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Whale Watching

Incredible the journey across the River Thames includes a sighting of a white whale which is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tonybuses
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Gravesend river crossing

A great way to cross the river instead of getting stuck on the Dartford Bridge or queuing at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
helen0gden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible the journey across the River Thames includes a sighting of a white whale which is now part of the tourist excursion. Crew very helpful to give you a guided tour of the whales habitat.

Thank tonybuses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to cross the river instead of getting stuck on the Dartford Bridge or queuing at the tunnel. Friendly staff. A relaxing way to travel taking in the sites of the river.

Thank helen0gden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had to get to Gravesend for work where there was no parking. This is a great little connection from Essex to Kent or vice versa if you're using public transport. Instead of heading all the way into London and back out again, and avoiding...More

Thank Dori165
Reviewed 13 September 2018

I love this trip - even though there's no real reason to go to Tilbury from Gravesend (sorry Essex folk) once you've done the fort...apart from the HUGE pub on the other side (OK that's a pretty good reason). But it's such a GREAT trip,...More

Thank NatalieJoh
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We used the ferry to get over from gravesend to tilbury fort and it was a nice little trip over the water my children really enjoyed it

Thank srussell1983
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We used this service one sunny Saturday to get across to Tilbury to visit the fort. Short and sweet. Good value.

Thank sryan772
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Unplanned journey home after the Dart Crossing was closed after a major RTC and very handy when working in Tilbury for the afternoon when you live in Gravesend. Very efficient, simple 5 min crossing and you can pay by card. Have not used the ferry...More

2  Thank Beamygrunt
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Went on the ferry from tilbury to gravesend, it only took a few minutes, very stress free quick and cheap, and it runs very regular, friendly guys on board, free parking at tilbury, good for a great day out

1  Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We took our young granddaughter on the Tilbury ferry to Gravesend for her first trip and she was well pleased,not only it is only £2 return for her we get a discount with freedom pass. So we met up with my Sister and husband,hassle free...More

3  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Food was ok but it never seems to look like the picture anymore fast should not mean poor quality the speed has made it all lose it quality and appearance, it is what it is cheap quite high calorie poor protein food.

Thank Stephen H
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Doreen95
25 September 2018|
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Response from Beamygrunt | Reviewed this property |
£4 single when I used it, not sure if that was peak fare
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chris s
17 August 2018|
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Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
For free on the pontoon where you catch the Tilbury to Gravesend Ferry.
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