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Brilliant Fun

A great holiday in Fowey made brilliant by hiring a boat (the Pelican)from Maurice for 12 days. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dominic E
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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The Best Experience

Had an amazing 3 hours on a self drive boat yesterday. Steve the owner was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
debjen
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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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Explore the river and harbour in your own boat at your own leisure. Having a boat will add a new dimension to your holiday. Forget the car and collect your shopping by boat. Moor the boat outside or near your holiday cottage, take a picnic, go...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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8 Hill Hay Close, Fowey PL23 1EN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great holiday in Fowey made brilliant by hiring a boat (the Pelican)from Maurice for 12 days. The Pelican is an Orkney Longline 16 fully equipped with everything you need to get out on the estuary. We spent some of every day on the water,...More

Thank Dominic E
maurice h, Owner at Fowey River Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Dominic, I'm glad you enjoyed the boat Pelican and the weather was just brilliant that fortnight I saw a seal on Sunday just below Sawmills where you were staying. Thanks for looking after the boat and leaving her nice and clean. Maurice

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing 3 hours on a self drive boat yesterday. Steve the owner was very friendly and informative. Boat was simple to drive and comfortable. We explored the whole estuary, creek and sea mouth and moored on the pontoon at Polruan and had an...More

Thank debjen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying opposite Fowey and the weather app said wall to wall sunshine. Fowey River Boats was promoted in our house book, so I lifted the phone to Maurice and Bingo two days later he arrived with his grandson plus the Falcon.boat. He very...More

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maurice h, Owner at Fowey River Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your comments and recommending Fowey River Boat Hire. You were very very lucky with the weather sunshine every day and very hot, we are experiencing the best spell of weather for many years. You were very lucky to see the seal, I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hired a rib with our friends to explore the harbour,tide going out so we cruised up river first checked out all the boats and the clay factory,turned round and investigated another inlet up towards the yacht club and then down the river towards the sea...More

Thank Bignige53
Reviewed 11 June 2018

If you are planning a holiday in Fowey ,Cornwall and want to get the best from your trip ,hire a boat . For over 20 years my family have explored the lovely harbour in Fowey and enjoyed another view ,from the water . A family...More

Thank stouffer35
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent value for money really freindly service highlight of visiting fowey hirely recomended We visited four years ago and always remembered it and will this one

Thank Clare J
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We hired 3 boats from Maurice on the may bank holiday weekend. We were offered a very reasonable price which we could not refuse. Maurice was very easy to get hold of, and willing to talk at any time before hand to arrange getting the...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 1 April 2018

My husband and I and 2 teenage children spent the last week of March in Polruan. The holiday house we rented had a boat mooring and we were advised to rent a boat from Maurice. Maurice is a lovely gentleman, very friendly and helpful. Neither...More

Thank GezF F
maurice h, Owner at Fowey River Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you very much for you kind words and I am really please to know that you enjoyed your time with the boat. Hope to see you again and many thanks for using Fowey River Boat Hire. regards Maurice

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Hired from Maurice several years ago when we hired a cottage for the week in Post Pill and have just returned having hired the same cottage and another boat from Maurice. The boat was once again delivered to it's mooring outside our cottage for the...More

Thank Matt W
maurice h, Owner at Fowey River Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Hi Matt, Glad you had a good week with the boat "Demelza", There were plenty of mackerel in the harbour last week, hope you caught some. Hope to see you again if you come back to Pont Pill. Maurice

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Maurice was very professional when explaining and giving advise on the safety and instruction for use of the boat.we hired the boat for an afternoon trip from Fowey to lostwithel. I would definitely hire about from Maurice again.

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Dominic E
24 March 2018|
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Response from maurice h | Property representative |
Morning, No, there are more fees to pay. You can moor up at the public pontoons at Polruan and Fowey. The price includes all fuel and buoyancy aids.
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