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Padstow Sealife Safaris

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Padstow, United Kingdom
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About Padstow Sealife Safaris
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 wild life observation without disturbing their nature habitat. Your safety and comfort are paramount to us. All passengers are fitted with life jackets and a safety briefing given before departure of every trip. Waterproofs are available on request. We understand that some people may have a disability or are just concerned about the boat, just tell us and we will do our utmost to help. The vessel is fully licensed and carries Third Party Insurance (excluding personal effects).
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Padstow speedbo... T wrote a review Oct 2021
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What can I say this wasn’t just a ride it was an experience! When approaching the booking office the staff in the office were very helpful! (Jenny, Kerri and Nathaniel) they advised to wear the water proofs they provide on arrival, good job I did cause wet wasn’t even the word to use I’d prefer to use the word drenched! 🤣 When leaving the pontoon the wildlife guide edie gave a very detailed talk on what to expect and all of the safety procedures in case the unlikely emergency’s were to happen! The skipper max was amazing at handling the boat and has obviously been well trained! All in all amazing experience would definitely recommend to get a good insight of the lush Cornish coast! Any one thinking of doing this would love it, lots of bump and spray makes you laugh all day! Thanks guys
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Padstow S, General Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris
Responded 4 weeks ago
Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is great to hear how much fun you had on your trip. How wet you may get will completely depend on the weather on the day. On calm days with light winds we usually stay dry, but if it's a windy day the chances of getting wet are HIGH so we will always advise our passengers when they check in what to expect so they can be nicely wrapped up in waterproofs on soggy days to try and keep you all as dry as we can. For some, getting wet is all part of the fun and it is great to hear that not only did you feel safe in the hands of our crew, but they made it a fun, thrilling experience for you too. We hope to see you again for another trip in the future.
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Barry wrote a review Oct 2021
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This is the second time we've done this trip. Maybe not quite such good views of dolphins as we saw last time, but we did get to see some, including several jumping right out of the water. Great trip. Can't wait to get the grandchildren along to enjoy the experience. If we're near Padstow, a Sealife Safari is now a must.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Padstow S, General Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris
Responded 4 weeks ago
Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Considering we cannot guarantee sightings of dolphins, being wild animals, it is great that you have been able to see them on both of the trips you have taken with us. Each trip can vary with what we see and how the wildlife behave, but it is lovely to hear that you have enjoyed your experiences with us and are already looking forward to returning! We look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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AliP622 wrote a review Oct 2021
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom30 contributions8 helpful votes
Simply incredible trip today. We had to rearrange from yesterday due to weather conditions but communication was excellent. We arrived fully briefed to expect to get wet and even though we had waterproofs they insisted we wore theirs too. Boy was I glad as it was simply incredible…and wet! Out over the swell which was a challenging but incredible experience. Some of the team (we had three ribs out together) were lifeboatmen so we’re in excellent hands. Loved it. Teenage boys highlight of the holiday.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Padstow S, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris
Responded 29 Oct 2021
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. It can be a wet experience but we always put you comfort and safety first. Allows us to have some fun in these choppier conditions. We look forward to possibly seeing you again soon.
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Lorraine021 wrote a review Oct 2021
London, United Kingdom19 contributions29 helpful votes
Brilliant experience . Cancelled previous day due to high winds. Rebooked for first thing this morning. Supplied with waterproof clothing and told we would get wet . We certainly did . Didn’t see any seals or dolphins as sea was very choppy . Absolutely amazing and exhilarating experience. Fantastic . Would definitely recommend.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Padstow S, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris
Responded 29 Oct 2021
Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re so glad that you had a exhilarating and fun experience with us. We look forward to possibly taking you out again in the near future.
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Kinkynoodle wrote a review Oct 2021
Oxford, United Kingdom774 contributions244 helpful votes
The sea safari was really great fun. There were 4 of us and we sat on the back seat which meant the ones on the outside got a real soaking, but it was fun. We saw seals, cormorants, gannets, razorbills and harbour porpoises.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Padstow S, Front Office Manager at Padstow Sealife Safaris
Responded 22 Oct 2021
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We’re glad to hear you and your family had fun on one of our tours. We hope to see you again in the future.
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