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Sea Life Surveys

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| Tobermory Pier, Tobermory PA75 6NR, Scotland
+44 1688 302916
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Amazing trip

Great trip with these guys in early May. Knowledgable and friendly guides, and we saw tons of... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
via mobile
A great day out

First the weather - wall to wall blue skies, although a bit chilly when sailing into the stiff... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Alasdair M
Livingston, United Kingdom
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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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| Tobermory Pier, Tobermory PA75 6NR, Scotland
+44 1688 302916
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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Great trip with these guys in early May. Knowledgable and friendly guides, and we saw tons of seabirds and four minke whales. The 6 hour trip is great value, and the boat is excellent.

2  Thank BobAlmighty
Reviewed May 17, 2017

First the weather - wall to wall blue skies, although a bit chilly when sailing into the stiff breeze. However, that is not unexpected and everyone had come prepared. The Sealife crew are first class and full marks to Richie for his commentary and for...More

1  Thank Alasdair M
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our day out with Sea Life Surveys. The crew took a lot of time to look out for birds and whales. We saw harbour porpoise, seals and a minke whale plus many sea birds - it was early in season so did not...More

1  Thank coast123
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We booked the day tour (8 hours). The weather was amazing and the sea was calm. The boat drove the whole way to the Isle of Coll. On our way we saw white tailed eagle sitting on the cliff, seals, guillimot, arctic terns, shags, gannets...More

1  Thank RubnerU
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We went on the 4 hour trip on a sunny day . The leaflet said to take warm clothing but should have suggested waterproofs as I ended up absolutely soaked ! It didn't spoil the experience though and we ended up seeing dolphins playing alongside...More

Thank sheena E
Reviewed September 23, 2016

My husband and I went on the Sea life Surveys 5 hour tour as we have always wanted to do a whale watch and so glad we chose Sea life Surveys. The staff were very passionate and knowledgeable about the wildlife and the local area,...More

1  Thank dancer5482
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Just returned from a five hour trip with Sealife Surveys from Tobermory. What a fabulous day ! On the way out to Coll we saw numerous sea birds and seals plus a few porpoises. Then we found ourselves surrounded by literally hundreds of dolphins, some...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Had a great 5 hour expedition and saw Eagles and Seals in their natural environment as well as some great Birds. Although we were not fortunate enough to see any Whales, Porpoises, Sharks or Orca it was still a really good day with people who...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed August 30, 2016

OK, it's easy to write a rave review when you've seen close up Basking Sharks, Common Dolphins bow-riding the boat, lots of porpoises, Otters and Sea Eagles, but those things are not in the gift of the organisation, so what makes this company so good...More

1  Thank awkeyethenoo
Reviewed August 27, 2016

If you have never done one of these before, pack plenty to eat, clothes for all weather and sun screen. It might be worth taking travel sickness pills too as many on our trip were quite poorly and it would be a shame to have...More

Thank KirstieM22
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Clare O
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Jo C | Reviewed this property |
There was a lady in a wheelchair on our trip and the guys on the boat were really helpful and looked after her, made sure she could see what was going on, and that she had a good as trip as everybody else.
January 16, 2016|
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Response from lteacher_7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were able to go back and go out on another day but they also offer refunds if that is not possible