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WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre temporary closure

WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre temporary closure

Due to the ongoing situation with Covid 19 and our concern for the safety and welfare of our visitors, staff and volunteers the Centre is now CLOSED for 12 WEEKS. We hope to re-open in June, but we will continue to reassess our situation as things develop, based on the guidance from the Scottish government…

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WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre open for the festive season

After last year’s success, Whale and Dolphin Conservation’s award-winning Scottish Dolphin Centre will be extending opening times for the winter. Over the festive season the Centre will welcome dog walkers, cyclists, community groups and winter tourists who can now appreciate the beauty of Spey Bay through the cold winter months and keep cosy and warm…

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WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre welcomes five new volunteers

WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre welcomed a wonderful group of new volunteers this week who will spend most of 2019 helping to run the Centre’s daily visitor tours and wildlife walks, as well as delivering WDC’s education, Shorewatch and events programmes. The new volunteers will spend their first month training and learning more about WDC, the…

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We take whales and dolphins to Scottish Parliament

Me with the WDC stand at parliament I’m the education officer at WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre and I’ve just spent a week in Scottish Parliament Holyrood in Edinburgh, with my colleague, WDC Policy Officer, Katie Dyke, chatting with Members of Scottish Parliament (MSPs) to showcase WDC’s work in Scotland and inspire them to help protect…

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The joy of wild whale watching

Jen Graham is a residential volunteer at WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre. Experiencing whales and dolphins in the wild in Scotland has given her cause to reflect, and in her guest blog she explores why we need to remember that we inhabit a shared planet. The views and opinions expressed by our guest bloggers are those…

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WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre announces extended winter opening hours

WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre in Spey Bay is set to extend its opening season due to growing demand, with members of the public now able to visit through until mid-December. The increase in opening hours during the winter months has been made possible by the installation of a new biomass heating system kindly funded by the…

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