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Cardigan Bay is an outstanding marine environment and you're guaranteed a special wildlife watching experience. It's also one of the best places in the British Isles to spot Dolphins from land or sea.

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Cardigan Bay - Visitor Guide


Cardigan Bay, Cardigan, Wales.


Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, Patent Slip Building,
Glanmor Terrace, New Quay, Ceredigion.

Postcode SA43 1

Cardigan Marine Wildlife Centre Dolphin trips:
01545 560032 (day) and 01545 580444 (evening) or

mobile 07796 135490


Cardigan Tourist Information:


Cardigan Marine Wildlife Centre:


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Cardigan Marine Wildlife Centre

Grid reference:Grid reference: SN180464
Key attraction:

Dolphin watching and boat trips.

Essential kit:Telescope, binoculars and - most importantly - a guide to the marine mammals of Britain.
Nature watching:

Cardigan Marine Wildlife Centre - you can book boat trips that take you out into Cardigan Bay from the centre.


Sea watching - good views from New Quay cliffs or the harbour wall in Cardigan.


Dolphins - as above. There are sometimes good views of dolphins feeding from the coast at Ynys Lochtyn.

Access:Check disabled access - wheelchairs can be accommodated but special arrangements may need to be made.
Getting there:

Cardigan is located on the west coast of Wales on the A487.

Opening times:Information on Dolphin trips - Cardigan Marine Wildlife Centre

Dolphin watching:

Two hour trips - adults £14, children £7.
Four hour trips - adults £28, children £14

Eight hour trips - adults £40, children £30

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