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Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips

Address: The Main Pier, | South John Street, New Quay SA459NW, Wales
Phone Number: 1545560800
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in New Quay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: DOLPHIN SPOTTING BOAT TRIPS (New Quay Boat Trips) are open April to October. We offer One Hour, 90 minute and Two Hour dolphin spotting trip along the beautiful Ceredigion coastline. Sail down the coast from New-Quay to Cwmtudu (1hr) or Ynys Llochtyn (2hr) passing seal haul-out areas and bird colonies. Upon encountering dolphins your skipper will slow down or stop to give you the best view without causing any disturbance to them. Bring your camera and you can even get involved with the important work of the Marine Conservation charity SeaWatch. Don't miss a fascinating experience, we look forward to welcoming you aboard. Two and Four Hour fishing trips available - Suitable for all ages. Group bookings welcome & Boat charters. *These dolphins are wild so we cannot guarantee spotting them every trip.Book at our office on the main pier or call us, we have an out of hours telephone number too. For more information, read about sightings and view more photo's, please Visit our website or find us on facebook (search for New Quay Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips). We now accept debit and credit cards. Thank-you.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

I emailed this company begining of October asking if trips were going ahead on specific dates given at end of November. Website says all weather permitting and emailed response said: If you would like to get back to us sooner to the date we can let u know if we are running trips them days due to weather we will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were lucky enough to take our dolphin spotting trip on a day with beautifully clear blue skies, not much wind, and warm September sun. It didn't take long to spot a dolphin and I spotted four in total. We also saw a seal and her pup, beautiful sea birds and enjoyed the commentary from the captain who was very... More

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lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A thoroughly enjoyable boat trip even though we didn't see the dolphins - but we did see the seals and enjoyed the commentary from the captain. However we did see the dolphins later in the week in the bay.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We spent a whole week in New Quay and towards the end of the week we started wondering whether we'd actually see any dolphins. We opted for the evening cruise and wow what a trip. The skipper was very friendly and is full of interesting info about the cliffs, birds, landmarks etc and there is a full live commentary. Coming... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I went on the evening trip. The talk was informative and interesting. They advertised wine but only had soft drinks left. The engines ere a bit noisy. But it was only £10 so good value overall. I really enjoyed the trip and it keeps pleasing through the photos and news on their facebook page.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Loved every minute of this trip. The guys were funny and informative and even though we didn't get the good fortune to see any dolphins it was a very good trip. We did get to see George the seagull!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A group of 3 of us took a 1hr trip yesterday. The weather was beautiful and we couldn't have wished for a better time. My mum had her walker with her and the crew were lovely and efficient with getting it and us on board. We got to see dolphins and the odd seal popping it's head up along with... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

i went to new quay with my best friend to go and see dolphins and i must say it was really good to be honest, we saw quite a few dolphins which was really good too experience, i wasn't too sure on the boat ride but that was because i haven't been on a boat before and don't really like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We paid £15 each for the 2 hour trip, and I am so glad we did. I don't know where the boats went for an hour trip so I can't comment on them. But we saw a couple of seals and loads of dolphins that were proper showing off!! To sat my husband thought we wouldn't see anything, he most... More

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Booked a one hour trip around the bay. Boat was packed and there was plenty to see. We saw all the usual large sea birds and some seals but unfortunately no dolphins.

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