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Ilfracombe Sea Safari

Ilfracombe Pier | Capstone Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
+44 7827 679189
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Brilliant fun!

We heard really good things about this trip so decided to book the hour safari as my Mum wasent... read more

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Boat trip to see seals

OMG if you only do one thing when in Ilfracombe let it be this !! The staff are amazing ,, and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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 voyage to the unique Island of Lundy where you get to encounter the 200 resident grey seals.
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Ilfracombe Pier | Capstone Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
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+44 7827 679189
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We heard really good things about this trip so decided to book the hour safari as my Mum wasent sure if she would like it. Well turns out she absolutely loved it along with the rest of us! The boat does go fast but you...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

OMG if you only do one thing when in Ilfracombe let it be this !! The staff are amazing ,, and funny,,, (on our trip we had another local lad, austin powers wanabe hilarious ). But on a serious note they are very professional and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Exhilarating; an absolute must if visiting the area. Very friendly, helpful and informative. It was the highlight of my 8 yr old’s holiday!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

An excellent way to access Lundy island. The boat is fast and stable, the crew were lovely. You are on the island approximately 2 hours earlier than you are if you take the Oldenburg which leaves more time for exploring. There is a ladder which...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience. It was so wonderful to see the coast from the sea instead of the beach. A lot of the coast line is not accessible from the land. Even though we did not see any seals (tide was too high) or...More

Thank Emma J
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow! We were treated to a fabulous, exhilerating experience with great skippers! And to top off the trip we were graced with a visit from a huge pod of dolphins! Thank you 🐬🌞😃

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the hour coastal trip on Friday. We took our nervous 12 year old, she absolutely loved it. Loads of local information and great views! I would highly recommend you do this trip!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were persuaded by a chap handing out leaflets and showing us footage of dolphins, that this was a wildlife cruise and indeed there are images of wildlife on the flyers and posters. Well I felt like we had been left in the hands of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

"Let's book a boat trip", I said. So hubby went to book one. "All done", he said. We had to wait 45 minutes till our trip was ready. We descended steps to sea level to find an inflatable rib waiting for us. Not what either...More

Thank fatmanpauluk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the 4 hour trip to Laundy Island and seeing the wildlife. Totally recommend them 100% the trip was brilliant. We had two hour tour of the island with the view from the boat and our knowledgeable guides told us lots of interest. Wildlife...More

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Kimm L
27 May 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hi kimm, all our trips and prices can be on our website at Ilfracombe Sea Safari. Regards Paul
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x9kat6x
26 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
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Alex P
22 January 2018|
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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
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