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Enjoyed every minute

We hired one of these boats and it was fab, it was a last minute decision and we had so much fun... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Camellia N
Heathfield, England, United Kingdom
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So much fun

Went with the wife, 13yo daughter and dog. Booked an hour, had loads of fun, we all had a go at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark T
London, England, United Kingdom
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Slipway opposite the Sloop Inn pub, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hired one of these boats and it was fab, it was a last minute decision and we had so much fun and the kids loved it and both took a turn in driving it. We also saw 2 seals who decided to swim right...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with the wife, 13yo daughter and dog. Booked an hour, had loads of fun, we all had a go at driving, even the dog, well he just stood there holding onto the steering wheel. Would definitely go again. Small tip when visiting St Ives,...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had another go on the bright yellow self-drive motor boats for an hour while we were on holiday in Cornwall. We were each given life jackets and told not to pull the cord unless the boat was sinking! There is a patrol boat out...More

8  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

staff were really friendly and when we got stuck in the sand they were straight on the scene to push us out and advise. would definitely do again and would recommend doing the hour

2  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Everytime we visit St Ives we always have to have a drive on the Speed Boats, my little boy insists! They are a little pricey for the time you get especially as the boats are VERY slow indeed. Ideally they should have two options of...More

1  Thank danzy100
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Hired a boat out for half an hour. Was fun, our 8yr old daughter loved it. Got a boat straight away so strolled down to the shore where a young lad told us how to drive the boat. We let our daughter have a drive,...More

2  Thank watson642
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I am local but rarely get time to visit st ives. Well today I did and my little boy aged 5 wanted to go on the self driven boat. I thought we would be out of luck as was peak season. I approached the desk...More

3  Thank zoe_claire88
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Our group of 4 pre-booked a seal Island trip with this company and unfortunately on the day we received a call to say all boats would not be running due to the weather conditions. Although we did not use the service I could not fault...More

1  Thank Mez L
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My son who's almost 8 couldn't wait to go on one, we were giving our safety instructions and life jackets and sent on our way.. What fun we had my son loved every moment of it 30 mins was plenty of time x

1  Thank Danilea90
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

These inflatable boats are fun. They are motor boats and not speed boats but have the right power to get across the bay safety. They are sturdy and a member of staff is in another boat keeping an eye out on everyone. Got some great...More

1  Thank _ash_twist
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Antonia R
22 August 2018|
Response from Sandygranny | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. They normally only operate from Easter through to September.