Meeting the seals in the Bay of Somme

About your day:

Dare to go on this adventure and follow our guide in one of the most beautiful Bays in the world!

With its fauna and its remarkable flora the Bay of Somme is a national trust with its impressive drawdown zones that will never leave you indifferent.  Don't forget your camera, life is everywhere and the landscape just stunning ! Decompress and enjoy with your kins the quietness of your wooden lodgings and the roofed swimming pool.

The schedule :

  • Departure of the Hourdel (timetable according to the tide)
  • Meeting the seals (approx.. 2H30)
  • Returning to the Hourdel

 

Common Seals and crawling seals within reach

If you like a change of scenery you will appreciate this outing in the Bay of Somme classified as one of the most beautiful in the world. Imagine up to 14 kms of sand beach showing at low tide and seals sun bathing on the sea shore waiting for water to back up.  This vision is quite incredible, but beware the site can be very dangerous. Indeed the water speed can reach 2m/s and the place where you will be standing can be covered by 3m of water in 3h30, meaning 352 millions of sq. meters moving with each tide.  Fortunately our guide Sylvain knows the area perfectly, he will explain to you the life of the seals but also a whole extremely rich eco-system populating the Bay of Somme. This lover of the area will introduce you to various sea shells, crustaceans, plants and fishes populating this magical area.

Equipment :

  • Warm clothes
  • Waterproof windbreaker
  • Extra set of clothing
  • Bathing outfit or  pair of shorts (in the summer)
  • Sun glasses
  • Boots or hiking shoes (or old boots)
  • Binoculars

 

How to get there ?

By car

  • Paris : 2h00/ 180 km
  • Lilles : 1h45 / 125 km
  • Gand : 2h30 / 220 km
  • Bruxelles : 3h00 / 250 km

Dates

Posted on our web site on the right or contact us.

Prices *:

Automatic calculation on our web site on the right

 

Price includes:

  • Outing with the guide (2 to 3 hours)
  • Connexion Nature financial guarantee

 

 *Not included in the price

  • Transport
  • Meals
  • Excursions, visits and optional activities
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Individual travel insurance

 

Warning :

The organization have the right to postpone or cancel  the outing if the weather does  not allow optimum security conditions. 

ATTENTION : The Bay of Somme is a dangerous place, do not leave without a guide. 

Nature trip grade 
Vincent Lille
06/20/2016

Journée Parfaite

Cela fait la deuxième fois que je fais appel aux service de Sylvain qui a chaque fois ne démérite pas et toujours avec humour.Malgré le temps venteux l'ensemble du groupe de 35 personnes a pris plaisir lors de cette découverte des Phoques de la Baie de Somme avec nos 2 guides. N'hésitez pas il faut absolument faire cette journée Découverte

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Meeting the seals in the Bay of Somme
Meeting the seals in the Bay of Somme

Dare to go on this adventure and follow our guide in one of the most beautiful Bays in the world!

Meeting the seals in the Bay of Somme

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  • Audience : Group
  • Duration : 1 day
  • Place : Baie de Somme
  • From 60€TTC / pers
Votre guide
Sylvain Duvanel
Guide naturaliste
At an early age, Sylvain Duvanel and his father walked throughout the swamps surrounding Abbeville in the Somme area
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60,00 €

 
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