MARINElife's Lundy Island 5 day marine wildlife experience 11th-15th July 2017

 

Come and join MARINElife on Lundy Island for a 5 day marine wildlife experience.
Tuesday 11th to Saturday 15th July 2017

Lundy is a perfect place to find natural beauty and wildlife in abundance. We invite you to join us in a specially prepared programme of training and island excursions with MARINElife's research team, MARINElife patron Maya Plass and the Lundy Island warden.

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The 5 day course is a fantastic opportunity to improve your seabird, sea mammal and seashore wildlife identification skills both from our detailed presentations and through sustained field observation. Benefit from our trainers insights into behaviour and learn how to accurately record your observations.

You will travel to Lundy on the MS Oldenburg, where you will be greeted by MARINElife trainer Rick Morris and Patron Maya Plass.
On arrival a full programme of activities including rock pooling, snorkel safari, seal survey, guided walks and sea watch will run through until Saturday morning before the afternoon return trip to Ilfracombe.

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Puffin at Jenny's Cove                                             Common Dolphin off East side of Lundy

More detailed information about the wildlife on Lundy and surrounding seas can be found at the Lundy Island website www.lundyisland.co.uk and on the MARINElife website at www.marine-life.org.uk/sightings

Your ferry crossings to and from Lundy will be on the MS Oldenburg, Lundy's own ship. On board facilities include a bar, buffet, shop and information centre about Lundy. Regular sightings on these crossings include Common Dolphin, Harbour Porpoise, Bottlenose Dolphin, Grey Seal and various sea birds.

To keep costs down we have reserved 'The Barn' on the island as accommodation for the length of your stay. The accommodation is made up of two rooms (sleeping 8 and 6 respectively) and is well equipped with open fireplace and kitchen to prepare meals. The cost of this not to be missed Lundy adventure will be - £250 payable to MARINElife for the 5 day course but you will need to book and pay for travel to the island (£65 return), accommodation (£41) and food separately. In total participants will be paying £356 plus food.

There are just 14 places on this course so you are advised to book early!
To secure your place email bookings@marine-life.org.uk with 'Lundy 2017' as the subject

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