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Stanley Seal Cruises

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Wharf Road | Dockside, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Picture Perfect

Thanks to a break in the weather we were lucky enough to go out and view the seals on Bull Rock. A... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2014
Jayne101_12
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Launceston, Australia
Excellent adventure for the kids (and adults alike)

This was the second time I have done the seal tour (ten years apart) and once again it was a great... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2014
stephaniers2014
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Sydney, Australia
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Wharf Road | Dockside, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

Thanks to a break in the weather we were lucky enough to go out and view the seals on Bull Rock. A very short boat trip out on a quaint little boat with a skillful skipper that gets right up for a good look at...More

5  Thank Jayne101_12
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Reviewed 24 November 2014

This was the second time I have done the seal tour (ten years apart) and once again it was a great experience. I took my 4 year old son and the staff were friendly, helpful and safety conscious. The café set up at the start...More

3  Thank stephaniers2014
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

We did not expected to see so many Seals. Hubby and I .. was so amazing and our jaw drop to the ground! Had such a amazing time. So lucky the weather was great and enough people to go on the cruise to see these...More

3  Thank Fizzy Y
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Reviewed 19 October 2014

Hi, My wife and I took the seal cruise during our stay in Stanley, Tasmania. It was wonderful...the two "skippers" were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. There were over 500 seals on the rocks. A must see when in Stanley. Paul &...More

4  Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 25 September 2014

We were the only ones on the boat which was awesome. It was very windy but that didn't hinder the experience in the slightest. The boat gets so close to the rock and the seals also hang around the boat whilst playing in the water....More

6  Thank BJ784
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

I would recommend this Seal cruise to everyone. The captain Darryl and his lovely wife Heather were so helpful and there knowledge of the area was great. The seal colony was just amazing :) there were so many... Also babies, so cute !!! Thanks heaps...More

4  Thank Rebecca R
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

One and a half hour cruise to see the seals - heaps of fun, got up close & personal with the seals and launch from a cozy cafe with excellent tea and scones & freshly whipped cream - whats not to love!

5  Thank lost19
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Wasn't so sure about this cruise, but WOW, it was wonderful, the captain's of the boat were wonderful and seeing the seals so close up was amazing, I could almost reach out and touch them. We were lucky we had some show offs out there...More

4  Thank dreamer3132
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

I recommend this cruise to everybody visiting Stanley. The boat is comfortable, captain and his "team" were very friendly. Thier commentary was very informative. During the trip you can enjoy view of the Nut. The boat can come very close to the "seal island" and...More

5  Thank SydneyNaturelover
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Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

My husband and I took our 1y/o on a seal tour here and would recommend it to everyone!! Great value for money and the captain and his assistant was very very friendly and informative. We saw so many seals! Took fantastic photos and were able...More

2  Thank shelleyanddaniel
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