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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Got the ferry from Brixham to Paignton (£5 adult return and £3 kids over 5). The trip takes about 25 minutes each way, so it works out as quite a nice little boat trip as well as a useful way of getting around. Really relaxing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Too pricey for me now, I don't go with them anymore. They still looked full during August so I guess they don't care - I'm just one local voice.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

As others have mentioned in subsequent reviews, this boat is primarily a slow ferry serving Brixham and Paignton. We did see a seal and I wasn’t honestly expecting to see anything magnificent, but the advertising is misleading. I could’ve paid for a return ferry to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank santino184
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I paid £20 for the 2 hour coastal cruise which was actually just the ferry trip from Torquay to paignton to brixham then back to paignton and Torquay. It was the most boring pointless waste of 2 hours we have ever spent....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Rob D
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Love using this family ferry business. The people running it are fun and make the trip so much more. Seeing the sunset and fireworks from the sea is something special. We also got to see a seal playing around in the sea as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Cant be sure of the name I only know it wasn't Western Lady or We Ferry, but took the ferry for a small sum to Paignton from Brixham, all good. However tried to get the ferry back and somehow we misunderstood at low tide it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Lucylaura1
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Used the boat to get back from Torquay to paignton so easy and convenient and so much better than driving,no parking no crowded bus just a pleasant trip my boys loved it crew were friendly and helpful will definitely use next year on our return

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We didn’t enjoy our wildlife boat trip from Torquay to Brixham and back, on the Dart Princess at 11am, last Sunday, 6th August. We were upset that the captain of the boat and a young male crew member smoked an amount of cigarettes there and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Gillybean1974
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We used the dart princess and Rivearia ferry to go back and forth from paighton and Torquay, it was brilliant £5.00 return, it saved taking the car and looking for car parks, fri3ndly staff, on time, explained clearly on-board about the timings and where you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lee092017
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Just got back from this evenings cruise. Great value. Fish and chips to die for. Thanks guys will recommend to anyone.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tarn D
28 July 2018|
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Response from fromvenus |
Last time I looked it had gone up by 66% to £5 for a single trip (from £3). Thus an increase of £4 for a return trip!!
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charlenem497
25 August 2017|
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Response from 368pauline | Reviewed this property |
It would be worth asking the company directly as it depends on what type of wheelchaor and the specific needs of the person in the wheelchaor. They must have to access the boat smoothly for other reasons. If you ask they may... More
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