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“Excellent calm little trip”
Review of Waveney Stardust

Waveney Stardust
Ranked #2 of 7 things to do in Stalham
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Owner description: To provide safe, subsidised and enjoyable river cruises for the disabled and/or elderly, including their family and friends; who would not otherwise be able to access the pleasures of the Broadland Waterways. Waveney Stardust cruisers are designed to accommodate people in wheelchairs and are suitable for all passengers with walking difficulties. Our boats, equipment and operational procedures are all designed to ensure the comfort and safety of passengers and crew . The cruisers are available for half day or full day hire with their crew of volunteers. Cruises may be booked by organisations, hospices, nursing/residential homes and also for family groups where one or more members are disabled or unable to board a self-hire craft. The cost of hiring Waveney Stardust cruisers is heavily subsidised by the management committee through generous donations, fund raising events and from the sale of souvenirs on board. Operation of the cruisers and its administration are all carried out by volunteers. Our qualified skippers and crews all undergo regular training. New volunteers are always welcome.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A very calm and tranquil trip down the river on a sunny Sunday in April.

Cruising past the small yachts tacking up the river and into the countryside marshes to the village of Burgh St Peter and back.

We saw Marsh harriers, Deer, Herons and Swans too.

Very enjoyable cruise and very helpful staff too.

There is a small cafe on the bank at Oulton to relax in afterwards and have a toastie under the Cherry blossom.

1  Thank Meester-Chris
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Cannot recommend this service to highly its very well organised for all disabilities the crew could not be more helpful and considerate to passengers of all ages and make good tea/coffee !
The service needs to be more acknowledged in general.

1  Thank 68teapots
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This fabulous boat is amazing - wheelchair friendly - and even has an on-board lift. It`s centrally heated, and spacious. The volunteer crew were very friendly and offer you tea/coffee and biscuits, although you can take your own food. Highly recommend this experience for wheelchair users - they can take up to 6.

Thank gegby
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I hired the Stardust to celebrate my Fathers 85th Birthday gathering his Brothers, Sisters and various family members - taking our own celebration buffet tea and Birthday Cake
The staff were very helpful and accommodating - making our afternoon very enjoyable
All my Aunt's and Uncles enjoyed the trip and will passing on there recommendation to there friends and families as will I
Thank you again for a very pleasant afternoon

Thank colincZ1813WM
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We hired Waveney Stardust for a day our for some of our disabled congregation at at Witard Road Baptist Church, plus some of us older members who just wished to enjoy a day out amid the peace of the beautiful Norfolk broads.
What a wonderful day out, the Waveney stardust boat itself is very well equipped with good facilities and excellent safety for disabled passengers.
The Skipper and his Mate were delightful, looking after us verywell, keeping us informed and well supplied with cups of tea or coffee and biscuits. A huge thankyou to both of you for making this such a great day out.
Already there are plans afoot for another outing in the future.

Thank diseyNorwich
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