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Padstow Sealife Safaris

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Superb as always - great with child with aspergers/adhd

My fiance and I have been on the Sea Safari every year since 2007/2008. We remember when it was a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ShimmyStar83
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London, United Kingdom
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A perfect family morning out.

I can't recommend this trip highly enough. My kids and I enjoyed a great boat trip with Robyn and... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
neiljackson362
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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Padstow Sealife Safaris offer passengers the chance to experience the high speed thrill in search of the rich and diverse marine wildlife that the North Cornish Coast has to offer, yet in a safe and responsible manner. Our ethos is for sensitive...more
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North Quay | Padstow Harbour, Padstow PL28 8AF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My fiance and I have been on the Sea Safari every year since 2007/2008. We remember when it was a little shed and 1 boat, now they have 2 boats and a hut full of water proof gear to keep you dry! It gets better...More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is fantastic to hear about all your different experiences with us and how the wildlife and the conditions can create a different experience for each trip. It is great to know that it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't recommend this trip highly enough. My kids and I enjoyed a great boat trip with Robyn and Kevin who talked us through all the beautiful coastal spots and we saw so many Dolphins and also seals. My kids will remember this trip forever...More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is great to hear how much you enjoyed the opportunity to see some fabulous wildlife and our beautiful coastline and that the crew helped to make it such a memorable experience. We hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked to go out on a 2 hour safari whilst on holiday in August. On the day of our trip we received a call in the morning to say that it had to be cancelled due to bad weather. Whilst it was disappointing, they...More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is great that we were able to get you rescheduled after some poor weather for your original booking. It sounds like it was a great trip with a lovely encounter with dolphins as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out as 1 of two boats touring around little islands and coves. Our boat captain clearly loved riding the waves which was immensely fun. We saw seal heads in the water (they were a little shy) but had a great view of dolphins who...More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is great to hear that you had a fantastic time with the amazing wildlife, including the dolphins! It sounds like the crew helped to make it an even enjoyable experience. We hope you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw seals and dolphins and shags and caves and coastal scenery. However, is well worth the outlay simply for being shot around the area in a boat for a couple of hours. Can’t go wrong.More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It sounds like you enjoyed the boat ride itself just as much as the wildlife. Great to hear what a wonderful time you had with lots to see. We hope you can come back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in Bude, and got recommended by a friend to do this sea safari In Padstow. So glad we did, we had a great time, we went out in a fast rib, 2 hours worth, we knew it wasn't guaranteed that we would...More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It sounds like you had a wonderful time with some great wildlife to see and it is great to hear that the crew helped to make it an enjoyable experience. We hope you can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked through virgin experience days for the 2 hour wildlife tour. We began by looking for seals and various birds and actually seen some grey seals an gannets. These managed to lead us to a pic of common dolphins which had babies and were...More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is great to hear how much you enjoyed your trip with lots of great wildlife to see. Seals will come out onto the rocks and bask at any time of year - low...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the 2 hour private safari and it was excellent. Great knowledgable staff and the kids loved seeing the dolphins and seals.

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is great to hear how much the kids enjoyed the wildlife and that the guide gave you an informative commentary. We hope you can come back to see us again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour with a very knowledgeable guide. Within 5 mins dolphin appeared and we were also treated to mulptiple seals sightings. The exhilaration from the boat ride itself is one too remember.More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is great to hear how much you enjoyed the thrill of the boat ride as much as the fabulous wildlife you saw and the interesting commentary. We are happy to have left you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What is great about the Padstow set up is that you venture out in a rib, which has several advantages to a boat. It only holds about 10 people, and so it feels very personal, and being lower down than a boat, it brings you...More

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Padstow_Sealife, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed your trip with the boat feeling comfortable as well as giving you a great vantage point for viewing the wonderful wildlife you were able to see. It is...More

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Ian M
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Padstow_Sealife | Property representative |
We do not have a cafe. We only run boat trips for which we take booking from a small kiosk on the harbour side. I believe you may have visited Wavehunters? We are Padstow Sealife Safaris - a different company. Could you... More
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TheDunns433
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Padstow_Sealife | Property representative |
2 hour Sealife Safari: Adult - £39 Child (under 16) - £25 Under 5 - £15 1 hour Seals Cave Experience: Adult - £22.50 Child (under 16) - £15 Under 5 - £10 1 hour Coastal Powerboat Tour: Adult - £25 Child (under 16... More
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wonderwoman92
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Padstow_Sealife | Property representative |
Hi there. Well behaved small to medium sized dogs are permitted on our boats, however, often dogs do not like the sensation of being on a bouncy boat so it is worth taking into consideration whether the dog would be ok with... More
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