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Bateau de la Baie de Somme

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Bateau de la Baie de Somme
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Les Bateaux de la Baie offers a commented discovery of the Bay of Somme aboard these CDT Charcot III and IV boats, departing from St Valery almost all the year, and Crotoy from April to September.We also organize discovery treap of the Bay of Somme...more
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Quai Perree, 80230, Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France
+33 3 22 60 74 68
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to go on this boat trip with our two year old son. We truly enjoyed it. This was my son’s first time on a boat and he loved it. The boat guide was very knowledgeable about the area and very funny. He seemed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yisol Y
Reviewed 22 May 2018

On a handful of days each year, and presumably when the tides allow it, the Charcot III does a run out into the bay and then across to Le Crotoy to enable the passengers to take the narrow-guage railway back around the bay to St...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Trainer54
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had a lovely trip in the evening sunshine to Le Hourdel and back from the port at St Valery, lots of entertaining information from Le Capitain on the tides, the buildings and the wildlife of he Baie de Somme. The trip was very child-friendly,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank SilverSurferLondon
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

After the disappointment of the train was thrilled that the boat was wheelchair accessible. Saw many different sea birds and the seal several times. Good views of the town from the water. Commentary is in French but if you understand a few words then at...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank HMTcassie
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We took a 90 minute trip around the bay on a glorious afternoon. Saw Cormorants and every so often a seal would pop it's head out to look at us. We returned 4 days later to go on the Seal Rib ride at 6.45pm, also...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank GibbsJ
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Full two hour tour of the Baie de Somme's estuary on board Commandant Charcot III. No seals that day but beautiful sights, sail boats, Le Crotoy village from far and a first for us: to witness visually the separation line between salt water and fresh...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank JPGG
Reviewed 23 September 2014

There are two boats which take a quick tour (45 minutes) around the bay - Commandant Charcot III and IV. They take turns - we were in the smaller Charcot IV, one decker. (I don't know what happened to I and II). Starting from the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank jacw2000
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Went on this boat trip on 17th May as part of a tour of Bain de Somme. Weather was glorious which was its saving grace! Left late as captain wasn't aboard and there was no safety information given in English. There were no facilities to...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank Dogowner88
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Lovely trip out to the end of the estuary & back (40 mins, €12 & 8). The company does a combined ticket to Crotoy, boat out & steam train back which we would've taken if we hadn't done the same trip by train a few...More

Thank jamiek35
Reviewed 9 April 2013

No seal lions but the kids had fun. Didn't like paying 50 euro for 2 adults and 2 kids but fun anyway

Date of experience: April 2013
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