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Address: Wharf Road | Dockside, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6458 1294
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Stanley Seal Cruises

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tonnie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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Thank Tonnie S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 and deckhand were lovely guides and we spent a generous amount of time close to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 perhaps spent a few more minutes at the rock but on the whole the viewing... More 

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1 Thank Margaret L
Lismore, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 to be told again, that there wouldn't be any cruise, as there was only 4... More 

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Thank John H
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 of time - it went for about 70 minutes and there was more than enough... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 unexpectedly highlight is that it goes around the back of the Nut, so you get... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 on the same rock. This time we treated our Grand Daughter and she was amazed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Great tour, especially if you are into wildlife. The vessel past the seals rock around five times in order for us all to get some great photos.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Booked in March for October, credit card details taken as a deposit.If we did not show $20 would be taken as no-show fee. Walked to the wharf where the office is,and nothing.There was a sign on the door..... 'Postponed due to sea conditions' No phone call to let us know it was cancelled. Weather looked ok when we walked down... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour! We got up close to the seals and took some great pics. The kids loved it and the staff were friendly and knowledgable.

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