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2017 Record Year for Whale and Dolphin Sightings

Monday, Mar 12, 2018

The stunning Cornish coast seems to be as attractive to whales and dolphins as it is to humans.

According to the Cornish Guardian, hundreds of cetaceans – whales, harbour porpoises and dolphins – were spotted at various locations around Cornwall during 2017.

A group of 150 short-beaked common dolphins was seen in one location, with 20 harbour porpoises sighted in Mount Bay and 11 minke whales spotted off Penzance.

One wildlife cruise boat noted over 5000 sightings of seven different cetacean species during the course of 2017.

Bottlenose dolphins were also one of the most frequent visitors to the Cornish waters.

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If you are visiting Cornwall to explore its rich wildlife, our luxury self-catering accommodation in Port Isaac is the perfect place to start. Offering stunning views over the coast, it can sleep up to 16 people in comfort and style.

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