2019 - Day trips to Guernsey with Condor Ferries (10.04.2019)

MARINElife are once again running marine Wildlife Officer (WLO) day trips between Poole and Guernsey in partnership with Condor Ferries. On specific dates through 2019 Condor Ferries are offering £10 off adult day trips and £5 off for children with a £5 donation from each ticket booked going to MARINElife.

Join us for a memorable day trip to Guernsey in the company of a MARINElife Wildlife Officer (WLO). You will find the WLO wearing a blue and white Hi-Viz vest on the upper outside viewing deck prior to departure from Poole.
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Condor Liberation (photo: Rick Morris)

Discover the wildlife on and around the Lagoon on Brownsea Island as we cruise by. We may also find our inshore Bottlenose Dolphins that frequently visit Poole Harbour. As we pass 'Old Harry' rocks, we'll head out into the English Channel where we may find Common Dolphin and Harbour Porpoise plus a variety of seabirds not easily seen from land! We have also seen Minke Whale and Risso's Dolphin in the Channel, especially near Alderney. As we approach and pass Alderney, you will wonder at the sight of the Gannet colony (in breeding season) on 'Ortac Rock' and 'Les Etacs' behind. During the months of July and September we will be looking for the critically endangered Balearic Shearwater which come here to feed and moult after they have bred.

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Common Dolphin (photo: Rick Morris)

As we head into Saint Peters Port, look out for the resident Bottlenose Dolphin and harbour Porpoise plus Shags and other coastal birds; see if you can spot a Mediterranean Gull amongst the Black-headed Gulls.

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Mediterranean Gull (photo: Rick Morris)

Now enjoy around three and a half hours to explore the beautiful sight of Saint Peters Port before returning to look for more wondrous wildlife on the journey home.

Usually return day trips from Poole to Guernsey cost £34.00 per adult and £24 per child. However, to obtain the special discount of £10.00 per adult and £5.00 per child off of the normal day trip price, use the promotional code of 'MARINE19' when booking.

To book direct with Condor Ferries click here. We look forward to welcoming you on board!

Trip dates through the 2019 season are as follows:

Day

Date

Monday

01/04/2019

Friday

12/04/2019

Monday

15/04/2019

Friday

26/04/2019

Wednesday

01/05/2019

Friday

10/05/2019

Wednesday

15/05/2019

Thursday

23/05/2019

Wednesday

29/05/2019

Friday

07/06/2019

Tuesday

11/06/2019

Monday

17/06/2019

Thursday

27/06/2019

Tuesday

02/07/2019

Tuesday

16/07/2019

Wednesday

24/07/2019

Monday

29/07/2019

Monday

12/08/2019

Thursday

22/08/2019

Tuesday

27/08/2019

Thursday

05/09/2019

Tuesday

10/09/2019

Thursday

19/09/2019

Wednesday

25/09/2019

Thursday

03/10/2019

Wednesday

09/10/2019

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