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“Up close & personal”

Stanley Seal Cruises
Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
94 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Up close & personal”
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This cruise takes you out past the Nut to Bull Rock to see the very entertaining Australian Fur Seals.
Wog & Jenny were friendly & informative. No fancy PA system.. all very personal to those on board. Suitable for all ages, this is a wonderful way to spend about an hour & a half. There was plenty of time to view the seals with everyone getting a good view point.
It can be a little blowy out on the water, but with inside & outside areas, this cruise is “all weather”.
Relaxing & a lot of fun!

Visited January 2017
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Albany Creek, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Fantastic wildlife experience.”
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 around the boat and clear views of what had to be around two to three hundred seals basking on their little island - we were so close to them. Best wildlife experience and so reasonable a cost.

Visited January 2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Don't miss this while you are in Stanley!”
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 an earlier cruise - we got perfect weather!

Visited December 2016
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12 reviews
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“Incredible fun”
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 Captain Wog and hostess Jenny were amazing and very informative. Would highly recommend this cruise to everyone visiting Stanley.

Visited December 2016
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Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Stanley Seal Cruises”
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 and know the people on it won't feed them or do them harm. Funny when another boat approached after we had been there the seals all disappeared. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The business (boat and cafe) is for sale. A great business for the right people. I, for one, hope it continues.

Visited November 2016
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