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Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Anyone purchasing tickets to see the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will have a trip around the dockyard included. The museum opens at 10am, with the first boat tour running at 11am. Best to take the first one as later in the day the queues for the...More

4  Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Having been directed up to boarding ramp by a member of staff with my father in his wheelchair there is a big step at the other end and NOONE was available to help, my father had to struggle out of his wheelchair and step down....More

4  Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

£8 for a trip around the focal points of the harbour and naval dockyard. An excellent and informative commentary. On board drinks with friendly efficient crew. Close up views of HMS Warrior and warships moored alongside the Dockyard.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We took two trips - one around the historic dockyard the other to see the USS Harry Truman, a HUGE American aircraft carrier anchored in the Solent for a few days. Both trips had very informative commentary and lovely crew. The boatyard trip was busy...More

Thank ruthvl1971
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Very relaxing and enjoyable, there weren't that many ships in, but on a sunny day it was a good way just to chill and look. The upper open deck was crowded because of the glorious weather, so get a seat on the outside if you...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great way to see the docks from the water perspective. Bit hit and miss regarding the ships that are berthed but the crew commentary is interesting and it’s a pleasant trip

Thank Madtwo
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a short trip by boat round the harbour. I have done it several times and seen different things as different ships are coming and going all the time. You get a great view of them as they are close up, and a lovely...More

Thank Nicola-Anne R
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The trip is better when there are more ships in port. You need to be able to get to the railings otherwise your view is restricted. Too many people standing and firgetting, or nit bithering about those behind them. It gets interesting when MOD Police...More

Thank PietreS
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth a trip on the dockyard boat trip - takes you into heart of dockyard so you can see the warships currently in port - good commentary from skipper giving the usual general knowledge of everything you need to know along the way -...More

Thank jonnyf1968
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Although it was a bit dull the day I went the tour commentary made up for it. I sat inside as it was a bit chilly to sit outside which on a good day is the best place to sit. I sat on the left...More

Thank nigel_dorking
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Didn’t plan to do this tour but had a couple of hours free whilst waiting for my friends. Went on the boat and had a very surprisingly interesting, informative and historical harbour boat tour. Was amazed to see up closed the Queen Elizabeth largest aircraft...More

Thank rosec302
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Whilst staying in Southampton with me husband who was working i popped along to Portsmouth. Having parked up i was walking around the Marina and decided to go on one of the Harbour Tours. I brought my ticket and the young man selling them told...More

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andreabishop2015
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