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The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
+44 7958 376183
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All reviews captain colin pegwell bay hour trip great trip bird life local history seal trip worth doing saw seals great commentary warm clothes grey seals couple of hours crowded boat harbour master icing on the cake enjoyable trip
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river trip came recommended by friends and in some aspects it was amazing, in others it was poor. We were kept waiting for forty minutes as the boat wouldn’t start and no one made any attempt to tell us there was a delay. We...More

1  Thank DrAnnaSG
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The trip left at about 10.00. Was very relaxing as we headed to the mouth of the river a stour. The boat was very comfortable and the guy in charge provided some great commentary. It was a shame he did not do more as he...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It's not the boat's fault our trip had a lot of children who would not do as they were told. Nor was it the boat's fault that the adults in charge of said kiddiewinks carried on with their very important loud conversations and ignored the...More

Thank The_Mighty_Rarg
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The good bit. We saw over 100 seals at close quarters and plenty of varieties of sea-birds. We would give the wildlife 5 stars. Captain Colin's commentary was informative and generally engaging. The not so good bit. There was nobody checking who had reserved a...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Book 3 days in advance to ensure me and my elderly parents were able to secure a seat. Was told the trip was now at 11am not 1030 as advertised.Arrived at 1020 so we could grab a coffee on the Quay before the trip.There was...More

1  Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Booked for a 10:30 AM trip per their website. Arrived at 10:00 to see the trip was now at 11:00. Nobody around although a full boat in the quay. Others were also booked on the 11:00 AM (or 10:30). Waited until 11:15 and no sign...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We booked for the river bus with great anticipation even though £20.00 per person seemed a tad steep. We were hoping for some hidden treasures and boy were we disappointed. To begin with the boat was over subscribed. The captain re-assuring is that the boat...More

1  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Joined a tour with a crowded boat, including a party group. We saw the seals, lots of them! BUT! We couldn’t hear the commentary over the noise of the party group. I am sure that this is not a regular occurrence, but what we could...More

1  Thank j1p
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic way to spend a few hours. We had no idea that seals are to be seen here so we’re glad that a relative treated us to this excursion. No money was taken till the end of the trip and at the end...More

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We booked the early trip leaving at 8.00am and would totally recommend! The captain Colin was very informative throughout the trip the other 2 crew wheee lovely, you can purchase Tea, Coffee and some snacks on board although equally you can take food and drink...More

Thank Laura B
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2 May 2018|
Response from AgentCAS | Reviewed this property |
Can't recall, but it was very reasonable and all ages were there, also families. Please see: theriverbus co uk
Louisa W
18 March 2018|
Response from AgentCAS | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Thanks for your question. The ship's Captain can be reached at web: theriverbus co uk or call him at 07958376183 Bon voyage!
15 February 2018|
Response from AgentCAS | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Thanks for your question. The ship's Captain can be reached at web: theriverbus co uk or call him at 07958376183 Bon voyage!