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Waterfront Charters

| Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Shop 5 on Quay 5, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Amazing Sunset Cruise aboard Esperance

We had a fantastic sunset champagne cruise aboard the Esperance schoner! The staff was... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Julia W
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Website and Staff information does not match up

My experience with Waterfrontcharters ended with the telephone call made to redeem my vouchers for... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Thanya79
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We offer Daily Scheduled Cruises and also Options on Private charters . - Sunset Champagne Cruise - Seal and Harbour Cruises - Coastal Motor Cruises Private Charters between one and four hours with a minimum of 2 hours over sunset time . Boat Available Serenity One , Southern Cross , Esperance , Sea Princess , Jet Boat 2 and Jet Boat 3
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible17%
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| Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Shop 5 on Quay 5, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic sunset champagne cruise aboard the Esperance schoner! The staff was exceptionally friendly and very generous with the champagne.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My experience with Waterfrontcharters ended with the telephone call made to redeem my vouchers for a trip for tomorrow, I booked for one specific trip (Coastal Motor Cruise - Southern Cross) but the gentleman, kept referring me to either the harbour trip of 30 minutes...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

instead of a three hours cruise with Serenity One Catamaran to Clifton, as advertised and confirmed when booking / paying the same day, we motored approximately 90 minutes to ugly Bloubergstrand and within the Harbour. The captain thought that at 20 km/h windspeed the sea...More

Thank Gunther H
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CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hello Gunther At Waterfront Charters safety is the number one consideration. With highly trained skippers and crews and twenty seven years’ worth of ocean experience, we know exactly when to err on the side of caution when it comes to inclement weather. Apart from the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We haven't used this service before and were pleasantly surprised. Boat was new and very comfortable even though it was rather full. I was perched on the bow of the catamaran and had a bird's eye view. got some great shots of table mountain from...More

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CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hello Paddy Thank you for taking the time to share your Waterfront Charters experience. We are passionate about what we do, and it is wonderful to get such lovely feedback. We you join us again for other ocean adventures aboard our vessels.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

To be honest the booking and boating experience was a bit sketchy as we weren’t put on the boat we expected and it all seemed less then professional and disorganized. We hung in and found the rest of the trip totally beyond all expectations. The...More

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CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for a great review. Waterfront Charters experiences are all about going the extra nautical mile to ensure a wonderful experience for guests aboard our vessels. Having said that, we apologise if there was some uncertainty around departure time and the vessel you were...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Trip was not 90 minutes and was only 60 minutes. Oversold in the add and all inclusions not received as per advertised.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We loved our 1 hour cruise on the Esperance this weekend. Lovely crew, amazing time at sea. You should definitely do longer cruises. Felt like we just got out before we had to go in again. We were lucky enough to have the whole of...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. Staff were friendly and helpful. From the reservation staff to the crew. The crew were very informative about the sea life and the surroundings. Would do it again in a heartbeat.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We took the sunset cruise. It was fantastic. The ride came with 2 glasses of bubbly and the best sunset view in Cape Town. The crew was amazing. They were friendly, funny and knew what they were doing. The boat was perfect. The price was...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
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CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hello MadDogTraveler We are thrilled to receive such a glowing review. We are passionate about what we do, and it really warms our heart to know that guests are getting as much enjoyment out of the experience as we do. We hope to host you...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We went out with Captain William on the 12 seater semi ridged rubber duck with 400 horse power thrusting us along. He was a great pilot and really gave us a thrilling ride. He also provided us with some funny insight into some of the...More

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CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hello SOVCAT We are a passionate team, and it warms us to know that patrons are enjoying the experiences we offer, so we thank you kindly for taking the time to share yours. We look forward to you joining us again, perhaps a more leisurely...More

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Dale-Loretta
15 August 2016|
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Response from CraigGirdleston | Property representative |
We Are located in the V & A Waterfront , and that is at least 30 Minute Drive from Hout Bay . The Protea Hotel is in Town , which is close to the Waterfront .
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Jaco V
15 August 2016|
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Hi Jaco, please could you provide us with an email address so our sales team can get in touch.
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