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December 18, 2014   •  

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

Watch the dolphins

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Scottish Dolphin Centre, Spey Bay

Spey BayThere is so much to see and do at the Scottish Dolphin Centre no matter what the weather and admission is free!

How to find us.

On offer daily and throughout the season:

Daily Walks and tours

Land-based dolphin watching

Dolphin watchingJoin us 7 days a week on the hour every hour from 11am – 5pm and help us spot the largest bottlenose dolphins in the world!

New for 2014 - Icehouse - Dry Dive

Ice HouseEnter the extraordinary environment of Spey Bay and see it through the eyes of the animals that live on or below its waters. A stunning audio-visual experience, set in the historic vaults of the Icehouse – a truly unforgettable journey into a watery world.

Historic Icehouse Tour

Ice HouseLearn about the history of salmon fishing in Scotland's largest icehouse, see and touch our fantastic collection of whale bones. Experience the Dry Dive at the start of your tour, giving you an astounding experience of the life, both above and below the Moray Firth whilst keeping dry within the Icehouse vaults.

Wildlife Wander

OspreyJoin an experienced guide for a short stroll along the mouth of the river Spey and learn about the amazing animals and plants that live here on the Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve.

Interactive Visitors Centre

Dolphin cam and river cam

Use our fully interactive video cameras to watch for wildlife from the comfort of the visitors centre.

Sightings board

Check out our very latest sightings of dolphins, ospreys, seal, gannet, otters and much more on our sightings board. You can also follow us on twitter @dolphinsighting.


Touch and see dolphin bones in our bones box talk, hire a 'Dolphin Explorer Backpack' and discover the wonders of Spey Bay (free hire, deposit needed), use our acoustic exhibition to hear how dolphins communicate, and much more.


Kids talkUse our calendar and find out more about events, walks and talks at the Scottish Dolphin Centre.

Cafe and shop

ShopBrowse our beautiful selection of gifts, books, cosmetics and toys in the shop or treat yourself and your family to a relaxing lunch or coffee and freshly baked cake in the centre café. View our full cafe menu.

Get Involved

Get InvolvedVolunteers are vital to the work of the Scottish Dolphin Centre. Find out how you can get involved by calling 01343 820339.