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Address: | Tobermory Pier, Tobermory PA75 6NR, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1688 302916
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Description: Sea Life Surveys, established over 30 years ago in 1982, was the first and...
Sea Life Surveys, established over 30 years ago in 1982, was the first and is now the most experienced whale watching, porpoise, shark and dolphin watching, marine survey, and education programme in the UK. Establishing the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust in 1992, Sea Life Surveys is still actively conducting a research programme focused on the Minke whale and contributing directly to marine conservation.
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We have have done the whale watching trip on several occasions and always enjoy the trip! The guides are always knowledgeable and we have seen minke whales, basking sharks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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English first
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We have have done the whale watching trip on several occasions and always enjoy the trip! The guides are always knowledgeable and we have seen minke whales, basking sharks, Dolphins, seals, harbour porpoise plus eagles and sea birds. Worth every penny!

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Excellent trip and saw lots! The staff were very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. They provided my daughter with activities to do when they could see her attention was wavering. We were lucky enough to see minke whales, dolphins, seals, sharks and lots of different birds and jellyfish. An excellent memory that will stay with me forever.

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Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Had a terrific day with the Sea Life Surveys all day boat trip. Crew is great, friendly and has superb knowledge. A lot of wild life showed itself on this day, really great!

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Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We went on the 5 hour sea life survey trip and were not disappointed. This was breathtaking to say the least. We went with the knowledge that we might not see anything but, were we surprised! From minke whales, bottle nosed dolphins, harbour porpoises to what I really wanted to see, basking sharks! We spotted 5 BS which was unbelievable... More 

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London
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We were unlucky with a very rough sea, so didn't see the sea creatures but got spectacular views of golden and sea eagles and the gorgeous Mull coastline. The crew on this trip are a delight, friendly, knowledgeable and always on hand- free tea and coffee too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Back on mull for the 1st time in 7 years, we were very keen to go on a whale watching trip We booked for a 7 hr trip with sea life surveys and was not disappointed Minke whale , basking shark , porpoise, Dolphins , sea eagles and numerous sea birds all seen on a very enjoyable trip The knowledge... More 

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London, UK
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Going on the 5 hour family whale watch boat trip was the 'splash out' day of our week long trip to Mull as this is not cheap for a family. I cannot particularly fault sea life survey tours: the boat was comfortable, with plenty of seating inside and out, tuck shop and hot drinks available. There were also very friendly... More 

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

Even better than we expected. Very well organised, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Fabulous wildlife we saw: Basking Sharks, Common Dolphins, Harbour Porpoises, Sea Eagles, Golden Eagles, Gannets, many other sea birds, a Minky Whale was spotted. Beautiful scenery. Good boat with a little snack shop serving free tea and coffee. Take your own packed lunch so you have something substantial... More 

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Dalmally
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I did the full day out on one of these fantastic trips - and I just loved it.........! Lots of sightings and the staff knowledge and care was just superb. Great day out - I loved it, and without doubt, I will be back!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We took the 2hr Ecocruz as our kids are too young for the longer trips. But that didn't make it feel like a cut price version. There were more staff and volunteers on our trip than customers. And it's easy to see why the company is regarded as the best in Mull as they were all superbly enthusiastic and knowledgeable.... More 

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