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Salt Marsh Safari-The Skimmer

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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Saw bald eagles, great blue herons, terrapin turtles, geese, loons and more. The guides were awesome- knowledgeable and funny. Had a great time.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jen W
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The staff of the Skimmer were outstanding and very informative. I was able to add two bird sightings to my life list.

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

If you love birds you must do this. I didn't realize it was mostly about birds so that was little let down since i am not big bird person. Now i will admit the coolest part of the trip was seeing a bald eagle. Very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank matjaz2002
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Well worth the time and the price of a ticket. First, a couple things to get out of the way. I was worried it would be buggy -- it wasn't. Forgot binoculars? No problem -- they were provided on board. Captain Travis and naturalist Glen...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a great activity for all ages. Kids will love the hands on experience of sea life brought aboard the boat. The staff is professional, friendly and accommodating. The knowledge of Josh, our on board naturalist, was amazing. He knows about sea life, migrating...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cindy K
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Had a lovely September ride on the skimmer. Josh was a great docent/ naturalist, and his cooler full of critters kept kids & adults fascinated as the boat moved from one birding spot to the next. captain Bill knew where to go to see things...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Very informative and pleasant trip. Captain Bill and mate Steve were enthusiastic and could answer everyone’s questions. Would recommend to anyone interested in birds and welands

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda D
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We have vacationed at Wildwood Crest for many years. Always looking for a new adventure. The Marsh Safari fit the bill. Guide was very well versed in the environment. Good time had by all,

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Nice pontoon boat ride though if you are not an avid bird watcher I'd send along those in your party interested in same and spend my two hours in the nearby tavern. Guides were most in the know.don/bowieMore

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Date of experience: September 2018
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travelingwinds, Owner at Salt Marsh Safari-The Skimmer, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Oh Wow! Sorry you feel this way. Most of our customers love the trips. Could you reply here or send us a quick email (reply to our booking confirmation email) to let us know what day and time you came and if there are any...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

2 hours of exceptional birding, marine and plant life identification. Both the boat captain and naturalist were exceptionally knowledgeable. Got to actually walk on the marsh land and identified 20 species of birds. Will do this again the next time we go to the shore.

Date of experience: September 2018
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raoschiller
September 5, 2018|
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Response from travelingwinds | Property representative |
Yes, since we have a cabin, we can run trips in the rain. We do not go if thunder/lightning or if winds exceed 25 mph. Thanks for asking.
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Sukainah A
July 21, 2018|
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For our daytime Salt Marsh Safari cruises, the cost is $30 for ages 13 and up, $18 for children ages 3-12, and free for children under 3. For our evening Sunset Safari with Style we provide an assortment of cheeses... More
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mammamia914
March 25, 2017|
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Hi Sorry, I just saw this question. Yes, for the most part we can accommodate most handicap issues but we would need to go over details so we can be sure. Give us a call at 609-884-3100 to discuss. Thanks for the interest!
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