Emergency services were called to reports of two young males stuck on the cliffs at Roundham, Paignton this afternoon.
The RNLI Torbay inshore lifeboat, Coastguard and police attended the incident just after 3.30pm.
The youths had been cut off by the rising tide.
The boys were taken to the shore by the lifeboat and were uninjured.
They were given safety advice before being taken home by the police.