Bird Watching Cruises

Enjoy a relaxing bird watching cruise or boat trip with experts on hand to guide you. Take in the sights and sounds of the harbour before you depart for an enjoyable day out.

Bird Watching Cruises

Enjoy a relaxing bird watching cruise or boat trip with experts on hand to guide you. Take in the sights and sounds of the harbour before you depart for an enjoyable day out.

Bird Watching Cruise In Ipswich

Embarking from Ispwich Dock in Suffolk, this leisurely cruise on a traditional Thames sailing barge passes through the Rivers Orwell and Stour.

Guides from the Essex Wildlife Trust will be on board to help you spot and identify an impressive amount of wildfowl including wading birds such as avocet, redshank and bar-tailed godwit.

As well as an abundance of wildlife there are many lovely manmade sites with large country houses lining the banks of the river.

Lunch is served on board and the 6 hour cruise returns to the dock via Parkestone Bird Reserve.

Bird Watching Cruise In Essex

Set out from Brightlingsea Harbour in Essex for a relaxing bird watching cruise on a traditional Thames barge along the River Colne.

You will be guided by experts from Essex Wildlife Trust who will be on hand to help you identify waders as you pass Fingringhoe Wick nature reserve. Look up and you may spot a marsh harrier circling overhead.

The cruise last approximately 5 hours and a hot buffet lunch will be served on board. The boat returns to the point of departure via Bradwell or West Mersea.

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