Newquay's Harbour seals.

Cornwall Tourism Award winners 2014/15  Gold and silver award winning marine business  South West Tourism Excellence Award winners 2014/15

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Cover Girl Seal

"Cover Girl" Grey Seal spotted during Padstow Sea Safari

Couldn't resist blogging this utterly beautiful young female grey seal named "Cover Girl" spotted during Seal Survey and Ghost Gear Survey on North Cornwall Coast . She was quite curious and watched us watching her from aboard "Atlantic Diver", to the delight of all passengers onboard. 

New Year Dolphins

We Won The GOLD !! at Cornwall Tourism Awards

Cornwall Tourism Awards Logo...a Gold for Newquay Sea Safaris and Fishing

OMG...We did it!!!  Newquay Sea Safaris and Fishing won Gold at the prestigious Cornwall Tourism Awards last night , hosted at the iconic and our  favourite hotel..The Headland Hotel.

Cornwall Tourism Awards

Iconic Celtic Bottlenose Dolphins being enjoyed from on board "Atlantic Diver" in Newquay Bay

Tonights the big night. Newquay Sea Safaris and Fishing are Finalists for the Cornwall Tourism Awards sooo..tonight we discover WHO have won the Bronze, Silver or Gold award for the Wildlife and marine Attraction of the Year 2014-2015. 

Risso's Dolphins off Newquay

 Risso's Dolphins by Adrian Langdon seen off North Cornwall

Spectacular sighting today of 15 RISSO'S DOLPHINS off Newquay. from on board "Atlantic Explorer"..thats three times we've seen them in the space of three weeks...absolutely stunning. This image was captured by the very talented Adrian Langdon who saw them a short time after at Port Isaac whilst spotting for Common Dolphins..check out more of his images on

3000 Lobster Hatchery Larvae Released

 

Pregnant Female Grey Seal

Gorgeous Pregnant Female Grey Seal hauled out on rocks during sea safari today during which we released another 3000 Lobster Larvae from the Padstow Lobster Hatchery.Grey Seal Hauled out during Atlantic Diver sea safari

BBC and Barrel Jellyfish

Barrel Jellyfish Filmed by BBC off "Atlantic Diver"

Well what a week...there has been a massive Jellyfish Hype with Barrel jellies being the main star of the show..the BBC, Sunday Times, Childrens' BBC and Skye T.V...all filming off "Atlantic Diver"  in Newquay Bay this week...phew ..no pressure to find them then!!

SHARK!! Tope Suprise

Tope caught on Newquay Sea Safaris and Fishing Trip

This Amazing SHARK ...was caught whilst on a fishing trip off Newquay on board "Atlantic Explorer"  today. Skipper Derek Applewhite said it was about 5 feet long and weighed approximately 35lbs. The anglers were only a short distance offshore when the chance catch happened as they were trying to catch any bottom fish species such as pollack and cod. They were using mackerel as bait.

Newquay Sea Safari to St Agnes

Sun begins to set over Bawden Rocks

We had an immensly enjoyable Sea Safari for the St Agnes Marine Conservation Group this week. The sun was shining all the way to St Agnes and all manner of Breeding Sea Birds were out including this Bridled Guillemot. Its the first time I've seen one this far West. It was sitting on the ocean in a small raft of Guilies just waiting to be spotted. Our sighting has been sent off to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust as we are a Master Wise acredited boat operator.

Fishing for Litter