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Phoenix Dolphin Trips

Harbour St | Nairn Harbour, Nairn IV12 4PH, Scotland
+44 7703 168097
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Rainy but not disappointing

We thoroughly enjoyed the trip despite the rain and wind! We were fortunate to see the dolphins... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jenni S
via mobile
No dolphins but still a great trip

Unfortunately we didn't see any dolphins on our trip, but we still had a great trip out with an... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Ruth E
Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“moray firth” (5 reviews)
“great trip” (6 reviews)
“marine life” (2 reviews)
Harbour St | Nairn Harbour, Nairn IV12 4PH, Scotland
+44 7703 168097
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the trip despite the rain and wind! We were fortunate to see the dolphins, which swam alongside the boat and were nearby jumping out the water for a good while. The kids had the opportunity to steer the boat as well, just...More

Thank Jenni S
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Unfortunately we didn't see any dolphins on our trip, but we still had a great trip out with an opportunity to chat and learn lots, and even have a go at steering the boat.

Thank Ruth E
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A wonderful boat trip and a great way to experience the coastal scenery and marine life along the Moray coastline. The skipper of the boat - Eric, has a wealth of local knowledge about the coast and local wildlife, making the tour informative and fun.

Thank Crazyanimator
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

What a gentleman Eric is. From booking we received a very personal service from him. He kept us updated about our forthcoming trip and what they had been sighting recently. He made it very clear to us that he could not guarantee seeing dolphins as...More

1  Thank AmyAllen1980
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing trip out today! Yes it's a bit more expensive than other trips of a similar nature but you get a much more personal service. Eric was fab! Explained about what we might see and where. The bonus being we saw loads of...More

1  Thank natbrom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

See the marine life in the Moray Firth, dolphins seals, might get lucky basking sharks have been seen in the area, see Nairn from the sea, great trip, fantastic boat.

Thank buchan35
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had a wonderful trip on a beautifully sunny day to spot dolphins and we saw plenty - only downside is would have liked longer with the dolphins. Be sure to take a longer cruise (2 hours) so you can get to the spot where...More

1  Thank Tony and Sarah G
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

No dolphins. Waste of money. Staff know nothing about dolphins. If you really want to see dolpins, this is not the right place.

5  Thank Satwik K
Management response:Responded 21 August 2016

Hi Are you sure you have the correct company. My boat moved to Nairn and only started operating with a new license at end of June and carried three trips, and I don't employ any staff !

Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Went on this boat trip expecting to have a great time like all the other reviews suggested but it ended up being awful! The boat was quite pokey and as it has no roof it was very cold and wet! It would of been nice...More

3  Thank kirdu13
Management response:Responded 21 August 2016

Sorry you didn't enjoy the trip. The boat is advertised as a "rib" and they don't have a roof as described and shown in advert. If it's raining or there's slightly rough water you expect to get wet which was why I issued wet weather...More

Reviewed 4 May 2015

Call Eric and go out for a unique experience aboard his RIB boat to see Dolphins. Eric's a fascinating guy and provides a personalised experience which is so much more exciting than a big massive boat that's crawling along - you're right out there with...More

5  Thank Adele J
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Shirley F
31 October 2016|
Response from phoenix-boat-trips | Property representative |
Hi Boat has been lifted out of the water for the winter. Had to use a crane hired by the local sailing club to keep costs down and the date was a little earlier than I would have liked--sorry about that! The prices are 2... More