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Puffin Cruises

21 Broomhill Street, Amble, England
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Trip to see the Roseates

We booked this trip because, although this was our 9th visit to the area we had never been before... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sandra D
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Day trip

Phoned for booking on Friday on the 2 o'clock trip It was on the old lifeboat It was value for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
keith c
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Hetton, United Kingdom
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“coquet island”(33 reviews)
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21 Broomhill Street, Amble, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked this trip because, although this was our 9th visit to the area we had never been before. We were not disappointed. We saw lots of the roseate terns. We also so puffins, kittiwakes and eider ducks. Plus lots of seals. Well worth the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phoned for booking on Friday on the 2 o'clock trip It was on the old lifeboat It was value for money with a good comentry

1  Thank keith c
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Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for your review for Puffin Cruises Old Lifeboat Beryl Tollemache ! We are pleased that you enjoyed sailing and the commentary while you were on board. Hope you sail again and we appreciate your review.. Puffin Cruises

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my two grandchildren on this trip and they loved every minute, as did I. Crew were great and very informative. They even gave the kids binoculars so that they could see the puffins and seals more clearly. Towards the end of the trip the...More

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Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your Great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your trip with Puffin Cruises we appreciate the time you took to write this. So pleased that you thought it was well worth the money too. Hope you sail again soon! Puffin Cruises

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went on the cruise today and what a trip- Dolphins-Puffins all in the same trip- Very good value at £10 for an hour and fantastic guides- Both Dave's know their stuff

1  Thank Philip D
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Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your trip with us to Coquet Island. Even better you seem to have the full package as Dolphins are rare to see. We appreciate your positive review. Puffin Cruises

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trip was so popular that a second cruise was added on the day we went. Friendly and knowledgable crew on the boat. A wonderful family business established since 1969. We were told that there weren’t many puffins around but we were delighted to see...More

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Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your cruise with us and hope to see you again sailing out on the retired Beryl Tollmarche Ex Eastborne Lifeboat. I am sure we can try and arrange it. Puffin Cruises

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this trip several days in advance, we were told that it would be weather dependent, and to ring on the morning of the trip to make sure it was going. The cruise was due to depart at 2pm. We called ahead that day...More

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Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We do apologise about your experience it has not happened in the past as we have a good reputation and aim to keep all our customers happy. There was a mix up by the crew on the day and in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great one hour tour around Coquet Islands. Small boat so everyone gets a “front row” seat. You get a bit of history, a bit of natural history but not a constant, annoying commentary that you often get on trips like this.More

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Carol G, General Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your review and had a front row seats... . We are sorry to hear you found the commentary annoying, we can not seem to find a happy medium and try to cover history and our surrounding landscapes including the bird info....More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We went on this boat trip as one adult and one 8 year old. But of a mix up over the booking but we got there in the end. Crew really informative and friendly and chance to chat with other passengers was appreciated as we...More

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Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi, we appreciate your review and your rating as we are a small family business. We are pleased that you and your 8 year old enjoyed the trip and hope you will sail again with us soon.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

As the final family adventure this summer, we took the grandkids on the little boat to see the seals around Coquet Island on an hour-long trip. Maybe we were lucky but I can honestly say that the swell was nothing more than a gentle roll...More

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Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review and to take the time to give feed back. The Skipper enjoys his trips and appreciates your review. Glad you enjoyed it and hope you visit again. Puffin Cruises

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Loved seeing the seals. My daughters got to drive the boat. Very friendly, informative staff. Would fully recommend.

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Carol G, Manager at Puffin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi, Thank you for recommending Puffin Cruises. As we are a small family business.

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Ian A
6 May 2018|
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Response from Carol G | Property representative |
Hi Yes Telephone to book your seats. Sailings are posted weekly on our Face Book page.
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Joy M
14 January 2018|
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Response from Carol G | Property representative |
Hi Puffin Cruises start operating around April when all the puffins and all the sea birds return. Hope to see you then and keep checking our Face book page for all our updates on sailings.
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Tracey Chris C
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Contact them and ask. ring 01665 711975/07752 861914. Probably depends on the dog size and temperament. You will know your dog and what it would be like. Can be choppy When we did our trip there was loads of room as... More
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