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The Fleet Observer

Ferrymans Way | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
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A must do boat trip

If you are staying in the area, I would definitely recommend this excursion. A very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
zoe r
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
A "must do" activity for all the family.

Roger our skipper, kept us adults and children entertained for the full hour. So much interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Astonwelshy
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ferrymans Way | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

If you are staying in the area, I would definitely recommend this excursion. A very knowledgeable skipper, who kept the kids and adults entertained throughout the journey. A reasonably priced trip and loads to see and learn about. Very enjoyable- thank you

1  Thank zoe r
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Roger our skipper, kept us adults and children entertained for the full hour. So much interesting things to see and hear, from wildlife to World War 2. Highlight for our daughter was to take control of the boat and steer it down the Lagoon. One...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I took my 7&10 year old on this boat trip and it was thoroughly enjoyed. The lagoon is beautiful with so much to see. The boat skipper was fantastic and full of knowledge about the lagoon & local area (he was loved by the kids...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

An excellent trip around the fleet .Our skipper was very knowledgeable about the local area and wildlife .We enjoyed ourselves very much and would recommend this trip

1  Thank amandajane39
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Thank you for a fabulous trip today, we saw some amazing birds and took some wonderful photographs. Great day, amazing value for money and a perfect host.

1  Thank Suzi R
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

What great fun we all had with Roger our skipper. He kept all 6 children and 6 adults engaged for the whole trip. Lots of wildlife was pointed out and talked about from their habitat to where they will travel to and from. We looked...More

1  Thank Hayley S
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Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We've been meaning to do this little boat trip for the last few years every time we come down to Portland to visit my Mum and family, and finally got down to visiting the Chesil Beach centre to book our places. .....it's not bad value...we...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

I really enjoyed my trip- the guide was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humour. We were able to spot lots of different wildlife from the boat, and I liked being able to see into the water through the glass bottom. Would definitely...More

1  Thank sylvia786
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Took my husband for a boat trip on the Fleet in the glass bottomed boat for his birthday Thoroughly enjoyed seeing the Fleet from the water. Occasionally our view of the bottom was marred by murky water but that's just nature for you. We still...More

1  Thank Dawn B
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

A brilliant hour on the Fleet Observer - the skipper (Roger) had a brilliant sense of humour and everyone on the boat had a fantastic time. We saw plenty of wildlife including Little Terns, Hares (on the beach!), Cormorants, Little Egrets and Herons. It was...More

Thank Megan S
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