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A very pleasant hour spent on the river. The one hour trip on the river Alde takes you around the smaller islands of the ness.
The commentary covers the Military history of Orford Ness and it’s strange buildings
Regardless is great for bird watchers, calling...More
Orford is a lovely place and a boat trip is a good introduction to the area. We’ve had a couple of holidays in Orford so know it well. The trip goes around Havergate island and there’s good views of the Ness and Butley Creek. It’s...More
Good value for a couple of hours on the river.
The boat is in good order, and safety was high on the crew’s agenda so great for smaller children and the less mobile.
There is plenty to see on the outward and inward legs but...More
This boat seats 29 people on wooden bench type seating around the boat. You can't book, so you just arrive and wait in line, hoping to board.
It's not cheap, £10 adult and £5 child.
Depending on where you sit, you don't see a great...More
We’d hired the boat as a private tour for several families (capacity is 29) and so we got more time and spent lots of time exploring the lobster pots and handling the crabs and lobsters. Entertained the kids who were largely 10-14 years old. It’s...More
The small boat took us down river and around Havergate island.
The boatman gave an entertaining and interesting commentary he also provided bird books for the less informed passengers.
His commentary was on local and natural history, wildlife flora and fauna together with tales of...More