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Address: Wharf Road | Dockside, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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A very fun cruise to the rock island with seals - very up close and also very smelly, lol

Did this cruise at 10am, after staying overnight in Stanley. The cruise meeting place is a really colourful building, as is the cruise boat, which fits about 20 people. The ride... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2016
Fiona L
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Did this cruise at 10am, after staying overnight in Stanley. The cruise meeting place is a really colourful building, as is the cruise boat, which fits about 20 people. The ride out to the rock island is about 20 minutes on fairly calm waters. An unexpectedly highlight is that it goes around the back of the Nut, so you get... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is the second time we have gone on this cruise and it is always amazing to see the seals so close and in their natural environment whilst it sometimes comes with a little smell from the fish they eat and the birds who roost on the same rock. This time we treated our Grand Daughter and she was amazed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Great tour, especially if you are into wildlife. The vessel past the seals rock around five times in order for us all to get some great photos.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Booked in March for October, credit card details taken as a deposit.If we did not show $20 would be taken as no-show fee. Walked to the wharf where the office is,and nothing.There was a sign on the door..... 'Postponed due to sea conditions' No phone call to let us know it was cancelled. Weather looked ok when we walked down... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour! We got up close to the seals and took some great pics. The kids loved it and the staff were friendly and knowledgable.

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Toowoomba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Caught the first cruise for the new season. What an experience, Skipper Wog and hostess Jenny kept us informed about the local area on our way to the seal colony but the stars of the show are the seals, who seemed as pleased to see us as we were to see them. Plenty of time around the colony for photos... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

Trying out different things for the kids, thought we’d take them on the seal cruise for a bit of fun and local wildlife. Catching a boat from Stanley pier is a great experience, since Stanley is basically (or was, at least) a fishing village, so it’s an authentic way to experience the town. Heading out around the ‘Nut’ is also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

A good thing to do. Such a pristine area and a must if you are staying in beautiful Stanley. The crew are very obliging and generous with their time. Wog & Daryl are very enthusiastic.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

I would recommend, great value for money, plenty of time with the seals and you are extremely close to them which was amazing!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

I recommend this cruise for anyone in the Stanley area. Great value $55 trip. Loads of up CLOSE time with the seals. The skipper and deckhand are knowledgeable and super friendly. SUPERB photo opportunities for both the Nut and the seals. Great for old and young alike. Very pleased

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