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Sea Life Surveys

#1 of 3 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Tobermory Features Animals
| Tobermory Pier, Tobermory PA75 6NR, Scotland
+44 1688 302916
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Amazing wildlife experience!

We went out on this day trip on a cloudy, slightly rainy day with a little wind. We saw Harbour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Staffa and Lunga

Lovely trip, just enough time on boats and islands. Take your drinks and lunch and travel with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Sea Life Surveys, established over 30 years ago in 1982, was the first and is now the most experienced whale watching, porpoise, shark and dolphin watching, marine survey, and education programme in the UK. Establishing the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust in 1992, Sea Life Surveys is still actively conducting a research programme focused on the Minke whale and contributing directly to marine conservation.
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| Tobermory Pier, Tobermory PA75 6NR, Scotland
+44 1688 302916
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out on this day trip on a cloudy, slightly rainy day with a little wind. We saw Harbour Porpoise, White Tailed Eagles, Storm Petrel, Shearwater, Black Guillemots, much more and Minke Whales (probably at least 3 individuals) - one of which breeched about...More

Thank cavysqueak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely trip, just enough time on boats and islands. Take your drinks and lunch and travel with knowledgable guides. Take layers as weather changeable and best to sit outside to take in wildlife and view.

Thank AmandaBrock
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed the 6.5 hour excursion with Sea Life Survey. The staff and volunteers involved are committed naturalists and ecologists who offer more than information--they convey a great deal of wisdom about the creatures, ecosystems and geology of the area. Also, they are warmly...More

Thank 3traveller3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this trip with my family and was a bit concerned of length of trip as I had my 7 year old son and 6 year old nephew. I had nothing to worry about they loved it. Guides were fantastic and knowledgeable. Seen Minkie...More

Thank Nicky1073
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I had a great day out but unfortunately could not see any minki whales, common dolphins, basking sharks, harbour porpoises (two girls who highly recommended the trip to me did the tour the day before and managed to see whales and purpoises but of course...More

1  Thank Analia A
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Our trip with sea life surveys was amazing! We seen minki whales, common dolphin, basking sharks, harbour porpoise, puffin, eagles and a number of other sea birds. The crew where really friendly and knowledgeable about all the wildlife. The facilities onboard the boat where good....More

1  Thank Katie W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We spent an amazing 4 hours on the water. The weather was great we absolutely enjoyed the time on the water. Although we didn't had the luck to see whales we saw tons of other animals. We loved it.

Thank Critical-Duck
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We went on the 6.5 hour trip from Tobermory to the north of Canna on a day with mixed weather, so we got quite damp on the way out, but the later part of the trip was a bit drier. Shortly after leaving the harbour...More

Thank PCharleton
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Went on the 6.5 hour whale watching trip. Excellent trip, the crew really look after you and make sure everyone has access to binoculars. We saw Minky whale, sea eagles, porpoise, seal and otter. My second trip and seen great sites each time.

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great trip with these guys in early May. Knowledgable and friendly guides, and we saw tons of seabirds and four minke whales. The 6 hour trip is great value, and the boat is excellent.

2  Thank BobAlmighty
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Clare O
13 September 2016|
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Response from Jo C | Reviewed this property |
There was a lady in a wheelchair on our trip and the guys on the boat were really helpful and looked after her, made sure she could see what was going on, and that she had a good as trip as everybody else.
17 January 2016|
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Response from lteacher_7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were able to go back and go out on another day but they also offer refunds if that is not possible