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Cardiff Sea Safaris
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: From a 15 minute Bay blast for everyone to corporate parties for up to 24 people, Pirate parties for the kids searching for treasure, to Hen and Stag parties for the big kids, Cardiff Sea Safaris does it all. We can take you on a tour around Flat Holm Island or drop you off on the Island on one of our special event tours. With your own guide to take you back in time or just have a stroll around by yourself. You can even have a drink at the most southerly pub in Wales at the Gull and Leak pub on the Island. We are here to give you a uniquely wild experience in a beautiful part of the world. For more information just call and chat to a member of our crew. Do different! Be different!
Reviewed April 24, 2013

The wife wanted a serene tour of the Bay, i suggested the powerboat ... thankfully sanity won the day and the kids haven't stopped thinking about it since ...
Only 30 mins around the bay, but 'such fun'.
You'll have to go at a weekend or school holiday as they don't tend to run on a normal week day ... worth every penny ..

Thank Stuart D
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"great fun"
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"speed boat ride"
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"recommend this trip"
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Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

Came across cardiff sea safaris whilst taking a stroll around the bay last year. They had a couple of seats left on a trip that was just leaving so decided to go as a spur of the moment thing! It was amazing, the power of the boat was breathtaking! We had a short blast around the bay and then out through the barrage and around flatholm island in the Bristol Channel. The boat pilot was brilliant she was very helpful and had lots of information about the barrage and the island. Would love to go again, but would chose a warm summer one next time!

Thank Carl-Wales-1985
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

Room for 12 on the vessel, and we had 12 in our group. What fun! We really enjoyed.
It was a 1 hour Coastal blast that took us on a high speed adventure from Cardiff Bay, across along the coast of Cardiff and out into the Bristol channel. When we left the lock at the Cardiff bay barrage our skippers performed some high speed manoeuvres.

See my youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AKNGASgLco

There's no need to be scared. You can hold on tight to the bar in front of you. Don't worry about getting wet either. They provide water proof overcoats. Very little water splashed into our vessel.
It was £20 each, and for a group of friends, we had a great laugh.

2  Thank Craffwr
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

Less of a safari and more of a high speed boat blast.

Done a few of these type of trips in the past around the country.

If you are wanting to see sights and wildlife - not the one for you.

Good fun nonethless. Take some waterproof trousers if you go - that is I would say something for the owners to note - supply full waterproofs! I don't mind getting wet but that was just downright crazy!

Informative skipper on board.

Thank RobskiStaffs
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

This was part of a birthday surprise and additionally made up for the fact that the same company in Dublin had to cancel a previous booking back in September due to weather conditions. I was a little sceptical as to how fast, wild, and wet this ride would be but it really did exceed expectations.

We were out on the water for an hour, it was simply exhilerating; whether is was the tight turns tipping the boat right over, or jumping the wake of other boats; it was a super activity and well worth the money. On arrival on the boat, the iPod is plugged into the speaker system, and some current hits start blasting out - when you're sitting in the marina with bystanders looking on, it all feels a bit ridiculous...but once at high speed, it does add to the enjoyment, honestly!

I would recommend this as an activity if in the Bay area, you won't regret it.

1  Thank Tom083
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