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Dartmouth Boat Hire

24 South Town, Dartmouth TQ6 9BX, England
+44 1803 834600
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A MUST 'to do' in Dartmouth

This well run boat hire company is perfect for exploring the dart, in your own time, making fun of... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Betternowthannever
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Kentucky
Brilliant birthday trip on the River Dart

We hired a boat for 3 hours to take my Mum on a trip up the Dart for her 75th Birthday. The guys... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
AlyNotts10
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Self - drive motor boats on the beautiful River Dart. Explore the river, moor outside a pub for lunch, pick up a mooring buoy for a picnic. 5 miles of beautiful river to explore. Fish from the boats or crab from a pontoon.We also day charter 40 foot sail and motor cruisers, do rib rides, and skipper charter our 6.5m rib.
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“life jackets” (4 reviews)
“self drive” (2 reviews)
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24 South Town, Dartmouth TQ6 9BX, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This well run boat hire company is perfect for exploring the dart, in your own time, making fun of your visit to Dartmouth. Not having to rely on ferries, and timetables, but taking the helm and putting yourself in charge. Life jackets, map and safety...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We hired a boat for 3 hours to take my Mum on a trip up the Dart for her 75th Birthday. The guys who run Dartmouth Boat Hire were really friendly and helpful and we had a useful pack of information plus some guidance on...More

1  Thank AlyNotts10
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Perry S, Owner at Dartmouth Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

So glad to hear your trip was a great success and I hope your Mother enjoyed her surprise outing. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was so lovely - sailing your own boat up the Dart in the nice sun. So relaxing and easy! Easy to hire, not over the top expensive, really nice people that work there and very focussed on safety. We only spent an hour but...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The boats were in good condition and seemingly well maintained. The staff very friendly and helpful. River charts and other essential materials were give. As part of the instructional briefing. The boats are easy to control and manoeuvre easily. The only negative was that the...More

1  Thank hugh_whitaker
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great day out with a boat hire, wonderful going up and down the river dart, perfect hour to spend on the river dart, cost was £50.00 for the hire of the boat for the two of us, but you will have to pay an extra...More

1  Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Thanks for a fantastic day out!! I booked the fisherman's boat (tiller engine) for an afternoon on the river with the family - both mums, darling wife and 9 month old daughter... and they loved it! The service was excellent from the Dartmouth Boat Hire...More

1  Thank Lee B
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Ist really cool to take a boat trip at the bay of Darthmouth. It was not the first time we get there but Dartmouth has a various offer for boat trips including Steam Railway. We strongly recommend to book one of the tour by the...More

2  Thank chwuerth
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was our second trip on a cabin cruiser on the beautiful River Dart. We were very well briefed. The staff were friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. The charts and info pack are comprehensive and useful. We took a trip to the Malsters Arms at...More

1  Thank cindygriffin01
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

We hired a motor boat and travelled up the River Dart, I had my wife, 2 children and our small dog. It was only an hour but great fun, we were given full instructions for the motor boat and safety awareness tips for the river....More

1  Thank David S
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

What an absolutely fantastic experience! Having been on many of the various boat trips leaving from Dartmouth, I have always fancied a go on one of the self-drive boats from Dartmouth boat hire. We decided as the weather was great that we would give it...More

2  Thank JimLydR
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diane c
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Yes we have one boat for that number. Please use our website to book as quicker
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