Contact Information:

The contact information and elsewhere in this website is provided solely for the information of the BDRI community and those who have a specific interest in participating in our programs or interest in reaching a specific individual. We will try and get back to you regarding your inquiry as soon as we possibly can.


Please feel free to contact us by email or phone. The BDRI facilities are sited in the Av Beiramar 192, in the town of O Grove, located on a peninsula set in the so-called Rías Baixas, in Southwest Galicia (Spain).


Telephone number: 
Main Office & Public Information:
+ 34 886 310608 (office)
+ 34 684 248552(mobile)

Public Information & Applications:
Chief Biologist & Director:

Marine Biologist:


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Arrival by car:

The best way by car to O Grove from the Spanish border crossing at Irún is either via San Sebastian, Burgos, Palencia, Benavente, Ourense, Vigo and Pontevedra or via Bilbao, Santander, Oviedo, Avilés, Ribadeo, Santiago and Pontevedra.


Arrival by plane:
The nearest international airports are Santiago de Compostela (80 km) and Vigo (65 km). From the airport In Santiago or Vigo take a bus or a taxi to the bus-station (estación de autobuses) or to the railway-station (estación de RENFE).


Arrival by bus or train:
After having arrived at Pontevedra take the direct bus to O Grove. If you arrive at Vigo or Santiago de Compostela, take the bus (from the bus station/estación de autobuses) or the train (from the estación de RENFE) to Pontevedra and from here the direct bus to O Grove. The last bus to O Grove leaves at 22 h. There are some direct buses from Vigo and Santiago to O Grove on Sunday too (see departures). From the bus station in O Grove the centre is within walking distance.

Departures (bus) from Santiago directly to O Grove: duration: about 2 hours
Departures (bus) from Vigo to Pontevedra: duration: 30-60 min
Departures (bus) from Santiago to Pontevedra: duration: 50 min
Departures (train) from Santiago to Pontevedra: duration: 60 - 80 min. The railway station in Pontevedra is situated in front of the bus station.
Departures (train) from Vigo to Pontevedra: duration: about 30 min
Departures (bus) from Pontevedra to O Grove: duration: about 50 min


Please check the actual time tables before your departure:



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So, if you want to be a part of this unique experience and are a person who is interested in going abroad and obtaining hands-on experience in dolphins research, boat based field work, intensive training while having fun and meeting people from all over the world, then you should consider to participate in one of our programs.


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