Whale & Dolphin Tour Guide Training 2017

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The Dolphin Research Australia Inc. Cetacea Tour Guide & Operator training course is back again in 2017! The 2 day course will be held 26-27th April in Nambucca Heads, NSW. It is an extensive course that covers everything from the…

Moreton Bay Dolphin Expeditions 2017

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Our Moreton Bay Dolphin Research Expedition Dates for 2017 have just been announced!!! Want to join the team & become an invaluable sponsor of the Moreton Bay Dolphin Research Project? Checkout our Dolphin Research Eco-volunteer Expedition…

Our School Holiday Program is Back!

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Our Dive In Marine Education Holiday Program is back this NSW Spring Break! Come and join us this Spring Break for a fun morning on Thursday 6th October 9.30am-12.00pm at the Ballina Surf Club! It's a great morning of story telling, crafting…

Whale & Dolphin Tour Guide Course

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ENROL NOW! Our 2-day Whale & Dolphin Tour Guide Training Course will be held in 3-4th May 2016 in Byron Bay, Australia! Our tour guide course provides an introduction to the biology, ecology, behaviour interpretation of cetaceans and…

Join Our 2016 Moreton Bay Expeditions

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Join Our Moreton Bay Dolphin Research Project as an Eco-volunteer in 2016! Dates have now been announced! Our 2016 Moreton Bay Dolphin Research Project Eco-Volunteer dates have now been announced! From May to July 2016, you can join…

Get Involved & Volunteer!

Welcoming in the New Year of 2015 we have new and exciting opportunities for our members to get involved and volunteer!  Are you a professional in your field?? Have you always wanted to help a great cause and raise awareness of marine conservation…

Byron Whale Fest 2014

Byron Whale Fest 2014 - Bowe Jingi Walla 7-8th June  2014 We are proud to present the Byron Bay Whale festival, to celebrate the return of the whales, the oceans and the Earth! The weekend will be full of activities and opportunities…

Our Online Shop is Now OPEN!!

Dolphin Research Australia’s online shop is now OPEN Purchase a special gift for yourself or a loved one at our NEW online shop!! Find a great clothing and exclusive Dolphin Research Australia merchandise only available through our online…

Welcome to Our New Sponsor!!

Congratulations to the Hoey Moey Backpackers, Coffs Harbour for becoming a Bronze Sponsor of Dolphin Research Australia!!! The Hoey Moey took care of our research team recently by sponsoring our accommodation during our fieldwork recently undertaken…

Dolphin Research Australia AGM

Our members are invited to our Dolphin Research Australia Annual General Meeting on 13th July 2013 from 1pm-3pm.  We'll highlight the achievements of the first year of DRA's operation, nominate and elect officer bearers and outline the treasurer's…

'The Whale' Special Film Fundraisers

In celebration of the return of the whales on their annual migration and in conjunction with National Whale Day on 1st June 2013, Dolphin Research Australia will be holding a series of film showings in northern New South Wales.  We will…

Sussex Inlet dolphin set free!

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In September 2012 a young female bottlenose dolphin became trapped in Sussex Inlet on the south coast of New South Wales. Unable to return to the open ocean to rejoin her pod she became very tame and began interacting with people. The dolphin…

National Whale Day Celebrations

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Nambucca Heads Whale Day Festival- Guuruja Ngayan- 1st June 2013 Gumma Indigenous Protected Area (IPA), Dolphin Research Australia (DRA) both not-for-profit associations, in conjunction with The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) …

Dolphin Rescue Sussex Inlet

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Thanks to all the amazing rescue team who relocated the isolated solitary dolphin from Sussex Inlet back to the ocean in May 2013! - The Dolphin Research Australia team joined NPWS, ORRCA, Seaworld, Dolphin Magic, RSPCA volunteers and staff…

Australia Paddles for Dolphins

Australia Paddles for Dolphins On Australia Day (26th January 2013), we’ll be having a Dolphin Research Australia Fundraiser ‘Australia Paddles for Dolphins’ in conjunction with our sponsors GoSea Kayaks.  The fundraiser…

Summer Education Program

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Our Dolphin Research Australia summer education program is now in full swing!  For the month of January our dolphin education team are providing children (and their parents) a unique learning experience.  Children can learn all about dolphins,…

Dolphin Research Australia Launched!!

Dolphin Research Australia Launch & Fundraiser Dolphin Research Australia was officially launched on Friday 23rd November at the Byron Bay Brewery.  The event was opened by a special Welcome to Country from the Arakwal, the Byron…

DRA Launch & Fundraising Event

We are proud to announce the official launch of Dolphin Research Australia in a spectacular fundraising event and celebration being held 23rd November 2012!! The event will be held at the Byron Bay Brewery, 12.30-3pm and all proceeds will go…

Murwillumbah Dolphin Workshop

Come and join us for our next Dolphin Workshop being held this Thursday 1st November 2012 between 4.30pm and 6.30pm at Sathya Sai Primary School, Murwillumbah NSW.  Join the Dolphin Research Australia team and learn all about dolphins of…

Dolphin Workshop Nambucca Success!

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The first of the Dolphin Sighting Network workshops, held on 22nd September 2012 at Nambucca Heads (Gumbaynggirr), NSW, was a great success!  We had a great turnout from the local Gumbaynggirr community who learnt all about the ecology…