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Sealife Adventures

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Address: B844 | southwest of Oban, Seil Island, Oban PA34 4TR, Scotland
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+44 1852 300203
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Sealife adventures run whale watching and wildlife boat trips from our...

Sealife adventures run whale watching and wildlife boat trips from our private pontoon and car park on the mainland near Oban. We run 3,4 and 5 hour trips which are suitable for all ages. All our trips include the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool.

  We are the longest established operator in the area (26 years), our owner skipper David has a degree in marine biology.

  Our stable spacious boat is the most powerful in the area and holds the highest certificate of seaworthiness.

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Highlight of the Holiday!

On a gloriously sunny morning the trip to see Corryvreckan was amazing in itself. But the incredible range of wildlife we saw along the way was breathtaking. From a close... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Russell C
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On a gloriously sunny morning the trip to see Corryvreckan was amazing in itself. But the incredible range of wildlife we saw along the way was breathtaking. From a close encounter with a local otter catching its breakfast at the start of the journey. Then watching the SeaEagles on Scarba. Wild goats, deer, seals and a wide variety of sea... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time with my kids, after learning how to focus with binoculars they enjoyed very much the Wilde life observation... seals, dolphin, sea eagle, deer... etc and the sceneries of the seaside were gorgeous... Thank's a lot to the crew for their enthusiasm and knowledge to share with us, as well as for the hot drinks and snacks.

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Really delighted that you had such a great time. Hope to see you again sometime,its a great time to be out on the water with lots going on. More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My father was in a wheelchair and the boat staff couldn't have been more helpful. Very informative trip and saw the Sea Eagles leaving the nest which was the whole point of the trip.

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1 Thank PerceyCruickshank
Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving us a lovely review. We're delighted that you and your father enjoyed the trip and we hope that we have the pleasure of taking you out to see the Sea Eagles again soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had an amazing three-hour voyage to the Gulf of Corryvreckan and back on Porpoise II in October 2016. Both the skipper David Ainslie and first mate Kat are extremely knowledgeable, experienced, and courteous. David has an uncanny knack for arriving at the right time, when the conditions are just right, to get close to interesting wildlife and sealife. Among... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Manager at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this very kind review, we are so pleased that you had a great trip. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic and informative trip with great hosts. Will be back next year. Plenty of hot drinks and snacks to keep you going 😀

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you later on this year, and will make sure there are plenty of snacks and hot drinks for you. More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We went on the trip yesterday as a part of our holiday in Scotland and it was a real highlight for us. We saw sea birds, a sea eagle, deer, wild goats, an otter fishing ans eating in front of out boat and seals even with a white fluffy puppy. The crew was very sympathetic and gave us interesting and... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Really pleased you had a great trip, thank you very much for reviewing us. We hope we have the pleasure of taking you out on another trip in the not too distant future. More 

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went on the 4 hour cruise in mid October and were lucky enough to see an otter, seals, porpoises, 4 white tailed eagles circling above the cliffs, red deer, feral goats, several buzzards and lots of seabirds. It was slightly surreal drifting in/near the worlds third largest whirlpool just focussed on watching the wildlife. The trip was made special... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip and thank you very much for leaving such a kind review. Hope to see you on the boat again soon. More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We saw common porpoises, white-tailed eagles, grey seals and possibly a dolphin and an otter. The skipper and the guide were passionate about the wildlife in this very special area and keen to share their enthusiasm and knowledge. Even without the wildlife encounters it would be great for the scenery. In eight trips to the area we've never done a... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review, we are delighted you decided to come on a trip with us. We look forward to the pleasure of taking you out on another trip on your next holiday to Scotland. More 

Congleton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Just a wonderful experience! David and crew were awesome, extremely knowledgable and more than happy to get the kids involved looking at the sonar and gadgets. We saw LOADS of porpoises, goats, stags, sea eagles and grey seals. Only the otters evaded us. This is a highly recommended trip.

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

We are delighted that you all had a great trip and thank you very much for your very kind review. Hope to see you again. More 

Hobart, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went on the Corry Wildlife trip. We had a great day and saw otters, porpoise, diver bird, seals, deer, goats and other birds - mostly because we were each given binoculars to use and the team were great at pointing things out and positioning us to see them easily. The whirlpool and Grey Dogs were really interesting. The boat... More 

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Sealife-Adventures1, Owner at Sealife Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving us such a lovely review, we're glad that you had a great trip and that the weather held out for you. We hope to see you again in the not too distant future. More 

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