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Marine Discovery

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| Shed 5, Albert Pier, Penzance Harbour, Penzance TR18 2LL, England
+44 7749 277110
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A Summer Treat for all.

What can be nicer than taking a relaxing boat trip from Penzance to see the wildlife? This is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue M
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Penzance, United Kingdom
Andy & Leanne

We had a wonderful experience today courtesy of Marine Discovery and would highly recommend them to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
handyandyOxford
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oxford
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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.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea birds” (39 reviews)
“hour trip” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Shed 5, Albert Pier, Penzance Harbour, Penzance TR18 2LL, England
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+44 7749 277110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can be nicer than taking a relaxing boat trip from Penzance to see the wildlife? This is the trip for you. Because of the nature of the trip (excuse the pun), you will not necessarily see dolphins or porpoise, but the birds are always...More

2  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience today courtesy of Marine Discovery and would highly recommend them to anyone who wants to see the beauty of the Cornish coastline and it's incredible wildlife.

Thank handyandyOxford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hannah and Duncan were so knowledgeable and passionate about marine life. I didn't want to put up my hopes in case we didn't see anything. My goodness, we saw pods of dolphins which were swimming along side the catamaran. It was truly amazing and such...More

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome trip. Many thanks to Duncan and Hannah. We all had an amazing time. The kids were in awe of the wildlife. Knowledgeable staff, environmentally friendly and no sea sickness!

1  Thank Mr C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd bought my sister a 'Dolphin Watching Trip' for her birthday, as she'd never seen a dolphin in the wild. So we boarded the excellent catamaran owned by Marine Discovery on a fine Saturday morning in August with much expectation. And we were not disappointed!...More

Thank M0rpheus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This morning my friend Helen and I went on a Marine Discovery trip from Penzance a present from her lovely son. We were both so excited and and looking forward to the trip regardless of what marine life we saw. Hannah and Ducan are such...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the three hour Ocean Discovery trip today and I really couldn't be more pleased with how the afternoon turned out. We boarded the catamaran and were met with two delightful chaps who ran through basic safety and ensured that we were s suited...More

Thank Tessa F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this enough. Went, with my wife and 2 teenage children, on the 3 + hour morning cruise. The weather was fair, but the sea choppy. I would recommend that you wear layers and take wet weather gear, although it is provided if required....More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can only add to the long list of 5 star reviews, and to thank the whole team at Marine Discovery for such a special trip for my daughter's 18th birthday on the 1st August. We watched the weather forecast so tentatively for days leading...More

1  Thank SouthamptonSurfboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bought the four hour trip for my husband for his birthday. He went a few days ago while we were on holiday in the area. He had a brilliant time and saw lots of dolphins , whales, seals and seabirds. He said he would...More

Thank Amanda8_388
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Nosox40
20 August 2017|
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Response from Hannah J | Property representative |
Hi thanks for the message. I'm afraid we don't have any space for eight for the rest of August. At this time of year trips fill up well in advance as we only hold 12. Sorry about that. Best wishes Hannah
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J G
16 August 2017|
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Response from Hannah J | Property representative |
Hello, the only availability we have are two spaces on Friday 25th at 1.30pm, if two of you wanted to do it? Please give us a call if so - 07749277110. Hannah
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J G
15 August 2017|
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Response from Hannah J | Property representative |
Hi thanks for the message. I don't know how long you're around but I'm afraid we can't fit a group that size on until the 30th August. It gets booked up very early at this time of year - sorry about that. Kind... More
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