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Address: | Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade, Dover CT179FS, England
Phone Number: +44 1304 212880
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Step aboard our purpose built comfortable RIB speed boat, the Dover...

Step aboard our purpose built comfortable RIB speed boat, the Dover Explorer, for an exciting fun filled Sea Safari. Sit back in our padded seats and let our highly professional Skipper and Crew take you out through Dover Harbour, passing the huge cross Channel ferries and heading out to sea on the Safari of your choice. Our Skipper and Crew will provide a professional fun and interactive voyage that is suitable for all ages and abilities. We offer a range of scheduled guided Sea Safari's ranging from: 1hr 30min White Cliffs & Beyond Safari passing along the base of the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, spotting the smugglers cuttings and caves. Turning for home upon reaching and passing under the award winning Deal Pier. Or, our 2 hour Seal Safari to visit and observe our fascinating Harbour Seal colony in the mouth of the River Stour, as seen on BBC Autumn Watch.Your expert Skipper and crew will personally ensure your voyage is a unique entertaining Sea Safari experience. We can also tailor a private Sea Safari to suit your requirements.

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This was a wonderful experience for all ages. The commentary was both interesting and informative. Thoughoughly enjoyed by our whole group . Would definetly recommend .

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a wonderful experience for all ages. The commentary was both interesting and informative. Thoughoughly enjoyed by our whole group . Would definetly recommend .

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this on a wim and boy was it a good wim,the weather was wonderful and the sea calm.We were given a safety briefing and issued waterproof coats and life jackets by our excellant crewman Merlin,then we were taken to our craft met our skipper and off we went slow at first then once outside the harbour the speed... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sea Safari is really good but do pick your day. There is nothing worse than "life on the ocean waves!" - waves being the operative word!! There are not only seals but ships, sailing craft and many other sights. You also get a much better view of the famous White Cliffs from out at sea.

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Deal, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We first booked this trip last year and were cancelled several times due to high winds. This year this was our 3rd attempt but boy was it worth the wait. A perfect summer morning. Bright blue sky and no wind. We joined 9 others on the trip so the boat wasnt full. Right from the start everyone at Dover Sea... More 

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Thank 666SLC
Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A fantastic idea and chance to sea(pun) the Seals.Take a great ride out to The Goodwin Sands and off St Margaret's Bay etc to see the Sea life. Wonderfull.

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Thank John R
Deal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Third time lucky, due to previous bad weather, but so worth the wait. The evening was warm, still and slightly misty as we headed out of Dover harbour. An exhilerating trip along under the famous white cliffs revealing fairly recent cliff falls was further enhanced by the snippets of local history from the entertaining and knowledgeable crew. We were helped... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When spending couple days in Folkestone and checking what best things to do on Tripadvisor we found great reviews about Sea Safari in Dover and we were not disappointed. Excellent crew, looking for our safety and very knowledgeable about local history and almost anything to do with cliffs. Full interesting information with humour and THE VIEWS of CLLIFS – Simply... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I sent some relatives on this trip and they are still talking about how good it was. The photographs my daughter took of the seals were excellent . Well done and thank you. Robert Beale

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is truly a great trip. Our weather was a factor with a very sunny morning and calm seas. I'd recommend the morning trip as the winds can pick up in the afternoon and cause the seas to be a little rougher. They provide warm rain gear and auto inflate life jackets and are extremely safety conscious. They are volunteers... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the 90 minute "White Cliffs" tour on 14th August, myself and 3 other members of my family totally loved this tour, Once the life vests were on and the safety talk was done we were off, with our guide Merlin and skipper at the controls we had a fun and informative tour along the White cliffs and... More 

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