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Dolphin Spirit Inverness

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Dolphin Spirit Inverness
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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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An educational, fun boat tour on the largest tour boat on the Moray Firth. Your personal guide will give you insightful commentary about the local wildlife, history, folklore and attractions. While on board you will have the opportunity to possibly...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Longman Drive | Inverness Marina, Inverness IV1 1FF, Scotland
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+44 7544 800620
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Reviewed today via mobile

Visited here during a trip to Inverness in late July/early August, with my partner. We went on the Dolphin Mischief Tour which was advertised as a 'fast, adrenaline fuelled trip along the Moray Coast.' It was certainly fast and while boats aren't really my thing,...More

Thank Simondo56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent several trips on the dolphin cruise from July to October. I loved every cruise. The staff were friendly, welcoming, knowledgeable and funny. I saw a dolphin and baby on 2 occasions as well as several other times. So sweet. Its so nice to see...More

Thank annecreaney
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our staff work really hard to ensure all trips are memorable but we've been able to share our dolphins with you too which is great. We close in the winter season as the dolphins go further afield...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a drizzly morning we drove to the harbour to go dolphin spotting withDolphin Spirit . This boat would take us on the Moray Firth & Beauly Firth. Sadly no dolphins today. But we had excellent commentary throughout our trip. Well worth the trip. Perhaps...More

Thank Rimell-seaford-55
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the 5 star rating despite the dolphins not being around. It is difficult to predict the animal behaviour but I'm so pleased you enjotyed the trip anyway, and I hope you're able to join us again with more luck. Thanks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dolphin Spirit trip has friendly staff, interesting commentary and fantastic views. Binoculars are available and wordsearches and colouring-in sheets are provided for the children. We saw two dolphins and many seals as well as herons, oystercatchers and more. The boat is comfortable and has...More

Thank Alasdair M
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us for a trip out to see the dolphins. I'm happy to hear your children enjoyed the activities on board. I appreciate the comments on the information sheets and will review this when time permits. Thanks again for joining us on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to have a beautiful day for the trip out on Dolphin Spirit. I had phoned before we headed up to Inverness from Fort William where we were on holiday and the lady was exceptionally helpful. The boat is very well kept and...More

Thank Issym3
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of the Dolphin Spirit. I'm sorry the dolphins were elusive this time but its great to hear that you enjoyed the information from our experienced Guide, Raymond. Do join us again in the coming year if you are able...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We went on a trip and sue was great tour guide really helpful and welcoming and made it really fun we got to see dolphins too was great experience but sue made it all worthwhile.More

Thank 480katherine
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent trip out to see dolphins, and that they made an appearance too. Sue is a great Guide and I'm happy to hear your comments, even if she does the Baby Dolphin song on every trip! Thanks...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a wonderful time on this boat. Very friendly, informative staff. Were extremely lucky with the weather and saw a family of dolphins and numerous seals and birds but would have been worth every penny for the scenery- just stunning. Thoroughly recommended

Thank Karenshaw22
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

HI Karen, Thank you so much for joining us yesterday. We had dolphins on all 4 sailings yesterday which was fantastic, and it was a beautiful day too. Join us again the next time you're in the Highlands

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

What a great trip, special thanks to Beth on reception for re organising dates for us. Arrived for final trip of the season and were introduced to John our skipper. Given very warm suits to wear and given safety talks then out we went! Greatride...More

Thank Mikey1974
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much fro your kind review. Our staff are great but its nice to hear about the customer experience as we know we're getting it right. Join us again next season if you can. Yvette

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We went on this trip hoping to learn about the local wildlife. The guide/pilot said very little about anything except dolphins. We saw dolphins - at least some in the boat did, but he did not attempt to turn the boat so everyone could get...More

Thank Elisabeth K
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback on the Dolphin Mischief. I am sorry that you didn't see dolphins on this occasion, but you did see other wildlife out on the boat. The Mischief, by nature is not Guided throughout as the Skipper has to navigate the...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We had chosen to do the Dolphin Mischief because we thought even if we did not see any dolphins at least we could get a fun ride, but the experience was so much more than we had expected. Our captain was wonderful and made every...More

Thank Kmutilin
YvetteH452, Owner at Dolphin Spirit Inverness, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback. Every trip is different and we never know what we might come across but it sounds like you had an amazing interaction with the dolphins and seals too. The Captain is always aware of not encroaching on...More

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stephaniesP553IY
21 September 2018|
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Response from YvetteH452 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in responding. We have ample parking on site at the marina building and at the far end of the Marina too. if you don't have your own transport we operate a minibus for the town centre too.
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Gypsyelie
16 June 2018|
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Response from YvetteH452 | Property representative |
Hello Gypsyelie, It is £18.50 for an adult on board Dolphin Spirit and £34 per adult on board Dolphin Mischief. Thanks Yvette
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avgam
9 June 2018|
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Response from jamie h | Property representative |
Avril, our cruiser “Dolphin Spirit” is very stable and does not move much in rough weather, I think it will be suitable for you. Please come along and I am sure we can accommodate your needs. Thank you Yvette
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