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Dittisham Boats

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Great experience

Hired an Orkney Longliner for 3 hours, which allowed plenty of time to get down to Dartmouth Castle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katie L
via mobile
Family visit for crabbing, cuppa, kayaking!

Hidden gem, bottom of hill, beautiful scenery, amazing river, amazing crabbing, tidal so can... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Adrian d
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We are a motor/sail boat, kayak and stand up paddle board hire business. We are based on the pontoon in Dittisham on the beautiful river Dart.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Pier House, The Quay, Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0EX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hired an Orkney Longliner for 3 hours, which allowed plenty of time to get down to Dartmouth Castle and up to Sharpham. Good safety briefing, life jackets, boat equipped with first aid kit, anchor, paddles etc. We had a fantastic time - thank you!

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hidden gem, bottom of hill, beautiful scenery, amazing river, amazing crabbing, tidal so can explore the shore when out, lovely boozer and café to relax in as well. Boat guys were great value and easy to deal with and added something extra for the teenagers....More

1  Thank Adrian d
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Hired a Whaley for 3 hours, £95, family of 4... sorted with life vests, safety briefing, 10 minutes on the water showing us the basics of the boat, maps, expert advice all delivered in a professional way... very impressive. 3 hours later we had had...More

1  Thank Ramster1710
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours this afternoon with the family in two 2 man kayaks on the dart. Spoke to the guy this morning and it was booked quickly although would give a couple of days notice if you can to avoid disappointment. Really friendly...More

1  Thank Kraufdinner
Reviewed January 4, 2018

The ONLY way to get across the river at this point. Ring the bell and hope that the old guy has his hearing aid switched on or is looking across at you!

Thank Austen M
Reviewed September 22, 2017

Quick and efficient service to cross the river to Greenway the home of Agatha Christie. Great views of the river Dart

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

This was our 2nd use of Dittisham Boats and another really enjoyable experience. Lee - nice chap Weather - good Scenery - perfect What more could you ask for.

1  Thank Tim L
Reviewed September 16, 2016

We've used this service twice in the last week, one for a small boat hire and once for a kayak. This stretch of the Dart is glorious and not quite so busy as Dartmouth, so ideal if you need to find your sea legs. The...More

1  Thank Livesbythec
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We have just returned from a 6 hour trip on one of the Longliners. It's the first time we have hired a boat on the Dart and we have lived here since 1990. Lee's briefing was excellent (clearly taken on board the positive feedback) and...More

Thank philsil
Reviewed August 18, 2016

We hired a 'whaley' for 3 hours and had a very pleasant afternoon cruising up to Dartmouth for fish-and-chips and then back to Dittisham. When we picked up the boat Lee was very friendly and got the boat out promptly (despite us being 45 minutes...More

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DittishamBoats, Owner at Dittisham Boats, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2016

I appreciate your comments and totally accept the review. I am sorry for the misunderstanding and for the feelings you had at the end of your day out. Propeller checks are now factored into the boat handover and having also seen your comment about the...More

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