Searles Sea Tours
Visit the Seals of the Wash, the largest colony of common seals in the Word, ride the Wash Monster or explore the strange creatures of the wash.
Tour 1– Seal Island. This is the Biggy, 2 hour 14 mile in the 60 seater passenger approved Sealion, on the 14 mile tour you will have the opportunity to view between 100 – 500 common seals in their natural habitat, don’t forget to take your camera and get some great shots of these beautiful mammals resting on the sand banks.
Tour 2– Coastal Cruse. 30 minute coastal cruse in the Sealion or Wash Monster amphibious Vessel, out of the wash and into the North Sea, viewing the cliffs, lighthouse and Old Hunstanton.
Tour 3– Cliff and Wreck tour. 30 minute tour on the first commercially used amphibious vessel or the 60 seater Wash Monster includes viewing the cliffs, lighthouse and the wreck of the Sheraton.
Tour 4- Hunstanton from the Sea. 20 minute shoreline coastal tour, to capture panoramic views of Hunstanton and the Wash.
Tour 5- Sandbank Special. 30 minute tour visiting one of the Sandbanks of the Wash on the Wash Monster, walk down the ramp and explore this unique environment.
Months Open: 1 Apr-30 Sep, subject to tide times and weather conditions. Groups, Parties and Coach tours Welcome. Please pre-book to avoid disappointment.
Visit www.seatours.co.uk for more information and tour times. 0r call 01485 534444 or 07831 321 799.
Tour 1 (Seal Island): Adults £14, Children £7.
Tours 2,3,4 and 5: Adults £8, Children £4.
Group and family discounts are available on request.
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ContactMr William Searle
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VenueSearles Sea Tours
3 South Beach Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BB
Map reference: TF 669398 Lat: 52.93042 Long: 0.48233
Follow signs for South Beach and car parks on arrival at Hunstanton. Parking available on seafront car parks. All trips leave from Southern Promenade (in front of Sealife Aquarium).
Parking : free
Accessible by Public Transport : 18 miles (29.0 kms) from King's Lynn station
Searles Seatours offers the most unique sea trips in the country.
The choice of 5 trips take place on one of three vessels; the most notorious of which being the ‘Wash Monster’, a massive amphibious vessel first used as a landing craft in the Vietnam conflict. Capable of seating 60 people the ‘Wash Monster’ gives customers the opportunity to drive down Hunstanton beach into the Wash and out to the sandbanks to explore this unique environment, on the way taking in the spectacular views of Hunstanton, the cliffs and lighthouse.
The most popular tour is to Seal Island, and with The Wash having the largest population of common seals in the world it is no surprise, Customers boarding ‘The Sealion’, the first 60 seater MSA approved twin hulled sea going passenger vessel have the opportunity to see 100 - 500 common seals relaxing in their natural habitat, cameras are a must as this is a superb opportunity for customers to get some great shots of these beautiful mammals resting on the sandbanks.
For more information you can contact Searles Seatours on 01485 534 444 or visit the website www.seatours.co.uk
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Self-assessed accessibility details
- The route from the parking area to the entrance:
- Has a ramp
- Ramp to entrance
- Entrance is well lit
- Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
- From the entrance to reception / ticket area
- To the gift shop
- Good contrast between the floor and walls
- Contrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
- Visitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
- Seating available for visitors with limited mobility
- Clear signage
- Effective lighting for visually impaired visitors
- Routes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
- Displays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children