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Wildlife Boat Trips

A wildlife spotting boat trip is a top Ceredigion coast 'must do' as the inshore waters of Cardigan Bay's Special Area of Conservation are home to Europe's largest population of Bottlenose dolphins.

A boat trip is a great way to seeing the Ceredigion coastline from a different perspective, with a chance of spotting a variety of wildlife, including dolphins, seals, porpoises and even turtles and unusual species such as the sunfish. 



There is choice of trips available, with experienced boat skippers and guides who know the best and most appropriate places to spot wildlife, and how to handle the craft for the best view without intruding on the animals and causing a disturbance.​

Tours vary in length from one hour excursions to whole day trips lasting 8 hours. Choose from 1 hour, 1.5 hours, 2 hours, 4 hours and 8+ hour trips. Check the individual boat operators sites for timetables, fares and special trips.

Click on the links below for further information from the boat operators:

Cardigan departures:

A Bay to Remember

New Quay departures:

Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre Dolphin Survey Boat Trips

New Quay Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips with the Seawatch Foundation

These boat operators follow the Ceredigion Marine Code of Conduct.