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Great day, great service

Hired a Whaley for 3 hours, £95, family of 4... sorted with life vests, safety briefing, 10 minutes... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Not to be missed

Spent a couple of hours this afternoon with the family in two 2 man kayaks on the dart. Spoke to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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“Great day, great service ”
6 days ago
“Not to be missed ”
We are a motor/sail boat, kayak and stand up paddle board hire business. We are based on the pontoon in Dittisham on the beautiful river Dart.
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| Pier House, The Quay, Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0EX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hired a Whaley for 3 hours, £95, family of 4... sorted with life vests, safety briefing, 10 minutes on the water showing us the basics of the boat, maps, expert advice all delivered in a professional way... very impressive. 3 hours later we had had...More

Thank Ramster1710
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours this afternoon with the family in two 2 man kayaks on the dart. Spoke to the guy this morning and it was booked quickly although would give a couple of days notice if you can to avoid disappointment. Really friendly...More

Thank Kraufdinner
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The ONLY way to get across the river at this point. Ring the bell and hope that the old guy has his hearing aid switched on or is looking across at you!

Thank Austen M
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Quick and efficient service to cross the river to Greenway the home of Agatha Christie. Great views of the river Dart

Thank bkescape
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was our 2nd use of Dittisham Boats and another really enjoyable experience. Lee - nice chap Weather - good Scenery - perfect What more could you ask for.

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We've used this service twice in the last week, one for a small boat hire and once for a kayak. This stretch of the Dart is glorious and not quite so busy as Dartmouth, so ideal if you need to find your sea legs. The...More

1  Thank Livesbythec
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We have just returned from a 6 hour trip on one of the Longliners. It's the first time we have hired a boat on the Dart and we have lived here since 1990. Lee's briefing was excellent (clearly taken on board the positive feedback) and...More

Thank philsil
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We hired a 'whaley' for 3 hours and had a very pleasant afternoon cruising up to Dartmouth for fish-and-chips and then back to Dittisham. When we picked up the boat Lee was very friendly and got the boat out promptly (despite us being 45 minutes...More

6  Thank 32GeoffreyC
DittishamBoats, Owner at Dittisham Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2016

I appreciate your comments and totally accept the review. I am sorry for the misunderstanding and for the feelings you had at the end of your day out. Propeller checks are now factored into the boat handover and having also seen your comment about the...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016

We only discovered Dittisham Boats toward the end of our stay in the area which was the bad news. The wife and I have only recently taken up sailing and had given up trying to find somewhere that hired out sailing boats until a chance...More

Thank Bossmatt
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Really enjoyed a half day out in the river. The owner was really helpful and very honest. We were a young family with little or no experience in boats but weren't patronised or put off. All safety equipment was provided. I would recommend anyone take...More

Thank Alwaysaguest
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