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Address: Tobermory Pier, Tobermory PA75 6NR, Scotland
Phone Number: 01688302916
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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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Dolphin & Whale watch trip

Knowledgeable and attentive crew, who went the extra mile so we made the most of the trip...their efforts to get us all onto a beach off Coll for lunch just one example. Being... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Knowledgeable and attentive crew, who went the extra mile so we made the most of the trip...their efforts to get us all onto a beach off Coll for lunch just one example. Being among a large pod of dolphins has to be one of the wildlife highlights of my life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This was the 4th time I have been on this particular trip (I always do the longest one to the idyllic Cairns of Coll) and have had an incredible experience everyone. Twice I have had extended encounters with bottlenose dolphins which could be waxed lyrically on for hours but it felt like I had met another tribe, curious, intelligent and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The trip took us to places we didn't expect. Seal colonies, islands we thought were too distant. The wildlife was terrific. Whales, Arctic terns shearwaters, otters, eider and merganser ducks, Eagles, and then the flora too. Lovely lunch and wander about Glengorm to finish off. Great day out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This was our second visit to Mull and, as we had such a good experience with Sea Life Surveys last time, I booked two Whalewatch Explorer tours with them. The weather forecast for the date of our first tour was very bad and Richard at Sea Life Surveys contacted me and rearranged our booking for another date which turned out... More 

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Hayes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I have been going out with Sea Life Surveys for over 10 years now and if you go with realistic expectations you will not be disappointed The professionalism and knowledge of the crews over the years has always been second to none. It's wildlife we're watching out for and we're just a drop in a very big part of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Our original trip was cancelled due to bad weather and so we transfered to another day. This was quick and easy, Sea life was easy to reach and updates of the sailings given on the website. We were booked on a 7hr whale watching trip, but again the weather caused problems and we only went out for a few hours... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We went out with the crew on Friday 17 th April, we had our two granddaughters with us the trip was magical the crew extremely knowledgeable and they were all really good with the kids on board we saw sea eagles, golden eagles, porpoises, seals, red deer, shags and many other sea birds. We had many laughs with the crew... More 

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Bradford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Three letters could sum up this relatively new cruise ran in partnership with Glengorm castle...WOW but saying so little would be an injustice to what is a magical trip and one I couldn't recommend highly enough. A great combination of boat trip, wildlife walk and food. What more could you want??? Starts off with a 2 hour boat cruise around... More 

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Edinburgh, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We went as a family of four; parents and children, 9 & 6. We did the 7 hour trip during the first week of the Easter Holidays - i.e. very early in their season. We were the only people on board; perhaps people were put off by the long trip early in the season. But it was great to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We chanced a 2 hour trip and had a lovely time . This is a professional outfit with informative staff. We are both used to the water but lack the wildlife knowledge. It was a treat to see the Eagles and seal. £30 per person might seem steep for two hours but hey we were on holiday so just budget... More 

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