Aquabus offers trips around Cardiff Bay, which take in Mermaid Quay, the Wetlands nature reserve and the Barrage. Its flagship vessel, the Seren-Y-Bae, can be hired for parties, weddings and more. It also runs an hourly service between Cardiff Castle grounds in the city centre and Mermaid Quay in the Bay.
029 2034 5163
Cardiff Baytrippers operate three different trips on board the Lady Helen boat, departing from Mermaid Quay. The trips of varying lengths take in the Inner Harbour, Rivers Ely or Taff, and Bristol Channel. You can also charter the boat for private parties and wedding trips.
Cardiff Cruises’ sightseeing boat offers trips around Cardiff Bay, stopping to pick up and drop off at Penarth and the Barrage. The trips are a great way to relax and soak up the beautiful scenery, especially when viewed from the top deck. Private hire boat packages for parties and events are also available.
0845 489 6969
The Open Boat
Providing unparalleled views of the Inner Harbour and its surroundings, the Daffodil open boat operates trips throughout the year in Cardiff Bay. The boat is perfect if you love taking photographs, admiring wildlife and the feeling of the wind blowing through your hair.