Orca Sea
Safaris

One of Cornwall's top boat trips.

Wildlife watching and coastal safaris in some of the UK’s most stunning waters.

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Latest Sightings

Whenever our team spot some of our wonderful wildlife they'll let you know.


Follow them here for all the latest, from pods of dolphins to rare birds.

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This Year's Sightings

  • 1

    Dolphins, Puffins Guillemots, Gannets

    11:00 AM, Tue 2 May 2017
    50°W 4' 24" 50°E 4' 24"

    The morning trip saw a range of different types of wildlife today!

    Spotted by Orca Morning
  • 2

    Common Dolphins

    02:00 PM, Thu 27 April 2017
    50°W 1' 1" 50°E 1' 1"

    Commons about 7 miles south-east of st Anthony's today.

    Spotted by Orca Afternoon
  • 3

    Dolphins

    01:00 PM, Fri 21 April 2017
    50°W 5' 19" 50°E 5' 19"

    A sunny day with dolphins which followed the boat for the whole trip, a very playful lot!

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris Morning and Afternoon trip
  • 4

    Bottlenose Dolphins

    02:50 PM, Sun 16 April 2017
    50°W 6' 36" 50°E 6' 36"

    The afternoon trip saw some bottlenose dolphins and we have heard that there are basking sharks around so lets hope for some warm weather to bring them to the surface!

    Spotted by Orca Afternoon
  • 5

    Dolphins, Gannets, Porpoise.

    02:00 PM, Sun 9 April 2017
    50°W 5' 46" 50°E 5' 46"

    6th - Dolphins and Gannets 9th Gannets and porpoise

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris
  • 6

    Dolphins

    01:35 PM, Sun 2 April 2017
    50°W 6' 24" 50°E 6' 24"

    Took the boat out for a test run today and found a pod of dolphins who came to play!

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris
  • 7

    A Quick Update

    01:45 PM, Mon 13 March 2017
    50°W 9' 6" 50°E 9' 6"

    We have now opened trips from the 3rd of April

    Spotted by Orca Update
  • 8

    2017 Trips

    11:11 AM, Sat 21 January 2017
    50°W 9' 5" 50°E 9' 5"

    The 2017 trips are now open. If you would like to book online you get 5% discount! If not please contact us by any of the ways provided.

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris
  • 9

    Sightings 2016

    08:55 PM, Wed 14 December 2016
    50°W 9' 6" 50°E 9' 6"

    2016 has been an amazing year for wildlife. We have had many dolphin pods of different kinds, birds, seals and much more! Sorry we have not been able to update this page for a while due to some technical glitches but we are still very much up and running and will be next year. We are now selling gift cards too, so if you are interested, please email us at info@orcaseasafaris.co.uk And we are looking forward to another productive year in 2017.

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris Update
  • 10

    Common Dolphins

    10:45 AM, Sun 5 April 2015
    50°W 3' 0" 50°E 3' 0"

    A great start, Common Dolphins, 2 Harbour Porpoise and a lone Bottlenose Dolphin

    Spotted by Morning Boat Trip Orca Sea Safari Falmouth
  • 11

    Common Dolphins

    02:45 PM, Tue 29 April 2014
    50°W 5' 53" 50°E 5' 53"

    Lots to be seen today... Common dolphins, jellyfish, a whole host of sea birds and seals.

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth
  • 12

    Atlantic Grey Seal

    01:15 PM, Tue 29 April 2014
    50°W 8' 34" 50°E 8' 34"

    Lot's of rock for TP to enjoy due to the very low spring tide today

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth
  • 13

    Basking Shark

    01:40 PM, Thu 24 April 2014
    50°W 4' 11" 50°E 4' 11"

    Great trips today, weather has been perfect a gentle breeze & sunshine, this afternoons trip had a brief encounter with a Basking Shark and some superb views of Gannets falling from the sky. Fully booked for Friday

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth
  • 14

    Common Dolphins

    02:15 PM, Tue 22 April 2014
    50°W 6' 23" 50°E 6' 23"

    As we approached St Anthonys Lighthouse it was decision time South, East or West! The sky was looking brighter over towards the Manacles, it turned out to be a fantastic choice. There was plenty of bird activity, Guillemots & Razorbills. It was a couple of circling Gannets that attracted our attention, we slowly approached and to the delight of everyone a pod of Common Dolphins who had one interest only... feeding! I managed to take a few photos but also had lots of the sea

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth
  • 15

    Pufferfish

    02:20 PM, Fri 18 April 2014
    50°W 2' 53" 50°E 2' 53"

    Not a regular visitor to our waters!

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth
  • 16

    Jellyfish

    01:30 PM, Fri 18 April 2014
    50°W 7' 52" 50°E 7' 52"

    Another great day on the water with some super views of Gannets, Guillemots and of course our local seals. Today something a little unusual, a Barrel Jellyfish

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth
  • 17

    Atlantic Grey Seal

    12:00 AM, Mon 14 April 2014
    50°W 8' 26" 50°E 8' 26"

    TP back on "his" rock today

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth
  • 18

    Atlantic Grey Seal

    09:30 AM, Fri 14 March 2014
    50°W 12' 56" 50°E 12' 56"

    I had a little trip on Enterprise Boats Classic River Trips this morning and look, we saw seals!

    Spotted by Caroline
  • 19

    Common Dolphins

    02:00 PM, Sun 13 October 2013
    50°W 5' 45" 50°E 5' 45"

    With the Falmouth Oyster Festival in full swing it would have been tempting to stay ashore sampling all the lovely food on offer! There was so much to see today as we set off, the working boats racing in the harbour, the largest single masted yacht in the world, M5, the Castle to Castle Gig race and this was all before we got to St Anthonys Lighthouse. Heading some way out an eagle eyed passenger spotted a couple of fins, these soon became lots. It's always difficult to say how many but we reckon it was in excess of 40! As we moved away the Gannets were falling like stones, this is a totally awesome sight and to top it all a small group of Harbour Porpoises. The boat came back in alongside to be greeted by Falmouth Town's Marching Band. What a day and still time to sample an oyster or two! Check out our Facebook page for some more stunning pictures.

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth
  • 20

    Harbour Porpoise

    01:30 PM, Sun 13 October 2013
    50°W 7' 6" 50°E 7' 6"

    Four Harbour Porpoise feeding frantically during what turned out to be an amazing day!

    Spotted by Orca Sea Safaris, Falmouth