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Seabirds And Whales Twilight Short Trips 2021

  • Staithes, North Yorkshire

These special afternoon/evening boat trips will sail from the wonderful fishing village of Staithes. The trips will last up to four hours and are designed to give people an experince of watching wildlife at sea on a shorter trip than one of our full day Seabird and Whale Adventures.

On our Yorkshire Coast Nature land and sea trips in the last few years we have seen Long-tailed Skua, Arctic Skua, Pomarine Skua, Great Skua, Manx Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Corys Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Grey Phalarope, Puffin, Guillemot, Razorbill, Fulmar, Gannet, Shag, Red-throated Diver, Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver, Common Scoter, Velvet Scoter, Caspian Gull and even Short-eared Owl!

The Yorkshire coast, once famous for its whaling fleet which sailed from Whitby is now becoming famous for its whale watching! In summer Minke Whales appear, following the Mackerel shoals, these fantastic mammals are the most regularly seen large cetacean on our coast, watch the YCN video below from some up close whale action! Harbour Porpoise are with us throughout the year and seen on most of our trips. Bottle-nosed and White-beaked Dolphins are now being seen every year on the coast in increasing numbers!

Throughout the trip you will have a great opportunity to learn about field craft and identification from our local expert guides in a small friendly group environment. Each tour includes  the boat trip and an expert YCN guide in a small group environment. The meeting point will be the harbour Staithes village in North Yorkshire. A meeting place map will be sent by email along with your booking details.  

Please Note:

If you have any mobility issues please email us prior to booking info@yorkshirecoastnature.co.uk 

Access to the boat is by a short ladder from the harbour side

Payment must be made in advance of any booking. All bookings will be confirmed by email which will contain important details of your trip. 

Please email us to confirm you have read and understood the instructions and keep your email safe. 


Seabirds and Whales Twilight Short Trips 2021

Richard Baines PGdip MCIEEM YCN role: Company Director and Birding/Wildlife Guide Qualifications: National Diploma Land Use and Recreation, Post Graduate Diploma Environmental Conservation Profession al Membership: Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Personal… Read More »

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Mon 9th Aug - 2.00pm 4 hours Staithes, North Yorkshire Group £65 8 Places remaining
Thu 12th Aug - 4.00pm 4 hours Staithes, North Yorkshire Group £65 8 Places remaining
Mon 23rd Aug - 3.00pm 4 hours Staithes, North Yorkshire Group £65 8 Places remaining
Thu 26th Aug - 4.00pm 4 hours Staithes, North Yorkshire Group £65 8 Places remaining
Sat 4th Sep - 12.30pm 4 hours Staithes, North Yorkshire Group £65 8 Places remaining
Tue 7th Sep - 2.00pm 4 hours Staithes, North Yorkshire Group £65 8 Places remaining
Wed 8th Sep - 3.00pm 4 hours Staithes, North Yorkshire Group £65 8 Places remaining
Fri 10th Sep - 4.00pm 4 hours Staithes, North Yorkshire Group £65 8 Places remaining

Event Reviews

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what a great day. I remember on the way up in the car saying it should be fun, but that (and I am ashamed to say this now!) minke whales... Read Full Review »