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At Mermaid Pleasure Trips our aim is to provide you with the most enjoyable, safe and memorable experience at sea. We run 8hr and 4hr deep sea wreck & reef fishing trips, and 2hr mackerel fishing trips. We also provide 2hr and 3hr wildlife safari...more
The old smithy Ross Bridge Wharf Road | Ross Bridge, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
+44 7901 731201
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We booked a sightseeing boat trip, friendly staff and good value. Adrian the skipper was excellent, he let my partner's son steer the boat for sometime and was friendly and informative, unfortunately some numpty blocked his toilet on the trip filling it with toilet roll...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adi36
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My daughter and I enjoyed it from start to finish. Dolphins swimming right up to the sides of the boat. the smuggler caves we could see. Well worth the price and would do it again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janette490
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing! Adrian, Mark and Malvin were brilliant! Went out for a 4 hour fishing trip but enjoyed it much more than that as we saw dolphins and seals too! If I could put more than 5 stars I would!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank funkymumma
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Can’t recommend this enough! Me my partner and our 2 children aged (3 and 1) went on the Wildlife Trip, our captain was lovely and let our little boy sit at the front and steer the wheel! We was out at sea for at least...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The trip I wanted to book on was not available Mermaid staff rang me and offered an alternate trip which I agreed I would like to be included on. The cost at £29 for the four hour trip was one of the cheapest I’ve been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rban525
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We took the 2 hour mackerel fishing trip we didn't catch any mackerel but caught plenty of pollock which we took home and ate for our tea they were lovely! On our way back to Penzance a pod of dolphins swam around the boat! A...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jamie0166
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Very well organised trip. Had looked at other wildlife cruises in the area and went for Mermaid based on the reviews and fact the cost was half that of others. Packed boat but crew got us underway as soon as poss. Saw seals, porpoises and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rich A
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We are a family of 5, three kids 12, 10 and 3. We have just spent 2 weeks on holiday in Cornwall and our boat trip was the absolute highlight of our holiday. The atmosphere was relaxed and everybody made welcome and comfortable. The captain...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Princessdcos
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We booked this boat trip to see the Minack Theatre, as we were going to see a performance the following night. The cruise meets opposite the Mermaid shop ( but you have to sign in at the shop to alert the team that you are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ravensville
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Adrian and Martin were great, funny and made sure everyone on board was comfortable. Letting the children steer was great, kids loved it. Very committed to show us seals, porpoises and dolphins and not really worried about the extra time we were taking. Would definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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7 July 2018|
Response from MermaidBoat P | Property representative |
Yes we do take dogs aboard for the wildlife trips not the fishing trips. Thank you.
Sarah K
9 May 2018|
Response from MermaidBoat P | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we are open all year round and run trips depending on the weather!