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Address: Wharf Road | Dockside, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Great way to see seals and stanley

Really well done boat tour. Captain is an ex commercial fisherman who knows the area well and is a wealth of knowledge on local sights and all things nautical. Children were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stuart D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really well done boat tour. Captain is an ex commercial fisherman who knows the area well and is a wealth of knowledge on local sights and all things nautical. Children were included and entertained for the trip. Plenty of seals and bird life to see and great views of Stanley, the Nut and highfields from the boat.

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Victoria
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great tour of the seals. 300 seals we saw roughly Playing in the sea, laying on the rock. Interesting to see them in their natural environment

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Thank Skye H
Melbourne, Australia
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90 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

This cruise takes you out past the Nut to Bull Rock to see the very entertaining Australian Fur Seals. Wog & Jenny were friendly & informative. No fancy PA system.. all very personal to those on board. Suitable for all ages, this is a wonderful way to spend about an hour & a half. There was plenty of time to... More 

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Albany Creek, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Awesome experience for whole family - grandmother down to three year olds. The owner , captain and crew were great. So much to see from around the Nut and views of the coastlines along with the seal colony. So many seals frolicking in the water around the boat and clear views of what had to be around two to three... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Teenagers and adults alike immensely enjoyed our seal cruise, a real highlight of our Tasmanian trip. This is a locally run attraction and with it you get lots of local history and information, plus lots of seals! Thanks Heather or ringing and putting us on an earlier cruise - we got perfect weather!

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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Been to seal cruises last weekend. It was a beautiful bright sunny day and our trip experience is nothing but awesome. Never been this close to seals in their own habitat. They seem to love humans' presence and put up a show for us. Our Captain Wog and hostess Jenny were amazing and very informative. Would highly recommend this cruise... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic to see the seals in their own and natural environment. They seem to be putting on a show. I asked how the boat was allowed so close as usually the tourist need to stay how ever many meters away. The seals know the boat and know the people on it won't feed them or do them harm. Funny when... More 

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Thank Tonnie S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

The boat travels around the stunning Nut on it's way out to a rock covered with seals lounging, swimming and playing! The seals showed off, followed the boat and were generally hilarious. So much fun, we couldn't wipe the smiles off our faces! The skipper and deckhand were lovely guides and we spent a generous amount of time close to... More 

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29 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I enjoyed a very pleasant cruise to see the seals. Friendly crew and lucky enough to have a bright sunny day. It is good to be able to see the seals in their natural habitat and not caged up in enclosures. The boat could have perhaps spent a few more minutes at the rock but on the whole the viewing... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

They have two cruiises, advertised daily at 10am, & 3pm. We went down there this morning at 10am, to be told that there was no morning cruise, as there was only the two of us, but to come back at 2.45. Which we did, only to be told again, that there wouldn't be any cruise, as there was only 4... More 

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