Full-day Cardigan Bay Dolphin Surveys with Dolphin Survey Boat Trips and Friends of Cardigan Bay
Join researchers from the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) and Friends of Cardigan Bay as they team up to carry out cetacean surveys throughout Cardigan Bay.
This is your chance to join a Dolphin Survey Boat Trip aboard MV Sulaire with scientific teams from both organisations, to see some fantastic marine life, to contribute to dolphin conservation in Cardigan Bay as well as the opportunity to join a team of experts!
The main aim of these trips is to carry out a scientific survey of the bottlenose dolphins of Cardigan Bay but the trips also provide a fantastic opportunity to see other marine wildlife such as Atlantic grey seals, harbor porpoises and a variety of seabirds including gannets, Manx shearwaters, razorbills and guillemots to name but a few.
The cost is £55 per person for the day. Places must be booked in advance and are limited to 8 per trip.
For more details and to book your place on one of these unique trips please call the CBMWC on 01545 560032.
2011 Trip dates are:
April - Sunday 10th, Wednesday 20th
May – Wednesday 11th, Sunday 29th
June - Sunday 12th, Wednesday 22nd
July – Wednesday 6th, Sunday 24th
August – Wednesday 10th, Sunday 28th
September – Sunday 11th, Wednesday 28th
October – Sunday 9th, Wednesday 26th
Trips will depart from either Aberystwyth or New Quay between 8 and 9am and will last approximately 8 hours (subject to weather conditions and sightings). Trip details will be confirmed upon booking.
Sulaire is a 33ft modern charter vessel licensed and insured to carry 14 people. She is equipped with the latest electronic and safety equipment. There is a toilet on board and a part sheltered deck area.
Hot drinks will be provided but please bring your own food, warm clothing, binoculars and sensible shoes. And don’t forget your camera!
Please remember that these are wild animals and sightings cannot be guaranteed.