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Ilfracombe Sea Safari
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“great trip”(33 reviews)
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Ilfracombe Sea Safari is a fantastic way to see the wildlife and vast expanse of beautiful coastline that North Devon has to offer. Come along on and enjoy one of our 4 tailor made rib experiences. From a stunning 1 hour coastal cruise to a 4 hour...more
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Ilfracombe Pier | Capstone Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
+44 7827 679189
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyable fun and informative. Will definitely go on some more trips. We were very lucky with the lovely weather on the day as well!

Thank Jellybean568
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was good fun and lots of lovely coast line to see was a sunny day wildlife is a must see lots of fun to be had for all the family or just on your own

Thank katrinaday82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids loved the speed of the boat and really knowledgeable guides. Great to see seals in the wild. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank David D
Reviewed 11 October 2018

It's a nice activity to pass time. Went on a 1 hour tour but it felt so much quicker because of how fast the boat was. That's a good thing to me, really enjoyed it nice staff too.

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Was unsure at first whether to try this attraction but was persuaded to give it a go, Am so glad I did. A gloriously late summer's day was Ideal for this trip. A blue cloudless sky and a calm sea lulled us into a false...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Great trip up towards Combe Martin and we had informative and friendly guides. The ride back was fast and fantastic fun. Sadly no seals or dolphins were spotted, but we all had fun anyway

Thank ClaireandKen89
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Booked 2 x RIBs for a one hour trip for a group of 24 of us. Everyone enjoyed it in our group - diverse age range from 11 years to 84 years. Very well planned trip, and extremely informative. Just the right combination of speed...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We spotted this trip whilst wandering down by the harbour on Sunday 2/9 the first day of our holiday in Ilfracombe and returned specially for it on the Tuesday 4/9. However, I thought we were doing a little poodle round the coast but my partner...More

1  Thank CautiousCruiser
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Brilliant half day fishing with Dan & Archie. New boat, all equipment provided, support with baiting, nothing was too much trouble. Boat had a clean toilet, seating and made the whole experience fun. Brilliant day would definitely do again.

Thank westley322
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We've been on this before and enjoyed it so much we couldn't wait to go again. This time Alex took us out and again we had a thrilling and interesting ride with facts about the local history/wildlife and of course high speed donuts including one...More

Thank Jim S
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Kimm L
27 May 2018|
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Response from twoflowers2017 | Reviewed this property |
Varies depending on experience. £19.50 adults. £17.50 child for one hr seal sarfari
25 February 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hi, All of our Safaris depart and return to Ilfracombe harbour. Regards Paul
Alex P
21 January 2018|
Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hi, as long as the weathers kind to us then we’ll be up and running so feel free to call us nearer the time. Regards Paul
7 July 2017|
Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, yes we do all we can to help disabled people on to our boats. There are steps on all our landings down to the boats. It's best to call us and we can advise you to the best times to come. Regards Paul Hutchings
Rachael B
17 May 2017|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Yes, the youngest we've ever taken out is 3 months old as we have lifejackets for all ages.