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Bottlenose in the Bay!
Bottlenose in the Bay!

It's not every day that you see dolphins from your office window!

Summer events in the new Visitor Centre
Summer events in the new Visitor Centre

We have a full schedule of events in and around our new Visitor Centre in Tobermory

June Research Survey now full
June Research Survey now full

Only a couple of spaces available to join us in 2016 to participate in a monitoring expedition

Track Silurian


The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) is dedicated to enhancing knowledge and understanding of Scotland’s whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) and the Hebridean marine environment through education, research and working within Hebridean communities as a basis for the lasting conservation of local species and habitats.

Sail The Hebrides

Search for whales and dolphins on a once in a lifetime adventure

Silurian Blog

Read the latest updates from onboard Silurian, our research and education vessel.

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30-5-2016 10:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 3 Between Carsaig an...
29-5-2016 20:45 Bottlenose Dolphin 3 Flat Rock, Glengor...
28-5-2016 18:00 Other types 4 Sound of Harris ju...
29-5-2016 21:29 Minke Whale 1 Kylerhea Narrows
29-5-2016 11:20 Bottlenose Dolphin 3 Craignure
29-5-2016 08:30 Harbour Porpoise 3 Off Traigh Mhor, S...
28-5-2016 22:00 Harbour Porpoise 4 Loch Fyne
27-5-2016 14:30 Other types 1 Between Oban and C...
28-5-2016 16:35 Bottlenose Dolphin 3 Leinis, Barra
28-5-2016 16:25 Minke Whale 1 Leinis, Barra
Full Sightings List