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Alderney Wildlife Trust - Seabirds Boat Trip
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51 Victoria Street, Alderney Visitor Information Centre, GY9 3TA
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

A great cruise around Alderney's Puffin and Gannet colonies with lots more unexpected species spotted as well. It was also a nice way to see Alderney's coastline and hear a bit about the history of the island. The guide (Justin) was obviously very experienced and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Of course it is entirely not AWT’s fault they’d all left the previous week! We had a lovely well organised trip out to Burhou and Les Etacs and saw thousands of gannets. Skipper Bugsy extended the trip as the puffins had gone and we went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ChrisC3634
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This trip organised through Alderney Wildlife Trust is an excellent way to enjoy wildlife ( we saw puffins, gannets, seals, and loads of birds) and the fortifications from the sea. Never fails to impress!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Emma B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I didn't manage the seabirds boat trip but did land a terra firma tour - and I mean, how often do you have the opportunity to go for a bat and hedgehog walk? And with an expert from the Alderney Wildlife Trust like Roland Gauvain?...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mike g
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is the 2nd time I have been on this boat trip to see the puffins and gannets did not disappoint. We were able to see the puffins up very close on Burhou and on the sea around the island ( I have done other...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

I booked this last minute shortly after arriving on the island. The team in the shop were great and made sure I knew exactly where to meet the boat. As we went along our guide gave us some local history knowledge and began explaining the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Siobhan M
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We recently visited Alderney and went on the boat trip to Gannet Roack and Burhou. The guide was Philip, and he made the trip special. He was very knowledgable, so into birds and wildlife, that you couldn't help but be excited by the animals we...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank OrdinaryClone
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The main reason to go on the trip was to see the puffins on Burhou. The guide was so knowledgeable that it was made so much more interesting. We saw gannets, shags and many gulls. Apparently 2-3% of the world’s gannets are around Alderney. A...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Szlachcic
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great trip on the sea. The waters can be slightly rough but exhilarating. We saw puffins, gannets and shags, and lots of different kinds of seagulls. The guide gave us a good description of each bird and also some of the landmarks...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Joycetalks
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Very informative guide, thoroughly enjoyed this trip. Chance to see puffins and Gannet's in their natural environment. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2016
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