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Electric Boat Trips

The Boat Hut, The Grove, Royal Military Canal, Hythe CT21 6AX, England
+44 7885 318301
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We went on the electric boat earlier in the year and decided it would be a wonderful treat for our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jen T
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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Very rude and extremly ignorant !!!!!

We wanted to take our grand children for a boat trip on the canal, when we arrived at the boat... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Louis C
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“water lilies” (3 reviews)
“military canal” (11 reviews)
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The Boat Hut, The Grove, Royal Military Canal, Hythe CT21 6AX, England
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+44 7885 318301
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on the electric boat earlier in the year and decided it would be a wonderful treat for our friend and her 7 year old son. Both times the ‘captains’ were knowledgeable of the local area and the wildlife. The young lad was thrilled...More

Thank Jen T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We wanted to take our grand children for a boat trip on the canal, when we arrived at the boat house the man just ignored us until we asked about the possibility for hiring a boat... He made a split second assumption that the trip...More

Thank Louis C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve had 2 trips on the electric boat this summer and found both times a lovely experience. Absolutely wonderful. We had a different driver, and found them both friendly, helpful and informative. I was most upset to see some negative reviews about this excellent facility...More

Thank Glenysofhythe
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rang the company yesterday very friendly booked a boat for Monday at 4 very friendly staff boat trip was wonderful recommend it , will do trip again

Thank Ryan B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The royal military canal has beautiful scenery, but the staff at the boat hire were very rude and unprofessional. We were waiting around to hire a boat and were completely ignored even though the staff had seen us. The prices were very expensive and then...More

Thank Shauna P
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We have just visited Hythe specifically to do this boat trip. We had checked the trip out online before hand and it clearly stated that it was “buggy friendly” so we were excited to take our young child (17 months) and family on it. On...More

1  Thank Nikki D
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

After writing a review about the bad service I received, I was then harassed via text message by the the female owner saying she had read my review followed by crying face icons. They clearly have no professional persona and I have heard several stories...More

2  Thank Jason F
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

School holidays having me time with my grandson. What can we do? The first two places I took him were closed. Should have done some research. However, went for an excellent an lunch at Deblyns in New Romney. It was whilst having lunch that I...More

3  Thank Brian H
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We did the electric boat trip yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. The highlight of the trip was seeing a cormorant and other wildlife, and flora such as water lilies. Thoroughly recommend this to anyone.

Thank LondonSpainlover
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

This boat trip up the Royal Military Canal is a great opportunity to view wildlife, often kingfishers can be seen, and learn about a unique military defensive structure. The boatman is very knowledgeable and interesting, the boat is quiet and does not disturb the wildlife....More

2  Thank Roger T
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Ruth S
17 February 2017|
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Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
Electric Boat Trips Starting Easter weekend. A new passenger Boat service arrives on the Royal Military Canal at Hythe Kent. la tienne (she's yours) is an electric passenger launch, she is a pretty boat purchased especially... More
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