Stuart Line Cruises

Unit 3 The Point, Pier Head, Exmouth Marina, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1FE

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  • Avocet feeding
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  • Jurassic Coast Near Sidmouth
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  • Tudor Rose on the River Exe
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Award-winning family boat trips for over 50 years! The all-weather attraction sailing all-year round on the calm and sheltered waters of the River Exe and along the World Heritage Site Jurassic Coast during the summer months.
All boats have an outdoor upper deck with oodles of fresh air and cosy blankets for great viewing and indoor, heated lower decks with huge windows – perfect whatever the weather has in store! Hot and cold refreshments and snacks are available and there are toilet facilities on board.
There are heaps of cruises and day trips available, River and Mini Coastal Cruises are great for families or there are plenty of longer trips along the Jurassic Coast and South Devon coastline for those wanting more of a day out – there is something for everyone whatever the British weather! Stuart Line Cruises pride themselves on their exceptional levels of customer service and warm and friendly crew, it’s no wonder they have been awarded five years of 5 Star TripAdvisor ratings!
Just 15 minutes off the M5 at Junction 30, these boat trips are easily accessible and offer a beautifully unique perspective of this stunning part of the British coastline.

Embark on an incredible trip with the multi-award winning, family run attraction where everyone is guaranteed a warm and hearty welcome aboard! 

So much of Devon is available by road but what about the stunning scenery and wildlife only visible by boat? Ensure you don’t miss out on one of Devon's top things to do and take a trip with Stuart Line Cruises.

Sailing all year round, you can set sail and explore the rich wildlife and breathtaking views of the River Exe or set sail back 250 million years exploring the Jurassic Coast Line. We even offer day trips out where you can leave the car behind and sail to a local resort such as Torquay or Brixham.

Our boats are spacious, warm and come with all the creature comforts including toilets, bar and panoramic views from both top and bottom decks. There really is no excuse not to discover the history, beauty and wildlife of Devon!

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (From)£7.50 per ticket
Child (From)£5.00 per ticket

All of our cruises and details of these can be found on our website

Opening Times

Stuart Line Cruises (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Sailing all year round no matter the weather!



  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Written Commentary
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Light refreshments only, full catering available if booked in advance.

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Currently closed
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking possible
  • Outside seating
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Queuing system
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Time limited visits
  • Virtual menus

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event venue
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 250
  • Min group size - 12
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.



Map & Directions

Road Directions

If you are using a route finder the postcode your require is EX8 1DSWe are a 20 minute drive from the M5 motorway which links to all major routes. Simply follow the signs for Exmouth (A376). There will be brown tourism signs for Stuart Line Cruises on your way. Once in Exmouth follow the signs for the seafront. At the seafront turn right (keeping the sea on your left) and drive to the end. You will see our blue Booking Office on your left. There is a large Pay and Display Car park on the end of the Quay. Seafront Parking is available and is free between November and March. There is also limited free parking on side streets.



Public Transport Directions

How to find us by Rail Train Exmouth has its own train station direct from Exeter and it is a 10-15 minute flat walk from the station to our office. For those traveling from further away Exeter St David's Station can be reached by all main routes.From Exmouth Train Station turn right and walk to the zebra crossing. Cross to the other side of the road. Walk along this road (it will pass a roundabout and curve to the left). Take the second turning on the right. This is Victoria road. Walk to the end of this road. You will come to a pub called 'The Beach'. Look to your left and you will see a small blue office on the sea front. This is where you purchase your tickets. How to Find Us by Bus Stage Coach Buses serve all our departure points. There is a regular bus service that runs between Devon Cliffs Holiday Park and Exmouth seafront and the bus stop is a one minute walk away from our Booking Office





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Recent Reviews:

  • jomatthews68
    Hassocks, United Kingdom
    Fascinating and fun.
    5 of 5 stars
    19th June 2022
    We topped and tailed our holiday in Exmouth with two cruises - one along the Jurassic coast and ended our holiday with their summer BBQ cruise. The crew are very friendly, knowledgable and helpful... Read full review
  • dorischrisp
    Crewkerne, United Kingdom
    Cruise from Exmouth to Brixham
    5 of 5 stars
    24th June 2022
    Went on the trip from Exmouth to Brixham yesterday great trip out and excellent value for money. Staff very polite and helpful. Read full review
  • 1963jhZ
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    5 of 5 stars
    1st July 2022
    This was an amazing value trip. Admittedly a little bit of rain but the sights from sea ecmouth to brixham are brilliant. As for the staff totally professional and friendly .the lady even... Read full review


  • Devon TourismDevon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp Devon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousBritish Coach Tourism Awards 2020 - Finalist British Coach Tourism Awards 2020 - Finalist 2020
  • Devon TourismVisit Devon Tourism Awards - Best Small Attraction - 2018 Visit Devon Tourism Awards - Best Small Attraction - 2018 2018
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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