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Self Drive Motor Boats

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St Ives Self Drive Motor Boats are fun for all the family and suitable for any age and ability, no experience neccessary.

Our boats have 6hp outboard motors, can seat up to 6 people (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 four legged 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 staff have grown up around the sea, they will assist you to board and instruct you on how to drive & use our boats. Our patrol boats are on the water for your safety, all of whom are qualified Boatsman.

We operate from Easter until October, 7 days per week sea conditions & weather permitting, We are based opposite the Wharf Post Office on St.Ives Harbour Front (Look out for our yellow flags and umbrellas), if you have pre-booked online or by phone, please allow plenty of time to arrive for your chosen time slot FIND US – TR26 1LP

Price per Boat

30 Minutes - £35.00

1 Hour - £55.00

ULTIMATE SEA SAFARI The Black Scorpion Rib

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Our 10-meter Rib offers you a ride to Godrevy Lighthouse or Seal Island Our highly experienced skipper, Matt, a local fisherman & RNLI crew, has many trips to his name & will take you on a 1/2 hour ride along the stunning coast linen to see the seals, it will slow down to enable you to take in the spectacle of the seal colony who live on the islands, you may also be lucky enought to see the dolphin pods & whales, there are also other sea life & amazing birds, including Pipits, Oyster Catchers and Cormorants in the area. Keep your eyes open for wildlife watching at all times so please don’t forget your phone or camera. The Black Scorpion is fitted with jockey seats & has twin Mercury 350hp Outboards making our trip the ultimate Rib Ride during your visit to St Ives.

We operate from Easter until October, 7 days per week, sea conditions & weather permitting, We are based on the slipway opposite the Wharf Post Office on St.Ives Harbour Front (Look out for our yellow umbrellas) FIND US at TR26 1LH

Price per person (you must be 1.2 metres tall to take this ride)

1/2 hour trip

£25.00 Per Person

ST IVES JET SKI ADVENTURE TOURS

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We are excited to bring you SEADOO Jet Ski’s, chosen for their superior stability & performance for our Adventure Tours for 2023.

Ride our 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 PWC qualified guide

Our 4 Jet Ski’s are for single riders (over 21’s only) each tour with a maximum of 4 persons per Adventure Tour. You will spend 45 minutes on the water.

Each tour is dependent on sea conditions and weather, we have 2 routes, you will either head north east towards Godrevy Lighthouse & Hells Mouth, exploring the coves and caves along the coast or you will head south west along the rugged coastline towards Zennor.

All of our Adventure Tours are subject to the sea conditions and weather and may be cancelled at short notice. Please allow plenty of time to travel & park in St Ives to ensure you can arrive at our ticket kiosk at least 15 minutes before departure

Included in the price is a 15-minute tutorial and safety briefing, a buoyancy aid & wetsuit (you are welcome to bring your own). Whilst we have no weight restriction, you must be confident that you would be able to pull yourself back onto your Jet Ski if you fall in and be able to fit into a 3XL wet suit & buoyancy aid.

You will need to wear your own swimwear and bring your own towel for afterwards. Your safety and the safety of others in your group and on the water are of the utmost importance, your adherence to our code of conduct and instruction is mandatory. Your Adventure Tour will be terminated without notice or compensation should there be any breach of our terms.

Price per Jet Ski

Single Rider - £100.00 Per Person

We can offer specially tailored charters for our Jet Skis for groups such as Corporate events, Hen & Stag party activities etc.

Cornish Queen Rib Ride Non-stop scenic ride

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*************************************NOT OPERATING IN 2023******************************** Our 8.5 metre rib offers you an exciting Rib Ride to Godrevy Lighthouse. Our experienced skipper,Tayfun will take you on 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 has twin Mercury 250hp Outboards making our trip the ultimate experience during your visit to St Ives.

Life jackets provided for all ages
Price per person (children under 2 are free) £40.00
Children must be 1 year or older to board this ride
These are boat rides, you could get wet!

PLEASE NOTE: Sightings of wildlife described above cannot be guaranteed during any of our trips.
Dogs are not allowed to board the ribs but can be looked after on the shore by our staff.
Please note there is no room for buggies, wheelchairs or any luggage other than a small bag on the ribs. However, there is space to store your belongings at our ticket desk on the shore. We do not not accept any responsibility for items left with us.
The weather conditions will vary from trip to trip, therefore some trips will be livelier than others. We will only take you out when our experienced skipper deems that it is safe to do so.

Price per person £25 per person

£40.00 Per Person

Private Charters (For up to 12 people) CELEBRATIONS - FILMING - SURVEYS & MORE...

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We offer Charter Bookings for the following: > Private tours catered to your requirements > Filming > Stag or Hen parties > Birthday parties > Ashes scattering > Marriage proposals. Our skipper can take you for an exciting ride or a leisurely cruise tailored to your requirements around the Bay & the South Cornish coast. Please call Anne for prices and more information on 07824 633447
PLEASE NOTE: You must be over 21 to charter our boats

Kayaks

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Discover St Ives from the sea and enjoy the fantastic Views and breath-taking scenery whilst kayaking at your own pace. Our sit on Kayaks are very sturdy & suitable for beginners and experienced kayakers alike. We offer single, double, triple & quadruple kayaks, they are also suitable for dogs! You can kayak around our designated area in St Ives bay which is patrolled by our safety boats to ensure you are OK & not going outside of the area. If you would like to go fishing, we can direct you to the best spot, you are also free to kayak to Porthminster beach for a picnic or just to sunbathe! Included in the price of the kayak rental are safety vests for all sizes. We operate from Easter until October 7 days per week, sea conditions & weather permitting. We are based opposite the Wharf Post Office on St.Ives Harbour Front (Look out for our yellow flags and umbrellas), if you have pre-booked online or by phone, please allow good time to travel & park for your chosen time slot FIND US – TR26 1LH

Price per Kayak

Single Kayak - £15.00 per hour

Double Kayak (2 adults) - £25.00 per hour

Double Kayak (1 Adult & 1 Small Child) - £20.00 per hour

Triple Kayak (2 Adults & 1 Child) - £30.00 per hour

Quadruple Kayak (2 Adults, 2 Children) - £40.00

50% off for a second hour or part thereof.

Included in the price
Kayak & Paddles
Bouyancy Aid
Instruction & safety brief
Suitable for
12yrs plus Younger children can be taken on a double or triple kayak with adult You should be able to swim.

Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP’s)

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Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP’s) Discover St Ives from the sea and enjoy the fantastic Views and breath-taking scenery whilst paddleboarding at your own pace.
Our SUP’s are very sturdy & suitable for beginners and experienced paddleboarders alike. We offer single, double & quadruple paddleboards! You can paddle around our designated area in St Ives bay which is patrolled by our safety boats to ensure you are OK & not going outside of the area. You can paddle across the bay to Porthminster beach for a picnic or just to sunbathe! Included in the price of the kayak rental are safety vests for all sizes, wetsuits are not mandatory but can certainly keep you warm if you fall off your board!
We operate from Easter until October 7 days per week, sea conditions & weather permitting. We are based opposite the Wharf Post Office on St.Ives Harbour Front (Look out for our yellow flags and umbrellas) if you have pre-booked online or by phone, please allow good time to travel & park in St Ives for your chosen time slot FIND US – TR26 1LH

Price per SUP

Single SUP- £15.00 per hour

Double SUP - £25.00 per hour

Quadruple SUP - £50 per hour

Can We Help You? Do You Have Any Personal Needs Or Requests?

If any member of your family, friends, or members of your group, have any special needs or requests we are very happy to advise and help. We are experienced in accommodating most physical & non-visible disabilities affecting children & adults. Please contact Anne who can advise on the best time, depending on tides, for trips for you and your family to go on. There are three boarding points in the harbour which may not be suitable for everyone, Anne can advise you on the best boarding location and the best time for you to board depending on your personal needs and requirements, she will also advise you on sea and wind conditions. We can also look after prams buggies & wheelchairs (where necessary personal belongings) while you enjoy your boat ride or trip. DOGS The furry member of your family can enjoy all of our trips and rides with the exception of the rib rides & jet-ski’s, however, we have members of staff who are happy to dog sit while you enjoy your trip, there is no charge for this service and doggy treats are included! Please note there are restrictions for dogs on the harbour beach throughout July & August which may require you to carry your dog to the vessel.

PLANNING YOUR BOAT RIDE/SAFARI
We strongly advise that you plan your boat trip/safari for the beginning of your holiday as St Ives, even on the sunniest of days, can be affected by the wind and tide which can and does stop us from operating. We will assist you in rearranging your trip before you return home.
PARKING
Parking in St Ives can be a nightmare! The Park and Ride at St Erth is a great alternative to driving into the town, the train ride along the coastline is a great experience. The Rugby Club car park can be booked in advance, the Leisure Centre car park is the biggest in the town. Please contact Anne for advice on parking, she can direct you to the most convenient and cost effective parking locations, however, on busy days she may not be able to respond straight away. For advice on any personal requirements and/or car parking please contact Anne 07824633447
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