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We offer daily boat trips leaving from St Ives harbour, when seal watching along the coast at Seal Island or across the bay at the famous Godrevy lighthouse we explore one of the UK’s most stunning areas. We are licensed by the MCA to carry 12...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Wharf Road | Outside The Lifeboat Station, St Ives TR26 1LF, England
+44 7773 008000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out on "The Dolly P" at the weekend on a one hour trip to see Seal Island. The weather was fantastic and we really enjoyed seeing the beautiful Cornish coastline from a different angle. The boat is small and it can feel quite...More

Thank ChristinaBirtles
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Very helpful staff from start to finish of the trip, The skipper explained everything as the trip went along. He told us about the seals & how they live on the Island. On our way back to St Ives saw jumpng large !! jumping Tuna....More

1  Thank lozza592
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Fabulous trips, yet again! On both these trips excellent fun, on both of these trips we had family and a young grandson on board. He’s only just coming up to 3 yrs old, so we were a little concerned, no worries, he loved them !...More

Thank V B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

booked to go to seal island, and was not disappointed, the sea was a little rough so it was difficult to see the seals, our Skipper was daisy and she was excellent, told us a lot about the area and was full of knowledge. The...More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing trip on the dolly p. Getting to see the seals up close was amazing, captain daisy was full of knowledge about them and made you feel welcome. Daisy and the dolly p are a must if your ever in st ives.

Thank matthewfoster33
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We had a really good trip on the Dolly P. Fastest boat of this type in St Ives. Kids enjoyed the speed. Skipper was Daisy who was really friendly and very knowlegeable. Best looking boat skipper too 😉

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

A great trip out to Seal Island with my wife and daughter! The staff with the Dolly P couldnt of been more helpful! Our skipper Daisy made a good trip great and was great with my daughter and anwering 1000 questions about seals! She even...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic boat trip we had on Dolly P to Godrevy Lighthouse last week! The staff are amazing and really friendly and the kids were so excited. My son was even allowed to sit in the driving seat which he loved and which made...More

Thank Helen N
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We went on the Seal trip on the Dolly P with Skipper Mike on Thursday the 9th August. We all really enjoyed ourselves, saw seals and the views were amazing. It was a great trip.

1  Thank gilbeyclaire
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We were hoping to do this trip on the first day but a thick sea mist prevented any boats going out . We were asked to ring the following day and booked . This trip was the high light of our week . We loved...More

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Mark D
2 July 2018|
Response from Deblou87 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I didn’t see this sooner! I wouldn’t recommend this to someone who cannot get down some steep steps with a little assistance. Access to the boat is a bit ropey although the crew definitely would give you a hand. If... More
27 May 2018|
Response from stivesboats | Property representative |
sorry we dont have gift vouchers, but if you call Mel on 07773008000 im sure we could sort sum thing for you