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Sightseeing Attraction:Beans Seal Trips

Boat Trip

Beans Seal Trips

Beans Seal Trips

See the seals and birds in their natural habitat

Due to COVID-19, please check directly with the venue/accommodation provider for potential new visiting and booking procedures.


One of our four purpose built ferries which are licensed by M.C.A and hold full safety equipment will depart daily from Morston Quay (weather permitting) and will take you into Blakeney Harbour, (we don't go out to the open sea). We sail very close to the seals and there is ample time to take photographs and the knowledgeable crew are happy to answer any questions. Here there is also a good opportunity to do a spot of birdwatching. The seal colony is made up of common and grey seals and numbers are around 500 so we can GUARANTEE you will always see some, The common seals pup between June and August, and the grey between October and December. Grey seal numbers rocket from November as they arrive to pup, the last few years there have been in excess of 3000 pups born between November and Christmas so with the adults 7000+ Grey seals. They soon grow, however, and by early January the majority move off but luckily some stay all year.
After seeing the seals we will land you on Blakeney Point when possible depending on the tidal conditions. The Point is a breeding ground for migrant birds e.g common, sandwich and arctic terns. You can also visit the Old Lifeboat House, which is an information centre. Booking strongly advised, please phone 01263 740505. Visit website for more details and timetable.
Currently due to covid restrictions and operational problems we are not able to land on the Point, (this may change during the season so please ask when booking) The covid rules are continually changing (check our website for current policies ) We ask to please be patient and please allow bit extra time. Although as the trips are an outdoor activity so very minimal risk to spreading infection we are keen to try to keep some social distance on board therefore we are currently running at reduced capacity to make your trip more comfortable and bit or extra space ( see our website for any more details about the trips)
Don't forget your camera!!
We look forward to seeing you !

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsNational Trust PropertyOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Boats run 7 days a week April - October inclusive, also throughout the winter. Trip times vary with tides. Please visit our website for timetable or contact us by phone. Bookings taken by Phone (8.30am - 6pm every day 01263 740505)


Adult Ticket £20.00 per ticket
Child Ticket £10.00 per ticket (14 & under)
Discount for schools & groups please enquire via phone or email

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Quay Lane,
Morston Quay,
NR25 7BH


See location of Beans Seal Trips on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 006441  Lat: 52.95756 Long: 0.98560


By Road:
Turn of the A149 coast road in the middle of Morston village to Morston Quay (signposted). Follow track to bottom opens to car park. Departure point approximately 200yds further on.

By Public Transport:
From Sheringham station it is 10 miles to Beans Seal Trips. The Coasthopper bus runs a reular service along the coast road stopping right in the middle of Morston Village, the quay (departure point) is a 5 minute walk from the bus stop. Look for crew on Quayside wearing ‘Orange Tops’

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 12 miles from Sheringham station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed