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Harbour St | Nairn Harbour, Nairn IV12 4PH, Scotland
+44 7703 168097
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Call Eric and go out for a unique experience aboard his RIB boat to see Dolphins. Eric's a fascinating guy and provides a personalised experience which is so much more exciting than a big massive boat that's crawling along - you're right out there with...More

5  Thank Adele J
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Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

I can't even review the cruise itself as I didn't have a chance to do it. I was meant to come for a cruise at 3:30 (written confirmation by e-mail) but when I called the guy because no one was there at the time he...More

12  Thank emilplu
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We went dolphin watching with Phoenix Boat Trips while on holiday near Inverness in September 2018. Sadly despite his best efforts Eric was unable to locate any dolphins during our trip, but we had an amazing time aboard "Futuristic" and cannot praise Eric and this...More

1  Thank Trucker_Nigel
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It was a wonderful tour with the kids. We enjoyed a nice two hour trip with Eric and we were lucky to see some dolphins around the boat in front of Fort George.

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I got in touch with Eric about a month before our trip to organise a boat ride. Sadly on the day, my husband and I were the only ones wanting to go out! Eric offered to take us anyway on a shorter trip around the...More

Thank BLW-51
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Great two hour trip out towards fort George to see the dolphins although a small detour over towards the Black Isle was needed until we eventually found them. Not close but close enough to see them surfing the waves. The grandkids got a shot of...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We wanted to go looking for Dolphins in a boat that had seats due to the physical needs of the party. The captain was extremely helpful, we totally enjoyed the trip even when it got cut short due to the weather conditions on the day...More

1  Thank ebvw
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I took a family of 4 on this trip in mid July. We wrapped up warm because it was a damp day, you can sit inside the cabin if you're cold but it's definitely a better view outside so bring a coat just incase. After...More

1  Thank localfarmwoman
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Went on the two hour trip in late May, on a warm day. We spent all the time under power, looking for dolphins, porpoise, seals and seabirds along the coastline. Good trip, but we were unlucky with the dolphins and porpoise. Also, it is surprisingly...More

1  Thank robert d
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Thrilling. Fantastic trip . Saw so many dolphins. Eric fantastic skipper. Bucket list tick. Ann,Nina & Cath

1  Thank Cat O
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

2 hour boat trip from Nairn. Was looking forward due to previous good reviews about Eric being knowledgeable and it being a great trip even if you don’t see marine life. Eric didn’t speak apart from telling us the direction we were going. 2 hrs...More

4  Thank HS2012UK
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Eric was very knowledgeable, very welcoming and above all a good captain. We went on a 2 hour trip, he had stated from the beginning that people on the 1 hour trip were a lot less likely to see dolphins. We spent approx 20 minutes...More

1  Thank erawana2017
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Shirley F
31 October 2016|
Response from phoenix-boat-trips | Property representative |
Hi Boat has been lifted out of the water for the winter. Had to use a crane hired by the local sailing club to keep costs down and the date was a little earlier than I would have liked--sorry about that! The prices are 2... More