Discover the incredible creatures in our seas, explore the local area and connect with nature at the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust's Discovery Centre.

If you are visiting the Isle of Mull then don’t forget to pop in and visit us here in Tobermory! Our Discovery Centre is easily found on the picturesque harbour front among Tobermory’s famous brightly coloured buildings. Our Discovery Centre interactive exhibitions are jam-packed with information about the amazing whales and dolphins found in our local waters, and about the conservation efforts of HWDT.

Do you want to learn how to spot and identify whales and dolphins? Our programme of walks and talks will help you discover the incredible creatures in our seas, explore the local area and connect with nature.

What’s on…

  • Guided Coastal Walk to Tobermory Lighthouse

Wednesday 2pm / adult £6, under 12s £4, family £18

Take a walk and take in nature. Our friendly and informative guides invite you to join us for a relaxing nature walk along the coast from Tobermory to find out more about the wildlife that can be spotted around Mull.

  • Guided Headland Watch at Glengorm Castle

Thursday 10am / adults £8, under 12’s £5, family £22

Join us for a morning of sea-gazing from this gorgeous Hebridean Whale Trail site. Led by our expert team, you will explore the stunning natural environment, and learn top tips for spotting amazing marine life.

  • Discover Whales and Dolphins

Wednesday 10am & 11am, Thursday 2pm, 3pm & 4pm / Donation

Join us to discover whales, dolphins, porpoises and find out about the wondrous creatures in our local seas! At this interactive talk in our Discovery Centre in Tobermory you will learn how to spot and identify Scottish whales and dolphins, as well as find out how you can help us monitor them.

Our expert staff are on hand to answer questions, teach you about whales and offer local knowledge for your visit. You can find out about recent sightings, join an activity and learn more about how you can help marine conservation efforts!

Our Discovery Centre is supported by the National Heritage Lottery Fund. Proceeds from this event are gratefully received and will go towards support the charitable work of the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust.