Adopt a whale or dolphin

Please help protect whales and dolphins

When you adopt a whale or dolphin, you will get a unique insight into their amazing underwater world and learn about the incredible individual you have adopted.

From just £4 a month!

Choose a whale or dolphin:

Adopt a dolphin

By adopting one of the bottlenose dolphins who live off the coast of Scotland, you’ll help protect them from human-made dangers including commercial fishing and pollution.

Adopt a humpback whale

By adopting one of the incredible humpback whales who spend their summers off the east coast of the USA, you’ll help protect them from the dangers they face every day.

Adopt an orca

By adopting one of the amazing orcas who live off the coast of Canada, you’ll help protect them from threats like industrial development, fish farms, and logging.

What you'll receive

With our symbolic adoption, you will receive ongoing updates about your adopted whale or dolphin's amazing daily life. You can choose between adult or junior adoption goodies.

Adult adoption

Adopt now and make a real difference!

adopt an orca adult pack

Welcome pack, including a personalised adoption certificate

Four issues of Whale & Dolphin magazine per year

Monthly updates about your adopted whale or dolphin by email, plus a Christmas and birthday e-card

Cotton bag & car sticker

Junior adoption

An amazing adoption for kids and young people aged 13 and under.

adopt a dolphin kids pack

Welcome pack, including a personalised adoption certificate

Four issues of SPLASH! our jam-packed kids magazine per year

Monthly updates about your adopted whale or dolphin by email, plus a Christmas and birthday e-card

Awesome stickers & badge

What your money will do

Adopting a whale or dolphin is an amazing way to show your love for these extraordinary individuals.

All proceeds go directly to the protection of whales and dolphins around the world and the conservation of the habitat in which they live. Your donation will help support a broad range of our work from our campaigns for the creation of marine protected areas which will ensure that vital ocean habitat is a protected for years to come, to our work with the fishing industry to prevent whales and dolphins from being trapped in nets.

Adoptions will last for one year unless you have paid by Direct Debit, these will roll over until cancelled.