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4 Hour Wildlife Cruises

Coastal and Offshore Exploration

These are our most popular trips and run almost daily throughout the year so please phone or email us to enquire about availability. You will spend your trip exploring the southern coast of Cornwall as we cruise under the impressive granite cliffs, and search for the wild animals which inhabit this region of the British Isles, such as huge basking sharks, harbour porpoises, bottlenose dolphins, grey seals and a diversity of coastal birds. We will then spend some time offshore in search of pelagic species such as common dolphins, minke whales and storm petrels.

Adults: £60

Note: If there are only 2 people in total booked on board, it is just £75 per adult, as this is the minimum number we can take to run a cruise. Maximum 12 people

Children (up to 16 years, no minimum age limit): £50

Well-behaved dogs are welcome on board at a cost of £10

Trip information:
We meet outside the marina reception at Falmouth Marina at 10:45am, returning around 3pm, but some sailing times may vary depending on weather and tides. Car parking in the marina is free all day. On booking over the phone you will receive all the details you need to know about your trip. If for any reason the weather becomes too rough to leave the Carrick Roads and head offshore, we will still carry on with the trip but head back up the Carrick Roads and explore our wonderful and wildlife rich Fal estuary. Please bring warm clothes and full waterproofs, particularly during the colder months. Binoculars recommended.

Please note we cannot guarantee any specific wildlife sightings

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7 Hour Wildlife Cruises

All day Ocean Exploration

Start your day with a tour around the coastline all the way up to Lizard Point before heading right out to sea for the remainder of the trip to better our chances of finding dolphins and whales, pelagic seabirds such as storm petrels, skuas and a variety of shearwaters, and a whole lot more. This trip is popular with guests wishing to see the most wildlife possible. Please find a list of the scheduled dates for our 7 hour cruises for 2019 on our home page. If unfortunately the conditions are not quite suitable to head out to sea for the full 7 hours, we will either re-schedule the trip or shorten the length of trip to 4, 5 or 6 hours. We will get in touch nearer the time to confirm likely trip duration once we have assessed the forecast.

Full day excursion: £95 per person

No children under the age of 11 please.

No dogs please.

Note: Minimum of 5 people in total for the 7 hour wildlife cruises. Maximum 10

Trip information:
We meet outside the marina reception at Premier Marina, Falmouth. Car parking in the marina is free all day. On booking over the phone you will receive all the details you need to know about your trip. Please bring warm clothes and full waterproofs, particularly during the colder months, as well as plenty of food and water. Binoculars recommended.

Please note we cannot guarantee any specific wildlife sightings

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3 Hour Wildlife Cruises

Family Bay Exploration

Due to popular demand, and with a particular focus on families with young children, we are now pleased to offer 3 hour wildlife cruises. Very similar to our 4 hour cruises, these are just a slightly shorter alternative for those not wishing to spend the full 4 hours at sea, but still give us plenty time to explore along the spectacular coastline and to discover some of the fabulous wildlife Falmouth Bay has to offer.

Adults: £48

Children (up to 16 years, no minimum age limit): £38

Note: Individuals and couples also welcome but we do require a minimum of 4 people in total for the 3 hour wildlife cruises. Maximum 12 people

Well-behaved dogs are welcome on board at a cost of £10

Trip information:
We meet outside the marina reception at Premier Marina, Falmouth. In busy months these will likely be scheduled in the afternoon around 3pm, after the 4 hour cruise. Car parking in the marina is free all day. On booking over the phone you will receive all the details you need to know about your trip. Please make sure you wrap up warmly and bring full waterproofs, particularly during the colder months. Binoculars recommended. If for any reason the weather becomes too rough to leave the Carrick Roads and head offshore, we will still carry on with the trip but head back up the Carrick Roads and explore our wonderful and wildlife rich Fal estuary.

Please note we cannot guarantee any specific wildlife sightings 

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No idea where to start! Such a day out even if it was 4 hours, Keith is so passionate about everything he does and puts his all into making sure we had a great day. Set off full of information about what to expect and see. From leaving the marina all the way until we got back to mooring had a full display of wildlife narrated by the man himself, from the bird life and seals on the coastline to the dolphins and porpoises offshore we had it all. Best day out we’ve all had in a long time. Thank you Capt. Keith!

Harvey, Louise and Gracie - Tiverton

In The Event of Rough Weather

On all our wildlife trips advertised if for any reason the weather becomes too rough to leave the Carrick Roads and head offshore, we will still carry on with the trip but head back up the Carrick Roads and explore our wonderful and wildlife-rich Fal estuary which stretches all the way up to Truro. These rivers are full of lots of wildlife and on board a boat is a beautiful way to explore the small creeks. A plethera of waders, deer and waterbirds can be seen, as well as visits from our seals, inshore dolphins and porpoises. Classified as a Special Area of Conservation, the Fal Estuary is nationally important for several migratory and waterbirds, such as ospreys, black-necked grebes and red breasted merganser.

The Fal is the third deepest natural harbour in the World and has over sixty miles of coastline and beautifully wooded bank side shore within this vast diverse and rich in wildlife marine and estuary habitat.