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Golden Gate Boat Tours MV

Seahouses, Northumberland National Park NE68 7RN, England
+44 7904 800590
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There are several options for those who want a trip out to the Farne Islands from Seahouses. This... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Robert E
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London, United Kingdom
Farne Islands Expedition

At Seahouses and who should I book with to visit the Farne Islands. Decided on the smaller company... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
cardman813
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Seahouses, Northumberland National Park NE68 7RN, England
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+44 7904 800590
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

There are several options for those who want a trip out to the Farne Islands from Seahouses. This one includes a landing on Longstone Island. It is also one of the smaller boats and the crossing can be a bit rough - not recommended for...More

Thank Robert E
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

At Seahouses and who should I book with to visit the Farne Islands. Decided on the smaller company and wasn't disappointed. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and the boat MV Golden Gate was superb. Captain entertained us with local knowledge as well as telling us when...More

Thank cardman813
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Enjoyed the boat trip over to Farne Islands. The skipper and mate were really welcoming to everyone and helped all ages and species (dogs) to get on and off the boat. Lighthouse and islands were a great visit, and even getting rained on, on the...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

We went out with Serenity Tours previously and took loads of photos. The first part of this tour was similar but it gave us the opportunity tp sit back and enjoy the views and the wildlife. The main reason for taking this second trip was...More

Thank cockneyshaun
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful boat trip to Grace Darling's light house with Golden Gate Boat Tours. A polite and informative captain and crew. The trip at around 2hrs including a tour of the lighthouse was perfect for our 8 and 5 year old. Highly recommend.

Thank TheHallsPev1
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

I went on this tour with my Mum and Dad. Lasted around two hours in total, including a half hour stop on one island to visit the Longstone Lighthouse. The people on the tour were friendly and knowledgeable. The commentary was full of interesting facts,...More

Thank BenjaminBear
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is the second time I have done this trip as it's the only trip that gives you access to the Longstone lighthouse. Unfortunately today we were unable to land but it was still a great trip. Not many puffins at this time of year...More

Thank Paula J
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We spent a wonderful couple of hours on this trip run by lovely people from the generous and enthusiastic lady in the ticket booth to the knowledgable skipper. Lots of wildlife to see and a great commentary from skipper, George. Our dog was welcome but...More

Thank S C
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Longstone Island trip pausing at various Farnes to view birds and seals. Skipper gave us lot's of information with his commentary and was great to chat with. Once on the island take the time to step back in time by going into the Lighthouse(cheap additional...More

Thank NeilMcK_13
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

If you come to Seahouses to go on a boat tour use Golden Gate. We went with 5 children between us and throughly enjoyed it, we did not pay a landing fee and decided to have dinner on the boat while the others explored the...More

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