The beautiful English Rivera (Torquay) is a mere 14 miles from Lodge Nine, with some breathtaking views, and incredible wildlife. Boat trips are a perfect way to experience the English Riviera from one of its best vantage points – the sea! Whether you’re looking for a sight-seeing tour, fishing excursion or simply to cross the bay on a ferry, you’ll find what you’re looking for here.
Dartmouth Rail and Riverboat Company
These boat trips operate from North Quay Steps on Torquay Harbour. Run the Sea Train Adventure from Torquay to Dartmouth by boat, returning by steam train to Paignton and Number 12 bus to Torquay. Also the Dartmouth Day Cruise from Torquay to Dartmouth, and the Round Robin trip – bus between Torquay and Totnes, boat up the River Dart, and steam train.
Western Lady Ferry Service
Operating from North Quay, Torquay Harbour. Run regular ferries between Torquay and Brixham. Also run wildlife cruises, evening cruises, special events and fishing trips.
Paignton Pleasure Cruises
Various pick-up points on Torquay Harbour. Run a regular Torquay to Paignton and Brixham ferry service, cruises to Dartmouth, evening cruises, wildlife cruises, special events and fishing trips – both mackerel and wreck fishing.
Lodge Nine highly recommends these boat trips while staying with us. The views of seals playing around your boat as you sail around the headland is a memory to cherish.