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Dragonfly Cruises

#1 of 5 Tours in Brecon
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: Canal Road, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon, Wales
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+44 7831 685222

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Lovely day out

The boat was well appointed with seats at table, refreshments, hot and cold drinks available. The tannoy guide became a bit swamped by the passengers and children around talking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
West Wales
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West Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The boat was well appointed with seats at table, refreshments, hot and cold drinks available. The tannoy guide became a bit swamped by the passengers and children around talking but we chatted to the boatman who had lots of knowledge and was very cheerful. It was a leisurely way to spend a few hours , very nice.

Thank darbyandjoan
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154 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from Brecon after a wonderful cruise with Dragonfly. The crew were most professional and helpful throughout the 2.5 hours journey. Lovely refreshments available at a very good price.Scenery was stupendous and we enjoyed the stop at the aqueduct.Many ducks around dodging the long boat,bluebells and celandines amid the newly sprouting trees. Glorious weather as we meandered along,so relaxing.... More 

Thank Christine658
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66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family group of eight. The trip lasted 21/2 hours. The boat was full and the weather was fair. We all enjoyed the trip particularly when we stopped at the aqueduct. The one area of disappointment was that there was a commentary regarding the history of the canal but with the general chatter that was happening the commentary... More 

Thank GordonCotswolds
London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

14/04/2017 While visiting the area, we went on a Dragonfly cruise. The crew during was fantastic, friendly and professional. It was very relaxing time on the boat, listening to the commentary stating historical facts about the canal and the area. During the cruise, there's a good selection of snacks, cold and hot drinks to purchase but also a must to... More 

1 Thank Fabienamberieu
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went on a lunchtime trip to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary, along with our son, daughter and three grandsons. We took a picnic lunch and enjoyed this whilst relaxing on the narrow boat and enjoying the beautiful scenery. The staff were very friendly and my grandsons spent the return journey at the back of the boat... More 

Devon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired one of Dragonfly Cruises day boats called Ruby Rose, and it was a perfect way to spend a relaxed afternoon with the kids on the water. Dave was very friendly and informative and the boat was very spacious and comfortable. The kids (10 and 12) found the boat easy to drive and us adults got some peace for... More 

Thank thedeanfamily2017
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108 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a trip on a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon with my son. The guys on the barge were great just a pity they didn't do the commentary instead of using a prerecorded tape. You couldn't hear what was said as people were chatting so it was a waste of time! When u have a personality and a microphone then use... More 

Thank Ruth H
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98 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 2.5 hour cruise along the Brecon canal. The weather was great, the staff friendly and helpful, providing interest for children and adults alike. There is a limited choice of drinks and snacks on the boat, but the Aldi round the corner provided an adequate picnic.

Thank yraveller1
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Hired boat for one hour at a very impressive price of £20. Bloke who was in charge was very friendly and helpful. Thankyou. Enjoyed every minute, good fun!!! Deffo call back and use this service again!!! FAB!!!

Thank Rhian M
Trethomas, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

After a heart lunch and drinks at the Clarence just across the road we had the pleasure of a wonderfully relaxing cruise down the canal, through a lock and up onto the aqueduct. Our captain and host Dave and Tim were brilliant, nothing was too much trouble, their knowledge of the area and the canal is superb and I don't... More 

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