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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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Superb sea trip

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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Thetford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

west of scotland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It's a real joy to go out with two professionals (David and Kate) who know where to look, what to look out for and can explain so well. Safety and wellbeing is top priority. With a bit of a swell further out at sea, David decided that whale watching wasn't on but, no matter, there really was still plenty to... More 

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

Thanks for your kind comments, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your trip. Hope to see you again. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We went a trip with David of sealife adventures last Saturday. David is very knowledgeable about the area as was his assistant. There were only 6 of us on the trip so it was quite cosy. The views are magnificent . Although we did not see as much wildlife as we expected it did not detract from the experience. Will... More 

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

Thanks Agnes, so glad you enjoyed your trip. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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

This was the highlight of our holiday. David and his guides are so friendly and knowledgeable and will do anything they can to ensure that people have a great time. David is more than happy to share his experience - both in terms of the wildlife we saw and his fantastic conservation work that he has been involved with. Our... More 

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

Thank you so much for your lovely comments, we are delighted that you enjoyed your trips so much and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

David and Jen give a very good welcome. The boat is roomy allowing for moving about the deck if there is something to see. David knows the area very well and took us to places that gave us the best chance of seeing the local nature. As its nature, animals etc do not always perform and appear, but what we... More 

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

Thank you Andrew for your kind words, we are delighted that you enjoyed your cruise and we hope that you will come back with us again. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A wonderful wildlife experience off the West Coast of Scotland. Skipper David and guide Sarah are highly experienced, very knowledgeable and sensitive to the wildlife and the environment. They clearly love what they do and share their knowledge and passion generously. As with all proper wildlife adventures (no feeding!) you never know what you're going to see, but with this... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind feedback, Glad you enjoyed your trip and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If you like wildlife you need to experience this trip!! The crew are very knowledgable and keen to share their passion of wildlife with others and the skipper ensured everyone saw any wildlife that was near before moving on. The boat is a serious piece of kit , very powerful and comfortable. Is a heated wheelhouse with toilet and waterproofs... More 

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

Hi Duncan, Thanks so much for your kind comments. So glad you enjoyed your trip and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

St Albans, UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Address: 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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