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Address: Clachan, Seil | by Oban, Argyll, Clachan PA34 4RF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1852 300203
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Description: Sealife adventures run whale watching and wildlife boat trips from our...
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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The weather tried to spoil our experience, and was unseasonally poor. However the experience and knowledge of both Skipper Dave and our hostess Claire made the trip fun and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The weather tried to spoil our experience, and was unseasonally poor. However the experience and knowledge of both Skipper Dave and our hostess Claire made the trip fun and worthwhile. Spotted porpoise, Sea Eagles, Red Deer, but the weather made seeing anything else difficult. Would definitely do this again and would recommend Sealife Adventures

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

These guys knew their stuff. What you will exactly see depends on nature but you will not be dissapointed!

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Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent opportunity to tour the inner Hebrides and absorb the beauty of the whole place. Arriving in Clachan Seil is a scenic drive in itself, with the Atlantic Bridge leading to the island of Seil being very romantic. Parking is also available and is free of charge. David and Clare are very passionate about what they do... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Although the whales did not show up it was a brilliant trip accompanied by an informed commentary. The binoculars provided were a great asset if you hadn't brought your own. The highlight for our group was the sea eagles, in flight and in the trees. Our youngest member of the group even got to drive the boat! Toilet facilities are... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The trip did everything it was meant to - they obviously knew where to find otters, seals, white-tailed sea eagles and porpoises as well as various birds and we did see most of them and spent plenty of time with the eagles. They provide good quality binoculars to everyone for the whole trip which is good. The guide was friendly... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wonderful 4 hour boat trip packed with wildlife sightings and information from the crew David, Jean and Clare... would highly recommend this..we saw minke whales, sea eagles, kittiwakes (to name a just a few) and the Corryvreckan whirlpool where Jean told us a very interesting story involving a shipwreck and a lovelorn, Scandinavian prince.. There are fab binoculars and waterproof... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

We are all delighted that you enjoyed your trip and all the wildlife that we saw. It was great having you on board and I hope that your sister and neice's holiday continued to be special. Hope that you will come back again to soon. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I'm delighted that we did this trip - David and Claire who run it are VERY knowledgable and passionate, so this rubbed off on us and they explained far more than I imagined I would learn about. They were also very friendly. The boat is powerful and comfortable to sail in too. And the scenery, starting from where you leave,... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your trip with us and we look forward to seeing you again on Sealife Adventures. More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We arrived at Seil to board David's boat for my husband's birthday surprise trip. The weather had improved greatly from the Saturday ( our original trip date) David had contacted me about the impending gale force 9 due on Saturday and we booked in for the Sunday and we were not disappointed! The sun shone and the 5 hour boat... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Dave & Sue, delighted you enjoyed your trip so much, we love it when our passengers are thrilled by the wildlife as much as we are! It never gets boring and there is always so much to see. Hope to see you again soon.... maybe another birthday surprise? More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

4 hour whale watching trip, unfortunately the whales weren't playing and didn't make an appearance. However the crew made up for it, excellent knowledge, great commentary, super friendly and plenty of other wildlife to see. Well worth the money, would happily recommend to anyone!

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review, really pleased that you had fun and saw lots of our great wildlife. Maybe you will get lucky with the whales next time. Hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Booked a 4 hour whale watching trip. The trip was without doubt the highlight of the holiday. We were lucky with the weather and had a glorious trip on calm seas to take in the stunning scenery and view the local wildlife. The crew on board were very knowledgeable and were able to point out so much wildlife and information... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Alex, Thank you for such a great review, delighted that you enjoyed yourself and saw some great wildlife, hope to see you in the future. More 

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Address: Clachan, Seil | by Oban, Argyll, Clachan PA34 4RF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1852 300203
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Clachan

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