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Golden Gate Boat Tours MV

Seahouses, Northumberland National Park NE68 7RN, England
+44 1255 245156
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Great value for money

Went on the Longstone Island tour and it was very informative and great value for money. Saw loads... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Marie-Louise2807
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Great day out!!

We planned a visit to Farne island along with are national trust membership. They advised to use... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
JennieHepton
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Seahouses, Northumberland National Park NE68 7RN, England
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+44 1255 245156
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on the Longstone Island tour and it was very informative and great value for money. Saw loads of seals and puffins and also visited Grace Darling's lighthouse which was a big plus. The lady at the kiosk was very helpful in deciding which tour...More

Thank Marie-Louise2807
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We planned a visit to Farne island along with are national trust membership. They advised to use golden gate boat tour.. the boat has lots of seating. The boat was driven by George who had so much knowledge of the Farne island he went all...More

Thank JennieHepton
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Small boat which is excellent as you are not stuffed in like sardines. Wonderful commentary - very knowledgeable - and reasonably comfortable. Expensive but worth every penny ! Landing on inner Farne is also a MUST ! Overall and excellent trip and we will be...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This trip was something I’d been looking forward to for years...and it far exceeded my expectations. We went in late June, and took the Golden Gate on a tour of the islands then landed on Inner Farne. The tour itself was astonishing, with close encounters...More

Thank king-nowhere
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

If you're visiting Northumberland this is a must. This vessel is the only one permitted to take visitors to Longstone lighthouse, from where Grace Darling famously launched her tiny boat in a terrible storm to save the shipwrecked travellers. The trip is made all the...More

Thank techy192
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the Golden Gate with George... his commentary was excellent without being intrusive and he gave us a lot of information about the breeding birds that we could see on the trip. We were lucky with the weather as it...More

Thank Ohdear_8
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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

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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

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Fred E
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Response from techy192 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly can't be sure but I think it was £16 per adult but worth every penny. If your going on a trip which lands on any National Trust Island it's another £12 but free to members.
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