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Sandwich Riverbus

The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
+44 7958 376183
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Seal spotting

What a fantastic way to spend a few hours. We had no idea that seals are to be seen here so we’re... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kate A
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London, United Kingdom
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Seal watching

We booked the early trip leaving at 8.00am and would totally recommend! The captain Colin was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura B
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“captain colin” (21 reviews)
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The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Sandwich Kent make sure you go down to the Quay and head for the river bus! Well worth a visit and lovely crew on board. Make your trip a quick meander down the river or book for the plucks gutter trip...More

Thank Jackie G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to have hit on a beautiful evening which started with a picnic by the river adjacent to the mooring of the Riverbus. There were ten of us and therefore the family had the boat to itself. We learned a lot about the...More

Thank haytertimothy13
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the trip albeit a crowded boat so vital to book in advance. Great commentary on the history of the area and lots of seals to see. Very interesting.

Thank Fiona C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleased to have booked in advance for this trip, and its a great choice for a warm day. Make sure you bring a camera and know how to turn the flash off. Would have been even better if there was a way to...More

1  Thank Emily C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you captain Colin and team. We saw over 50 seals. You were very accommodating and knowledgeable. Great morning had by all. Relaxing and special memories made by having such close encounters with nature.

Thank Michelle N
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 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

1  Thank emmie47
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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

3  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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Louisa W
19 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
16 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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