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Needles Pleasure Cruises Ltd
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“slow boat”(18 reviews)
“boat trip”(40 reviews)
“chair lift”(26 reviews)
We offer short boat cruises from Alum Bay beach to view the Famous Needles Rocks and Lighthouse, either aboard our slow cruise boats 'Ramblin Rose' and 'Wild Rose', 20 min duration, or our High Speed Jet boat 'Skye Rose', 15 minute duration. We are...more
Cobblers Main Road, Yarmouth PO41 0UR, England
+44 1983 761587
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All reviews slow boat boat trip chair lift alum bay the cliff fast rib minute trip live commentary light house rib ride coloured cliffs value for money pleasant trip stony beach fantastic pictures boat takes great commentary
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

To be honest, I did not feel that we saw much from the boat that we couldn't see from land. Yes, the colours of the cliffs were lovely, but I could not understand why those rocks protruding from the sea were called needles. They did...More

Thank Lindagreenacre
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Nice little 20 minute trip out to needles lighthouse with a talk. they also do a rib trip that goes further round as it is quicker. The boat was great value I thought unlike te needles park itself.

1  Thank Guyiow
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A good 20 mins trip along the edge of the cliffs and the Needles. Well worth going to see them close up. You also see the old gun emplacements in the cliffs and all the different coloured sands in the bay.

2  Thank Celia J
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to splash out on this for a change, having three kids ranging from 9 to 15, wasn't sure if they would like it. They loved it and it was well organised. £24 for a family of five and it lasted just shy of...More

Thank Skelbags
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We went on the slower cruise giving details of the area and it was very informative and pleasant. My husband and granddaughter went on the faster boat and thoroughly enjoyed it,

Thank 100monet
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Nice boat trip out to the needles. Lots of interesting facts given whilst on the trip. Dogs allowed on the trip for free.

1  Thank Aitch48
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing trip on the speed boat well worth the £11 per person be prepared to get a little wet but its all part of the experience. The crew are very friendly and seem to have a good laugh with the passengers Thanks again...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Took the fast rib trip out to The Needles and around the bay. Wow such an exhilarating time. Kids and us adults loved it from start to finish. Well worth the £40 cost. Friendly and helpful staff too. An experience to remember for years to...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Took the chair lift down to the beach (£6 each) and then went on the rib around the Needles (£11 each), fantastic. An exhilarating ride with great views, photo stops and some commentary. Glad we didn't go on the slow boat, so many people, yuk....More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place in Island , really enjoyed the chair lift, 4D cinema experience was amazing, love the boat trip, made my trip memorable

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22 July 2018|
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Response from Roland T | Reviewed this property |
Hi. 't use chair lift, but walking took about 20 minutes at a fairly slow pace.
8 June 2016|
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Response from Skelbags | Reviewed this property |
Check the website. This will give up to date prices. Ours were 6 for an adult and 4 for a child.
Rachel B
19 September 2015|
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Response from Peter L | Property representative |
The boats run from the beach at Alum Bay adjacent to the Needles Park Chair Lift. There are also stairs to the beach that run down from the same area. Car parking is available within the Needles Park.