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Billy Shiel's Boat Trips

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4 Southfield Avenue, Seahouses NE68 7YT, England
+44 1665 720308
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Delivering once again!

Mikey took us out on Glad Tidings V11 for a days Diving. Been out with Mikey and his team before... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Team-Rock
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Liverpool
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Boat trip with a toddler

We weren't sure about this idea for a November trip with a toddler, but we got unexpectedly fine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve W
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
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4 Southfield Avenue, Seahouses NE68 7YT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mikey took us out on Glad Tidings V11 for a days Diving. Been out with Mikey and his team before and nothing is too much trouble and great banter on the boat. Great asset to his company. Diving around the Farnes is fantastic. Been with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't sure about this idea for a November trip with a toddler, but we got unexpectedly fine weather, dressed up warm and waterproof and loved (almost) every minute. It was our 2 year olds first trip on a boat, so the first 10mins on...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve booked group trips with William for the last 2 years, always had a brilliant time and diving, this year a few of us wanted to come up for a day to dive with the seals. William was very accommodating, we had the best dives...More

Thank Wetsuitphil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a super time on this lovely friendly boat trip from the scenic harbour of Seahouses to the even more scenic Farne Islands. This is a whole hearted endorsement if your in the area it’s a must do! .The company run a number of...More

Thank Bwspears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good boat trip to see the farne islands and their wild life the captain was extremely knowledgeable a pointed out lots of interesting places and wild life. We saw lots of birds and grey seals and their pups one being born pretty much as...More

Thank JONJONABERDEEN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been booked for a weekend of diving for months and on the weekend itself the weather was cruel. We were one of only two boats that went out this particular Saturday and both were Billy’s boats. Billy was our skipper and despite the rough...More

Thank RichardEllis70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip to see the Grey Seals at the Farne Islands, lots to see a fun activity for the half term. Very good prices and the captain was very knowledgable about the facts around the flora and fauna. 2nd visit didn't disappoint.

Thank tutburycarrs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well known local boat tours out to island to see the seals. Whether it be a normal boat tour or scuba/snorkel tour the staff are friendly and knowledgeable at a decent price. £40 days for days boat diving

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the time we booked, the lady at the kiosk gave us very helpful tips about which boat was best for us, did we want to go with a school party. The steps down to the boat were not easy, if we had gone an...More

Thank katykins44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had originally intended to go on the earlier trip and spend an hr on the Island. We were late and so just opted for the 1.5 hr trip around the Islands and back. Being Kiwis with our own boat it was really interesting to...More

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J S
18 July 2017|
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Response from Bombshell88 | Property representative |
Hello, if you select either option on the booking form you will see that it is to select a different time of year so you select the month you wish to visit. This is because the sailing times differ in that particular band... More
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Laura B
21 June 2017|
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Response from Bombshell88 | Property representative |
Hello Laura, if you pick a day when the boat is scheduled as Ocean Explorer - this is a 12 seater high speed Rhib so there are no toilets on board. If you sail on Glad Tidings for the Pelagic then it would be Glad Tidings 5... More
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rickarch
19 March 2017|
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Response from SkipperMicky |
We run trips to land on the islands at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. We also run sail around trips at 10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm. We also run an all day bird watching trip that leaves at 9.30am and returns between 4 and... More
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