Sunset over the water at Blakaney Point

Frequently Asked Questions

To help you with plan your trip we have listed out some of our more frequently asked questions. If you can't find what you're looking for Contact Us. ~ We look forward to seeing you at Beans Boats soon.
Yes - well behaved dogs on leads are fine (however please be considerate to other passengers, as not everyone is dog friendly!)
All the seal trip boats are open so you get the best views of the seals and wildlife.
We run daily throughout the summer and during the winter as tides and daylight hours allow, times change daily according to high tide times. (See departure times to plan your trip).
To book is easy just Phone 01263 740505 (between 8.30am & 6.00pm) every day. You can book on the day but we can get very busy at weekends and holiday times, especially during the summer, so booking a few days ahead is advised. You can of course book earlier if you want.
We have a limited card facility very much dependent on signal strength here at Morston Quay - so bring a cash back-up just in case.
No - we will save your seats for you to turn up and pay on the day. (If you cant make it for any reason all we ask is you let us know as soon as possible).
You pay for your tickets on the day when you collect them on Morston Quay - watch out for one of our crew in the orange top..
The boats depart from MORSTON QUAY ~ NR25 7BH. Situated on the A149 Coast Road between Blakeney and Wells next sea, further details on getting here.
All our boats are white and orange so are easy to spot, the crew wear orange tops with 'Beans Seal Trips' on the front so just look for one of them!
The MCA regulations state that we have to carry life rafts and life jackets on board. Life jackets only have to be worn in an emergency.
No - sorry the boats are not big enough for toilets, there are however toilets on Morston Quay and on Blakeney Point.
No - sorry the rate is the same as for adults.
Yes - we go all weathers if safe to do so. Very occasionally we do have to cancel if it's too windy.
In theory as many places as we have on the day for the trip you wish to book. For larger parties you may wish to consider private boat hire, details can be found here
No - but we advise sensible clothing to suit the weather (its always a bit cooler on the water!) Sensible footwear is also advised as the quayside and Blakeney Point both have un-even surfaces.
Yes - there is a big National Trust car park next to the quayside just a short stroll to the boats. ("Pay and display") but free to National Trust members).
Yes - the Coast Hopper bus stop is in Morston village, about 5 minutes walk to the quayside.
A seal trip on its own lasts for about one hour.
Yes we do have a private charter service for people who wish to have a boat for themselves. Yes we frequently run trips for special occasions or memorable dates, including Hen parties, birthdays, scattering ashes to name a few. For further details click here.
Yes. We have operated at Blakeney for many years and our local knowledge ensures we can assist in delivering best results. Further details on our Charter page here.