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Messing about on the Fowey estuary

Our daughter and her husband hired a boat from Town Quay whilst on their honeymoon and really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Mark Anderson

We hired a boat from Maurice Hunkin a first time this year and it was fantastic experience. We have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mr M
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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
8 Hill Hay Close, Fowey PL23 1EN, England
+44 1726 832001
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our daughter and her husband hired a boat from Town Quay whilst on their honeymoon and really enjoyed it. So whilst being on holiday my wife and I decided to do it and really enjoyed the experience. You get a totally different view of Fowey...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a boat from Maurice Hunkin a first time this year and it was fantastic experience. We have had a very nice time and enjoyed every minute on the boat!!! Great service Maurice and big thank you.

Thank Mr M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a review for Maurice Hunkin and his Fowey River Boat Hire.We hire a boat from Maurice for a week every summer while staying in self catering accommodation in Fowey. We use the boat daily to go Mackerel fishing in the estuary and for...More

Thank BermudaPink67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We as a family had a great morning in Fowey and enjoyed the boat that we hired from Steve. He's a lovely man and we will certainly be back.

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We have been borrowing boats from Maurice for many years and should have done this review a long time ago haha. Maurice has always been excellent suggesting day trips like voyaging to Golant and fishing spots. His boats have always been above expectations, fast and...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The owner Steve is a top bloke everything is explained to you and life jackets are provided. We had a great hour up and down the river.More

Thank Paulfirston
maurice h, Owner at Fowey River Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Paul. Thanks for the write up but that was not me, If was an hour's let you are right that would be Steve from the town quay. He is the one to go to if anyone wants just an hour or two on the...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family the day before, and returned as father and son the following day. Booked a rib for an hour, but could’ve pootled the estuary for a couple more. Buoyancy aids and full instruction given. We felt safe, happy and had a...More

Thank RoyaleDeluxe
Reviewed 15 July 2018 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 17 July 2018

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 10 July 2018 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 July 2018

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

Thank rantandravehc
maurice h, Owner at Fowey River Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

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

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Dominic E
24 March 2018|
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.