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Why you should book with Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips

Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips are the original New Quay Boat Trip, we have been operating from New Quay harbour for almost 70 years. Trips are fun and educational and suitable for all ages. All of our dolphin spotting trips are dog friendly. Data gathered on our trips by the Sea Watch foundation will improve the monitoring project of Cardigan Bay. All skippers are experienced boat masters who know a thing or two about the local hotspots for wildlife, together with their enthusiastic crew-guides they will tell you what they know about the local area.

Wheelchair users are advised to call to book, dogs are welcome free of charge. Their website provides up to date schedule information and allows online booking. Regular sightings and  photographs are posted on our social media channels.

Multiple vessels are available, all with cushioned seating, some are part sheltered and WC are available on some boats. We are runing all day everyday weather permitting, the 1-hour dolphin spotting trip being the most popular. We urge customers to book early to avoid disappointment particularly on the Dreamcatcher due to the passenger limit of twelve. Ermol 6 can take up to 50 passangers.

Their newest boat is Dreamcatcher which boasts an island wheelhouse meaning a 360 degree view and you are free to walk all around the boat to enjoy as your own. When dolphins come to bow ride you can be right above them.. 

There is no restriction on the time of day you can charter the Dreamcatcher, she can be chartered for between 1 and 4 hours. Her powerful twin 250HP Yamaha engines can whisk you to a private beach to dive from the purpose built platform or if you prefer to cruise gently along the coast enjoying a drink while your favourite music plays through the sound system each private charter can be tailored to your preference. 

The company is run today by Winston Evans and his son Jonathan, Winston who is now 84 started crewing with his father on the Ynys Enlli in the 1950’s pictured abowe.

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