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Rib Ride

Porth Daniel Boat Yard Water Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5DE, Wales
+44 333 123 4303
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fast and fun

my wife and I went on velocity, this boat is fast, amazingley fast. this is a new boat, but well... read more

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Chris B
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Dronfield, United Kingdom
Amazing trip to Puffin Island.

Excellent trip to Puffin Island. The Skipper Mike was very good . Amazing Views of the Menai... read more

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Julie R
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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Experience the tranquility of the Menai Straits, its stately homes, ferocious tides and whirlpools or travel seaward to Llandwyn Island, a rocky peninsula of outstanding beauty surrounded by white sandy beaches.Our vessels are state of the art RIBs with quiet but powerful 250hp engines capable of carrying up to 11 people at 50 mph, in comfort.
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Porth Daniel Boat Yard Water Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5DE, Wales
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Reviewed today

my wife and I went on velocity, this boat is fast, amazingley fast. this is a new boat, but well worth the money, the crew were very good and took us for a spin for 30 minutes, it was excellent. the only down side, could...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent trip to Puffin Island. The Skipper Mike was very good . Amazing Views of the Menai Straits. We saw Puffins, Seals, Dolphins. and a variety of Sea birds.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic trip to Puffin Island. Mike was really informative, and also made it fun with a few fast turns!

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Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We ❤️ Puffin Island and we ❤️ Skipper Mike. Many thanks for your kind words and recommendation.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing way to see the Menai Straits. Very attentive and enthusiastic staff. The skipper was very informative and the boat ride was extremely fun. Definitely worth every penny and would highly recommend!!

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Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So glad you had a fun time on your RibRide. Many thanks for your review and your recommendation.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on the Velocity new boat. Really brilliant. Smooth and fast and lots of fun. Smiles all around. Another 5* review to add to the >1000 already on Trip Advisor - would def recommend

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Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad you found VELOCITY to be 'really brilliant'. Thank you for your kind words and 5* review, much appreciated.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been numerous times with Ribride and have never been disappointed. The slippers are always amazing and it’s the best best way to visit the islands glories. Although its full of adrenaline it is suitable for all ages. I can’t wait to go again!!

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Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So glad you have been enjoying all our boat tours. The island is glorious, isn't it, so lucky. Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a great experience on Velocity yesterday, skipper was really good at informing us on safety before we set off for some speed fun. Please please, please remember if you have long hair to ensure you tie it up securely. Reaching speeds up to 70mph...More

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Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for the feedback. We have been discussing your comments in the Bookings Office today. We will buy a bag of hair bobbles/elastics and offer them to our VELOCITY RibRiders. Thanks for the review, it makes a big difference to us.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Christian was an entertaining driver and host - plenty of stories and tales about the bridges, shipwrecks and local landmarks. Also a very skilful fast boat driver, always safe and constantly checking everyone was happy great views of all the birds and seals on Puffin...More

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Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a great time on our 'Puffin and Seals' trip. We ❤️ Skipper Christian and think that the best views come from on the water. Thank you for your review and kind words.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fab rib tour this afternoon to the South Stack and the local caves. Phil our guide was excellent and really knowledgeable about all the wildlife and local landmarks. We were lucky enough to see puffins and seals in the vicinity of the...More

Thank Doug M
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Jo Q, Public Relations Manager at Rib Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you had a fab RIB tour with us. We ❤️ Skipper Phil and we ❤️ South Stack, they are wonderful! Thank you so much for your review.

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Mary G
July 6, 2018|
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Response from Jo Q | Property representative |
Thanks for your question, the 'hive mind' has done a great job in supporting us and providing answers. Due to summer sunshine we are very busy getting folk on to the water, please do book early to avoid disappointment and so... More
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John H
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Jo Q | Property representative |
Prices for our trips stay the same in August (the new Velocity RIB will be different when it arrives). An adult ticket is £24 ad Child 4-16 years is £18 for our 1 hour 'Bridges and Swellies' classic adventure trip. I hope... More
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Gary W
August 25, 2016|
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Hello, I am a reviewer not a member not a member of rib ride staff! However my husband has a motorbike and I enjoy pillion rides with him. The rib ride gives a similar experience and is very enjoyable so. Would recommend... More
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