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Donegal Bay Waterbus

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Address: The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
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+353 74 972 3666
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The Donegal bay Waterbus is an 80ft long pleasure boat with full...

The Donegal bay Waterbus is an 80ft long pleasure boat with full bar,heating and air conditioning, ladies and gents toilets, which provides tours around beautiful Donegal Bay. It takes in amazing views of the bay, the town, the Bluestack Mountains and the amazing seal island with over 200 seals.

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Informative talk about the Donegal bay area, great Irish coffees, and lovely sing song on the way back. The sing song included a little singing in German, which I was really... read more

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative talk about the Donegal bay area, great Irish coffees, and lovely sing song on the way back. The sing song included a little singing in German, which I was really impressed with. The guide clearly knows his audience and was prepared to make the effort, it's very nice to see a Europhile vibe in West Donegal. We also saw... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ride was very smooth and the scenery was very nice. The history was interesting and than the hokey-ness starts. It wasn't bad. It was just entertaining. It was entertainment maybe not at its best.

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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We booked on the Donegal Bay Waterbus tour lasting about 1 1/2 hours. This tour cost €20 per person. For that you get a friendly welcome, a friendly goodbye and a great tour in the middle. You get told about all the key points in the bay. It'd be great to get out into the ocean but being a flat... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Ok experience. While travelling around Donegal we went on this trip. Lovely atmosphere however quiet dull and relatively boring at times. Would recommend to a family with children over the age of around eight.

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Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our boat trip on New Year's Day. Very entertaining, great singer a laugh from start to finish .

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Thank Diane M
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Everyone must take a trip on this when visiting Donegal Town .A laugh from start to finish ..Everyone on board from passengers to staff smiled from boarding to disembarking. Very well entertained .. Make time and take a trip .beautiful views going out and coming back in .

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Thank Forkdoc
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view, nice staff and drinks. What else could I want? :) The boat was spacious, fun and you can all the Donegal bay .

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ludlow
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

very enjoyable boat trip very informative from the guide also told jokes and sang lovely views a very relaxing trip

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Amherst, New York
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Be sure to line up early if you want a good seat! It was a nice day and we barely managed to snag seats atop the waterbus. For good photos, definitely grab a seat up top. There were wonderful photo opportunities and the tour was nice. It was so neat to see the seals! We made our way downstairs on... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting trip and a good way to chill out while hearing more about the area from the local tour guide. This was quite a short tour around 90 minutes during which our guide told us some of the history associated with the area. The guide sung a few songs on the way back which was very pleasant.... More 

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