North Scotland By Water

Fishing, Seasides, Sailing Trips & Dolphin Cruises


There's plenty of fishing

There’s plenty of fishing

Findhorn River – the Forres Angling Association have a stretch of the River Findhorn from Red Craig at Mundole caravan site, to approx five miles downstream to the mouth of the Findhorn Bay, “Skater”.  Daily permits available.  www.forres-angling  – 01309 672936

Lochindorb Trout Fishing  – fish for wild brown trout, Boats are available for hire by the day or half – 01309 651270

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Sailing trips & Cruises

Gemini Marine Charters – Leaving from Buckie, look out for  the Moray Firth Dolphins, various species of whale and a wide range sea birds are often spotted on our tours, The dolphins are regularly seen showing off around the boat. – 07747 626280

Phoenix Boat Trips leave from Nairn Harbour on a ninety minute trip that includes a visit to the seal colony at Whiteness Bay, sea-views of Fort George and Rosemarkie and the possibility of a visit from the local Bottlenose Dolphins. Open Easter to September.  – 07703 168097


Seals abound on the many of the beaches around Moray

Seals abound on the many of the beaches around Moray

Dolphin & Seal Centre is a small visitor attraction with views of the Kessock Channel, which provides an opportunity to look for dolphins and seals. There is a children’s play corner with quizzes, colouring and dolphin detective activities.  Free admission. Open from June to –  01343 820339

Dolphin Trips Avoch – you may encounter osprey and red kites, or if you are really lucky, seals and our famous bottlenose dolphins of the Moray Firth – 01381 622383

The Wildlife Centre at Spey Bay on the southern side of the Moray Firth is set on a 450 hectare nature reserve with exhibitions, café and shop and is a fantastic day out!  Based in a wildlife haven that is home to ospreys, grey and harbour seals, otters, wildfowl and waders, you can also often see the Moray Firth dolphins as well. Free admission. Open April to October, weekends only March, November & December. Find out more –  01249 449500

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