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October 05, 2015   •  

"Scotland is one of the best land-based dolphin watching hot spots in the world"
- Simon King OBE, BBC presenter and wildlife film maker.

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Dolphin and Seal Centre, North Kessock

North Kessock CentreThe Dolphin and Seal Centre, the smaller of our two centres, is a great place to stop by on your way to Chanonry Point or whilst visiting Inverness.  With spectacular indoor and outdoor views, making it the ideal place for spotting dolphins.

Here at the centre there is lots to do:

  • Follow the dolphin trail
  • Spectacular views
  • Underwater dolphin sounds
  • Shop
  • Talks, events and activities
  • Group visits (the centre is limited in size so please call for further assistance with large tour groups)

Opening times

June - Sept: 7 days a week
9:30am - 4:30pm
Closed: 12:30 - 1:00pm
Call 01343 820 339 for more information
Free admission


From Inverness, follow the A9 (northbound) for 2km. The visitor centre is located in the Tourism Information Centre car park, first left over the Kessock Bridge and is clearly signposted. Our address is: North Kessock, Moray Firth, IV1 3UB.

Find out about our Scottish Dolphin Centre, Spey Bay.