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Gower Coast Adventures

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Address: Oxwich Bay Car park | Gower, Oxwich SA3 1LS, Wales
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+44 7866 250440
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00

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Had a wonderful trip out today with these guys . Thoroughly enjoyed it as did my teenage children . Really friendly crew . Spare fleeces/ waterproofs available to borrow if extra... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisa A
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful trip out today with these guys . Thoroughly enjoyed it as did my teenage children . Really friendly crew . Spare fleeces/ waterproofs available to borrow if extra layers required . Spotted lots of seals , and my son was so happy as he got to hold the lobster, crab and starfish that were caught in the... More 

Thank Lisa A
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Saw many seabirds as well as seals and learnt lots about the local history from Dave the skipper and Lizzy the Marine Biologist

Thank Gareth W
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We departed from Mumbles on the full journey. We had been cancelled a few times with poor weather but the team was great, keeping us informed all the way. Despite being summer, it was chilly so we needed our own warm jackets topped off by the supplied weatherproofs. Zooming along, its amazing the guides can see so much - from... More 

Thank Steve F
Barry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Have been to Gower on many occasions and this is first boat trip. Fabulous experience with very knowledgeable team running the trip. Really enjoyed seeing the coast from the sea, definitely great value.

Thank Richard P
David T, Owner at Gower Coast Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Richard. Love the photos !!! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Can't really recommend this highly enough from our morning out doing this. We saw birds and seals and a brief glimpse of porpoise, although whilst we thought this was great by all accounts it wasn't particularly successful in terms of what you might get to see in terms of wild-life, but such is the nature of wildlife spotting I guess.... More 

Thank Alex H
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Booked this for 6 people. Great welcome and kitted out with waterproofs and buoyancy aids. Great skipper and hand with good info on area and wildlife. Saw cormorant,shag,gannet, harbour porpoise and Grey Atlantic seals. Skipper is a part time RNLI crew member so felt reassured. Worth the effort. Book early in good weather as they get busy.

Thank Nick A
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Went out on the 15:30 trip Got knitted up with waterproofs and life jackets and off we went in the yellow rib - the sea serpent Well we were taken out to sea and saw so many dolphins .. It was amazing There were several pods and the Dolphins came up to the boat and put on an amazing display... More 

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David T, Owner at Gower Coast Adventures, responded to this review

Many thanks for choosing a trip with us and taking the time to write a great review. We do love it when the dolphins are around, it makes for a magical trip. It's great to see the seals too, who are resident at Worms Head, so we see them a lot. Yes, it is best to book in advance to... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We live in Mumbles, had family visiting for the weekend and were looking an activity to interest everyone, from younger children, teenagers to older family members. Gower Coast Adventures didn't disappoint. We were met at Oxwich by Saul, who efficiently explained the safety points, outlined the important information about the trip and kitted us out with warm jackets and life... More 

Thank allardpaul
David T, Owner at Gower Coast Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful and detailed review, it is greatly appreciated. What an exciting trip you had, we're pleased to be able to interest a wide range of audiences. We hope to see you again, and that your next trip is just as exciting! Thank you! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

First class experience. Saw porpoise and lucky to be visited by a pod of dolphins and seals. Crew on boat very nice, friendly and clearly enjoy what they do. Boat great fun.

Thank anthonyr186220
David T, Owner at Gower Coast Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing a trip with us and writing us a great review! We're pleased you saw so much wildlife and enjoyed your experience on our boat, we love the work we do, and love sharing our passion for marine life with our passengers. Thanks again! More 

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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Visited today with my 6 year old daughter. Having grown up in Swansea, I wasn't expected to find this as exciting as I did, but both she and I loved every minute. The boat goes quickly :-). You will get wet getting on and off the boat - prepare for short people to need a full lower body change! Looking... More 

Thank swanseacat
David T, Owner at Gower Coast Adventures, responded to this review

We're so pleased you both enjoyed your trip with us! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our trips are great for visitors to the area and locals alike, we provide a different perspective looking back at Gower from the water. At Oxwich Bay we board Sea Serpent (our boat) from the beach, so yes you do... More 

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