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Marine Discovery

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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About Marine Discovery
Inspiring sea safari sailing trips aboard a ten metre catamaran, with the winners of the 2013 Responsible World Whale Watch Awards . A voyage on "Shearwater II" gives you the best opportunity to find the marine wildlife of south west Cornwall, including seals, porpoises, seabirds, dolphins, basking sharks and whales. All trips are fully guided with experienced and entertaining guides, who are trained educators. Shearwater II takes just 12 passengers and 2 crew, so you get a great view of the wildlife and the views without having to peer over other people. Please call or email to enquire. Fully licenced and insured NB please remember that sightings of specific species cannot be guaranteed and that we advertise this fact widely. Therefore the most useful and accurate reviews of our company rate us on the factors we can directly control e.g. customer service, politeness, ease of booking, quality of welcome and so on, rather than whether the reviewer saw the exact species they wanted. Marine Discovery is shut between November and March due to weather constraints and winter maintenance. If in doubt, call to check.
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scjsoregan wrote a review Oct 2021
New Milton, United Kingdom11 contributions2 helpful votes
Well organised, very enjoyable and informative 2 hour trip. Saw seals, school of porpoises and sea birds. Recommended
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Nikki M wrote a review Oct 2021
42 contributions13 helpful votes
Had the most amazing trip. We saw seals, harbour porpoises & were very privileged to have a pod of common dolphins interact with us. Duncan & Vee were brilliant, very knowledgeable & made our trip so interesting. Not going to lie, I actually cried when I saw the dolphins 🤣🤣
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Welsh Lady wrote a review Sep 2021
8 contributions4 helpful votes
Experience of a lifetime. We saw in excess of 60 dolphins and porpoise. A gentleman came along side in his Kayak and advised us that there was a Minky Whale not far away. Our hosts were extremely knowledgeable and shared facts about these beautiful creatures. Excellent value for money. We are definitely going to return for another visit.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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r_sharpey wrote a review Sep 2021
Hereford, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
Incredible trip, way out to sea, under sail, surrounded by dolphins socializing with the boat, unforgettable, Duncan and Vieve wonderfully knowledgeable, just like a real life Attenborough programme, fantastic. Plus Duncan got us back in time for our train!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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dupsbups wrote a review Sep 2021
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
I went with my 2 kids (7 and 5 year old) for a 2 hour trip. We saw dolphins/porpoises very close to our boat. Kids were really excited to see them so close. We also saw seals and sea birds. Sitting in the front part of the boat and so close to the water was in itself fun. Duncan and Sara are very friendly and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend this trip to anyone visiting Cornwall.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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