Posts tagged ‘Seals’

Snorkeling Lundy !

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This season we are offering big discounts to groups that book the boat for snorkeling and offer a total of 3 hours to enjoy the wonderful underwater world around Lundy and of course the brilliant seals.
You will also get 3 hours to explore the intriguing  island.

More information over on the Prices page



We have places available this week on Friday 5th July. To book please telephone for details on 01237 431405. Puffins are still nesting on the island but numbers gradually decrease from the middle of July.

New Gallery Online

We’ve just published a new gallery of some of Nick Blakes wonderful images taken on previous visits out to Lundy on the Jessica Hettie.
They really give a flavour of what you might see on a trip.

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The Perfect Day!


Our trip to Lundy on 26th June was in near perfect conditions with 9 passengers, one of whom swam for nearly an hour at Lundy surrounded by playful seals, she loved it! On two trips around the island we counted nearly 100 Puffins. A large pod of about 80 Dolphins followed the boat and played in the bow and stern waves for ten minutes on our way across to Lundy. We had our usual Mackerel for lunch!

Nick Blakes Wonderful Photos

A big thanks to Nick Blake who has just sent us some of his wonderful photos of Lundy Seals taken on a trip aboard the Jessica Hettie last summer. He’s promised us some more which we’ll add to a new gallery as soon as we get them.

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Lundy Island Portrait

Following on from the last post; Clive picked up a BBC film crew from Lundy this week who had been shooing some footage for this lovely portrait of the Island by film maker Richard Taylor Jones recently featured on the BBC’s Springwatch series.

Lundy Island from Clovelly Charters on Vimeo.


The weather has been glorious but strong Easterly winds have made trips to Lundy impossible for several days. However Wednesday was a lovely day but the Easterly wind dispersed the seals and a big swell on the west coast meant we only saw four seals all day. We took ten people round the island and marveled at the number of nesting birds on the cliffs and the rafts of Guillemots and Razorbills. We saw fifteen Puffins on a small area near Jenny’s Cove.

3 Dives A Day

You can dive up to 3 times a day with Clovelly Charters

You can dive up to 3 times a day with Clovelly Charters

As the dive season progresses we thought you might be interested to know that Clovelly Charters aim to provide for 3 dives a day if weather & conditions will allow us to do so.
Find out more about dive trips on the ‘Prices’ page.



Today was a sunny day with light winds and calm seas. We caught quite a few Pollock off the west coast of Lundy and kept about four each. There were a few Mackerel about and we cooked some for lunch, fried in wholemeal flour with sea salt and black pepper, with mugs of tea and coffee to follow. We finished the day closer to Clovelly and caught some twenty Bull Huss. Two were kept for the table and the rest returned. A good all round fishing day.

Last Sunday’s Dive Trip

Lovely calm crossing. Seals initially shy but we found a group of 4 or 5 who were more friendly for the 4 divers on board. Saw a small pod of Dolphins that swam with the boat for a while on our way home.