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Sandwich Riverbus

The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
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Day out in sandwich

We pre booked our boat trip which was £20 per adult for a two hour trip. Colin our skipper was very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
emmie47
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London, United Kingdom
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Seal Heaven

My boyfriend and I booked this trip very last minute in the and Colin was great in putting us on... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
charlotteandrew91
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London, United Kingdom
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“captain colin” (21 reviews)
“pegwell bay” (10 reviews)
“hour trip” (9 reviews)
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The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
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"local history"
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"seal trip"
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"worth doing"
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"warm clothes"
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"sea birds"
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"couple of hours"
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"saw seals"
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"icing on the cake"
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"enjoyable trip"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We pre booked our boat trip which was £20 per adult for a two hour trip. Colin our skipper was very informative about our surroundings and it was a lovely trip up the river to see the seals. I would recommend this trip and pre...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

My boyfriend and I booked this trip very last minute in the and Colin was great in putting us on the 3:30pm trip. There was only the 2 of us so we felt very lucky. He's so knowledgeable and friendly. He started off telling us...More

2  Thank charlotteandrew91
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The first part of this river trip can seem a bit disappointing, as it has to travel through parts of an industrial estate and the Discovery science park to reach he river proper, as it opens up into the estuary - But it is worth...More

2  Thank oldertraveller2016
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked the trip to see the seals and had an amazing tour with Captain Colin. It was only the two of us, but it’s surely a very good tour for kids. Birdlife was amazing and the Captain talked through the trip...More

1  Thank briviajera
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Colin gives a commentary as you go and spots wildlife for all to see. Sound quality not always brilliant above engine noise but generally ok. All very friendly. Suggest warm clothing as being on water its usually cooler than on land. Plenty of seals to...More

Thank Peter N
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great fun; when I phoned he was busy rescuing a boat that had sunk, and he phoned me back. he was very knowledgeable about the river and the area. as harbour master he was yelling at people who had ventured on the SSSis sites.

1  Thank Jaqueline S
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Took two of our grandchildren to see the seals. Very enjoyable and relaxing. Crew very nice people. Told us about the surrounding area, so learnt a few things as well. Would recommend.

Thank DillyKent
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

A enjoyable commentated trip down the river from Sandwich to the estuary a Pegwell Bay. The close up view of the posing seals with their smiling faces did not disappoint. If there is no wind it is best to avoid the back of the boat...More

1  Thank julianeagle
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Couldn't think of a nicer way to spend a Sunday morning. A relaxing couple of hours listening to our hilarious guide give a tour and talk. The sights were beautiful and the amount of seals we saw was incredible. I would definitely recommend!

Thank Jemma W
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

My brother and I THOROUGHLY enjoyed every minute of this tour. I learnt a lot of local history (including the history of the boat) and the guide was full of wonderful anecdotes, asides, and facts - not to mention his great sense of humour! Of...More

Thank AgentCAS
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Louisa W
18 March 2018|
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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!
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JulieY96
15 February 2018|
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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!
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