click to find out about special offers at Bunchrew
dates for your diary - click for more info

Click to see our Facebook page Click to find us on TwitterClick to see us on PinterestGoogle + Bunchrew House

Dolphin cruises

The Moray Firth is home to a resident colony of 150 bottle nose dolphins, plus porpoise seal and the occasional orca or minke whale.

Special dolphin watching boat trips run throughout the summer months leaving from Inverness and Avoch. Perhaps the best trip however is with Ecoventures in Cromarty. They operate all the year round, weather permitting, and as well as offering you an excellent chance of spotting these magical creatures, will take you close to huge sea-bird colonies. You may be lucky enough to spend virtually the whole trip surrounded by dolphins cavorting beside you and also spot some puffins. Visit their website at www.ecoventures.co.uk for more information.

The dolphins are very sociable creatures and can be remarkably unafraid of humans but on occasion they will not come up to the boats at all. That is their right as wild animals and all three boat companies operate a voluntary policy of not crowding these magnificent beasts. If you don’t fancy or can’t fit in a boat trip, it is also possible to watch from the shore. Good vantage points are North and South Kessock, Nairn Beach, Fort George and Chanonry Point.


Goldenhaven Limited trading as Bunchrew House Hotel Registered in Scotland No. 243493
Registered Office: Saffery Champness, Kintail House, Beechwood Park, Inverness IV2 3BW

Website design & photography: The Digital Studio, Fort William