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Mermaid Pleasure Trips

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The old smithy Ross Bridge Wharf Road | Ross Bridge, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
+44 7901 731201
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Very friendly, informative and helpful crew made our trip a pleasure

We really enjoyed our 3 hour trip down to the Minack Theatre, chasing dolphins as we went, playing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
GerbilQueen
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Hertford, United Kingdom
Annual mackerel trip

Have been on annual Mackerel fishing trip with Mermaid for the last 10 years. Sometimes we catch... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dunderdalemark
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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At Mermaid Pleasure Trips our aim is to provide you with the most enjoyable, safe and memorable experience at sea. We run 8hr and 4hr deep sea wreck & reef fishing trips, and 2hr mackerel fishing trips. We also provide 2hr and 3hr wildlife safari cruises in Mounts Bay, searching for the marine wildlife in their natural habitat. These trips are extremely popular, so please phone, or book on our website. We take credit cards and Paypal payments from our website. All monies are refunded if weather prevents us from sailing. Hope to see you soon!
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The old smithy Ross Bridge Wharf Road | Ross Bridge, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
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+44 7901 731201
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"saw dolphins"
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"lobster pot"
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"wildlife trip"
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"great trip"
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"recommend this trip"
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed our 3 hour trip down to the Minack Theatre, chasing dolphins as we went, playing tag with some of them and watching the birds diving for fish. The coastline is stunning with lots of craggy rocks and caves to see. Seeing Mousehole...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been on annual Mackerel fishing trip with Mermaid for the last 10 years. Sometimes we catch fish, sometimes we don't :-( But we always enjoy meeting up with the skipper who is so knowledgable about the area and local coastline. Look forward to this...More

Thank dunderdalemark
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went with my wife, our 8 month old daughter and a disabled friend in a wheelchair. I phoned ahead and was told no problem just be there 30 minutes before departure. Friendly helpers helped me lift our friend in his wheelchair over the sides of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a trip with Mermaid on the 9th July as a couple and had a really lovely trip . We live in cornwall and were hoping to see some dolphins . Unfortunately, no dolphins today ( Adrian and Martin tried their best to...More

Thank Toodlepips46
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to penzance for over 20 years and try to do at least 1 trip every time. Our daughter was quite young when we started and still likes to go (she’s 27 now). Adrian is brilliant at what he does, extremely knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on another wildlife tour today and was disgusted at how the “Mermaid 2” conducted itself while trying to view the dolphins that were in Mounts Bay. Chasing the dolphins in the boat, doing donuts around them. These dolphins are highly sensitive towards human presence...More

Thank Bannanaphon2
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MermaidBoat P, Owner at Mermaid Pleasure Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a load of rubbish. We have responsibly been doing these trips for 20 years and have never heard anything so ridiculous. Dolphins come to the boat and play in the wash and up under the bow. Anyone with the slightest knowledge of marine wildlife...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good trip. Loved it about 2 hours long. Crew was very informative and funny. Would definitely recommend and go again

Thank Jason A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend this boat trip ,it was fantastic ,the skipper Adrian was extremely helpful and welcoming ,wouldn't turn back until everyone caught a fish Thanks for a great day to all the crew See you again

Thank Alex H
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and two sons aged eleven and fourteen have just returned from the mackerel fishing trip. This was the first time my youngest had gone fishing and he had a blast. They all had a great time and really enjoyed themselves. Great crew. We...More

Thank Lara L
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the early start for fantastic views and great chat. Took in all approaches to St Michael's Mount, checked lobster pots and found rock salmon, loads of information on seabirds and the dolphins running with the boat were magical. Great views of the Minack...More

Thank Llandafflass
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leonpaulsummers37
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Response from MermaidBoat P | Property representative |
Yes we do take dogs aboard for the wildlife trips not the fishing trips. Thank you.
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Sarah K
May 8, 2018|
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Response from MermaidBoat P | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we are open all year round and run trips depending on the weather!
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