Activities and Adventure
Cornwall is a thrill seekers paradise
If its extreme fun and adventure you are after, then Cornwall is a thrill seekers paradise.
Thrill rides at sea to go whale and dolphin spotting, Learn to sail, learn to scuba dive, learn to surf, try a spot of shark fishing or go rock climbing. We have tried to cover a broad range of activities for our more adventurous guests. This page will be added to, please keep checking back.
The adventure of a lifetime - Orca Sea Safaris operate Wildlife Watching and Eco Tourism trips from its base in Falmouth all year round.
With sea safaris from two hours to a full day, or the excitement of an evening shark watching trip this could be the closest you ever get to some of the
world’s most endearing and dangerous creatures.
With dolphins, seals, sharks and turtles found in the waters off Falmouth, this safari is all about getting close enough to appreciate the true majesty of the creatures of the deep. Special 3 day activity breaks can be arranged exclusively through St Michael’s hotel.
AK Wildlife Cruises - Cornwall Whale & Dolphin Watching
Experience spectacular "wildlife based boat trips " at its best, on board the warm and comfortable well appointed fast Aquabell 33 motor cruiser "Free Spirit".
It's fun, exciting and pure adventure for all the family and friends.As we explore this dramatic, beautiful, wildlife rich coastline of south Cornwall. Join CK who was the very first dedicated whale and dolphin watching wildlife operator in Cornwall. He is an expert naturalist and enthusiastic guide.
Taking in the wonderful sheltered waters of Falmouth Bay and beyond, we explore east or west, depending on weather conditions.We only take small intimate parties of 8 as this enables us to cater for our clients requests. Looking for the very best experience that wildlife has to offer on each and every trip. Personalised and Specialist trips are available on request. Running 12 months of the year.
Outdoor activity centre and charity, BF Adventure offers a wide range of exciting adventure sports such as Abseiling, Climbing, Canoeing and Zip wire at its beautiful site near Penryn.
Offering tailor-made programmes for your day and even better; whilst you are having a fun day out you will also be supporting the charity work with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Specialised Charters Cornwall
Specialised Charters on Obsession provide trips for fishing, photography or sightseeing. It operates on the Lizard Peninsula and in the Falmouth Bay area. The boat can accommodate a maximum of 2 passengers, so personal attention from the skipper is assured at all times.
Kids Activities with Elemental UK
Based near the hotel at Swanpool beach. Kids get to try a range of activities from dinghy sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building, beach games, coasteering and lots more. With highly qualified staff, an enviable safety record, and an array of state-of-the-art equipment. Their aim is to nurture the skills and confidence of children in a safe, fun and educational environment. We can arrange for your children to spend a half (£15) or full day (£33 includes a packed lunch) with Elemental UK. Bookable on arrival or during your stay.
For all your Shark, Wreck and Reef Fishing from Newquay on the North Cornish Coast, Mystique is a Lochin 33 powered by a 430hp Volvo and is licenced and insured for 12 passengers up to 60 miles offshore, whether you are an experienced angler or a complete beginner Wayne will work his hardest to give you a good trip on Mystique. Prices start from £20pp for 4 hours deep sea fishing all rods bait tackle and tuition included. Also available for private charters, coastal cruises etc prices on request. St Michaels Hotel will organise this for you, just ask at reception during your stay.
Diving in and around Falmouth
Falmouth is a great base for diving, Falmouth Bay contains many wrecks, including the remains of five German UBoats. Charter boats for diving are available
in Falmouth, contact one of the local dive companies for more details. Falmouth Underwater Centre -Maenporth Beach 10 minutes drive from the hotel offer
Cornish Diving Services are the closest to the hotel, on Bar Road, and offer equipment, air, advice and local knowledge. Seaways Diving and Marine are located on the road into Falmouth about 2 miles from the hotel and offer day trips.
All of these companies assist visiting divers. Picture courtesy of Seaways Diving, Falmouth.
Experience Adrenalin Quarry in Cornwall, the home to The Uk's Longest Zip Wire, Hoverworld, Coasteering and Quarry Jumping.
Bike Chain Bissoe Bike Hire
Hire the bike and accessories of your choice to spend the day cycling off road along a picturesque cycle trail.
Enjoy the sights of old mine workings, beautiful wooded valleys with hedgerows filled with wild honeysuckle, gorse, thistles, heather and primroses.
Morgan Hire - Perranwell Garage
Fancy a cruise along the Cornish coast in a classic British convertible sports car?
What better way to enjoy Cornwall’s stunning sandy beaches, magnificent cliffs and glorious views than to explore them within a classic Morgan convertible. Start an adventure with the wind in your hair whilst taking in the industrial heritage of Cornwall exploring its role in smuggling and wrecking, mining, fishing and farming. Morgan’s car hire are located just outside of Truro in the village of Perranwell Station, providing a great central starting point for your journey to commence.
With the choice of either a 2 seater or a 4 seater Morgan you can plan your day to suit your Cornish break from a family day out or a romantic getaway, the choice is yours. Why not take a picnic and make a day of it!
For information and prices please visit www.perranwell.co.uk.
Dydh Tours offer you high quality day tours to the most beautiful areas and fascinating attractions in West Cornwall. Their door-to-door service is hassle free and allows you to explore the best parts of Cornwall and to learn about this spectacular peninsular from our well informed tour guides.
From the panoramic views at Lands End to the most southerly point in the UK, the Lizard, their tours span the North and South Coast of Cornwall providing you with breathtaking views. Whether it is the artistic culture of St Ives that inspires you, the mining heritage that fascinates you or the cliff top views that relax you, they have a tour to suit your perfect holiday dreams.