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

Summer Fun in Spey Bay

Start date: 13th July 2018

End date: 28th July 2018

Time: 10:30am-16:30pm

Location: Spey Bay

We will be running a number of fun activities through the Summer so come and join us! Friday 13th July will see the ‘Dolphin Olympics’ return, so big and small, old and young, will be able to test their speed and strength …. will you be able to jump as high as a bottlenose dolphin?!

Nature Champions

Date: 25th July 2018

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Come and spend an afternoon at WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre’s kids’ club (aimed at 5-9yr olds) from 2-4pm every Wednesday in the Scottish school Summer holidays. Take part in a range of games, activities & crafts. Each session is different. Booking is essential as there is a capacity limit on each session – the cost

Earth Guardians

Date: 27th July 2018

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Location: WDC's Scottish Dolphin Centre

Come along to our holiday club over the summer holidays and help us take action for nature! Make your own plastic alternatives, help us improve the bug hotel in our Harbour Garden, discover the power of solar energy and more! Each session is different. Aimed at youngsters aged 10-13yrs. £2.50 per child. An adult must