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The Waterside-Boat Tours on Gentleman Jim
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this place off of reading the leaflet in its sister restaurant “the boathouse”. Got here nice an early and got ourselves on the first boat trip. We had the whole boat to ourselves and all of us enjoyed the 30 minutes trip. The skipper...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Caught the bus from Great Yarmouth only to find the boat trips were not running. Still not a wasted trip as it is beautiful so sat and ate my lunch gazing out over the broads. You can do a little walking but not a lot.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

It was quiet the day we were here, Colin the boat skipper was telling us about their launch 'Gentleman Jim'. We decided to take a trip around the local broad (only about 30 minutes). The boat is very quiet and you feel you're gliding across...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank David S
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We went along on a Saturday and were able to go on the boat tour straight away. They provided life jackets for our 2 youngest and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. He explained how the broads were made, where the water is used and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

Had coffee at the restaurant and came back the next day for the boat trip. It was a cold and dull day and we were the only people on the trip which was a touch of luck! The coxn was great and knew the area...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

We have been here before and will come again. The Waterside Resturant has excellent food, excellent service, super views over the water. Decided to take a trip on ‘Gentleman Jim’ this time, super little boat.. Well worth the small cost. Skipper Terry was brilliant, what...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank WheezyMac
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Brilliant boat trip , the tour guide really informative of the area. Great way to see the broads and the wildlife. Highly recommend 5 star

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pinky5789
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Went specially for this boat trip after getting a flyer about it,the day we went was a great day for a boat trip,the guy that takes u was very friendly and gave a great local insight all the way round did some wildlife spotting all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a great tour of part of the broads and the guide who takes you around is very knowledgeable and friendly. My elderly mother who walks with a stick was worried about getting on but the chap was really kind and helpful and made...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Very quite electric launch the captain goes to great lenghts to impart info about boat and thr Broad well woth the time spent

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from alisontoia | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can’t remember it was a while ago but if i remember rightly not expensive
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Stacey H
July 24, 2018|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know about any disabled access. They are only a small company and when I visited there were 2-3 staff there. I'm sure they would find a way to get wheelchairs on to the boat.
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Stacey H
July 24, 2018|
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Response from SarahDee81 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure on what the capacity is (and it doesn't state it on their website either). However, there were 5 of us and plenty of room for more. I would think a dozen adults would easily be ok. They use the boat for weddings... More
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