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Address: Ellenabeich PA34 4RF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1852 300003
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Seafari Adventures are Oban's 5* Visit Scotland marine wildlife tour...

Seafari Adventures are Oban's 5* Visit Scotland marine wildlife tour operator. Based in Easdale, 16 miles south of Oban they have a fleet of powerful RIBs which are purpose designed and built to ensure you maximum viewing opportunities.

Tours depart throughout the day visiting the Gulf of Corryvreckan, home of the World's Third Largest Whirlpool. Porpoise, dolphins, whales and basking sharks feed in these food rich waters along with many seals and the occasional otter. There are deer on the islands and seabirds in the skies which are also home to both the white tailed sea eagle and golden eagle. This two hour nature spectacular is set amongst the many islands in the area. The scenery is spectacular with both woodlands and cliffs.

All Seafari boats are high speed Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boats purpose built for wildlife and nature watching. Boats are driven by one of our highly experienced skippers and crewed by a qualified wildlife guide.

Using our cabin RIBs we are able to offer whale watching tours and day tours to Iona, Staffa and the local Puffin colony. Private charters are also available.

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Wonderful experience!

I cannot say enough great things about this company! The cruise itself was excellent, from the gear provided, to the guides, to the actual course we took. We saw so much wildlife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I cannot say enough great things about this company! The cruise itself was excellent, from the gear provided, to the guides, to the actual course we took. We saw so much wildlife, including eagles, deer, seals, porpoises, and otter, and learned some interesting information about the area itself. As if that weren't enough, the staff itself is top-notch. Upon my... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the wildlife tour as it was suggested that with three children (ages 9, 11 &14) it would be better than the whale watching tour as it would be more engaging for the kids. The kids (and myself) thoroughly enjoyed the tour. We didn't see much in terms of wildlife but the kids had a great time looking out... More 

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Thank 9MDTravels
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great day out from start to finish, the staff were friendly and helpful and very knowledgeable on the area. We seen lots of wildlife from Seals, porpoise , Eagles and goats that's just some of the wildlife we seen.

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SeafariAdventures, General Manager at Seafari Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and the recommendation - we are so pleased you had a great day out with us and hopefully see you again soon ! More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well its worth the extra few miles on narrow roads to get to Ellenabeich. We had a fantastic trip yesterday with George and Innes. A very informative as well as exhilarating ride around the islands. We saw Porpoise and a Sea Eagle along with the usual Common and Grey Seal and lots of other birds. Whilst the Corryvreckan was not... More 

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SeafariAdventures, General Manager at Seafari Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review and thank you for the recommendation - George and Innes are smiling whilst reading ! More 

Grimsby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great two hour trip to see the seals and wildlife, and the Corryvreckan whirlpools. Interesting and motivated guide, passionate about the area. The ride in the rib was great fun and the two hours simply flew by. We even got quite close to porpoises. Not cheap but well worth it. Wrap up warm, guys, even on a warm day!

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SeafariAdventures, General Manager at Seafari Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Jonothan and Elaine for taking the time to submit a review and we are so pleased you had a great time with us and that you "loved it" ! Good advice about wrapping up warmly, even though we provide full waterproofs it is always a bit chilly out on the water ! More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took one of their seafari boat rides out to the islands just off the SW coast, south of Oban. It is a good drive, mostly on single lane roads to get there. The village where the dock is located is a charming small Scottish town with a wonderful little museum and and a substantial gift shop. The young woman... More 

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SeafariAdventures, General Manager at Seafari Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed review. Gillian (from California !) wanted us to clarify that she doesn't "run the boat tours" .... Gillian is one of our crew and it was her day to be working in the ticket office ! We are so pleased you enjoyed the tour and thank you for the recommendation. More 

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

Well kitted out in waterproof clothing we ventured out with skipper Steve and guide Gillian on our 2hour trip to Corryvreckan viewing wildlife on the way and being entertained with local tales,history and legends. Amazingly stable journey - no need for seasickness tablets! Disappointed not to see the sea eagles but that's nature for you. Had planned a further trip... More 

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SeafariAdventures, General Manager at Seafari Adventures, responded to this review

Mary - thank you so much for taking the time to write a review - we are so pleased you had a wonderful time out with Steve and Gillian. Yes, our boats don't induce sea-sickness - thank you for making that point ! Sorry to disappoint you when we had to cancel the day trip to Iona & Staffa but... More 

Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We are traveling through Scotland with two children and this has been by far our best experience. The staff and locals were wonderful and so. I recommend going to the island and getting lunch as well!!

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Thank mom2af_brats
SeafariAdventures, General Manager at Seafari Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and we are so pleased that we were your best experience by far ! Yes, we agree, everyone here is very welcoming and friendly and Easdale Island is, we agree, definitely worth a visit. Many thanks once again ! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely the beat two hours of my holiday in scotland. Really great trip. Great boat. Good team. Itinerary well thought out and interetsing but also allows for flexibility needed for nature watching.

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Thank Antony R
SeafariAdventures, General Manager at Seafari Adventures, responded to this review

Antony - Many thanks for taking the time to submit a review and we are so pleased you had a great time with us - very flattered that we were the best 2 hours of your holiday ! The seals fighting were a bonus and many thanks for the video - we received the link yesterday .... we will be... More 

Saddleworth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I emailed first to ask if anyone could look after our dogs while on the trip. Got an enthusiastic reply. That was the reason I booked this tour in favour of a competitor. We misjudged how long it would take from Oban. Allow a good 30 minutes. Emma greeted us and took care of the dogs. She was so good... More 

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SeafariAdventures, General Manager at Seafari Adventures, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review Claire ! .... and what a wonderful review it is ! Emma had a great time looking after your dogs and we are so pleased you had a great time on the boat with Pete and Callum. Once again, many thanks for the recommendation and we hope to see you... More 

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