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Address: | Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade, Dover CT179FS, England
Phone Number: +44 1304 212880
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Description: Step aboard our purpose built comfortable RIB speed boat, the Dover...
Step aboard our purpose built comfortable RIB speed boat, the Dover Explorer, for an exciting fun filled Sea Safari. Sit back in our padded seats and let our highly professional Skipper and Crew take you out through Dover Harbour, passing the huge cross Channel ferries and heading out to sea on the Safari of your choice. Our Skipper and Crew will provide a professional fun and interactive voyage that is suitable for all ages and abilities. We offer a range of scheduled guided Sea Safari's ranging from: 1hr 30min White Cliffs & Beyond Safari passing along the base of the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, spotting the smugglers cuttings and caves. Turning for home upon reaching and passing under the award winning Deal Pier. Or, our 2 hour Seal Safari to visit and observe our fascinating Harbour Seal colony in the mouth of the River Stour, as seen on BBC Autumn Watch.Your expert Skipper and crew will personally ensure your voyage is a unique entertaining Sea Safari experience. We can also tailor a private Sea Safari to suit your requirements.
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Dover seal safari

Excellent entertainment. Perfectly kitted out by the company on a cool day to keep us all warm as possible. Lovely to see the seals at Pegwell Bay. Get down to Dover and support... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent entertainment. Perfectly kitted out by the company on a cool day to keep us all warm as possible. Lovely to see the seals at Pegwell Bay. Get down to Dover and support, for a great experience. Did sea safari last year. Goodwin Sands and forts to try now.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had a fabulous family afternoon out seal watching. Our 4yr old, 6yr old and 12yr old are still grinning and chatting about our trip. It was very informative, exciting and so enjoyable. The crew were fantastic and engaged everyone at all levels . Would highly recommend this trip.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Excellent experience and really friendly crew. The organisation and safety was first rate and thoroughly enjoyed the speed boat experience. Saw 7 seals, playing and sliding down the sand banks which was a really lovely experience. Thank you to the crew for being so welcoming.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Informative staff, and a good fun trip! Great way to see the white cliffs and the chocolate box towns further down the coast. Worth a go!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We arranged an hour long blast for my son's 13th birthday party. It was great fun, really well organised and clearly a good balance of exhilaration and safety. Kids and Dads all enjoyed. Thanks.

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Antigua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Worth every penny. Having lived in Dover we learnt so much and saw the land completely differently from the sea. A must for all locals and visitors. You won't be disappointed.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have been on The Dover Sea Safari White Cliffs and beyond trip a couple of times, and although being a bit apprehensive at first whether or not I would like a blast along the coast I must admit I enjoyed it both times, and will do some more trips in the future. The staff and crew were very friendly... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Incredible experience whether you are local or not. Would recommend to all ages, it was a high spread, entertaining experience, and most of all we learnt rather a lot about our local coastline. Breathtaking sailing under Deal Pier and watching Time Ball Tower. Thank you to all the staff who made us feel very welcome and we will return in... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Brilliant trip, the kids and I loved it. Very knowledgeable friendly staff - I live in Dover and found out so much about the cliffs and the trip to Deal that I didn't know. Will be going again and would recommend it to anyone.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were so fortunate with the weather; after the storms and rain of the previous week, the Dover Sea Safari (DSS) team had managed to lay on a wonderfully sunny and relatively calm afternoon at the end of October. The team were so professional completing all of the administration and kitting up the passengers in less than 15 minutes; ages... More 

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