SERVICES

 

The passenger vessel 'Rivermaid' operates the ferry service and various cruises on the sheltered scenic estuary waters between Kingsbridge and Salcombe during the summer months in the beautiful South Hams region of South Devon.

The estuary falls within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has been designated both a marine Site of Special Scientific Interest by English Nature, as well as a marine Local Nature Reserve by South Hams District Council.

KINGSBRIDGE SALCOMBE FERRY

 

A scenic 35 minute trip each way follows a the main waterways and channels between Salcombe and Kingsbridge, historic lime kilns, Saltstone Island, a wide variety of bird life, hundreds of yachts and boats, and panoramic vistas of Salcombe.

The perfect peaceful way to see

 this area of outstanding natural beauty.

KINGSBRIDGE SALCOMBE FERRY

 

A scenic 35 minute trip each way follows a the main waterways and channels between Salcombe and Kingsbridge, historic lime kilns, Saltstone Island, a wide variety of bird life, hundreds of yachts and boats, and panoramic vistas of Salcombe.

The perfect peaceful way to see

 this area of outstanding natural beauty.

EVENING CREEKS CRUISES

 

Excursions venture up towards the upper reaches of some of Salcombe harbour's tranquil waterways which may include Frogmore, South Pool, Waterhead, Blanksmill and Collapit Creeks.  Cruise duration approx two to

two and a quarter hours.

HARBOUR CRUISES

 

Cruising the length of the harbour passing the waterfront homes of Salcombe, the sandy beaches opposite, the remnants of Fort Charles Castle, North and South Sands, and extensive views out to sea as the vessel turns near the harbour entrance. Cruise duration one and a half hours or one hour for a short harbour cruise.