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St Ives Self Drive Motor Boats

Slipway opposite the Sloop Inn pub, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
+44 7824 633447
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Still a good way to spend an hour.

We had another go on the bright yellow self-drive motor boats for an hour while we were on holiday... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Sandygranny
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Sandy, United Kingdom
really fun

staff were really friendly and when we got stuck in the sand they were straight on the scene to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Cheryl B
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“life jackets” (5 reviews)
“patrol boat” (5 reviews)
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Slipway opposite the Sloop Inn pub, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
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+44 7824 633447
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had another go on the bright yellow self-drive motor boats for an hour while we were on holiday in Cornwall. We were each given life jackets and told not to pull the cord unless the boat was sinking! There is a patrol boat out...More

6  Thank Sandygranny
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

staff were really friendly and when we got stuck in the sand they were straight on the scene to push us out and advise. would definitely do again and would recommend doing the hour

2  Thank Cheryl B
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Everytime we visit St Ives we always have to have a drive on the Speed Boats, my little boy insists! They are a little pricey for the time you get especially as the boats are VERY slow indeed. Ideally they should have two options of...More

1  Thank danzy100
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Hired a boat out for half an hour. Was fun, our 8yr old daughter loved it. Got a boat straight away so strolled down to the shore where a young lad told us how to drive the boat. We let our daughter have a drive,...More

2  Thank watson642
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I am local but rarely get time to visit st ives. Well today I did and my little boy aged 5 wanted to go on the self driven boat. I thought we would be out of luck as was peak season. I approached the desk...More

3  Thank zoe_claire88
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Our group of 4 pre-booked a seal Island trip with this company and unfortunately on the day we received a call to say all boats would not be running due to the weather conditions. Although we did not use the service I could not fault...More

1  Thank Mez L
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

My son who's almost 8 couldn't wait to go on one, we were giving our safety instructions and life jackets and sent on our way.. What fun we had my son loved every moment of it 30 mins was plenty of time x

1  Thank Danilea90
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

These inflatable boats are fun. They are motor boats and not speed boats but have the right power to get across the bay safety. They are sturdy and a member of staff is in another boat keeping an eye out on everyone. Got some great...More

1  Thank _ash_twist
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

this was great. Fab value with 6 (5 adults one teenager going in a boat) . felt very safe and they all loved it. easy to hire and no waiting around.

1  Thank Ilkleyrachel
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

When we booked (the same day in person) we asked for the faster boat, we got told "the one from James Bond" and after showing us a picture we said yes. We paid for an hour as my partner really enjoys driving boats and we...More

1  Thank Melanie2389
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