Primary schools and nurseries

School visit to WDC:

Bring your class for a day visit to WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay. Our enthusiastic education team provides fun hands-on and outdoor activities exploring various topics including whales and dolphins, local wildlife, history of Spey Bay and much more.

Timing: Day visits to us run from 10:30am to 2:30pm however these times are flexible and can be adjusted to suit your class.

Price: We do not charge for any of our education activities however as we are a charity we gratefully appreciate any possible donations. For school visits to our centre we suggest a donation of £1 per pupil.

Activities: For more information on the activities we offer please see our activities pdf:

Scottish Dolphin Centre school visit activities

WDC visit to your school:

Our education team also offers in-school workshops. A member of education team will visit your class to give an interactive PowerPoint workshop which includes:

  • Introduction to whales and dolphins along the East coast of Scotland
  • Life size material cut-outs of whales and dolphins
  • Real and replica whale and dolphin bones

We do not charge for WDC visits to your class. Donations are welcome.

‘I’m writing to say thank you for my amazing visit. I really enjoyed the Ice House because it was very interesting to see and learn about whale and dolphin bones. We all know that we should never drop the rubbish because it will harm the wildlife. You were very kind and helpful, thank you again.’ Portgordon Primary School P4/5 pupil

For more information or to make a booking ring our education officer Lorna Hall on 01343 820 339 or email education.scotland@whales.org

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