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Great Trip

Booked the hour tour along the coast and what a great hour it was. Think Ashley was our guide... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stephen E
via mobile
Stunning time spent out to sea with the dolphins

The sea was calm and the sea lions weren't at home so our skipper took us straight out to Lundy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ross B
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average1%
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  • Terrible1%
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“hour trip” (46 reviews)
“great trip” (27 reviews)
“great fun” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ilfracombe Pier | Capstone Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked the hour tour along the coast and what a great hour it was. Think Ashley was our guide. Really funny. Lots of info. And lots of fun. Great for couples or family. And the staff on desk even advised on how to avoid parking...More

Thank Stephen E
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The sea was calm and the sea lions weren't at home so our skipper took us straight out to Lundy Island in search of dolphins. A patient wait and then there they were, bobbing around about 100yards from us. we crept closer and spent an...More

Thank Ross B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the two hour trip which was great, the staff adapted to the weather conditions and stopped on the way out to tell us about the coast and wildlife before the fog set in,which was great and much appreciated. Both members of staff on...More

Thank Adclare
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous exhilarating experience. Staff were informative and fun, felt space at all times and were given a choice because of choppy water. Very memorable 2 hours and would 100% recommend - if I had the chance again I would do the Lundy island trip having...More

Thank Hampy70
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so lucky to receive vouchers for the 2.5 hour trip and we had such an amazing adventure. The staff were very friendly and informative. We saw the coastline at its best and discovered some beautiful coves steeped in history. We were so lucky...More

Thank viv2507
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family want on this trip early may and although on land it was warm the temperature dropped out on the water, but absolutely worth it. seeing the shore from a close boat was fantastic.

Thank davetc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One hour trip, beautiful day and great location. Will definitely return for more! Booked online and was really easy website to use. Very friendly and reassuring.

Thank emunro1
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

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 April 6, 2018

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

Thank TheHelsBells
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x9kat6x
February 25, 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 21, 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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