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Dragonfly Cruises

Canal Road, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon, Wales
+44 7831 685222
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Gentle cruise along the canal

We enjoyed a two-hour cruise which started with a good recorded commentary. From the boat there is... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Excellent boat trip

We to took our kids on the boat ride, age 10 & 8, the staff were excellent, very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
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“hour cruise” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Canal Road, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon, Wales
+44 7831 685222
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We enjoyed a two-hour cruise which started with a good recorded commentary. From the boat there is not much variety of scenery, to be honest, as vegetation has grown up on both sides ,giving little opportunity to see the hills. The experience of going through...More

Thank 654GregP654
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We to took our kids on the boat ride, age 10 & 8, the staff were excellent, very friendly and informative. If you wanted more detail / ask questions the staff were happy to make time for you. Trip it's self was 2.5 hours, interesting...More

Thank Sophieknight77
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Starting at the Canal Basin near the town centre the tour takes you out and back along the Canal about 5 miles in total to the aqueduct. Takes about 2 and a bit hours with some great views of the Brecon Beacons. You get the...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Having seen the dragonfly barge trips advertised on the Internet.I decided to book a trip for my family. We was not disappointed.Me and my family had a great day on the barge.Simon was a great host dealing with us serving tea and coffee.While We felt...More

Thank thomasmark804
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Today we decided to take a trip on this canal (crazy with this weather I know) but I am glad we did. Me and the family, I have to say it was an amazing experience. We had the front of the boat so couldn't have...More

1  Thank Kixkaty
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Had a thouroughly enjoyable sail on sunday afternoon, while in Brecon with coach tour, while speaking to a couple of other drivers, they suggested the boat tri p to me, I then suggested ths to passengers who were up for a trip on the boat,...More

Thank Haagrid M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A very enjoyable two and a half hour trip on the canal with friendly staff and reasonable on board drinks and snacks

Thank DevonMikey
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have to say the boat trip was the highlight of our day in Brecon. The crew were very welcoming and did everything possible to make sure all the passengers were comfortable. The tea/coffee prices are very reasonable and there were six in our party...More

1  Thank rhomin
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We pre booked by phone and from that minute on we were made to feel so welcome. We asked if our well behaved dog could come with us as it was a long time to leave her in the car nothing too much trouble. Amazing...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My wife and I together with two friends took a ride on the Dragonfly Cruises canal boat while on a recent visit to Brecon. The crew were friendly and helpful, there was an interesting commentary and the trip was very relaxing. Light refreshments were available...More

Thank Jim H
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19 October 2017|
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Response from Howell R | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember cost but it was very reasonable. It is not near the Castle Hotel. It is next to the theatre over the other side of Brecon. Probably a 10 - 15 minute walk from the Castle Hotel.
Limara D
20 September 2017|
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Response from RodMayall | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you will need assistance from the crew. They are always willing to help!
22 April 2016|
Response from Nickynackynoo71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very close by