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“Exhillarating Experience”
Review of Dover Sea Safari

Dover Sea Safari
Ranked #1 of 3 Tours in Dover
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed July 16, 2012

Our party of four adults took the Dover Sea Safari and experienced a totally different aspect to our frequent walking route from the Port of Dover through to the Dover Patrol. From the moment we arrived at the Sea Sport Centre, we were impressed by the professionalism of the team and nothing seemed to be too much trouble. Waterproofs and life jackets were provided to ensure comfort and safety during a thrilling ride. James and Ben shared their extensive knowledge of the local area and directed us to various points of interest which we would never have seen on our walks. One of the party was a very apprehensive passenger and anticipated sea-sickness but, in truth, the vessel was extremely stable and he was able to fully enjoy the trip.

We all agreed that we would love to return for the trip to see the seals and highly recommend a trip with the friendly crew!

Thank Jackie M
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

This seemed expensive when booked but for the amount of time the trip takes and the knowledge of the staff it proved good value for money. We booked for the seal safari. When we arrived we were kitted out with waterproof trousers and jackets which proved invaluable as it rained relentlessly during the trip.My daughter is disabled and was assisted on and off the boat by the 2 crew members.The tour started in the marina where we were met by Dave. He is a harbour seal that lives in the marina and came right up to the side of the boat. After a ride in the speedboat that would rival a lot of theme park rides we came to Sandwich where the boat was stopped and we were able to view the seals in their natural environment whilst the crew served tea and coffee to the passengers. In all if you are in Dover and looking for a good value afternoons entertainment then you cannot go wrong with this.

Thank buckstraveller51
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

Exhilarating, interesting, fun and if you love fast rides you will get a real buzz! Can't wait to try one of their other trips. Makes you appreciate your local area from a whole new perspective. Also tourists will enjoy too - Mick and Sharon

Thank DanglingMick
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

i with my daughter and granddaughter went on saturday 7 july to see the seals in mouth of the river stour one of the greatest trips i have ever taken, we arrived and was met by alison who was very helpful with giving us our waterproofs and lifejackets we set out with our two guides/crew simon and ben both were very friendly and knowledgable about the area and its history we got close to the seal as possible for quite some time then had the most exhilarating ride back to dover.we all felt very safe with simon and ben who both made sure every body was ok throughout the trip. BRILLIANT !!! we will be back soon

Thank DAVE G
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Reviewed June 10, 2012

We went on the Dover sea Safari today and it really was a very enjoyable outing. Some excellent scenery with knowledgable and humorous commentary along the way. I had a 2 year old with me and both staff were very attentive making sure we were ok thorough out the trip and I felt like we were in very safe hands.....the 2 year old loved it!

I highly recommend this company and the tour and will be returning for the seal safari ASAP!

Thank you to all at Dover Sea Safari!

Amy & Abigail.

Thank Amy A
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