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“naval dockyard”(11 reviews)
“great trip”(12 reviews)
“hour trip”(9 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2-5 Commercial Wharf | Barbican, Plymouth, England
+44 1752 253153
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All reviews naval dockyard great trip hour trip informative commentary the upper deck great hour harbour tour dock yard friendly crew subs running commentary fully licensed bar light jacket lovely cruise sat upstairs comprehensive tour commercial wharf
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

The weather was beautiful for October and we decided to do an hour boat trip. The weather can also be decepting and it was freezing on the top deck, luckily there is the deck with huge windows downstairs with a licenced bar. Worth the money...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JaxGallaghan
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We decided to go for the boat ride after reading about it in some tourist information, the weather wasn't great but you could sit inside the boat and there were plenty of seats. The price was £8 each for an hour and the commentary was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

This is really a harbor tour of dry docks, battle ships and World War II gun batteries built into the sides of cliffs. The boat left from near the Mayflower steps, which are not spectacular. The cruise did offer a distant view of Smeatons Tower...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Harry P
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Best way to spend an hour! Very informative commentary pointing out all points of interest as we sailed out of the sound. Bar on board selling beer/soft drinks, tea/coffee for a 'price. Boat clean & tidy. Well priced trip £22 for 2 adults & 1...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Like most people we sat on the top deck to get a good view of the numerous places of interest around the harbour.Cruised past the naval dockyards whilst a very informative commentary was given through the loud speakers.It did become rather chilly towards the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

We took the 1 hour cruise as part of a tour group. The views were nice. interesting to see the ships. We rode on the top on the way out, but when downstairs for the return since it was pretty cold at that point. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelPanda99
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A group from HMS Ajax reunion enjoyed the one hour Harbour Cruise. The weather was perfect for the event and the running commentary from the Skipper was excellent. There were lots of food and drinks available at very reasonable prices. Everyone had a really good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank modan45
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The tour covered a lot about the harbor's role with the British Navy. Spoke much about the history and current operations.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelbob1
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Very friendly crew. Informative skipper with great historical (but not complex) information given throughout the 1-hour trip. Extensive explanation about the naval docks and vessels present. Lovely photographic opportunities. Advisable to take a scarf and hat if you are going onboard outside of summer months....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Raeeholmes
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Have done this trip a few times now and it's well worth the money. The captian gave his well practiced commentary throughout the trip. As usual he was able to tell us what the naval ships in the dockyard were with some details and a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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