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Daily boat trips to see the seals ( guaranteed )IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE Sadly, but with some degree of relief I have decided to no longer respond to any trip advisor reports from November 2016 onwards. I have always been pleased that Bishops Boats...more
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Westgate Street | Turnstone Cottage, Old Post Office Yard, Blakeney NR25 7NQ, England
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All reviews blakeney quay great trip blakeney point seal trip car park recommend this trip plenty of photo opportunities ticket collection seal colony seal of approval other companies collect tickets both sides boat company national trust cafe grey seals closer look
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Our second trip with bishop boats to see the seals at Blakeney. Can’t fault them Great staff both on and off boat, very helpful lady on phone - man at ticket sale point was lovely and guys on boat full of interesting facts, not to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Pre booked a trip out to see the seals after seeing the trip advertised at blakeney and speaking to the lovely helpful rep on duty.. we parked up at the carpark at departure point and fortunately didn't have to pay parking as we were national...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RCreasey
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Blakeney in August of this year and had heard lots about the seal trips before going! It was hard to know who to book with but there was a really nice guy from Bishops Boats down on Blakeney Quay one morning when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pgregory067
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We came here on the 30th August. we paid £12 per adult and £6 per child and dogs are free. we purchased the tickets from Blakeney Quay. the boats go from Morston Quay. We are so glad we got the 9.15am slot as it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Serena J
Reviewed 30 August 2018

From the outset, the boat trip with Bishop's Boats was seamless. We booked and paid for our 10.15 am tickets (£12 per adult seems to be the norm) the day before departure at Blakeney Quay. There are a lot of companies on the quay touting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deeeeeelite
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

From start to finish Bishop’s Boats were very helpful with the ordering of our tickets, picking them up and then the actual trip out to see the seals. The Boatmen were, as you might expect, very knowledgeable about the different types of seals, their mating,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paula04071970
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Would definitely recommend this trip. The crew were very knowledgeable and chatty. We saw lots of Seals basking on the sandbanks and also following the boat in the water. The trip lasts an hour in total which is long enough to keep it interesting for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank yorkie701
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We have been to see the seals a few times over the years, but today was our first time with Bishops, and by far the most informative. The skipper was chatty and very pleasant. Happy to answer any questions, and told us about the local...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CharlotteAnne71
Reviewed 15 August 2018

It is always great to see the seals when we come to Blakeney, but we have been so many times, I didn't think that this would be particularly special. However, we were lucky enough to get places on the smaller boat that only takes 12...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SquidFeet
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Would have been much much better if the captain had been bothered to offer some info on the trip of tell his passengers about the seals and the environment. He said nothing at all from the safety briefing until the end. Choose another operator next...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Daisy-May76
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Response from SueME6 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you will be able to see them now until Easter
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