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Guided Activity:Rib Ride

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Guided Activity, £20-£55

Porth Daniel Boat Yard,
Water Street,
Menai Bridge,
LL59 5DE

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Anglesey boat trips, the original and best boat tour company. We are a Blue Flag Award, Sustainable Boat Tour Operator. ADVENTURE in the Menai Strait or join us on an EXPLORER tour to the islands and high cliffs, Holyhead.
RibRide specialises in highly rewarding adventure days in North Wales, offering a unique experience and range of activities. Designed to suit the adventure seeker and the sun seeker, we aim to provide a professional service for personal or business needs.
BRIDGES AND SWELLIES
From Menai Bridge going under Thomas Telford’s Menai Suspension Bridge, we enter the infamous Swellies with its rocks and whirlpools. We spot the Lions and salute Lord Nelson before viewing Plas Newydd. Our ‘classic trip’ a family favourite, available all year, 1 hour.
PUFFIN AND SEALS
From Menai Bridge past Beaumaris and the town’s brightly coloured seafront houses. Heading out to sea we approach Puffin Island/Ynys Seiriol, the uninhabited Island is home to the famous Puffins (seasonal visitors May to July) and the biggest colony of seals in North Wales, 1 ½ hour trip.
CASTLE AND ISLANDS
From Menai Bridge to Caernarfon Castle, we pass Abermenai Point and the historic Napoleonic Fort Belan. After the sand dunes of Newborough Warren head off shore to then arrive at beautiful Llanddwyn Island/Ynys Llandwyn, 2 hour trip.
SOUTH STACK
From Holyhead Marina we pass the longest breakwater in the UK. We head off shore to the island of North Stack/Ynys Arw. We swing into Gogarth Bay to see South Stack/Ynys Lawd. You get a unique view into the caves and up at some of the highest sea cliffs in Wales that swarm with sea birds, Wednesdays and Sundays summer only, 90 mins trip.
THE SKERRIES
From Holyhead Marina we visit the lighthouse, high cliffs and sea birds of South Stack/Ynys Lawd. Then we cross the sea to the unique islands that make up The Skerries/Ynysoedd y Moelrhonaid. Spot the prolific birdlife and amazing wildlife. Our ‘once in a lifetime’ trip, Wednesdays and Sundays summer only, 90 mins trip.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Education/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

Times dependant on bookings and tides.

Prices

Whole boat bookings are £200 for 1 hour, £150 for any subsequent hour up to £800 for a whole day.

Address

Porth Daniel Boat Yard,
Water Street,
Menai Bridge,
LL59 5DE

Directions

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Map reference: SH 558718  Lat: 53.22449 Long: -4.16130

We sail from a variety of locations in North Wales. Also, due to the local tides, we sail at different times each day. Please contact us for further information on your preferred pick up time and location.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Bangor station

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed