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Sealife Adventures

Address: Clachan, Seil | by Oban, Argyll, Clachan PA34 4RF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1852 300203
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Clachan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Sealife adventures run whale watching and wildlife boat trips from our private pontoon and car park on the mainland near Oban. We run 3,4 and 5 hour trips which are suitable for all ages. All our trips include the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool. We are the longest established operator in the area (26 years), our owner skipper David has a degree in marine biology. Our stable spacious boat is the most powerful in the area and holds the highest certificate of seaworthiness.
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St Albans, UK
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Went on the 4h boat trip with David & Charlotte on 30th September, 2014. Only 8 of us. Made very welcome with cups of tea & biscuits. Supplied us with binoculars. David & Charlotte were very knowledgeable about the wildlife and area. Saw common seals & grey seals, porpoises, sea eagles, golden eagle, lots of other sea birds, herons and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We went on a 3 hour boat trip with David and Sarah and it was the high light of our stay in Argyllshire. We got lucky and got to see 1 (maybe even 2) minke whales much to the absolute delight of our 7 year old. David and Sarah were informative and welcoming and their passion for the sea and... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We went on a 4hr boat trip with David and Charlotte, from the minute we were aboard we were made to feel so welcome! Everyone was offered a hot drink, biscuits, binoculars (which are excellent) and waterproofs. We then set off on our adventure, the boat is not packed we only had 8 on board which allows everyone lots of... More

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Had a great trip out with David and Charlotte, Saw otters almost as soon as we left the pontoon then seals, porpoises, lots of various sea birds but best of all a pair of sea eagles as we spun round in the wirlpool. Unfortunately a bit late in the year for whales but then you can't have everything. Also deer... More

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Loved the whole 4 hour trip, The Crew, David & Charlotte were very informative with regard to the local marine life, along with the local history. The boat is very clean, Hot drinks very welcome. Plenty of wildlife to see on land and sea, Will definitely return again, this trip is a must not only for the wildlife but the... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

David and Charlotte are just fantastic, from local history to the vast knowledge of the local marine and wildlife in the area. The boat itself was spotless and comfortable. We had a special need on arrival and I cant Thank David enough for helping us on the matter and making the trip super special. Like the title says I got... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is run by marine biologists so their knowledge makes any trip much more interesting. The boat is fast but very comfortable and offers good facilities. I couldn't go on an organised tour but joined a diving day. I was made very welcome and couldn't ask for more. A huge thanks to David and his team for being so kind... More

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Oldbury, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We took the 3 hour whirlpool trip as it was the only one available to fit in with our itinerary. David and Charlotte were fantastic hosts, very friendly and knowledgeable. The weather was glorious, flat calm with bright sunshine, seals were spotted almost as soon as we left the jetty. As with all these trips, there's a certain amount of... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A wonderful 4 hour whirlpool trip where we saw a high amount of wildlife including seals, porpoises and many sea birds. We also saw where the sea eagles nest. David and Charlotte were brilliant and a special thank you to Charlotte, I learnt so much from her today, she knows her wildlife and the local area like no other. I... More

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Peebles, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is our 3rd 5-hour cruise with David. All have been different and all have been brilliant and each one has been a wonderful experience. We are planning our next trip already. David's considerable knowledge of the wildlife, and the terrain is extremely obvious and is surely the main reason that we see so much otherwise elusive wildlife. This trip... More

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