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DISABILITIES

If any member of your family, friends, or members of your group have any special needs or requests we are very happy to advise and help. We are experienced in accommodating most disabled children & adults. Please telephone Helen she can advise on the best time depending on tides for trips for you and your family to go on, as there are three boarding points in the harbour and they are not all suitable for everyone, Helen will advise you on the best boarding location and the best time for you to board depending on your personal needs and requirements she will also advise you on sea and wind conditions.
We can also look after prams buggies & wheelchairs ( where neccassery personal belongings) while you enjoy your boat ride or trip. DOGS The fury member of your family can enjoy all of our trips and rides with the exception of the fast rib ride however we have a member of staff who is happy to dog sit while you enjoy your Rib trip, no charge for this service and doggy biscuits are included.
We strongly advise to avoid disappointment you plan your boat trip at the beginning of your holiday as in St Ives even on the most sunniest of days the wind and tide can and does stop us from operating, then you will have time to rearrange your trip before you return home.
Parking in St Ives can be a nightmare telephone Helen for advice on parking where to park depending on the day of the week and the time of day, she can direct you to the most convenient and cost effective parking locations For advise on your personal requirements and or car parking telephone Helen 07824633447


What We offer

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Rib Rides

We are a fully Licensed and Insured Rib Ride operating from St Ives harbour front taking 12 passengers (Aged 3+) around St Ives fantastic Bays and Beaches allowing you to see St Ives gorgeous views from the sea.
We offer a high speed Adrenaline fuelled scenic boat ride around St.Ives and Hayle’s finest coast.The Ribride is a 25 minute thrilling trip start to finish, Top of the range Automatic Life Jackets are provided for all and we also have weather macs if required on the day. The Rib is powered by two State of the Art Evinrude 225 computerised two stroke Engines, it is the fastest Sea going Rib Ride in the Uk and is skippered by our very experienced Matt Spencer Smith.
We operate from Easter up until September 7 days per week weather permitting, We are based opposite the Wharf Post Office on St.Ives Harbour Front (Look out for our yellow flags and umbrellas) FIND US – TR26 1LH
Life jackets provided for all
Adults -
£18.00
Children (under 14 years) -
£15.00

This is a boat ride you could get wet.

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Self Drive Motor Boats

St Ives Self Drive Boat Rentals boasts 12 brand new motor boats varying from Picton Sunsports to Excel Inflatable Ribs.
Our 5 & 6 seater boats are all kitted out to the highest of spec and have steering wheels in place to make it a easy for all to drive, We provide Life Jackets for everybody Including the Dog so dont be leaving your furry friends at home. You can also hire one of our Self Drive Boats for a few hours for Fishing (Prices on request) All of our friendly staff have grown up around the sea and are qualified Boatsman.
We operate from Easter until September 7 days per week weather permitting, We are based opposite the Wharf Post Office on St.Ives Harbour Front (Look out for our yellow flags and umbrellas) FIND US – TR26 1LH
30 Minutes - £30.00
45 Minutes - £45.00
1 Hour -
£50.00

This is a boat ride you could get wet.

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Kayak & Paddle Board

Discover St Ives from the Sea and Enjoy the Fantastic Views and Breathless Scenery Whilst Paddling At Your Own Pace. Hire a Kayak "Single or Doubles" or Paddle boards – diffrent sizes available.
Kayak and Paddle board hire is a new addition to St Ives Boat Rides. You can paddle around the Harbour and a great way to explore the stunning scenery of St. Ives Harbour.
We supply included in the price of the kayak safety vests for all sizes from the very small to very large. Our kayaks are the sit on top type, they are very sturdy and are suitable for beginners and experienced kayakers alike,they are virtually impossible to turn over. For your safety and peace of mind we have a patrol boat out in the bay at all times, he will not trouble you but will be observing you to ensure you do not drift outside of the designated area and to give assistance if necessary.
We operate from Easter until September 7 days per week weather permitting, We are based opposite the Wharf Post Office on St.Ives Harbour Front (Look out for our yellow flags and umbrellas) FIND US – TR26 1LH
Paddle Board - £12.00 PH
Single Kayak - £12.00 PH
Double Kayak - £18.00 PH
Double Kayak (1 Adult & 1 Child) - £18.00 PH
Triple Kayak (2 Adults & 1 Child) - £21.00 PH
All the above are half price for second hour or part of.
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Seal Island & Fishing Trips on The Little Mermaid

On your trip to Seal Island you will cruise along the Cornish Coast taking in the natural views and passing our beautiful golden beaches and points of interest.
looking out for our resident sea life such as Dolphins, Basking Sharks, Sun Fish and Seals all which are regularly sighted on a daily basis before reaching Seal Island the home of the Grey Atlantic Seals. The little Mermaid has no association with the mermaid Penzance.
The Little Mermaid is a small and very stable and spacious boat she carries twelve people, and only takes one hour for a return trip to seal island Unlike the larger boats there is no waiting to embark or disembark Being a smaller boat she can get a lot closer to the seals for the perfect view and photo opportunities, this is a trip not to be missed The Little Mermaid is a very comfortable and friendly boat our skipper Charles is a very friendly and experienced skipper. Little Mermaid is fitted with a full length canopy for your protection from the elements. For you convenience she has a toilet on board. This is a dog friendly trip so please don't leave your best fury friend at home. If you greet Charles by saying his name and giving him a "Hi five" he will reward you with a free fridge magnet as a lasting memory of your trip on the Little Mermaid ( normally £2.00 )

Fishing Trips

Our fishing trips are approximately one and a half hours in duration. The most common fish caught are Mackerel and many more can also be caught Your skipper is Charles he is a very experienced fisherman in the winter months he is a commercial fisherman in St Ives, he is very experienced and knowledgeable in finding the best fishing areas. The skipper will give instructions to the inexperienced customers so you nothing to worry about except may be barbecuing your catch when you get back. We supply all the fishing gear you will need to catch your fish, all you will require is a plastic bag for your fish. This is a fantastic bonding experience for all the family lads dads mums and daughters Although not compulsory we recommend and supply lifejacket for all our passengers, the little Mermaid is an extremely safe vessel. Fully tested and licensed by Mecal and fully insured. However for your families extra safety assurance and comfort we prefer you to wear a lifejacket You would not put your family in your car and allow them not were a seat belt, so please do not go to sea without a lifejacket. Please be advised that fishing can be unpredictable ie there are many occasions when there are no fish to be caught, due mainly to tides winds and currents we monitor the situation on a daily bases with the local commercial fishermen Telephone Helen for up to date advice. It is advisable to plan your fishing trip a few days in advance, then. Helen will keep you advised on the fish and weather situation. Unlike some other boat companies we will not take you or your family on a fishing trip if there are no fish to be caught, We only want happy and content customers.
We operate from Easter until September 7 days per week weather permitting, We are based at the Lifeboat Station on start of St.Ives Harbour Front. FIND US – TR26 1LF (Ask For Derek)

Bays Beaches & Godrevy

Fishing -
£20.00
Children (under 14 years) -
£10.00
Adults -
£14.00

Seal Island

Fishing -
£20.00
Children (under 14 years) -
£10.00
Adults -
£14.00

Drinks and Refreshments served onboard.

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