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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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Great day out

Was not sure what to expect when my wife suggested we go on a day trip. It was fantastic. Weather... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tom R
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 Isle Excursion

What a beautiful sailing . Not just the islands are beautiful but the sea life is an absolute Treat... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cheekywummin
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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50 Pacific Quay | Glasgow Science Centre, Govan, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was not sure what to expect when my wife suggested we go on a day trip. It was fantastic. Weather held out for most of the day and we travelled around a number of islands. Had lunch on board any could of taken a picnic...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful sailing . Not just the islands are beautiful but the sea life is an absolute Treat ! Inquisitive seals and if your lucky enough, you might see the basking sharks too. Awesome !

Thank Cheekywummin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot overstate the reality that I love the Waverley, and all it has to offer. It is in perfect condition at the start of every season, and a credit to the crew and volunteers who keep here literally ship-shape. I aim to sail at...More

Thank StarredMotion
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and we are pleased to note you enjoy your trips on Waverley each year. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amust if you really want a great day out , with great views of the clyde and everything on both banks of the river, so give it a try

Thank Nick G
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again soon.

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Looks like the ships parked up outside the science centre and is getting repairs done first time ive seen it that close beforeMore

2  Thank G_Inspector
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. Waverley is not undergoing repairs she is undergoing maintenance as she does every winter ready to start her 2017 sailings in May. We hope to welcome you aboard during 2017 when Waverley celebrates 70 years...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017

I have travelled on the PS Waverley many times over the years and must say I am disappointed to see the once pleasurable experience being destoryed. I enjoyed the scenery on all the cruises and the price was good for a day trip too. However...More

4  Thank Hotel-inspector s
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and we are sorry to note your disappointment, in spite of your reasonably priced trip with enjoyable scenery. Upon review of all feedback from last year I can see no other comments relating to empty...More

Reviewed 21 January 2017

My friends and l went on the Waverley and had a great day. The weather wasn't too bad so we sat up top. We had a great time, everybody had a lovely. The staff were so nice l would definitely recommend the Waverley we got...More

Thank Liz G
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your sail doon the watter to Rothesay - Waverley sails on the Clyde from May until August each year. Thank you for playing your part in preserving Waverley...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

I've been on the P.S Waverley many times over the years and it never disappoints me. Smooth sailing and very pretty boat on the outside, but the the steam engines below are the place to be. I could sit all day in the warmth and...More

Thank littlespuds
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are pleased to hear you have enjoyed your sailings around the West Coast of Scotland - Waverley sails on the Clyde from May until August each year and her 2017 timetable is now available...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great day out,been on Waverley on many occasions,still get a thrill She will take you to various destinations at a speed off 20 knots,not bad for a little ship off her years,also all ticket sales help keep her maintained and afloatMore

Thank Peter G
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. You can now visit our website to see trips available in 2017 when Waverley celebrates 70 years since her maiden voyage. As you state she has trips to various destinations from the Western Isles of...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Unfortunatly very dissapointed with the cruise up the Thames from Gravesend,mainly because the ship is in my opinion vastly overcrowded,you can't swing a cat! From Gravsend your passenger ticket can, and is increasd to 960 passengers, you are legaly entitled to carry the above passengers...More

4  Thank seafarerdover
PS_Waverley, Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your trip. We were sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your cruise but appreciate that we cannot meet everyone’s expectations. The trips to London are very popular and when the ship passes into the Pool...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
PatsyP52
Are trips to Lundy on the Waverley still happening?
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.
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brianjackson101
Is there a trip on tomorrow 5th to ilfracombré from Clevedon & if so could you let me know details for 2 persons & times .thankyou
4 November 2016|
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Response from reginaritaclarke | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it ...its seems to be a summer event trip...but before you do an trip with them check the times with the office as times on the adverts are totally way out...be prepared for a disorganized day with long waits to get... More
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alan s
Question - Why don't the Waverley excursion company/staff care about customer service? If you ever phone them the only answer you get is "It's in the terms & conditions" Shambles of a company who don't care!!
1 October 2016|
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Response from Howard-Liverpool | Reviewed this property |
Well I am glad I am not the only person who thinks this. The boat is awesome - the staff and management are an utter disgrace. I have had the same response. I think it will come to haunt them soon. My last 2 cruises with... More
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