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A journey or excursion in a boat, especially for pleasure:‘we took a boat trip around the lake’
- ‘There are also boat trips down the river.’
- ‘The adventure starts with a boat trip up the lake and short walk to the first lodge.’
- ‘A day-long boat trip along the coast is a much more refreshing and an enjoyable way to see more of the island.’
- ‘So they all go on a boat trip down the creek, along with a bunch of Rocky's friends.’
- ‘The family can choose from a selection of boat trips, offering whale and dolphin watching and fishing.’
- ‘Go on one of the scheduled boat trips that take you up and down the coast and, if the boat is small enough, into the various caves.’
- ‘After lunch they will take a boat trip upstream to view the strange rock formations.’
- ‘Today, guided boat trips travel along this rugged coast.’
- ‘Eager tourists await excursion buses to the historical sites and local skippers try to entice visitors onto boat trips.’
- ‘The boat trip down the river to Arkansas was a memorable one since I've always dreamed of riding on a boat ever since I was a boy.’
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