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Dover Sea Safari

| Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade, Dover CT179FS, England
+44 1304 212880
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Fantastic trip to see the seals

We were lucky enough to win a trip out to Pegwell Bay to see the seals with Dover Sea Safari. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
So much fun

I came with my parents both over eighty and my dad was a bit skeptical about the trip along the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Duren, Germany
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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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“great trip” (45 reviews)
“white cliffs” (137 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade, Dover CT179FS, England
+44 1304 212880
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Reviewed yesterday

We were lucky enough to win a trip out to Pegwell Bay to see the seals with Dover Sea Safari. We had a brilliant experience. Very easy check in and a quick safety briefing at the companies site on the Esplanade. Short walk down to...More

Thank Jillyholli
Reviewed 3 days ago

I came with my parents both over eighty and my dad was a bit skeptical about the trip along the coast. But he had so much fun. I hadn't seen him laughing and enjoying himself like this for a long time. We all had great...More

Thank sommersville1999
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have a wonderful experience this morning. We arrived, as asked, half an hour before we were due to leave. This gave time for the safety talk and for us all to be fitted with life jackets and water proof jackets. At all times, there...More

Thank Gill W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here as a group of 4 and from the moment we arrived we were very well looked after. The hosts were fun and full of banter. They provide empty with an extra coat and the life jacket which is all very comfortable for...More

Thank sophieebee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely tour of the cliffs of Dover with Dover Sea Safari. Had an excellent host who explained some fun and interesting history of Dover and the cliffs (hadn't expected to learn about the history of it!) and absolutely loved being on the boat....More

Thank Claudia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant morning. Thank you to the skipper and crew. We saw many seals, babies too and a wreck. The seals followed us back to our boat. The Sands were beautiful and the sea was really warm which was good because one lady fell in when...More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the boat trip - very informative, with lots of of history about the coastline, including Kingsdown where the Romans invaded Britain, followed by 30 mins exhilarating high speed journey back to port. Will definitely be back!

Thank EJ197
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the Dover Sea Safari trip to the Goodwin Sands at 5.30pm on August 21st - and it was excellent. We were given a good safety briefing, provided with warm waterproofs and a life jacket. The crew were friendly and helpful. Despite wearing the...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing,thrilling experience with 2 young children, most beautiful view of white cliffs ,the guy showing us was very knowledgeable and friendly. Shame that we couldn't get tickets for the seal tour , it pre books very fast .

Thank harpreetshekhawat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, my 6 year old and I took a sea safari trip as an end of school hols treat. We had the best time - the sea was calm and the sun was shining. Perfect. The trip begins with a slow meander around the...More

Thank sandkbaker
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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