One of the most exciting ways of seeing the Ospreys and other wildlife at Rutland Water is to take a guided tour with the members of the project on board to stand the best chance of seeing the Ospreys fishing.
Programmes of evening and morning guided events to include a 1 ½ hour cruise aboard Rutland Belle who partner with Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust to discover the Ospreys and other gems of Rutland Water, to take place on selected dates between May and August.
Dates for cruises are listed below with their start times from Whitwell Harbour (LE15 8BL)
PLEASE NOTE: THE DATES ARE PROVISIONAL AND ARE AWAITING APPROVAL BASED ON GOVERNEMNT GUIDANCE
29th Saturday Evening 6pm
02nd Wednesday Evening 6pm
05th Saturday Dawn 6am
9th Wed Evening 6pm
16th Wed Evening 6pm
19th Sat Evening 6pm
26th Sat Dawn 6am
30th Wed Evening 6pm
3rd Saturday Dawn 6am
10th Saturday Evening 6pm
14th Wed Eve 6pm
17th Sat Eve 19:30 hours (7.30pm – 9pm)
24th Saturday Evening 19:45 hours (7.45pm – 9.15pm)
28th Wed Eve 6pm
31st Sat Eve 6pm
7th Sat Eve 6pm
11th Wed Eve 6pm
Details to be confirmed soon. Watch this space!
Afternoon cruises cost £25 for adults and £16 for under 16s.
Dawn Osprey cruises are priced at £32 for adults and £23 for under 16s. A breakfast includes tea / coffee / juice and sweet pastries served on the boat.