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Dover Sea Safari

| Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade, Dover CT179FS, England
+44 1304 212880
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This is a great experience

I went on the seal tour in good weather, mainly to get a good look at the White Cliffs, but found... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2014
John V
Sydney, Australia
Best day out ever

Booked for a treat for 3 disabled young adults. Staff were brilliant from arrival to end. The boat... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2014
Chris H
London, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade, Dover CT179FS, England
+44 1304 212880
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

I went on the seal tour in good weather, mainly to get a good look at the White Cliffs, but found the seal colony very enjoyable. James is personable, professional and really knows his stuff about the seals and the local area. His assistant Danni...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Booked for a treat for 3 disabled young adults. Staff were brilliant from arrival to end. The boat crew were great, they trusted our judgement on what we wanted as a small group. They were keen to ensure that each of us enjoyed the experience...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Been on the Sea Safari today with my brother Tony and his daughter Naia, what a fantastic experience it was. The sights were great and the fast boat better than a theme park ride. The crew were very professional and courteous, would not hesitate to...More

1  Thank 619Calvin
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Absolutely brilliant, lots of history along the cliffs, stunning views and fun on the bumpy waves. All the family loved it. Plan to go back to do the seal safari trip.

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We originally booked a trip which was cancelled on arrival at the venue. The staff were completely helpful and apologetic, and re booked a new date. We were given the option of a refund, and car parking was paid. I am glad we re booked...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Me, the wife and our 2 teenage daughters all had a great time on the Dover Sea Safari. Weather probably has a big say as to whether or not you'll have a good time but we had lovely weather which just added to the actual...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Went on this trip with my wife as a birthday celebration. Real enjoyed the exciting rib ride, the views of Kent coast from the sea and the meander up the river stour to see the seals. Saw 48 including some lovely pups. A really worthwhile...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Highly recommended for all ages, staff were excellent - extremely helpful and very well informed. Only downside may be price a bit high for families, but worth the price overall. Thanx danny and skipper pete,

Thank Lewis P
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Really recommend it, can't believe I've lived here all my life and not done it before (didn't know about it). Can understand why it's the No1 attraction in Dover on here. Took our 4 year old son who had a great time too. Will definitely...More

Thank barefootheaven
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We experienced very good customer service while using our Groupon voucher. We thought that using the voucher provided great value for money, however, at full price would be a little on the expensive side. Despite this, we would thoroughly recommend the Dover Sea Safari trip....More

Thank Janet C
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Randall L
10 April 2017|
Response from Doverseasafari | Property representative |
Hello, yes there is on-road pay and display parking along the same road as our building. The Esplanade. Make sure you bring some change for the parking machines. We look forward to welcoming you aboard. :)
29 September 2015|
Response from Katalin S | Reviewed this property |
Just a reflection on the above question / I would not particularly recommend this trip for small children. When I did the trip, there was a small girl who started to cry when the boat was speeding and turning fast. I would... More