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Orca Sea Safaris

Events Square | Discovery Quay, Falmouth, England
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Ranked #7 of 22 activities in Falmouth
Type: Boat Tours
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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Sussex
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Took a 1pm sailing and were very fortunate to have great weather. The boat takes a maximum of 12 passengers. Windproof coats and life jackets were provided as necessary. After leaving the pontoon the skipper provided an informative commentary about the port history and various boats in on the day before we headed at speed to the St Mawes side... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had a great time yesterday on an Orca sea safari. Although the only wildlife was a wide selection of sea birds, it was great trip. After a cruise around Falmouth harbour, drooling at the superyachts, we headed across to. St. Mawes before taking a high speed and very exciting trip out to deeper water and across... More

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Caroline H, Owner at Orca Sea Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your trip More

Falmouth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This trip made my summer, I could not stop smiling all day. It was exhilarating to be on the RIB, and the Captain took us out to try and see wildlife, he gave a very interesting commentary. It would still have been fantastic if we had not seen Dolphins, but we were lucky enough to be honoured, and the Captains... More

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Caroline H, Owner at Orca Sea Safaris, responded to this review

We are pleased you have enjoyed your trip with us, a memory to last a lifetime More

Kettering
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Friendly, professional and fun from start to finish. We were all provided with waterproof (and wind proof!) jackets and trousers and a life jacket before boarding. As we set out through the harbour, Steve gave us lots of information about the harbour, what we were passing, what was in the docks........all interesting and as an ex-local I still learnt a... More

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Caroline H, Owner at Orca Sea Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, please remember the windswept look is very fashionable! More

Walsall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Organiser of the sea trip was very helpful and the sea trip itself was informative. Quite expensive, £39 each for 2 hours, which for 2 senior citizens was hard to find but if we had seen any orcas or dolphins would have been well worth it. Had to get dressed in waterproof trousers and coats, no very large size available... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Although it was a warm day we were advised that it's cooler on the water & kitted out against mishap. We sailed on time & headed south while learning a little about the coastline & some of the wildlife.It was exciting to think we might see something amazing & we did. A pod of about forty dolphins who came really... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Myself and my daughter went out on this boat twice,during the week that we were in Cornwall. Despite not seeing masses of wildlife,this is the most fantastic experience. The people who run it,are lovely,and the views are spectacular!! Thank you thank you thank you 😊

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Caroline H, Owner at Orca Sea Safaris, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed both of your trips it shows no two trips are the same! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again next year More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Cracking way to spend two hours. we had to get kitted up in waterproofs and I have to say I was a little disappointed to only get a bit of spray. We went out looking for cetacea apparently but only saw a couple of Grey Seals and a glimpse of some Harbour Porpoise. Unfortunately the Dolphins and Basking Sharks were... More

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Caroline H, Owner at Orca Sea Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback, we will try harder to get you wet next time! More

Brussels
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This small operation, based n ear the National Maritime Museum at Falmouth, proved proved very competent, safe and friendly. They offer three sailings a day of two hours each and when we looked seriously most were fully booked - only 12 places on their very modern boat. Our group of six booked online which was efficient and easy, paying at... More

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Caroline H, Owner at Orca Sea Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to add a review, we appreciate your honest feedback! More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Booked online, very easy. Turned up for the 4pm tour, weather was fab. the skipper, Ian, was very knowledgeable. Unfortunately did not see any mammals, but saw a variety of gulls and other birds. I guess it is just the luck off the draw, but you do go a long way out in search of mammals, so its not like... More

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Caroline H, Owner at Orca Sea Safaris, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your trip, we hope to see you again! More

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