ORCA Wildlife Officer Blogs

Jul19

A Quieter, but Interesting, English Channel

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A Quieter, but Interesting, English Channel

Find out what our Wildlife Officer and Wildlife Officer Placement have seen this week in the Bay of Biscay and English Channel. 

Jul17

A Fond Farewell to the Pont-Aven

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A Fond Farewell to the Pont-Aven

This week's blog marks the end of our Wildlife Officer journey on board the Pont-Aven and our final week gazing out from deck 10 embracing the elements in search of cetaceans.

Jul12

It is all about team work!

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

It is all about team work!

Come and join our Wildlife Officer and learn the all the tools you need to spot cetaceans out at sea! 

Jul10

Getting that whaley good shot!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Getting that whaley good shot!

Amazing sightings on board the Pont Aven gave Wildlife Officer Kate the perfect send off!

Jul04

A concise history of whaling

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A concise history of whaling

An issue close to many conservationists hearts, and currently something of a “hot topic”….whaling. 

Jul03

ORCA for everyone!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

ORCA for everyone!

ORCA Sea Safari season has started and we welcomed our first Sea Safari passengers & ORCA guides on board the Pont-Aven! 

Jun27

The farewell Fin whale

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

The farewell Fin whale

The temporarily elusive fin whale returns as Sam's time on the Cap Finistère comes to an end! 

Jun27

Corker of a Week!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Corker of a Week!

ORCA Wildlife Officers not only sail to and from Santander, but weekly journeys also include a trip to Cork in Ireland! 

Jul18

Experience and sharing the moment!

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

Experience and sharing the moment!

Our English Channel Wildlife Officer, Maeva, tells us about the fifth week of her inaugural season on the Dieppe - Newhaven route

Jul16

It's all about the kids and their new word!

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

It's all about the kids and their new word!

This week we welcomed Denbigh Community Primary School on board the KING Seaways to learn about the wonderful world of cetaceans! 

Jul11

Magical sighting amidst somewhat choppy seas

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Magical sighting amidst somewhat choppy seas

This week wildlife officers, Heather and Alex and many passengers have been treated to an array of whales and dolphins.

Jul09

The week of White-Beaks

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

The week of White-Beaks

Clear skies, calm seas and wonderful wildlife in the North Sea

Jul04

Dolphin or Porpoise, that is the question!?

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

Dolphin or Porpoise, that is the question!?

How to tell the difference between dolphins and porpoise in the English Channel! 

Jul02

A KINGS welcome!

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

A KINGS welcome!

The wildlife was out to welcome Sunita for her first week in the North Sea! 

Jun27

Celebrating the Solstice

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

Celebrating the Solstice

Passengers enjoyed the begining of summer by sailing from Dieppe to Newhaven, but is the sun truly here to stay? 

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