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Sandwich Riverbus

The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
+44 7958 376183
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Great experience

My husband and I booked the trip to see the seals and had an amazing tour with Captain Colin. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oliva, España
via mobile

Colin gives a commentary as you go and spots wildlife for all to see. Sound quality not always... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Peter N
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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“captain colin” (21 reviews)
“pegwell bay” (10 reviews)
“great trip” (8 reviews)
The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
+44 7958 376183
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked the trip to see the seals and had an amazing tour with Captain Colin. It was only the two of us, but it’s surely a very good tour for kids. Birdlife was amazing and the Captain talked through the trip...More

1  Thank briviajera
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Colin gives a commentary as you go and spots wildlife for all to see. Sound quality not always brilliant above engine noise but generally ok. All very friendly. Suggest warm clothing as being on water its usually cooler than on land. Plenty of seals to...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great fun; when I phoned he was busy rescuing a boat that had sunk, and he phoned me back. he was very knowledgeable about the river and the area. as harbour master he was yelling at people who had ventured on the SSSis sites.

1  Thank jacqsell1
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Took two of our grandchildren to see the seals. Very enjoyable and relaxing. Crew very nice people. Told us about the surrounding area, so learnt a few things as well. Would recommend.

Thank DillyKent
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A enjoyable commentated trip down the river from Sandwich to the estuary a Pegwell Bay. The close up view of the posing seals with their smiling faces did not disappoint. If there is no wind it is best to avoid the back of the boat...More

1  Thank julianeagle
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Couldn't think of a nicer way to spend a Sunday morning. A relaxing couple of hours listening to our hilarious guide give a tour and talk. The sights were beautiful and the amount of seals we saw was incredible. I would definitely recommend!

Thank Jemma W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My brother and I THOROUGHLY enjoyed every minute of this tour. I learnt a lot of local history (including the history of the boat) and the guide was full of wonderful anecdotes, asides, and facts - not to mention his great sense of humour! Of...More

Thank AgentCAS
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Booked on the day, couldn't do the 1330 trip as it was fully booked so did the 1530. I received a very helpful confirmation text from the ships master with the sat nav location. The trip started on time, all the safety equipment was explained...More

1  Thank Algi67
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Although it was a rather overcast then rainy day, the trip was just as enjoyable. The seals didn't mind the weather! Boat was under cover so we only got a little bit wet from rain blowing from the sides. Commentary was very informative. Didn't expect...More

2  Thank looneyjuney
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We took two of our grandchildren on the trip to see the seals not knowing quite what to expect. However we were not disappointed, there was a large number of seals to be seen as well as other wild life, the children loved it. Captain...More

Thank jarrett458
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28 October 2017|
Response from franchaines | Reviewed this property |
If you look up Sandwich Riverboat Cruises and go to the website there is a contact number.
Michael B
3 July 2017|
Response from Maggie C | Reviewed this property |
Ring the captain. Very approachable and his number is on the website. Likely it will be ok.
20 March 2016|
Response from Lionhart50 |
Yes sort trips from 11am then 2 hour Seal trip at 2.30 pm. Please call to book.