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Dover Sea Safari

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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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I booked this boat trip as a present for my girlfriend and we totally enjoyed it. It is an hour and a half long. The boat departs from the Dover Sea Sports Centre and gets to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I booked this boat trip as a present for my girlfriend and we totally enjoyed it. It is an hour and a half long. The boat departs from the Dover Sea Sports Centre and gets to the pier in Deal. It was raining on the day which made the whole experience more memorable and adventurous. Our tour guide Craig was... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Amazing would recommend anyone to go, have never reviewed anything on trip advisor it always slipped my mind but this is just incredible. We were taken on an amazing high speed boat ride by our guide Craig and spent time looking at the beautiful Seals that swam up to the boat and laid together on the shore before being treated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I booked this trip as part of my husbands 40th birthday surprise celebrations. After getting kitted up and a safety briefing we set off. It was an absolutely stunning day and the sea was calm (kind of wished it was a bit choppier so it was a more bumpier ride!). Pete was very knowledgable and fun and made our day.... More 

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Dover, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

With perfect weather this was a definate "not to be missed" trip along the coast to Pegwell Bay from Dover. From the Stour Estuary we got to see some 60 seals basking in the afternoon sun. While the wildlife sanctuary at Pegwell Bay is accessible by road you cannot even get to the sandbanks where these animals were so the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A beautiful day and a fab way to spend an afternoon. An exciting and fun RIB speedboat ride up the coast to Sandwich to see the basking seals. Having walked the entire length of the white cliffs the previous week, it was perfect way to view all the points I visited from the sea. Beautiful part of our Kentish coast,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Pete ran the boat trip, great fun guy and very informative. We were lucky to have the sunshine. Over coats and life jackets were given, along with safety advice. We were informed of history along the route out, stopping at various points and had a fun and faster ride back! My children are 8 and 11 and loved every minute... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We were welcomed and assembled into a room and all aspects of our trip were explained, safety, life vests, itinery for the trip and so forth. The trip was on a nice warm day and with a calm sea it was a pleasurable experience. Knowledge of the skipper was good and he made the trip fun with some interesting boat... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I bought my husband this trip for our anniversary. The leisurely and very informative ride on the RIB boat to Deal was very relaxing. Plenty of photo opportunities too. Then on the way back it was high speeds on speed boat doing zig zags and circles, which was exhilarating. On the trip were families and an older gentleman, they all... More 

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ipswich uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went on the two hour trip to see the seals which were great but the best bit was the trip there and back to dover, the sea was a bit choppy but that just added to the fun, my grandson loved it and just wanted to go faster. Pete the skipper was very good and made us feel safe... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This deserves more than 5 stars without a doubt. My 12 year old son and I went on the secret seal safari, as he is seal mad. Dover Sea Safari were incredibly friendly and professional and the trip was worth every penny. The rib ride to see the seals was so much fun and seeing the seals was amazing. I... More 

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