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Ilfracombe Princess

Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
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Waste of time and money

On our honeymoon and wanting to take the 2 hour wildlife safari cruise we rang at 9am to book. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robert M
via mobile
Lovely trip

We booked into the seals and lighthouse trip 14th April. Although we didn’t see any seals the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MissMogii
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Staffordshire
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Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard "Ilfracombe Princess" one of the most technologically advanced passenger vessels in the U.K.Based in Ilfracombe harbour the Ilfracombe Princess cruises frequently sight seals, porpoises and dolphins.New in 2005 and licensed for 100 passengers. Come and enjoy one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England aboard our safe comfortable vessel the 'Ilfracombe Princess'For more information, sailing times and to book visit us at the Pier Kiosk.
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  • Average2%
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Ilfracombe Harbour | Kiosk 2, Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
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"boat trip"
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"interesting commentary"
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"enjoyable trip"
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"wildlife cruise"
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"top deck"
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"lovely trip"
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"grey seals"
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"sea legs"
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"boat takes"
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"seals sunbathing"
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"sea wildlife"
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"longer trip"
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"hour cruise"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"the north devon coast"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On our honeymoon and wanting to take the 2 hour wildlife safari cruise we rang at 9am to book. The lady took my name and as I had used my mobile, had my number. They asked us to arrive at 1.30pm and having paid nearly...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked into the seals and lighthouse trip 14th April. Although we didn’t see any seals the trip was delightful and in the wonderful sunshine. The skipper was full of information and gave us a full commentary throughout the trip. We all had assistance in...More

Thank MissMogii
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

A great and interesting trip along the North Devon coast from Ilfracombe to see Atlantic Grey Seals. Not disappointed. Informative dialogue from navigator. North Devon/Exmoor in autumn. Wonderful.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We have just returned from a short break in Ilfracombe. During our time there we did a few walks and thoroughly enjoyed them. On our last day we decided to go on the retired Life Boat trip as it was only 30 minutes and a...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We opted for the 12 seated vessel, much more exciting. We saw grey seals basking on the rocks. Unfortunately, no porpoises.

Thank Christine L
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

took the trip with some german friends and their children.saw some atlantic grey seals and glimpses of porpoises . captain was very informative with a wealth of knowledge.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a pleasant trip on the princess. It's a great way to relax and take in the coast. Commentary throughout keeps you well informed. Their pricing is not correct however, they claim the leaflet is out of date, even though they still hand them out....More

Thank philhalliwell
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Had the smugglers cave 1hr trip - captain was informative, sailed out close to the inland on the way out and on the way back we were at sea more. Worth the money for the trip. Would do this again

Thank Astrid B
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We enjoyed the boat trip, which went out to sea and turned and on the return leg sailed closer to the coast. Commentary throughout to explain where we were. Great to see this part of Devon coast from a different viewpoint, ( from the sea)....More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Took the trip to see the seals to west of Ilfracombe. The captain proved to be a wealth of knowledge of the area, and made the trip totaly enjoyable. the view from the boat of the coast line is quite superb, and if like my...More

Thank Roy S
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Rachael B
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Yes, children are welcome, under 5's are free of charge.
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Raymond J
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Yes I took my puppy on yesterday 😊
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