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Puffin Cruises

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Address: 21 Broomhill Street, Amble, England
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When in Amble you have to do the puffin cruise. It is excellent value and you get to see the seals and the seabirds. Skippers have good local knowledge as well. Best done on a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 December 2016
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

When in Amble you have to do the puffin cruise. It is excellent value and you get to see the seals and the seabirds. Skippers have good local knowledge as well. Best done on a nice sunny calm day.

Thank Johnlobster
Durham, United Kingdom
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350 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We thought our granddaughter would be bored on a longer trip so decided to take this hour-long cruise from Amble around Coquet island on a lovely sunny afternoon. All the seals were in the water which I have never seen before; it was quite a sight to see all those heads bobbing around. You are not allowed to land on... More 

Thank flowerlady64
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely well ran boat outing around Coquet Island. Friendly staff and great views of terns, cormorants and gulls. (No Puffins this time of year but this is made very clear before booking) Along with loads of grey seals. My kids even had a tour of the boat cockpit and got to honk the horn! Great value for a one hour... More 

Thank Banksy1234
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We took an evening cruise and had a great time; saw loads of seals that came really close to the boat, rare Roseate Terns and plenty of other birds (we had been pre informed about the lack of Puffins). The crew took plenty of care to make sure that we were informed about the wildlife and history of the island....we... More 

Thank Timpom98
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I took his two sons on the cruise during the school holidays and had a great time. We were a bit too late for puffin season and so sadly didn't see any but we did see hundreds of seals and enjoyed a good hour in the sunshine on the North Sea. Dave was very informative and the... More 

Thank Andrew D
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Very informative learnt lots about the birds on Coquet island, saw seals and puffins, excellent experience and lovely skipper!

Thank JoolsRR
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the puffin cruise, my grandson even got to drive on the boat Thank you very much and will defo do this again

Thank Anne S
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I together with our 3 children and another family of 4 went around Coquet island with Dave from Puffin Cruises today as a birthday treat for myself.. What a fantastic trip. We all loved it. Boat was fully subscribed with 12 passengers but felt really intimate with lots of space to sit and move around. Dave the... More 

Thank cupsandsaucers
Globetrotter UK
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51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Although it was cloudy we booked a trip with our dog for Puffin Cruises around Coquet Island. We were not disappointed Puffins, Roseate Terns and Seals could all be seen. Dave, Bill and all the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. A thoroughly enjoyable trip and would highly recommend.

Thank DJRangoon
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203 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We used to bring our children when little and it hasn't lost any of the charm. Puffins and Seals alike performed as hoped and this value for money round trip was worth the wait.

Thank MortimerLake

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