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Good way to travel

On a very hot day decided to take the boat trip on the Princess Katherine from Bute park to Cardiff... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Great little trip

Took the the boat to Bute park gained a little history along the way and saved my tired feet... read more

Reviewed July 2, 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

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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

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

We loved our ride on this boat from our cardiff st davids hotel to the town centre. The staff was very nice and friendly we totally loved this boat ride and hopefully we will come back again to cardiff on our holidays in the near...More

1  Thank angipangi1968
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Used this to get back from the docks to the city. A very pleasant journey viewing the scenery that you do not see walking.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Took my 5 year old nephew in this boat ride from Cardiff bay to Bute park. Cost was £4 for an adult and £2 for a child. This was a lovely trip with good views and a audio guide telling the history. The weather wasn’t...More

Thank Caterina E
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Great Aquabus trip from Mermaid Quay back up the river to Bute Park near Sophia Gardens. Highlight was seeing a cormorant catch an eel!

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

The boat tour ride from the city center to the bay was reasonably priced. A one way trip is £4 and it’s twice that amount for a return trip. The ride itself is quite smooth and the waters are relatively calm. There was a bit...More

1  Thank Hazel6sh
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I visited Cardiff for only two days. So I took the boat tour with "Princess Katharine''. That tour is maybe short, but the best introduction in Cardiff, before walking itself!

Thank Samir D
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Getting from Bute Park to Cardiff Bay via this tour was excellent. Good value for money and an interesting commentary.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Were visiting Cardiff Bay and fulfilled something I have wanted to do for a while by taking the Aqua Bus back to the Castle grounds.Really enjoyed the 25 minute journey which gave us a new perspective on the city.

Thank Alan B
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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