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The Rivermaid

Kingsbridge, England
+44 1548 853607
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What a wonderful experience !

We wanted to get the ferry for the evening to see the fireworks at Salcombe but they were fully... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Chilternpair
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Tring, United Kingdom
Stunning Value

We went on the last Rivermaid bird watching cruise of 2017. We left at 13.40 hrs for what was... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Bopeep1947
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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We wanted to get the ferry for the evening to see the fireworks at Salcombe but they were fully booked. Decided to take the ferry during the day, and what a wonderful day ! Weather was gorgeous, the skipper kept us informed of all the...More

Thank Chilternpair
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We went on the last Rivermaid bird watching cruise of 2017. We left at 13.40 hrs for what was advertised as a 3 hr cruise. We got back around 6 pm because boat owner, Peter, generously wanted to show us more and more of the...More

Thank Bopeep1947
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We did the estuary cruise a couple of years ago and enjoyed it so much we decided to go again this year. Nothing had changed. Same Nice lady taking the fares and making hot drinks. Super views, captains commentary just right, not intrusive and I...More

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

A group of 14 of us took a trip from Kingsbridge to Salcombe and back again one afternoon. Pleasant trip, lovely scenery and knowledgeable staff. Highly recommend this!

Thank Sandra T
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We did this trip one sunny evening down the estuary and it was thoroughly enjoyable. There was good but unobtrusive commentary with great views as the sun went down. The only criticism I would make is the lack of food and drink on board as...More

Thank Steve25_12
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We thought this had ceased and were really pleased to find it was running this summer. Great crossing to Salcombe, made even better by a charming lady crew member who passed on lots of information about the local area and future cruises. Spectacular scenery and...More

Thank anne16h
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We've used this ferry many times. So glad it's back in operation this year. Great value, great commentary and the ticket lady is friendly & helpful. Her job is to keep you safe & she does her job well.

1  Thank HFP1
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Very pleasant trip down the estuary. Get there early as it gets very busy they have to turn people away if it's full. We bought a return trip and couldn't get the return time we had planned. So had to wait for the next one....More

Thank Steve D
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Wonderful scenic trip with excellent commentary. Such a shame the lady who works on board is so grumpy.

3  Thank PipMaddie
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a tranquil way to see the Kingsbridge to Salcombe estuary, lasting about 40 minutes each way. The owner / skipper gives a commentary, pointing out items of interest. It is a delightful way to see the estuary and the riverside homes. Cost for...More

1  Thank ArgyleSW15
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jonzy54
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Went on the Rivermaid last year end of August.We didn't book to go on it just turned up.There was a small queue on the side of Enbankment Road.We paid £10 each for a round trip and the weather was stunning.Did go cooler... More
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