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All Aboard for Ferries, Fishing and Boat Cruises from Torquay

19 June 2023

With our expansive coastline and hidden coves, Torquay is the prefect place for a trip on the ocean waves. With a wide range of trips available on offer, you can spend time relaxing, taking in the view or enjoy a bit of fishing.

Take a trip with WeFerry

This local, family run company specialise in Boat Trips & Cruises in Torbay (and beyond) from the ports of Brixham, Paignton & Torquay. If you’re looking for something to do as a family, a couple, or even alone, there is something for everyone. The most popular boat trip is our exciting 2 hour mackerel fishing excursion, perfect for all ages – first time fishers are welcome! They also run Wildlife “Sea-faris” daily, fish & chip sunset cruises and much much more… Be sure to check out their dedicated fishing and wildlife website.

You can book on Torquay Harbour or by Princess Pier. Visit their website for all the information. Or simply book one of their trips online. FIND OUT MORE

Western Lady Ferry

“Western Lady” have been operating a fine ferry service between Brixham & Torquay for over 70 years. The 30 minute ferry ride across the Bay to Brixham and returning to Torquay is a stress-free delightful way to view Torbay from the sea, especially when the sun is shining!

The ferry leaves from the North Quay (beside the bridge over the harbour).  Look out for their cream and blue boats: Western Lady VI and Western Lady VII. Also, ask about their family fishing trips from Brixham or visit the dedicated website. FIND OUT MORE

Paignton Pleasure Cruises

For over 60 years the Lane family and their crew have operated pleasure and fishing boats in Torbay and on the River Dart. Paignton Pleasure Cruises and Ferries aim to give all a memorable experience on the water with a wealth of knowledge about the bay, its coves, landmarks, history and wildlife.  From Ferries, Fishing Trips, Parties, Events, Cruises, Wildlife Spotting, Filming, Surveys, School Trips, Towage and Salvage.

During peak season sailings their popular Fishing and Day Trips are well subscribed they suggest you please book early and call on either: 01803 529147 or 07768 014174. FIND OUT MORE

South West Rib Rides

If you fancy something a bit less relaxing, why not try explore the beautiful Brixham coastline from the comfort of ‘Go Ballistic’. Reaching speeds of up to 30 Knots, this fast paced ride will delight the whole family!

You can also experience a more relaxed cruise discovering some of the bays most beautiful spaces. The Coastal Explorer includes visits to Elberry Cove, Paignton Pier and Thatcher rock, it’s definitely an opportunity for some fantastic photos! FIND OUT MORE

Jet Set Go

Jet Set Go offer Jet Ski Safaris, Jet Ski Hire, Personal Watercraft Training and Birthday Celebrations. They also offer romantic days out – Tailor made half or full day experiences designed for couples. Ride out to local beauty spots and enjoy a specially prepared picnic. Find out more information at or by phoning 0800 083 5892. FIND OUT MORE

As TLH Leisure Resort is just a 10 minute walk from the harbour, you can really make a full day out on the water. Visit the English Riviera Website for more ideas for fun on the waves!


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