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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
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“boat trip”(7 reviews)
“lobster pot”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Quay Street | Orford Quay, Orford IP12 2NU, England
+44 7900 230579
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time and took some lovely photos. The commentary was interesting. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Mossy321
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant hour spent on the river. The one hour trip on the river Alde takes you around the smaller islands of the ness. The commentary covers the Military history of Orford Ness and it’s strange buildings Regardless is great for bird watchers, calling...More

Thank ScotsmanabroadKMB
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Really worth a tenner of any bodies money. The skipper and guide was most entertaining in a very relaxed manner. I shall go again as it is just such a relaxing way to spend an hour.

Thank crackingbloke
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Orford is a lovely place and a boat trip is a good introduction to the area. We’ve had a couple of holidays in Orford so know it well. The trip goes around Havergate island and there’s good views of the Ness and Butley Creek. It’s...More

Thank smith1265
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Good value for a couple of hours on the river. The boat is in good order, and safety was high on the crew’s agenda so great for smaller children and the less mobile. There is plenty to see on the outward and inward legs but...More

1  Thank Marten B
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This boat seats 29 people on wooden bench type seating around the boat. You can't book, so you just arrive and wait in line, hoping to board. It's not cheap, £10 adult and £5 child. Depending on where you sit, you don't see a great...More

Thank nadia17051070
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We’d hired the boat as a private tour for several families (capacity is 29) and so we got more time and spent lots of time exploring the lobster pots and handling the crabs and lobsters. Entertained the kids who were largely 10-14 years old. It’s...More

1  Thank Fred B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The small boat took us down river and around Havergate island. The boatman gave an entertaining and interesting commentary he also provided bird books for the less informed passengers. His commentary was on local and natural history, wildlife flora and fauna together with tales of...More

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Good views of Havergate Island and interesting historical documentary from the Captain. Good value for money at a tenner per person. Nice change to see Orford from the river.

Thank lynne j
Reviewed 21 April 2018

A great hour on the water. The friendly, helpful skipper explains the unexpected secret history of the area and points out the amazing wildlife. And all for a very reasonable price.

Thank NorthantsNige
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1 September 2015|
Response from sheilallan | Reviewed this property |
Exactly. I posted this as Orford but it came up in one place as Oxford. This is slack practice on the part of Tripadvisor and not worthy of its otherwise high standards. Does no one check?