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Stanley Seal Cruises

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Wharf Road | Dockside, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Fantastic wildlife experience.

Awesome experience for whole family - grandmother down to three year olds. The owner , captain and... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
LizfromBriz
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Albany Creek, Australia
Don't miss this while you are in Stanley!

Teenagers and adults alike immensely enjoyed our seal cruise, a real highlight of our Tasmanian... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
jennidad
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Brisbane, Australia
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Wharf Road | Dockside, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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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...More

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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...More

1  Thank jennidad
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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...More

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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...More

Thank Tonnie S
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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...More

Thank Cameron W
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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...More

1  Thank Margaret L
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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...More

4  Thank John H
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

The staff on board were very helpful and answered any questions as we cruised along. The captain took us very close to the main rock where the seals are and we saw 300+ seals sleeping, playing, swimming etc. The cruise went for a perfect amount...More

Thank Laura L
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

Did this cruise at 10am, after staying overnight in Stanley. The cruise meeting place is a really colourful building, as is the cruise boat, which fits about 20 people. The ride out to the rock island is about 20 minutes on fairly calm waters. An...More

1  Thank Fiona L
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

This is the second time we have gone on this cruise and it is always amazing to see the seals so close and in their natural environment whilst it sometimes comes with a little smell from the fish they eat and the birds who roost...More

1  Thank Graeme F
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