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Great boat ride

IT was a beutifull day and we were staying in the Angel hotel we just crossed the road and pass... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Mold, United Kingdom
A nice way to the get to the Bay

The 20 minute ride was pleasant and provided cover from the rain. At 4 pounds it was the same price... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

IT was a beutifull day and we were staying in the Angel hotel we just crossed the road and pass through the park and boarded the boat to Cardiff bay a great ride and we enjoyed it

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

The 20 minute ride was pleasant and provided cover from the rain. At 4 pounds it was the same price as the cab we had to take back to downtown Cardiff since the boat could not return due to heavy winds and currents. An interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Took 20 minutes from Cardiff Castle ( Bute Park ) to Cardiff Bay. Very enjoyable journey. Well worth the money, takes you right into Cardiff Bay.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jamboaud
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely trip to Cardiff city and back but no reductions for seniors which is so disappointing. Some great scenery seen on the way.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GPhillipsMBE
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Forget getting a taxi or walking from Cardiff Bay into the City. This is the way to do it. We were at the quay 5 minutes before the boat was due to leave and managed to get tickets. £4 one way per person is reasonable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Manderj
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We took the boat from Bute park to the bay today and the kids loved it. My friend and I took a 2 year old and a 6 month old with us. The staff were extremely helpful with our pushchairs and helping us on and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leanbean32
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A really nice way to get from the city centre to Cardiff Bay. We took a walk through the beautiful Bute Park to get to the departure point. Actual journey is quite short (about 20 minutes) but is much nicer than taking the bus or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is a lovely way to get from Cardiff city centre down to the Bay. We walked through the park next to Cardiff Castle and easily found where to pick up the boat. Tickets were £4 per adult one way and it takes about 20...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

On a very hot day decided to take the boat trip on the Princess Katherine from Bute park to Cardiff Bay. Certainly beat walking or a bus and the onboard commentary gave interesting information about the areas you were passing through - at £4 an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank smithy0407
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Took the the boat to Bute park gained a little history along the way and saved my tired feet. Great way to travel and especially on a hot day

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jasmine E
October 30, 2018|
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Response from sbm654 | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we allow dogs providing they are on a lead and well behaved ☺️ Kind Regards Cardiff Boat
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Response from PJStephen | Reviewed this property |
Go into Bute park in the centre of Cardiff next to and behind Cardiff Castle. The entrance is on the A4161 road. On entering the park, on the right is the Pettigrew Tea Rooms, turn left walk over to the river and you can... More