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Deben Boat Trips

The Oystercatcher is a 21 foot open boat which can seat up to 12 people. A great trip for families and small groups.


Join the ‘Oystercatcher’ for a 30 minute river trip. Departing from The Quay, Waldringfield, with pay and display parking behind the Maybush Pub.

The river Deben is one of the most beautiful and scenic spots on the east coast and is rich in wildlife and history. The tidal Deben estuary is a special protection area which lies within the Suffolk coast and heaths area of outstanding natural beauty.

Trips run to a timetable throughout the summer and can be pre-booked by email or phone.

Groups are also able to hire the Oystercatcher exclusively for photography trips, bird watching, painting and other special events.

When you arrive, walk down to The Quay and follow the road to the left to our gift shop to buy your tickets.

The boat is moored on a pontoon and requires stepping down into so please phone if you have mobility concerns.

  • Accepts Groups
  • Credit Cards Accepted No Fee
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Gift Shop