Sails, Tales & Whales


Throughout July and August, join local storytellers Louise & Stewart as we tell you tales of the sailors and scallywags of this once-bustling port. Dundee’s Waterfront area used to be harbours and shipyards that were flooded with sailors seeking to set sail and make their fortunes – and even more seeking to make trouble. From fights between sailors and locals to spies and subterfuge, the docks of Dundee could be a very dangerous place to be…

Tour starts outside Discovery Point and runs on Thursdays @ 5.30pm, Fridays @ 5.30pm & 7pm and Saturdays @ 2pm & 3.30pm from Thursday 7th July until Saturday 27th August. Private group tours are available on request – contact us for more information. See below for more details.


This walking tour takes in the Waterfront and City Quay area, starting at the penguin statues in front of Discovery Point, and ending at City Quay. This tour is recommended for ages 10+

Start point: Penguin statues, in front of Discovery Point

End point: City Quay

Accessibility info: There are some cobbled and uneven surfaces.

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