Whale Watch Day at Fort Dunree ~ August 6th.
This years National Whale Watch Day August 6th will be celebrated at Fort Dunree which is located 6 miles North of Buncrana. There is loads of different events and displays for all the family organised.
There will be a Whale Watch workshop held during the Morning at the newly refurbished Visitor Centre. Through out the whole day there will be experienced whale watchers on-hand to give practical tips and advice. Come along and try yourself equipment will be available for all to use.
A new interpretative display on whales and Dolphins, including the remains of a huge Sperm whale washed up on Inishowen will be opened along with an educational ENFO (Dublin) display on loan.
We will also be showing the premiere of a short Film of Dolphins and Basking sharks filmed off the coast of Inishowen.
Also on display will be the Information gathered in the Nature appeal on ? Whales and Dolphins the Inishowen story?.
Weather permitting people will be able to watch harbour porpoise, Bottle nose dolphin and possibly Minke whales. There are view points and stunning views along the nature trails at Fort Dunree.
Located at Fort Dunree are toilets, Caf?, Museum, nature trails and stunning vistas of the coastal scenery that Inishowen is so famous for.
Come along there is something for everyone whatever their interest or whatever the weather.
To find out more information or to book onto the Free whale watch workshop see the nature.ie events section
. Or ring Emmett Johnston on 0872867055. Please book early as place are limited.