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Ptarmigan Blakeney Point Seal Trips

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Ptarmigan Blakeney Point Seal Trips
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We are a family-run, local business offering daily boat trips out to Blakeney Point Our purpose built ferry boat, the Ptarmigan, sets sail from Morston Quay daily commencing April. The journey will take you around Blakeney Harbour and out to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
The Quay, Blakeney NR25 7NF, England
+44 1263 740792
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We had a super time in an open boat of about 30. Skipper was very knowledgeable about the seals. Wrap up as it’s chilly out there! Good value at £12 for adults.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rickyavik
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We specifically chose this trip as it is in a smaller boat. There were only 8 of us and we were able to chat to Mick and Terry and learn about the fishing trade in the area and the life of the seals on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndrewCambridgeUK
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Went out to see the seals yesterday on the Ptarmigan. Fantastic trip, last minute thing but Mick was more than helpful in making sure we were there. Terry our other guide was a mine of information and so friendly. Saw the seals including a new...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maxBEssex
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We originally chose this boat company as they had the most convenient time for us but I'm glad we did... the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable and the boat was far less crowded than the others we saw out on the water! We went...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melawhite
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Would recommend this trip.We had a great time with a very friendly and knowledgable crew . We have two spaniels and they where welcomed on the trip too. Many thanks we had a great time .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mackenzie611
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A friend and I were visiting North Norfolk this summer and we wanted to see the seals at Blakeney Point. We went to Blakeney to book a trip. There were a number of different vendors selling trips - all the same price (£12 a trip)....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had a short stay in Cromer and one of the reviews in the guest book recommended these and have to say it was £36 well spent. Terry the guide was funny and very interesting, the trip was a good hour and we got up real...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brucey1971
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We went on seal trip Wednesday 22/08/18. Picked trip after reading reviews on here and they were spot on. Staff at booking, and on the boat were brilliant, cheerful and knowledgeable. Saw what felt like hundred of seals. Definitely worth it, my 9 year old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank csbeckett76
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We went on a trip with Ptarmigan on Wednesday (22/8/18). Recommended by someone at The Blakeney Hotel. Far the best of all the companies running trips. Ptarmigan looped around where the first colony were lying but all the other companies we saw turned back here....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Originally tried booking onto the Temple's boat but there were no places left, so booked with Ptarmigan and pleased to say it's another 5* review. Granted, we were a bit late setting off, but having been watching from the quayside, this seemed to be because...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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23 June 2018|
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Response from gvs951 | Reviewed this property |
As others suggest - but bear in mind that thectrips are geared to the tides - so no matter what company you choose, there will probably only be two trips going out - so it can get busy - so - check the tides and sailings for... More
23 January 2017|
Response from laurapV2571LR | Reviewed this property |
I'm entirely sure on that sorry I can't be helpful!! Im pretty sure they're will Be though they tend to run trips quite a lot