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Maritime

Maritime

Things To Do With the Sea

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We excel at maritime events on the English Riviera. The region has a rich nautical history, and the sea is still a hugely important part of life here. Alongside tales of pirates, smuggling and naval battles, the historic harbours of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham have grown into modern marinas, offering a range of exhilarating watersports, activities and tours for visitors of all ages.

Messing about on the water

Whether you prefer getting wet and wild with all kinds of watersports, surfing, and in-shore or wreck diving, or prefer the more sedate pace of learning to sail, you’ll find everything you need on the English Riviera. For a special boating experience, take the family on a boat trip: you’ll discover wildlife cruises, sightseeing trips along the magnificent Geopark coastline, historical voyages and even mackerel fishing trips.

Under the sea…

Find out more about the sea’s bounty with a selection of Geopark Discovery Packages. ‘Sea to Plate’ and ‘Mussels by Moonlight’ lets you and your family discover how our links with the sea also influence the local cuisine, and what we’re doing to ensure that future maritime harvests are sustainable. The more adventurous can take part in ‘Canoe the Coves’ or the ultimate ‘Thrillseekers’ packages, where the bravest can discover the excitement of coasteering.

With regattas, maritime events, pirate parties and a huge selection of activities both on and off the water, there’s never been a better time to discover the nautical riches of the English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay.

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  1. Dartmouth Day Cruise (From Torquay)

    Dartmouth Day Cruise (From Torquay)

    Add Dartmouth Day Cruise (From Torquay) to your Itinerary

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    Boat Trip

    Dartmouth Day Cruise - an exciting day adventure to the lovely historic Port of Dartmouth. Cruising EVERY DAY from 1st April to 31st October.

  2. Golden Hind Museum Ship

    Golden Hind Museum Ship

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    Historic Ship

    Location

    Brixham

    The Golden Hind at Brixham is a full sized replica of one of the most iconic ships from the age of exploration. The Ship has been a feature of picturesque Brixham harbour for over fifty years, entertaining and educating thousands of visitors during t

  3. Torquay Harbour & Marina

    Torquay Harbour & Marina

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    Sub-Attraction

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    Beacon Quay, Torquay

    Torquay Harbour has close links with the leisure and tourism industry acting as a base for many boat trips and watersports. In addition to this, it remains a fully operational working harbour and bustling port.

  4. Boat Trips

    Boat Trips - Paignton

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    Boat Trip

    Location

    Paignton

    A boat trip is the perfect way to experience the English Riviera from one of its best vantage points - the sea! Whether you're looking for a sight-seeing trip, fishing excursion or simply to cross the bay on a ferry, you'll find it all here.

  5. Catch and Cook

    Catch and Cook Group Excursions

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    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Location

    Torquay

    Have you ever fancied catching your own dinner and then cooking it? Now's your chance to become Bear Grylls! You'll be taken out sea fishing to catch mackerel in the waters of Tor Bay, then you'll take your haul back to Occombe Farm where you'll...

  6. Ski West Watersports

    Ski West Watersports

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    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Location

    Torquay

    Welcome to Skiwest Watersports

    Located behind the Princess Theatre in Torquay, offering various activities such as; Speedboat Rides, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Ringo Rides, Boat Charter, Stag and Hen Parties.


  7. Seashore Centre

    Seashore Centre

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    Environmental Attraction

    Location

    Goodrington, Paignton

    The Seashore Centre is a great base from which to explore Torbay’s stunning marine environment and discover more about local wildlife and the Geopark.

  8. Brixham Breakwater

    Brixham Breakwater

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    Pier

    Location

    Brixham

    Protecting Brixham Harbour is the massive structure of Brixham Breakwater, stretching for half a mile offshore. It's a pleasant walk along the length, and from the far end you gain a very different perspective of the harbour and town.

  9. Dartmouth Day Cruise (From Brixham)

    Dartmouth Day Cruise (From Brixham)

    Add Dartmouth Day Cruise (From Brixham) to your Itinerary

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    Boat Trip

    Location

    Brixham

    Dartmouth Day Cruise - an exciting day adventure to the lovely historic Port of Dartmouth. Cruising EVERY DAY from1st April to 31st October

  10. Boat Trips

    Boat Trips - Torquay

    Add Boat Trips - Torquay to your Itinerary

    Type

    Boat Trip

    Location

    Torquay

    A boat trip is the perfect way to experience the English Riviera from one of its best vantage points - the sea! Whether you're looking for a sight-seeing trip, fishing excursion or simply to cross the bay on a ferry, you'll find it all here.

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