Boat Charters 

Join Chris Burton and crew for fact filled wildlife trip from Port Erin in the South of the Island

Shona Elizabeth Boat Trips

Join Bob Taylor and his crew for leisurely wildlife watching and fishing trips around the Calf of Man in the South of the Island

Gemini Charters

Manx Sea Life Safari offers exciting trips along the west of the island, looking for sharks, cetaceans and bird life. Price includes a meal at the Peel Breakwater Kiosk.

Manx Sea Life Safaris

Cetacean organisations

Sea Watch Foundation

Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

Orkney Marine Mammal Research Initiative 

Sea Mammal Research Unit

ASCOBANS Agreement

European Cetacean Society

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

American Cetacean Society

 Other Marine sites

Keep on Gramping – central hub for all things Risso’s dolphin 

Dante Fenolio Extreme Wildlife Photographer


Marine Conservation Society

The Shark Trust

Marine Biological Association

Isle of Man

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

Visit Isle of Man

Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA)

Manx Wildlife Trust

Manx Basking Shark Watch

Manx Biodiversity

Manx Bat Group

Manx Birdlife

Manx Butterfly Conservation

Interesting articles about cetaceans

New Species Links River and Oceanic Dolphins

Study Suggests Dolphins and Whales Grieve Their Dead

Dolphins Have a Mysterious Network of Veins That Could Be Key to Preventing the Bends

Pilot Whale Dies after Eating More Than 80 Plastic Bags

Incredibly Rare White Risso’s Dolphin Spotted for the First Time in Years

Click Communication in Wild Harbour Porpoises

From Land to Water: The Origin of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Plastics and other threats 

Fish Lab – The State of our Oceans- huge, educational guide looking at the state of our oceans as of 2018

List of fishing line recycling schemes around the world 


How to speak whale