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Review of Forth Boat Tours

Forth Boat Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A 90 minute Forth Bridges Cruise on the Firth of Forth depart from Hawes Pier at South Queensferry which is only a short distance from Scotland's bustling Capital City of Edinburgh. A boat trip aboard the Forth Belle is an ideal way to spend any morning or afternoon. Sit on the outside deck or in the heated observation lounge and listen to the guided commentary. Take in the magnificent views of the Forth Road Bridge and the world-famous, recently awared, World Heritage Forth Railway Bridge built in the Victorian era; the beautiful panoramas of the Edinburgh skyline to the south and the Kingdom of Fife to the north and the beautiful island of Inchcolm with its medieval abbey.
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We were a little bummed that we couldn't stop on the island to see the Abbey but otherwise it was quite enjoyable. The crew is great and they pointed out puffins and we slowed near the seals.

Thank srlawren11
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent day out seeing the bridges from a different perspective. Staff were very friendly and informative. We went up one side of the forth past the docks where they are building Prince of Wales then across to blackness castle famous for Outlander , then back under the 3 bridges and back to base . Very interesting journey , very beautiful and we had alovely cream and jam scone with coffee thrown in aswell

Thank Doug A
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this very informative trip - it was wonderful to see the 3 bridges from a different angle! The captain slowed down when there was a chance of seeing puffins or seals - we saw both.Although there was a taped commentary he also added his own comments.All crew were very friendly. Only slight downside was the lack of scones, which we hoped to enjoy with a cup of tea.

Thank BrackenLiz
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

A lovely boat trip with great commentary from the boat’s captain.
The views of both sides of the Firth of Forth are super as is the spectacular sight of all 3 bridges .We saw an amazing number of seals and some puffins .
The crew were friendly and helpful too ,a great trip .

Thank maggief_11
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Booked on groupon so a very inexpensive trip that I probably didn't appreciate how much we would enjoy, every staff member we met was superb and could not do enough to make the trip a great experience. Cream tea to compliment the day and even tho the weather was not great you are warm and dry. Would definitely recommend

Thank David A
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