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Scilly Seal Snorkelling

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Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
+44 1720 422848
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Yet another wonderful experience

This is the third time that I have experienced this and I had another great hour and a half in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Glenn S
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Swindon
A fantastic experience!

Such a wonderful experience and excellently organised - clear briefing and a swift kit up then we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yvonne O
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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We offer the amazing, award wining, experience of snorkelling with seals from St Martin's in the Isles of Scilly. Seeing these beautiful creatures swimming gracefully below you is a wildlife experience not to be missed! We provide all your equipment and you don't even have to have snorkelled before, we will assist and guide you. Our minimum age is 8 and all children need to be accompanied by an adult. We offer a discount on groups of four or more snorkellers.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
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+44 1720 422848
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the third time that I have experienced this and I had another great hour and a half in the water with wonderful creatures for company. Once again, the service from Anna, Lewis and Izzy was second to none and I was provided with...More

Thank Glenn S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a wonderful experience and excellently organised - clear briefing and a swift kit up then we were off to find the seals - the weather was perfect and the seals were playful too! We had 90 minutes in the sea, which wizzed by and...More

Thank Yvonne O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a truly special experience, the trip starts with a ride on a quick rib through beautiful waters around the eastern isles. Next we dived into gorgeously clear water with around 30 seals on the rocks and on the sea around us. We spent the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've swum with Whale Sharks, Manatees and Turtles and this experience is right up there. We took our teenage sons on a trip with Scilly Seal Snorkelling and I kid you not a Grey Seal came up to my eldest son and hugged him! They...More

Thank rhyscollins1967
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really amazing trip - you can either view from the boat or snorkel with the seals - just make sure you book in plenty of time as it books up well in advance. I cannot recommend this enough and if we get the opportunity again...More

Thank rebecca c
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exciting and unusual experience. Small group snorkelling trip taken out to sea with good instruction on how to observe rather than interfere or pester the wildlife. Very much enjoyed by the family (2 adults and a teenage son). Saw seals in their natural habitat,...More

Thank annette r
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Snorkelled with the seals a couple of years ago and was so enthralled, I decided to do it again. The seals are more used to humans now and get up really close - one big bull seal even gave me a cuddle and another swam...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

it is still worth it.We went on a day that an easterly wind was blowing and for reasons unknown,the seals don't seem to be so playful with these conditions.However,they are wild and so there are never any guarantees.But Anna,with her profound knowledge of these creatures,warned...More

Thank Craignethercott
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Anna C, Manager at Scilly Seal Snorkelling, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Craig Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. It was quite fresh from the East that day wasn't it although nice and calm by Ganilly. You're right, we can never guarantee the level of interaction. It's lovely to be able to...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

A fantastic day, truly enchanting and life enhancing that had a great impact on us all - Adam and Anna were superb and looked after us all very well creating another lifelong memory of Scilly and its uniqueness.

Thank JDD201664
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Anna C, Owner at Scilly Seal Snorkelling, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear JDD201664 Thanks for such a lovely review. It's always great to be able to help create such special memories and I'm glad you enjoyed the experience as much as you did. All the best Anna

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Very well organised, they gave a really good briefing before we all went in so everyone felt comfortable, even those who were a bit nervous. The seals were great, swimming very close to have a look at us and showing off for the cameras! One...More

Thank Catriona H
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Anna C, Manager at Scilly Seal Snorkelling, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Catriona H Thank you so much for giving us a review we're glad we were able to make everyone feel comfortable. It's great when the seals come for a little fin nibble! Some people do find that the movement of the kelp in the...More

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Johan_Benthuizen
22 June 2018|
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Hi Johan I'm afraid there isn't any one who hires out dive kit on the Islands. Kind regards Anna
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evenstar34
23 May 2018|
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Hi the only spaces for 4 we have is Friday morning will that work for you? Thanks Anna
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Kiikkii
7 March 2018|
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Hi our seal snorkelling trips last approx three hours and it costs £49 per person which includes wetsuits snorkelling equipment and a hot drink and snack when you get back on the boat. If you let me have the dates you will... More
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