Moray Firth Dolphins
Have you ever seen a dolphin in the wild? The Moray Firth in
The Scottish Dolphin Centre is based on the southern shore of the Moray Firth in
Based at the mouth of the River Spey on the southern side of the Moray Firth on the east coast of
The Centre is based in a wildlife haven that is home to ospreys, grey and harbour seals, otters, wildfowl and waders. Part of a 450 hectare nature reserve, it is a breathtaking and truly unique part of
• Our Underwater World experience, in the biggest Ice House in
• Extensive education and outreach programme for children and schools.
• Walking on the beautiful Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve
• Watching otters, ospreys, seals and other local wildlife
• Listening to live underwater sound from the sonobouy and exploring the acoustic exhibition
• Café Wild; relax and unwind with delicious homemade cakes and a cup of tea
• Gift shop with a fantastic selection of souvenirs.
• Spot some of the biggest bottlenose dolphins in the world using our binoculars and telescopes
Telephone: 01343 820339
Dolphin Boat Trips
As the dolphins follow the tide to feed on fish you can often see them in the channel between Fort George and the popular viewing point at Chanonry Lighthouse on the Black Isle. You can also take boat trips, please make sure that the boat operator is responsible and is approved as Wildlife Safe Operator - one such company is http://www.dolphintripsavoch.co.uk/ based at Avoch harbour.
From Inverness - Dolphin Spirit, a purpose built boat for up to 75 passenders on two decks, with a heated inside cabin. park at Inverness Marina, cruise duration is 1hr 15 minutes with four sailings each day from April to the end of October, Well behaved dogs welcome. Visit www.dolphinspirit.co.uk, or call 07544 800620