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“duck food”(3 reviews)
PLEASE NOTE THAT ARE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO OFFER BOAT TRIPS OE ROWING BOAT HIRE AS OF MAY 2018. Our kiosk remains open to sell hot food, tea, coffee and ice cream. All of our meat and bread is sourced from our local butcher and baker.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| Daisy Meadow, Canal Bank, Heybridge, Maldon CM9 4RR, England
+44 7835 657462
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Daughter hired a boat views and wild life amazing captain very friendly really worth a trip hope to go soon book. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pam w
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Booked in advance and took the dog sling for a treat too. Nice relaxing river cruise. Even saw a turtle!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rainbow99
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Had a lovely trip along the canal ,friendly staff reasonably priced for a hour trip. spotted dragonflies,moorhen chicks,and a kingfisher. Would recommend for families or anyone interested in wildlife. Refreshment available on river bank ,excellent cup of tea.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gbelson
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I took my daughter for a trip out in a rowing boat and she loved every minute of it, we purchased duck food which we took with us on the boat and fed them as we went along. It was very reasonably priced and the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We live just up the road to both the canal and the tours mooring and really can't get enough of it. We have been 3 times in the last month for various occasions and with family. It's such a peaceful ride and just allows you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gemma Rose H
Jasmine M, Manager at Basin Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Gemma, Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Seventeen out of seventeen people have given this a five star review. Make it eighteen now! It was a hot day and Heybridge Basin is only about an hour from where we live so we decided to get some sea breeze. We have been meaning...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Such a pleasant outing... With free and convenient parking, you can purchase refreshments and ice creams just before you hop on. I'd recommend you call to book, otherwise you may not get the time slot you want. The staff were so kind and friendly. The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JoeyJoJoey
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had a lovely afternoon rowing the boats we hired out all 4 for a hen do. We wanted to do something active but not too hard work! This was perfect! definitely recommend

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MrsLSSearle
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip down the river and felt totally relaxed watching the world go by. I would recommend this boat trip to both couples and families.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mayland123
Reviewed 21 April 2017

great way to waste/enjoy an hour of your time the wildlife along the river is worth the trip alone and the kids enjoyed as much as the grown ups.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank paul w
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