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One Hour Trip Ilfracombe Sea Safari

My wife & I called into the pier booth by chance, there were two spaces available for the next one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GarySkuse
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Two hour seal and lighthouse trip

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome, the small things are what make the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob F
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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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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“hour trip” (46 reviews)
“great trip” (27 reviews)
“great fun” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Ilfracombe Pier | Capstone Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I called into the pier booth by chance, there were two spaces available for the next one hour trip. We paid £19.50 each. We were led to the far pier to board as the tide was out. Life jackets are provided. low...More

Thank GarySkuse
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome, the small things are what make the difference with trips like this, the staff kneeled down to speak with my 5 year old boy and made him feel safe and excited about the boat...More

Thank Rob F
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

I literally could not recommend this more! My family and I did the sunset safari in peak season in August and it was amazing! Thrilling, interesting and fun, the guy that took us out was very knowledgeable and make the trip a huge amount of...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant time. 2 hour fun filled trip with fantastic scenery. Staff were great and well informed. We were permitted to take our little dog who didn't enjoy it as much as we did so unless you have a thrill seeking, calm canine I would...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

We joined Ben and Sophie on the 2hr seal and lighthouse trip. Although there were 3 different groups leaving at the same time, the organisation was brilliant and we were all soon on our way. The weather conditions were perfect; sunny skies and calm water...More

Thank Dominick C
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Not much to say other than SUPERB. Run by very professional people. Great value for money highly recommended.

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on the boat trip. It was well organised and all the staff were friendly kind and helpful. We even managed to see some dolphins. Would highly recommend

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is a must of all the family! Mark and Dan were our hosts and we had such a laugh, we had the 1 hour sea safari, we were asked if we want to know about smuggling...yes please I shouted a little to excitedly. We...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

4 of us went on an hour trip: professional and friendly staff, information provided throughout trip was knowledgeable and informative. Lifejackets and safety briefing given. And on breezy, showery day, the sun shone during our trip! Crew spotted gannets feeding and then from a safe...More

Thank dw13abl
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

The weather was on our side on the Bank holiday weekend and it was a glorious trip out. Little Josh and Mark were great, really friendly and knowledgeable. They had a wealth of interesting facts about each of the places and made sure to talk...More

Thank FarahShahabuddin
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x9kat6x
February 26, 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
January 22, 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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debbie17
July 7, 2017|
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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
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