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Dolphin Watching


miles from The Highland Club

How about a spot of wildlife watching at the heart of the Moray Firth?! Chances are you’ll catch a glimpse of the resident colony of Bottlenose Dolphins as they frolic in the waters around you! And who knows who else you will meet…!

There are a few companies that provide these trips to you…

EcoVentures operates from the historic town of Cromarty and has done so since 2004. They are owned and operated by Sarah, a skipper who has 20 years’ experience running trips in these waters, a knowledge well worth quizzing! Various trips are available and can be booked directly through their website
Distance from The Highland Club 57 miles

Dolphin Spirit based in the Inverness Marina offer a choice of two boat trips venturing out into the Moray Firth; The Dolphin Spirit runs four times a day and each trip lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes and The Dolphin Mischief is a longer adrenalin fuelled trip travelling further and lasting 2 hours. For more information and to book please visit
Distance from The Highland Club 35 miles

Daily sailings are also available from Avoch Harbour, courtesy of Gwyn Tanner and his trustee sidekick Spud. Gwyn, the skipper and his border collie, Spud front Dolphin Trips Avoch. Gwyn is an ex-fisherman who has years of sea-going experience along with a host of local knowledge. Spud, however, works on a more part time basis! For more information on their trips please visit
Distance from The Highland Club 47 miles

Visit WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre for the chance to see the amazing bottlenose dolphins of the Moray Firth - free entry, for more information please visit the website -
Distance from The Highland Club 86 miles

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