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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ferrymans Way | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Very informative and enjoyable boat trip learning lots about the nature on Chesil Beach as well as the history. Roger was very knowledgeable and engaging - highly recommended.

Thank I6509QNangelab
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We did the Fleet Explorer on a lovely sunny calm day in August 2018. This trip gives you a lovely insight to the Fleet , which is a natural lagoon running from Portland to the Swannery in Abbotsbury. Depending on the currents and tide ,...More

Thank eyelevel
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Roger is a great skipper. Interesting, friendly and knowledgeable. Boat is well equipped, stable, clean. I wouldn’t recommend going if wind is much more than 15 knots as will be too blowy but apparently they run up to 20-25mph. We saw plenty of wildlife and...More

Thank jonboy123456
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A last minute trip and what a wonderful experience.We all came away with knowledge and memories of a pleasant day,big thankyou to Roger who made everyone welcome,will definitely be taking this trip again soon.😃

Thank SamA136
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Our young daughter wanted to go on a boat and this was just right by the amount of time, views and wildlife. Our skipper, Roger was very charming and gave us lots of information on the wild life and local history. Reasonably priced too, would...More

2  Thank BrummyMummy101
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Found this trip in the Chesil Visitor centre. We went out with Roger the skipper. Just the 3 of us with some furry special guests. What a bloke and skipper. Gave us all binoculars to use and pointed out all the wildlife and points of...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

If you are staying in the area, I would definitely recommend this excursion. A very knowledgeable skipper, who kept the kids and adults entertained throughout the journey. A reasonably priced trip and loads to see and learn about. Very enjoyable- thank you

1  Thank zoe r
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Roger our skipper, kept us adults and children entertained for the full hour. So much interesting things to see and hear, from wildlife to World War 2. Highlight for our daughter was to take control of the boat and steer it down the Lagoon. One...More

Thank Astonwelshy
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I took my 7&10 year old on this boat trip and it was thoroughly enjoyed. The lagoon is beautiful with so much to see. The boat skipper was fantastic and full of knowledge about the lagoon & local area (he was loved by the kids...More

Thank stacey638
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

An excellent trip around the fleet .Our skipper was very knowledgeable about the local area and wildlife .We enjoyed ourselves very much and would recommend this trip

1  Thank amandajane39
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27 March 2016|
Response from Granny155 |
Is the boat trip operational tomorrow 27th Sept? What times does it leave? Where does it leave from? How much is it for a senior citizen? Is it necessary to book?