About Us

Scottish Dolphin Centre

The Scottish Dolphin Centre is run by WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation. WDC is the leading charity (Scottish Charity No. SC040231) dedicated to the protection of whales and dolphins.

Our vision is a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free.  Our mission is to amaze people with the wonder of whales and dolphins and inspire global action to protect them. You can find out more about the organization at uk.whales.org

WDC is working to ensure better protection for the whales and dolphins found around the coast of Scotland. We run a number campaigns and projects, you can find our more information about these on our main website:

If you would like to support our work you can Adopt a Dolphin or Make a Donation

What to do if you find a stranded whale or dolphin in Scotland?

The appropriate emergency numbers to call and which can be used 24 hours a day are:

1. 01825 765 546 (BDMLR – British Divers Marine Life Rescue)

OR

2. 08707 377 722 (SSPCA – Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Hotline)

If the animal is DEAD then contact the Scottish Strandings Co-ordinator at the Scottish Agricultural College on: 01463 243030 (or 01463 791915 outside of office hours).

Upcoming Events

Earth Guardians

Date: 25th August 2019

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Location: WDC's Scottish Dolphin Centre

Earth Guardians, our club for young people aged 9 -13 years, is back and better than ever! Partnering with Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT), Earth Guardians is now a Wildlife Watch club and we have some fantastic sessions planned for this year. The club will be running on the last Sunday of every month, May to

Twilight Walk

Date: 29th August 2019

Time: 20:00-22:00

Location: Spey Bay

  Join us for a guided wildlife walk on Thursday 29th August from 8pm-10pm and learn all about the ‘creatures of the night!’ Tickets on sale now, £3 per adult, under 12s go free, just call the Centre on 01343 820339 or pop into the shop to purchase. The walk is suitable for all ages,

Film Festival 5th-7th September

Start date: 5th September 2019

End date: 7th September 2019

Time: 19:00-22:30

Location: Spey Bay

Join us for a relaxed, informal and exclusive evening of cinema, as we host our first ever film festival. We will be screening incredible films from passionate and inspiring film makers from across the globe!   Tickets are on sale now and cost £5.50 per person (over 12s only) which includes refreshments and traybakes.  Just

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