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Donegal Bay Waterbus

The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
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Very good trip

This boat trip is a must. it meanders around the bay whilst a guide gives an interesting talk,In... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rickarch
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Nice tour - seals were a plus

Wayyyy too many kids on my tour but it was still good despite the hysterics. The seals are a huge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa W
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DeLand, Florida
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The Donegal bay Waterbus is an 80ft long pleasure boat with full bar,heating and air conditioning, ladies and gents toilets, which provides tours around beautiful Donegal Bay. It takes in amazing views of the bay, the town, the Bluestack Mountains and the amazing seal island with over 200 seals.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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The Pier, Donegal Town 00000, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This boat trip is a must. it meanders around the bay whilst a guide gives an interesting talk,In between his commentaries he held a sing along (his jokes are a wee bit stale-but made us smile(Ronseal). an added bonus was seeing the Seals

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wayyyy too many kids on my tour but it was still good despite the hysterics. The seals are a huge plus. Wish the boat went a bit faster so that more could be seen but it was a good tour nonetheless.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my parents came here and did the boat trip. Definitely not disappointed. The tour guide is a great laugh. Telling jokes and singing. Everyone left happy. If you don't like Irish humour, don't go on it. We loved it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on this trip with my husband daddy and sister weather glorious ...from the minute we stepped on board we loved it ...the guide was funny his jokes came out the ark i think with noah !but all good fun ...refreshments at bar which was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I were staying at Dungloe, and as I had experienced the Waterbus before with my Active Retirement Group some years ago, decided that it was time I did it again, and was not disappointed. The Cruise itself was terrific, with beautiful weather;...More

1  Thank Sheila93
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After viewing the Donegal Castle and the Franciscan Friary, My wife and I decided to take some time to view the Donegal Bay on this cruise. Had a wonderful time. Staff was wonderful and the scenery was lovely. Well worth the money.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Smooth ride on this flat-bottomed boat. Sat undercover as the rain lashed down & enjoyed the unexpected entertainer telling jokes, pointing out landmarks & information about the history of the area around the Bay. He spontaneously broke into a medley of Irish songs while some...More

1  Thank maggie672015
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Took the waterbus around the bay. Was entertaining, partly because of some bad jokes from the Compere. Overall reasonable value.

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Great trip on Saturday. Weather perfect. Lovely staff and great entertainment on the way back in. Saw lots of seals. Interesting history around the bay. Well worth it.

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great evening as our large group of international guests who led away a lovely time on the Waterbus. Songs, music and a drink or two as we eyed the many seals lazing on the shoreline as we glided along the waters of Donegal...More

1  Thank 1Joe2017
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Yes the Waterbus is wheelchair friendly with ramp for easy access
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