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Tresco Boat Services

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TR24 0QQ, England
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Excellent Value for Money

The main reason to visit the islands is for the boat trips - nowhere in the UK gives as much value... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anthony P
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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The boats are frequent and friendly. They travel slowly and are open top on a nice day it is... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
hairycow
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Ontario
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main reason to visit the islands is for the boat trips - nowhere in the UK gives as much value for your pond as the Scillies, and this is backed by a great service, a pleasant welcome and an enjoyable journey.

Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The boats are frequent and friendly. They travel slowly and are open top on a nice day it is actually quite a pleasant commute. The gentlemen running the service will help you in and out of the boat if required. Not much else to say...More

Thank hairycow
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The quickest way to get from A to B around the islands! And helpful informed staff when you call! Thank you

Thank Katie M
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

The inter island boat services are very efficient. There are usually two or three sailings every day, which are all tide dependent. The timetables are published at 5pm the day before and also detail which quay the boat will use. The standard single adult fare...More

1  Thank John W
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We used the boat service to get to and from Tresco, despite the rough crossing, enjoyed the trip, the boat offers refreshments, soft drinks, tea, coffee, beer, wine etc. views were interesting.

1  Thank Alison U
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Excellent service, cheerful,crew, amazing views and exciting boat trips between the islands. Delighted to be back on board. Thank you.

Thank Teresa C
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Timetables are published daily and inter-island services are sufficient for all tourist purposes, e.g. Day trip from Tresco to Bryher £5 return) or Tresco to St Mary's (£11 return). Our experience was trouble-free.

2  Thank WallopsCouple
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A great service-weather allowing! On busy days extra boats will be laid on for everyone to get to their chosen destination. Enjoyed our trip round the Western isles to spot seals and puffins. The boatmen's skills have to be admired.

1  Thank Penny F
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Look, there's absolutely no other way to move between islands, OK. Not unless you can walk on water or do telekinesis. As a result they can provide their very competent but limited service at very high cost. Like Tresco to Bryher (400 metres?) for £5...More

1  Thank ozzertjie
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly & helpful xx Useful having the Tresco boat services to enabling island hopping. Thank you xx

Thank Tracey S
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