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Watersports in Torquay – Rib Rides, Water Bikes and Sea Safaris

14 January 2022

One of the most frequently asked questions from our guests is ‘What is there to do in Torquay? Put simply, there’s loads to keep you busy and for the more adventurous among you, the latest adrenaline-inducing activity in the Bay is the awesome Raptor Rib ride, operated from Torquay Marina by Torquay Watersports.

The Raptor Rib Ride

New to the Bay, the ‘Raptor’ is a custom built 12 metre long performance passenger RIB, which gives you the thrill of a high speed voyage on the stunning waters around Torbay.  Book your trip prior to your visit and give yourself an experience you’ll never forget!

Trip Details
  • Custom Built 12 Metre Performance RIB
  • Triple Engines – Fastest Passenger RIB in England
  • Perfect way to see all of Torbay and the English Riviera
  • Dolphin and Seal spotting
  • Paignton, Brixham, Berry Head and the Islands all included
  • High speed exhilaration and lots of fun
  • Group discounts
  • Private charter available

After getting kitted up in Torquay Marina, you’ll board the ‘Raptor’ and cruise on over to Paignton to allow all passengers to settle in! This is when the fun starts! Your professional, friendly and Wise Accredited operator, will then bring the RIB up to high speeds on your way over to Brixham, before slowing again to search for the dolphins near Berry Head. From there, it’s back to Torquay as fast as conditions allow!

Sea Bikes and Sea Safaris

If this is too much for you to handle, why not make the most of our #NaturallyInspiring English Riviera by a more leisurely Sea Safari or even a water bike?!

A 30 min session, will give you the opportunity to take your waterbike around Torquay Harbour for a novel sightseeing trip! Grab that selfie, see the surrounding harbour from a different perspective and head back to dry land before getting carried away with yourself and trying to cross the channel!

If you want to go further afield, but don’t want the thrill of the ‘Raptor’, opt for the luxurious 1 hour RIB  Safari. Spoilt for choice on where to go, each trip guarantees towering beautiful cliffs from the Jurassic Coast, mysterious sea caves and tranquil blue water!

Book an Unforgettable Experience

If this sounds like something you’d love to experience whilst on holiday with us, head to Torquay Watersports’ for prices and to book online! book online

Tag us in your photos of your trip using #TLHhotels and make sure to share your experiences with our staff on your return to your hotel. We love to hear what you’ve been up to!


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