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Dover Sea Safari

| Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade, Dover CT179FS, England
+44 1304 212880
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Brilliant Kent activity

Had a great morning on our sea safari, got up close to seals which was amazing, seal and location... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa P
Sheerness, United Kingdom
Seal sea safari

An unforgetable experience, loved every part of the trip, the boat ride was great fun and seeing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kent, 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 2 days ago

Had a great morning on our sea safari, got up close to seals which was amazing, seal and location facts were also provided which were very useful.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 2 days ago

An unforgetable experience, loved every part of the trip, the boat ride was great fun and seeing the seals was magical, the guides were very informative throughout. Would definitely go again.

Thank sar79_Lan
Reviewed 5 days ago

Booked the 1.5 hr trip up to Deal Pier and back for 7 people on a Sunday, and found it well worth the money. The Dover Sea Safari operation is well-run and very professional; you're made to feel that you're in safe and capable hands...More

Thank UK_Gator_67
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic rib ride to sea seals sunbathing at Pegwell Bay !! Knowledgeable & friendly staff Great value - can't wait to do it again

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Safari tour and had a lot of fun. We were under the impression that it was mainly about the cliffs and we'd get to see seals; however it's really a fast ride (speed wise) to get to the seals, see them...More

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day out!!!!! Would thoroughly recommend a trip on one of the speed boats! Young children are well catered for and I felt safe taking my young children on the boat. We were provided with warm waterproof clothing and life jackets. The return journey was...More

Thank whitecliffs38
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gave family ticket for two adults and two children. Full safety talk included humour and reassured all. A misty start at Dover but once on route weather changed and bright sun made it a stunning trip. Commetary let kids fully appreciate the whole ride. Saw...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent briefing, equipment, commentary and experience. A real must do and one of the most uplifting family experiences to share. Absorb the beauty of the white cliffs, the extraordinary ocean, the sea salted wind through your hair, the open sky scape and the thrill of...More

Thank bishopjonathanblake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my Sisters 70th and she came to stay with us all the way from Hamburg. We did this a year ago(see my review) and it was even better a 2nd time. As we live in Kingsdown, we appreciated it even more, as a...More

Thank amandus1864
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good value. Well run and enjoyed every minute of it. The history side was very informative as well. I live locally and still learned a few things I didn't know. 😁

1  Thank Jim S
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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