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Falmouth Pleasure Cruises

2 Marlborough Grove, Falmouth TR11 2RP, England
+44 1326 212939
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Fabulous!

My husband, son and I had a great time on board the Princessa. The two hour afternoon trip flew by... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jlw12920
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Pleasant 2 Hours

Great ferry, plenty of room and comfortable. All weather ferry with licensed bar on board... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Keith W
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Australia
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Daily boat trips on board the Princessa from the Prince of Wales Pier Falmouth TR11 3DF. We offer two trips a day down to the Helford River 11am returning 1.15pm and 2pm returning 4.15pm ( Thursdays throught to Tuesdays) Wednesdays we depart ant 12noon returning 2.10pm and 2.15pm returning 4.30pm. All trips are weather and circumstance permitting, all times are approximate. When the weather/ wind direction is unsuitable for the Helford River Cruise we offer trips up through the River Fal.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Marlborough Grove, Falmouth TR11 2RP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband, son and I had a great time on board the Princessa. The two hour afternoon trip flew by with lots of interesting things to see whilst on the journey. We had mugs of tea from the bar, which were very reasonably priced. There...More

Thank jlw12920
Reviewed yesterday

Great ferry, plenty of room and comfortable. All weather ferry with licensed bar on board. Excellent site seeing snd you get a very good view although different of Falmouth.

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views along the river with a possibility of seeing some sealife. The boat takes the same route down the Helford River, which means you see the same things twice. You don't get to see all of the highlights noted on the leaflet up-close (e.g....More

Thank rotelharp
leeann18309, General Manager at Falmouth Pleasure Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello thank you for your comments these have been taken on board. We do state that we sell snacks such as crisp biscuits and chocolate bars but you do have the option of bringing along pasties or sandwiches ( for example). We do sell a...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We bought the 3 day pass and had four trips out to Truro, Trellisk and St Mawes. We thoroughly enjoyed the trips and the crew were such happy and informative with a great history and commentary on the way.

Thank tiamaria598
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Took the boat to turo great weather going then got the train back takes the hassle of parking a great way to and from Falmouth and turo it's a must

Thank 549neill
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Having enjoyed the trip from Falmouth harbour across Falmouth Bay and up the Helford River as far as Frenchman's Creek, on a previous occasion, my daughter and I decided to make the most of the good weather by taking this cruise on the MV Princessa....More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Although it was a bit of a drizzly day we decided to go on a river trip to the Helford river. However on enquiring we were told that because of mist the trip was instead going up the Fal and was therefore a bit cheaper....More

1  Thank scullyx100
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The weather was lovely so we made a quick decision to do this cruise, we arrived 30mins before she sailed, this was a good move as the top deck filled up quite quickly after that. We set sail to a commentary that at times was...More

Thank sheffieldwanderer
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This was a pleasant enough cruise to Frenchmans Creek but beware we had to kill three hours in Falmouth waiting for it. We booked the 11am sailing at the pier office a day in advance. On arrival, we were advised by the apologetic skipper that...More

1  Thank 4everhopePhil
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We took this boat from the Prince of Wales pier in Falmouth, along the coast and up the Helford Passage. The views of the coast from the sea were excellent. The commentary very informative. The boat itself had plenty of space for the number of...More

Thank caroline3
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pamela186338
8 July 2017|
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Response from leeann18309 | Property representative |
Hello No we do not do the trip from Truro to Falmouth. The Princessa operates from the Prince of Wales Pier Falmouth TR11 3DF and we offer trips on the Helford River
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pamela186338
7 July 2017|
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Response from leeann18309 | Property representative |
Hello We run the cruises to the Helford River until the 31st of October ( weather permitting) Many thanks
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Angela M
28 June 2017|
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Response from leeann18309 | Property representative |
Hello Yes we allow dogs on board and we do not charge for dogs either Many thanks
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