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Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips

Horsey Staithe | Horsey Staithe, Horsey NR12, England
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Wonderful hour

What a wonderful way to spend an hour. Ross provided a running commentary that was both informative... read more

Reviewed today
Kloot61
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Absolutely Perfect!

My family and I had a truly excellent trip with Skipper Chris who was very knowledgeable and we all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Snowdrop358
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Guided wildlife boat trips on Horsey Mere, Norfolk Broads - one hour trips available from Spring to Autumn. (Bathroom facilities and 'food available for purchase' available on land close by, not on board).
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 15:15
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Horsey Staithe | Horsey Staithe, Horsey NR12, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend an hour. Ross provided a running commentary that was both informative and amusing. Having not seen swallowtails for over 40 years it was a delight to see them in their natural habitat. With the hectic life we all seem...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I had a truly excellent trip with Skipper Chris who was very knowledgeable and we all learned a great deal. He was kind and helpful to my 93 year old dad (who is a wheel chair user). The weather was absolutely perfect,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely hour(ish) on the Boads, with very knowledgeable, entertaining, interesting and humourous commentary from Ross. What a lovely man - he has such a passion for his local area, coupled with in depth knowledge. We saw plenty of wildlife (not cranes sadly!) but the joy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ross’s knowledge of the local area and wildlife plus his charming personality make a river trip on the Lady Ann a delight whatever the weather just dress accordingly. We returned for our second trip yesterday and, despite a cold sea mist we had a great...More

Thank Hilary L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What do you do on a very hot day....go on a boat for an hour, finding out about history and wildlife. Ross's knowledge was amazing and we saw many different birds well worth the wait as the 11 o'clock boat was full. The dogs were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely trip. Excellent views on a beautiful day. Saw buzzards, harrier, cranes. Really good. Would recommend.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Break for my wife's birthday, but I wanted to go out on the Broads, ideally to look at wildlife, so this seemed ideal. Booked the day before, by text (only option). This was my main treat for the break away & was really looking forward...More

Thank racoleman
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RossBoatTrips, Owner at Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's true, l did forget the booking and l am very sorry. My offer of free trips still stands.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

A spur of the moment trip but so glad we did it. We went on the early morning outing (9.45am) and it was just the four of us and one other. We were blessed with good weather, Ross was the perfect host - informative, funny...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We booked onto this trip without any forward planning. There’s and A board where the boat moors where you write your name down for a time. This meant we had to change me back a few hours later but not a problem as we had...More

Thank Louise M
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Ross was great with our three small children. Very knowledgeable and passionate about the area and wildlife.

Thank Lee P
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alan997
19 April 2018|
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Yes! Well behaved dogs are always welcome... thanks for checking.
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Yellowbelly999
10 April 2016|
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Response from Hils C | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay in replying... Lady Ann started work 1st May and here are the operational times: 1030 hrs; 1145 hrs; 1330 hrs; 1445 hrs; 1600 hrs. Everyday except Saturdays. You are welcome to telephone Ross to book... More
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Claire H
7 August 2015|
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Response from Hils C | Property representative |
Very belated reply Clair, sorry. But you are right! Times: 1030 hrs; 1145 hrs; 1330 hrs; 1445 hrs; 1600 hrs. Everyday except Saturdays.
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