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Waverley Excursions

50 Pacific Quay | Glasgow Science Centre, Govan, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 204 4400
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Book and wait for the 11th hour cancellation

Beware that anything to do with the Waverley sailing south of Largs is likely to end in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ayr, United Kingdom
A trip along the Clyde, and back in time.

We had an all day, 10 am till 10 pm trip on the Waverley. This is an old paddle steamer from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Offering Day, Afternoon and Evening Cruises from a port near you! Enjoy unrivalled access to Britain's Coasts, Rivers and Islands.Magnificently restored with towering funnels, timber decks, gleaming varnish and brass. See and hear the mighty engines - they will provide a whiff of nostalgia for some but are sure to impress all!
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  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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50 Pacific Quay | Glasgow Science Centre, Govan, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 204 4400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beware that anything to do with the Waverley sailing south of Largs is likely to end in disappointment. Booked online 18th July for Monday 7 August sailing, booking confirmation stated date of 10 July, hmmm it’s an old boat but never thought they did time...More

1  Thank TheGuv-and-Bolli
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an all day, 10 am till 10 pm trip on the Waverley. This is an old paddle steamer from yesteryear. We sailed along the Clyde from Glasgow. Stopping at various locations, to drop off and pickup passengers. There was plenty of seating, inside...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok the thought of "gannin doon the watter" appealed and we enjoyed it , and it was great being on the last ocean going paddle ship (don't think its a steamer) diesel these days . Anyway one of the engineers was fantastic taking the time...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Booked to sail from Glasgow to Tinghabruaich. What a fantastic trip! Weather was good. Staff were very helpful, food was good. Will definitely sail again.

Thank Joyce F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Waverley is a lovely ship to sail in, steam is so quiet & smooth. Ok, so it poured down for our Southbound leg to Rothsay & we had to skip Dunoon because the sea state at the jetty could hazard ship & jetty but we...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely trip. First time on the Waverley and would highly recommend. Food was reasonably priced.

1  Thank carole n N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went Glasgow fair weekend. It was a great wee day. Went Rothesay, left at 10 back in Glasgow for half 8. It rained all day, typical Scottish weather, however the band was playing in the bar, and it was a great atmosphere on boat....More

2  Thank collettekane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having phoned on Friday 4th August to confirm that the trip from Greenock to Tighnabruaich would still be sailing the following day, I was assured that all repairs had been completed and my planned trip was good to go. Not the case. We made the...More

7  Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Waverley trip to cruise Loch Long on Sunday 6th August and while the trip was good the weather was atrocious, it was so bad that they were unable to berth in Dunoon and it was quite hard to see landmarks. We had...More

1  Thank gorsloan1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sailing from Glasgow science centre to Ayr - Started with grumpy crew loitering on gangway when getting on boat, did not make us feel welcome. All just sullenly watched people boarding and did not return greeting. Then ended up stuck on this boat for over...More

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15 August 2017|
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Response from SuzieS57 | Reviewed this property |
The cafe does bacon, sausage or egg rolls in the morning. Lunch and dinner is pub grub- curry and rice, macaroni cheese etc. Food is ok but basic. Lots of people take their own packed lunches. I had a bacon roll with... More
davidpatrick m
3 June 2017|
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Response from Cheekywummin | Reviewed this property |
Hi David sorry I've been on the 4 island trip , Arran Bute and Cumbrea ,but none went to Ireland that I'm aware of . This is from either Glasgow or Greenock sailings David. I'm not sure but I think there's sailings to... More
1 February 2017|
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Response from PS_Waverley | Property representative |
Hi Patsy, yes we are sailing to Lundy Island on September 3rd from Clevedon, Penarth and Ilfracombe. All details are on our website waverleyexcursions co uk and you can book at last year's prices until March 31st.