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Address: The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
Phone Number: 07958 376183
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What a lovely way to spend a couple of hours!

I can highly recommend the trip to see the seals. Captain Colin was extremely knowledgeable and amusing and could certainly handle his boat! We saw avocets with young, greenshank... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

I can highly recommend the trip to see the seals. Captain Colin was extremely knowledgeable and amusing and could certainly handle his boat! We saw avocets with young, greenshank, common sandpiper, shelduck with young, sandwich and common terns and of course the seals, both grey and common. We will definitely be back in the future

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We have tried to contact the captain to book this trip by text and phone BUT we have had no response, have booked about trip in Ramsgate instead. Shame but if they can't be bothered to respond they can't need the money!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Loved it and that's not an understatement Partner and I went out on a very cold blowy day and had a great trip and my little dog was free :))) and welcomed aboard .. Skipper was very interesting and apparently he always sees seals saw one grey and 6 common on the 2 hour trip with plenty of other estuary... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Only terrible because the boat wasn't working.!! Went to the tourist office to try and book but no luck maybe it was something to do with tides but the Lady in the office checked dates and there was nothing going that week. Never mind .

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MohammedsMum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on this trip along the stour and out to see the seals. The commentary is interesting and we saw a fox, a marsh harrier, herons, egrets, curlews and oystercatchers along the way. The boat carries up to 12 people and timings can be found on the Sandwich Riverbus website. You can also charter the boat... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Captain Colin ready and eager to share history and facts about the area. A great outing for everyone including young or old Children and or dogs welcomed not just tolerated.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Very interesting trip up the Stour for an hour at £12 per person. Not a lot to see but the "Captain" was extremely informative of the local history and will be going back in a few weeks for the longer trip to see the seals. Parking right by the quay at only 90p an hour is also very reasonable.

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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you haven't ever seen Seals then this could be a perfect introduction to these gentle mammals of the sea. There are both the ginger/brown coloured Common Seals and the slightly larger grey coloured Grey Seals (no surprise in the nomenclature!). Transport: On a cloudy but otherwise comfortable June Sunday, we boarded a slow train to Ramsgate from London Bridge.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Couldn't get booked on the seal trip as was fully booked but had a lovely trip up the river . Seen some lovely birds and lots of barges . Colin was a great skipper and very informative on local knowledge . Very enjoyable and recommended

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Surrey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We boarded the boat and were immediately told by the owner that his "usual" boat had engine trouble, so we were in the old boat! And old it was! No plastic canopy or sides, no PA system, seats were just planks of wood with a cushion - 12 passengers, 4 cushions! The trip takes you out past the sewage works... More 

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Address: Address: The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
Phone Number: 07958 376183
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