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Falmouth Boat Hire

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“life jackets”(5 reviews)
“self drive”(3 reviews)
Self drive boats for hire in Falmouth. The boats are licensed to carry 6 people, fully insured, highly reliable, very safe for families and are suitable for day cruising or pottering around the harbour for an hour or so.Our most popular hire is the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Customs House Quay, Falmouth TR11 3JQ, England
+44 7951 610247
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 September 2013

While staying in Cornwall over the years we have visited Falmouth and, weather permitting, we have enjoyed hiring one of these boats out for a few hours. I was a bit worried when my husband first suggested it because our grandchildren were quite young at...More

548  Thank Sandygranny
Chris H, Owner at Falmouth Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2014

Fabulous, such a lovely family time you had, it sounds like. I really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Hope to see you again soon.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Mixed review. We hired the boat for the full day with a picnic. Negatives: For tourists whom don't know the area, there was limited information provided in respect to where someone might be able to 'stop'. For example, we were told by Kevin that we...More

16  Thank simonwest321
Chris H, Owner at Falmouth Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2014

Thanks for the feedback. Delighted to hear that you would go again, that's wonderful.

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

An all round great experience. The staff are very friendly and helpful and very safety minded. I will certainly be back again.

2  Thank Eddy H
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

What more could you want than a sunny day seeing all the sights, fishing, dining and the fresh sea breeze. Very fairly priced we paid £95 for 4 hours and it was worth every penny. The young man that introduced us to the boat and...More

3  Thank basingstokebomber
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A friend of mine with two small children (3 & 7) hired a boat yesterday. The guy who showed us the ropes and safety procedures was helpful and courteous (he didn’t talk to us like idiots). After an hour, our boat had some issues which...More

3  Thank BackPacker624392
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous day we had! We live in Falmouth and this is the fifth time we have used Falmouth Boat Hire. Hugely professional, extremely friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. We had an amazing boat trip up the river to Malpas and...More

3  Thank laneMidlands
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Arranged a special day out on our family weekend away. Arrived at the quayside to find the office not open. Someone on the Mawes Ferry office said they weren’t opening today as the owner was ill, which he said was a regular occurrence. Awful! Avoid.

5  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Anthony & Sid we so fantastic. They helped me plan the most beautiful wedding proposal! So grateful to them, and she absolutely love it! Really recommend the 4 hour trip, super for a picnic and the best way to spend the summer in Cornwall! Cheers...More

3  Thank George A
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We hired the boat for 4 hours from when we arrived the gentleman in charge was very helpful and made sure we knew everything we need to know before setting off and again when we came back was brilliant

5  Thank Taryna I
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Our grandsons wanted to go on the self-drive boats so we telephoned to see if they were hiring the boats out and were advised to ring again the following day because it looked like the weather might be better. The next day we went to...More

9  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time last Tuesday. I absolutely recommended renting from them they could not jave been more helpful and friendly. The boat was brilliantclean and very well maintained. Took a rod and the whole family had a go at mackeral bashing. Moored at the...More

3  Thank lee j
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Thanks to Falmouth Boat Hire for a brilliant day on the boat. We took the boat for a great value full 8 hours (£95 for 4, only £150 for 8) and were thrilled at 1 pm when we were up the river swimming and having...More

4  Thank richardson150
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16 February 2017|
Response from Chris H | Property representative |
Hello, Very sorry, but being a seasonal business we do not open until Easter each year.