Dolphin and Nature Centre

The Square, Carrigaholt, Co Clare


  • Learn about the resident group of Bottlenose Dolphins and their habitat.
  • Information about local geology, archeology, heritage sites and nature walks.
  • View local marine species on display in salt water fish tank.
  • Videos, reference library, dolphin sounds (recorded by our hydrophone).
  • Display tables of preserved marine creatures, shells, fossils and skulls.
  • Local tourism information provided.

Open June to September. Located in the village square, The Dolphin and Nature Information Centre offers local tourism advice on land-based dolphin, whale and bird watching, and local walks of archeological and geological interest. Learn about the Bottlenose Dolphins at the Mouth of the Shannon and this remarkable habitat.

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