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Special Cruises & Family Friendly Trips Information

Bird & Wildlife Cruise

Join us on our new Bird Watching Cruise to see and learn about the many birds that migrate to our area during the autumn and winter months.

Travelling the River Tamar and River Lynher, which are known for wintering wildfowl and many waders. Where we hope to see Shelduck, Wigeon, Curlew, Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit, the stunning Avocets and hopefully we are fortunate to also see Spoonbills.

Commentary will be provided to give you the opportunity to improve your bird identification skills and learn about the ecology of the birds and the river.

Tickets include a hot Tea or Coffee and Steak Cornish Pasty.

Adults: £20.00 (Adults 16+)

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SUMMER SUNDOWNER (1 ½ Hrs)

Book your seat on board the Summer Sundowner cruise – the essential start to your summer evening. Whether winding down from work or a relaxing evening with your family and friends or a romantic sunset sail for two – sit back, unwind with a complimentary drink, and take in the spectacular scenery of the Devon and Cornwall coast, as we play laid-back tunes.

Fully equipped luxury vessel, with toilets and a Licensed Bar on board. 

Adults: £16.50 / Child: £11.00 (3–15 years old) / Family: £52.00 (2A & up to 3C) 

Tickets include a free drink

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SIP & SUPPER CRUISE with THE HOOK & LINE (2 ½ Hrs)

Set sail from Royal William Yard on our new and exclusive summer evening river cruise, with complimentary drink and tacos from the Yard’s independent seafood restaurant The Hook & Line.  Relax onboard, with great views and great food, whilst we sail around the beautiful Devon and Cornwall landscapes.

A tranquil supper-time cruise for friends, colleagues and all the family.

2 ½ hour cruise from/to Royal William Yard Marina.

Tickets include a complimentary drink & fish filled tacos.
Tacos – 2 individually breaded fish filled tacos, served with lettuce, pico de gallo, chermoula, sriracha, sour cream, lime.
*Vegan option; Jackfruit tacos replacement please email us.

Adults: £26.50 / Child: £19.00 (3–15 years old)
Children: 2 & under – Free (no food included)

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DRAKE’S ISLAND EXPLORER (3 Hrs)

Step aboard our new and exclusive combination evening cruise and enjoy a private tour of Drakes Island.  Take in stunning scenery on board our coastal cruise that includes a 1-hour tour of the jewel of Plymouth Sound. Explore the history of this unique island, walk the tunnels, see the wildlife, and view Plymouth from a whole new perspective.

Suitable for explorers and sightseers alike, looking for a little unique adventure cruise.

Tickets include a complimentary drink.

Adults: £26.50 / Child: £14.00 (3–15 years old) / Family: £75.00 (2A & up to 3C) 
Children: 2 & under – Free

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KIDS PIRATE DISCO (1 ½ Hrs)

Join us on our children’s Pirate Disco Cruise, a family favourite during Plymouth’s Pirate Weekend.

Onboard will be our kids DJ playing musical games and face painters ready to give all little shipmates a makeover and ensure they have a good time.

Fancy dress is welcome and there will be a prize for the best dressed Pirate.

Adults: £12.50 / Child: £8.00 (3–15 years old) / Family: £38.00 (2A & up to 3C)

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(NEW) KIDS NAUTI-COOL DISCO (1 ½ Hrs)

Calling all little mermaids, super cool sailors, pesky pirates, and cute sea creatures! Ride the waves with us on our craziest kid’s party of the summer!

There’ll be face painting onboard, nautical fancy dress competition, cool kids’ music, and lots of fun!

Guaranteed to entertain your kids over the summer.

Fancy dress is welcome and there will be a prize for the most adorable nauti-cool attire.

Adults: £12.50 / Child: £8.00 (3–15 years old) / Family: £38.00 (2A & up to 3C)

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KIDS HALLOWEEN DISCO (1 ½ Hrs)

Come and enjoy our Halloween themed children’s disco.  With on-board musical games from our kids DJ, whilst your little Witches, Frankenstein and teeny Scary Monsters bop away to their favourite tunes.

Fancy dress is welcome and there will be a prize for the best Halloween costume.

Adults: £12.50 / Child: £8.00 (3–15 years old) / Family: £38.00 (2A & up to 3C)

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KIDS SANTA’S CHRISTMAS DISCO (1 ½ Hrs)

A fun packed festive children’s party and cruise for the whole family to enjoy. Ticket prices include a tea/coffee and a mince pie for adults, plus a soft drink and a seasonal selection box for each child.

With festive music, face painting and a visit from Santa all on-board, it’s the best Christmas party in town!

Adults: £12.50 / Child: £8.00 (3–15 years old) / Family: £38.00 (2A & up to 3C) 

Tickets include a free soft drink

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Special Cruises & Family Friendly Trips Timetable

Themed Family Cruise Timetable 2023

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We look forward to welcoming you back onboard.

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Special Cruises & Family Friendly Trips How to Book

PURCHASE TICKETS:

  • On the day from the Ticket Pavilion located directly in-front of the Landing Stage, where all our trips depart. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
  • Book in advance through our Secure ONLINE BOOKING system to receive
    5% Discount and not to be disappointed.
    Please note: our Online Booking System closes at midnight each evening, for next day trips & cruises. After this time, tickets can be purchased from our Ticket Pavilion, which opens daily at 10am (from April to October).
  • Coach parties and large groups (over 20+) please call our office for assistance.
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What our customers say...

“Thank you to the Cremyll Ferry for all your support of Fourlanesend Community School. We use your service with the children at various points in the year. This helps us deliver our unique curriculum and we always appreciate the help you give us. Thank you for being part of our success!”

Rebecca Norton, Head Teacher Fourlanesend C.P. School

“I thoroughly recommend Plymouth Boat Trips. They welcome everyone and I’m sure that anyone who uses them will have a wonderful time.”

Theresa Burt, Ask4All

“For the past 8 years, we have used Plymouth Boat Trips to host our event watching the British Fireworks Championship in August.  Our event has been hugely popular each year, which is no doubt thanks to Plymouth Boat Trips’ excellent hospitality.   

We cannot recommend Plymouth Boat Trips enough! Thank you again for your faultless service year after year!”

Hannah Jackson, Hulley & Kirkwood Consulting Engineers Ltd

“I thoroughly recommend Plymouth Boat Trips! As a support group for people with disabilities and their families we have been organising activities for over 16 years. One of our favourite events is with Plymouth Boat Trips, cruising the Tamar whilst enjoying a disco!  They welcome everyone and I’m sure that anyone who uses them will have a wonderful time.”

Theresa Burt, Ask4All

“We use Plymouth Boat Trips every year for a celebration at the end of the academic year. We are always very well looked after by the crew. It makes for a great celebration at a very competitive price.”

Diane Henderson, Assistant Vice Principal, Marine Academy Plymouth

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