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Plymouth Boat Trips

2-5 Commercial Wharf
Madeira Road

Tel: 01752 253153

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Plymouth Venturer at sea with Plymouth Hoe backdrop

About us

Plymouth Boat Trips is the South West’s premier cruising and ferry company. From sight-seeing cruises and private charters to party nights and connecting ferries – there’s something for everyone! Departing from the Barbican Landing Stage on Commercial Wharf, The Boathouse Cafe provides the perfect place to meet before you set sail...


Hop on board one of our foot ferry services, connecting the city of Plymouth and Devon and Cornwall.

Take the historic Cremyll Ferry, just an eight-minute crossing from Admirals Hard to Cremyll in Cornwall. Or try the new Barbican, Royal William Yard & Mount Edgcumbe ferry service, linking three iconic destinations on the water. Experience the restaurants, bars and boutique shopping at Royal William Yard, the historic house and acres of stunning Country Park at Mount Edgcumbe in Cornwall and Plymouth’s historic Barbican, a short walk from the city centre.

Providing both seasonal and year-round crossings, whether you are a local commuter or exploring from further afield, our ferry crews offer a warm welcome on board.


Explore local history and heritage and soak up the sights aboard our one-hour harbour cruise, or relax on our longer half day trips to Cotehele, Calstock or River Yealm, as we journey along the scenic River Tamar.

Private Charter

Our fleet of cruise boats, ferries and fishing boats are all available for private charter. From birthdays, weddings and family celebrations to inspirational corporate events, our floating venues provide the wow factor for your special occasion.


For details of the timetable and booking your trip please visit

Check out the Plymouth Boat Trips 2023 brochure for more information

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  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - Wheelchair access is only available on our 'Plymouth Venturer'! It is advisable to call ahead on 01752 253153 to check which vessel is being used on the day you wish to join us.


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  • TripAdvisor AwardsTravellers' Choice - TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice - TripAdvisor 2022

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


Inside the Boathouse Café with the roof retracted. Customers sitting at tables with a blue sky and views over Sutton Harbour.The Boathouse, PlymouthThe Boathouse, Plymouth, is a quayside seafood restaurant and bar situated on the Mayflower Steps, just a stone's throw from the City’s historic Barbican.

The Hook and Line, PlymouthIn The Hook & Line you will discover a quirky, rustic interior with bench seating and, true to the city’s naval roots, Plymouth’s first speciality Rum Bar.

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