Welcome to St Ives Boats
"Dolly P"

St Ives Boats offer daily boat trips leaving from St Ives harbour, when seal watching along the magnificent Cornish coast at Seal Island or across the bay at the famous Godrevy lighthouse we explore one of the UK’s most stunning areas.

We are the only accredited wildlife safe operator (WISe Scheme) in St Ives Bay.

St Ives Bay in Cornwall has been recognised by The Most Beautiful Bays Club as one of only 32 bays in the world and one of only 2 in the UK to meet the stringent requirements of outstanding natural beauty and interesting wildlife including dolphins, seals, sharks, whales and more.
Dolly P at Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives Boats daily trips along the Cornish Coast

Seal Island Boat Trip

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Seal Island, The Western Carracks, Cornish Coast nr St Ives, Cornwall

Seal Island, (Western Carracks), lies 3½ miles (4.8km) West of St Ives, along the rocky Cornish coastline. This rocky outcrop, near Zennor, is home to a colony of Grey Atlantic Seals, where they feel safe, protected from predators and the forces of the Atlantic Ocean.

 

  • Seal Island trip is suitable for all ages
  • The trip is one hour
  • £15 for adults,
  • £10 for under 14s
  • Babies under 12 months go free. You don`t need to book them in, just bring them along
  •  Dog friendly boat trip and go free!
  • The only accredited wildlife safe operator (WISe Scheme) in St Ives Bay.

Godrevy Lighthouse

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Godrevy Lighthouse, St Ives Bay, Cornwall

Built in 1859 to warn mariners of the dangers of the Stones Reef, Godrevy Lighthouse stands 26 meters on a small island just off the shoreline near the North Cliffs. Godrevy has been a familiar and welcoming sight for generations of St Ives seafarers.

 

  • Lighthouse trip is suitable for all ages
  • The trip is one hour
  • £15 for adults,
  • £10 for under 14s
  • Babies under 12 months go free. You don`t need to book them in, just bring them along
  • Dog friendly boat trip and go free!
  • The only accredited wildlife safe operator (WISe Scheme) in St Ives Bay.

Boat Hire

Dolly P heading out onto the Atlantic Ocean
Dolly P heading out onto the Atlantic Ocean

Our boat, Dolly P, is fully licensed to carry 12 passengers and we are pleased to accept private boat charters to fulfil your preferred requirements. As well as the advertised trips, we are happy to accommodate your exact excursion wishes. Starting from just 1-hour bookings we aim to fulfil your requirements. Contact us to discuss your needs.

 

  • Explore the dramatic, rugged shoreline of the North Cornish coast from St Ives Bay. Our boat trips get you up close and personal with Cornwall’s unique heritage and stunning array of wildlife.
  • Join us to  explore one of the UK’s most stunning areas in and around St Ives Bay.

St Ives Boats

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Cheeky girl begging for fish.
We won't feed the seals and would always encourage everyone not to. It encourages them to be in environments more dangerous for them, can be very bad for their diet and is potentially dangerous for humans too, they can be surprisingly fast when snatching for food. You can help our seals by NOT feeding them.
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Phone: 0777 300 8000
St Ives Boats (Dolly P) Outside the Lifeboat Station Wharf Road St Ives TR26 1LF
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