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Menai bridges & swellies tour

Had a great tour this morning with Trig. Our group of 11 ranged from 4 years old to 72 years old... read more

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Stu O
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Brilliant Velocity trip!

Great time at 70mph on the Menai Strait. Thanks to Christian and all the staff for making such a... read more

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David P
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Experience the tranquility of the Menai Straits, its stately homes, ferocious tides and whirlpools or travel seaward to Llandwyn Island, a rocky peninsula of outstanding beauty surrounded by white sandy beaches.Our vessels are state of the art RIBs...more
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Porth Daniel Boat Yard Water Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5DE, Wales
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had a great tour this morning with Trig. Our group of 11 ranged from 4 years old to 72 years old and it was really informative & funny for the older of us and fast, wet and wild enough to put huge smiles on everyone's...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

Great time at 70mph on the Menai Strait. Thanks to Christian and all the staff for making such a memorable trip.

Thank David P
Reviewed yesterday

Can't recommend this too highly. Booked in for the Castle and Islands tour with my three kids - aged 9 to 16. Weather meant we could't do the full tour but what a blast anyway - in the straits and out bouncing off the tops...More

Thank David W
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent experience booked online as an anniversary treat for myself and husband, Rowan our pilot was excellent and informative and ensured the ride was fun and exhilarating. Amazing hour long trip, all staff very friendly from start to finish would highly recommend booking looking forward...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Choose a wet day sadly but really great fun, the driver was full of tales and ensured we all had a good time. Not cheap but worth it. Might try a longer trip on a better day. The rib got up to 57 knots so...More

Thank Rick261
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had great fun today on ribride with our skipper Sam who made it enjoyable and interesting, can’t wait to do another one!

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great trip, well done! Interesting details and views. Great mix of fun and adventure. Easily accessible and good value.

Thank ValO102
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic experience on 8 August made unforgettable by seeing dolphins. Exhilirating and great fun. Thanks Skipper Sam!

Thank RuthandDan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A group of 9 of us, ages 7 - 40-something had a great trip out on the Menai Straits on the hourlong ‘Bridges and Swellies’ trip. Mike was very knowledgeable and gave us a great balance between sightseeing and speeding about. I think he judged...More

Thank bellebec
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sam our sailor was so helpful. He told us fun facts about sights and was extremely funny. The trip was a great experience, being fun and daring at the same time. Although it was heavily raining and windy we still saw seals and had a...More

Thank Steve W
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Mary G
7 July 2018|
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Thanks for your question, the 'hive mind' has done a great job in supporting us and providing answers. Due to summer sunshine we are very busy getting folk on to the water, please do book early to avoid disappointment and so... More
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John H
16 May 2018|
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Response from Jo Q | Property representative |
Prices for our trips stay the same in August (the new Velocity RIB will be different when it arrives). An adult ticket is £24 ad Child 4-16 years is £18 for our 1 hour 'Bridges and Swellies' classic adventure trip. I hope... More
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Gary W
25 August 2016|
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Hello, I am a reviewer not a member not a member of rib ride staff! However my husband has a motorbike and I enjoy pillion rides with him. The rib ride gives a similar experience and is very enjoyable so. Would recommend... More
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