One of the most popular free things to do in Moray is dolphin watching. The Moray Firth dolphins are regularly spotted along the Moray coastline. Top dolphin spotting locations include: Burghead, a small fishing village which sits on a peninsula. The views from the cliffs are excellent and dolphins often come into shore to play and feed. Spey Bay is also another popular spot where you will also find the Scottish Dolphin Visitor Centre. The fast flowing River Spey meets the sea and dolphins are often seen feeding near the river mouth.
There are number of wildlife boat trips in and near Moray. As with land based dolphin spotting, there are no guarantees in seeing dolphins.
Dolphin Discovery sails regularly throughout the day from Inverness Marina and takes in a route around North Kessock. The trip last about 90 minutes.
North 58 operate a boat in Moray from Findhorn Marina. The route includes the Burghead area and wildlife trips last around 2 hours.
If you are interested in finding out more about dolphin spotting on the Moray Firth, the Guide to Watching the Moray Firth Dolphins is now available on Kindle. It features land based locations, boat trips, photography tips as well as letting you know about things to do near each location.