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Address: | Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade, Dover CT179FS, England
Phone Number: +44 1304 212880

Step aboard our purpose built comfortable RIB speed boat, the Dover...

Step aboard our purpose built comfortable RIB speed boat, the Dover Explorer, for an exciting fun filled Sea Safari. Sit back in our padded seats and let our highly professional Skipper and Crew take you out through Dover Harbour, passing the huge cross Channel ferries and heading out to sea on the Safari of your choice. Our Skipper and Crew will provide a professional fun and interactive voyage that is suitable for all ages and abilities. We offer a range of scheduled guided Sea Safari's ranging from: 1hr 30min White Cliffs & Beyond Safari passing along the base of the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, spotting the smugglers cuttings and caves. Turning for home upon reaching and passing under the award winning Deal Pier. Or, our 2 hour Seal Safari to visit and observe our fascinating Harbour Seal colony in the mouth of the River Stour, as seen on BBC Autumn Watch.Your expert Skipper and crew will personally ensure your voyage is a unique entertaining Sea Safari experience. We can also tailor a private Sea Safari to suit your requirements.

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Great fun on a perfect day on the water. Very professional.

James was great keeping people's interest on the trip. Lots to see. Well worth it. Lots to see from the water that you can't see from land. Will definitely come back.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Seattle, Washington
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Dover, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a trip for my mothers birthday in August 2015, which was then cancelled 5 times due to weather conditions. I understand the conditions is not the fault of the company but the communication between the staff and myself was very difficult and a refund was proving to be near impossible. As we was not allowed a refund we... More 

Thank Elliee194
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

James was great keeping people's interest on the trip. Lots to see. Well worth it. Lots to see from the water that you can't see from land. Will definitely come back.

Thank squid3111
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

My sister and family live in the Dover area. We were visiting from Texas so wanted something to do that no-one had done before. We booked 8 seats and had a great time. Craig was knowledgeable during the ride. I recommend this attraction. We got very lucky with the middle of September weather

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

What a magnificent way to see the cliffs and to have a brilliantly FUN time out on the English Channel. Not only do you get to explore Dover Harbour, St. Margarets Bay, Kingsdown, Walmer and the town of Deal, but you get to view the White Cliffs of Dover in all their glory from the sea. Thanks to our wonderful... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

What a brilliant day. Best thing I have ever done in my life!!! Great trip out to Pegwell Bay. Absolute peace and quiet up the River Stour watching the seals basking on the river bank and others frolicking in the river close to the boat. On the way back, it was goggles on as we went through a very heavy... More 

Thank 748ian
Walmer, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Fantastic trip to Goodwin sands yesterday with Craig and Stuart. Have been wanting to do this trip for ages and it surpassed our high expectations. Sunshine,flat ocean ( even spotted a porpoise en route!) and then the remarkable sands. A truly amazing place. A vast pristine wilderness on which we were free to explore. The rib trip back was exhilarating... More 

Thank joapple2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Loved our time with Dover Sea Safari - great boat, well piloted, skipper gave us maximum fun on our way back - doing donuts and high speeds etc - at our request! Saw the seals in the mouth of the river - guide very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to when talking about the seals, or the boat and the... More 

Thank Doris156
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic value for money with a great skipper Craig today. A must trip if you are visiting the area. Craig had great local knowledge as he took us along the white cliffs of Dover. The views are great, and the trip even had locals on board enjoying the fabulous coastline. Great professional and expert skipper on a must trip for... More 

Thank Bungy571
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I was bought the White Cliffs trip for my birthday last year, and luckily on the day of our voyage the sun was shining and the sea was flat as a pancake. Before we'd even left the harbour we saw a seal and things only got better from there. Having lived for 40 years around St Margarets, Kingsdown and Walmer... More 

Thank Trevor N
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We did the White Cliffs Tour to celebrate my son's birthday. We had a wonderful sunny day, the cliffs look amazing from the sea and we passed three castles Dover, Walmer and Deal. The crew were very good, James the captain and Merlin (Dominic Cooper lookalike) our tour guide, both kept us informed and entertained, Merlin with his witty commentary... More 

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