality service great friendly staff always on time very good really recommended worth a trip 😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊

Thank Vanderhessan
Level Contributor
25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Have read the Jessica review, one must have some sympathy if that was the experience. We were the only ones on the ferry, both ways the day we went in January 2016. It was miserable and raining. We weren't helped on, but we were helped off. The short trip makes such a special event and we visited the Mount Batten... More 

Thank MidlandsAmigos
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

I am a regular user of the Mount Batten Ferry Service and would not normally leave reviews but after reading a couple of the comments posted on here thought I needed to post my views. I commute to work everyday via this service, it is extremely reliable even during the worst weather conditions. Colin and his crew are always friendly,... More 

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