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#1 Watersports provider in St Ives

We are open  from April – October,  7 days a week, 9.00am – 8.00pm daily

Sea conditions & tides permitting

Welcome to St Ives Boat Rides

Ultimate Sea Safari Black Scorpion

Jet Ski Tours

Ultimate Rib Ride Cornish Queen

Self Drive Motor Boats

Kayak Hire

Paddleboard Hire (SUP's)

What We Offer

Self Drive Boats

Self Drive Boats

Our boats have 6hp outboard motors, can seat up to 6 persons (4 adults maximum) and are all kitted out to the highest spec and have steering wheels in place to make it easy for all to drive. We provide Life Jackets for everybody including the Dog so please don’t leave your furry friends at home! You can also hire one of our Self Drive Boats for a few hours for Fishing (Prices on request – terms apply) Most of our friendly watersedge staff have grown up around the sea, they will assist you to board the boat & instruct you on how to drive & use our boats. Our patrol boats are on the water for your safety, all skippers are experienced boat operators & RYA qualified.
Black Scorpion Sea Safaris

Black Scorpion Sea Safaris

Our 10-meter Hybrid Rib offers you a unique experience taking you from St Ives Bay to Seal Island & along the stunning coast toward Zennor. There is a seal colony at the Island and often sightings of Dolphins and whales. This truely magnificent trip will give you memories to last a lifetime so please dont forget your camera! 
Your safety is our utmost priority, every passenger will be issued with a lifejacket to be worn throughout the trip. Your experienced skipper will ensure your safety at all times.
Jet Ski Tours

Jet Ski Tours

We are excited to bring you the latest model SEADOO Jet Ski’s, chosen for their superior stability & performance for our new Adventure Tours this year.

Ride our brand new SEADOO Jet Skis along the stunning St.Ives Coastline to explore the coves & caves looking out for wildlife & breath-taking scenery along the way.

Our Adventure Tours are led by a RYA qualified instructor

Ultimate Rib Ride

Ultimate Rib Ride

The ultimate Rib Ride – our non-stop trip to Godrevy Lighthouse on board our Cornish Queen 8.5 metre rib. This is an exciting Rib Ride to Godrevy Lighthouse, a 25-minute exhilarating scenic ride across the crystal-clear waters of St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse where it will slow down to enable you to experience the stunning spectacle of the seal colony who live on the island and the amazing birds, including Pipits, Oyster Catchers and Cormorants. If tides allow, you will also squeeze through the passageway between the headland and the lighthouse.
Throughout the trip we will be driving across the beautiful Bays and coastline of St Ives, keeping our eyes peeled for our resident sea life such as dolphins and seals so please don’t forget your phone or camera. The Cornish Queen has bench seats
 & has twin Mercury 250hp Outboards making our trip the ultimate experience during your visit to St Ives.</br>
Your safety is our utmost priority & lifejackets will be issued to all passengers to be worn throughout the trip</br>
Kayak & Paddleboard Hire

Kayak & Paddleboard Hire

Our Kayak Hire has successfully operated from St.ives for serveral years & what a way to take to the sea, paddle at your own pace and take in the beautiful scenery St.Ives has to offer.
We have both single and multi-person kayaks & paddleboards available and Life Jackets are provided for everyone.
This activity is suitable for DOGS (accompanied by a human!)
Private Charters (up to 12 per boat))

Private Charters (up to 12 per boat))

We can offer you & your party a unique experience of a Private Charter on one, or all 3 of our Ribs (total 36 seats),  for Corporate events, Film & TV crews, Stag & Hen parties, Birthday parties, Ashes scattering & Marriage proposals or if you simply want the boat to yourself, our skipper can take you on a bespoke trip tailored to your requirements. Our charters can take you  around the Bay & the South West Cornish coast from St Agnes around to Penzance. Please call Nia for more information on 07824 633447
PLEASE NOTE: You must be over 21 to charter our boats


We are regulated and inspected by MCA and Mecal
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