2 hour ethical whale watching trip from Los Cristianos on board the only Sea Shepherd partner ship in the Canary Islands.

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🐬 Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour from Los Cristianos 

🚢 Spacious and comfortable boat: Sail on a 2-masted gulet for a unique experience with ample space and comfort for all passengers.

🏞️ Panoramic Views of the Coast from the Sea: Enjoy breathtaking views of the coast of Tenerife with the majestic Teide in the background. A unique opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty of the island from a unique perspective.

🐬Cetacean watching: Spot a variety of species that inhabit the waters of the archipelago. From pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins to fin whales, sperm whales and fascinating seabirds. You might even be lucky enough to see loggerhead and green turtles.

🐢Marine Biologist: Accompanied by an expert, learn about marine animals and conservation.

🤝 Collaboration with Sea Shepherd UK: Committed to the protection and conservation of the oceans, they follow strict guidelines to ensure a whale watching experience that is sustainable and respectful of marine life.

From: 30,00 

Info

2 hours

All days

Level of sustainability

By boat from the port of Los Cristianos

EN, ES, GER, FR, ITA, ITA, SUE

 

 

Maximum 136 persons

Included

Marine Biologist

Insurance RC & Passengers

Not included

Transport

Food - Drinks

Personal travel/accident insurance

Useful Info

  • Place: Port of Los Cristianos. Consult our FAQ for practical information about the Port.
  • You need to arrive 10 minutes before the booked time.
  • There is a bar on board to buy drinks.
  • If you tend to get seasick or have never sailed before, it's not a good idea to have an empty stomach as it can worsen motion sickness. It's better to snack lightly beforehand and avoid consuming too many liquids. You can also inquire at any pharmacy about 'Biodramina with caffeine' or 'Cinfamar with caffeine.' Be sure to read the instructions for proper use. Please note that this information is general in nature and should not replace consultation with a healthcare professional. We recommend consulting a doctor or pharmacist for personalized advice.
  • This activity has to be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Last minute plan? Call us on +3464641949732 and you might be able to get a place!
  • Contact us if you need a date or time that is not specified in the calendar.

What should I bring?

The climate in Tenerife, especially at sea, can be quite variable. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing, bringing a light jacket, swimsuit, towel, cap, high SPF sunscreen, and sunglasses.

 

Policy modification & cancellation:

  • If you want to modify the date of the activity, changes are possible with 24 hours notice depending on the availability of the company.
  • 100% refund of the total amount of the booking in case of cancellation at least 24 hours activity.
  • Penalty of 100% of the total amount of the booking in case of cancellation within 24 hours prior to the activity.
  • If there were adverse weather conditions or unforeseeable force majeure circumstances beyond the control of the provider that prevent the proper delivery of the service, an alternative date will be proposed, or a full refund of 100% of the reservation amount will be provided.
  • In the event of non-compliance with any of the restrictions, the company reserves the right to refuse admission, and no refund will be provided.
  • The minimum occupancy of the boat is 4 passengers, in case of not reaching the minimum, it may cancel the booking and will be offered an alternative date or a refund of the amount.
  • Out of respect for others and to avoid delays in subsequent excursions, we kindly request punctuality and arriving in advance at the designated location. If the customer is absent after 5 minutes past the agreed departure time, it will be considered as a cancellation of the contracted services, and this will be sufficient reason to apply the corresponding cancellation policy.

Who are they and what do they offer?

  • Passionate team: The crew consists of Samantha and her dedicated team of José Juan, Miguel, Leah, Marco and Paco, all of whom love the sea and are passionate about protecting marine species.
  • Love for animals: They care deeply about the preservation of the marine environment and are committed to sharing their love for cetaceans and their extensive experience in the study and conservation of these species with all guests.
  • Whale watching on a large schooner: They offer thrilling daily outings on a spacious schooner, allowing them to explore the nearby waters in search of unique encounters with various species of cetaceans in their natural habitat.

Why did we select them?

  • Dolphin Project & Sea Shepherd UK partners: They strictly follow Sea Shepherd UK's non-prosecution policy. In addition, they donate a portion of their sales to this organisation committed to the protection of the marine environment.
  • They are part of the Sustainability Charter of Turismo Tenerife, a programme that promotes responsible and environmentally friendly practices in the tourism sector.
  • Legality and security: They comply with all regulations and have all the necessary safety features to ensure a safe and responsible experience.
  • Minimising its impact: They strive to minimise their impact on the environment. They follow strict whale-watching rules, including keeping an adequate distance from the cetaceans so as not to disturb them and limiting viewing time to avoid any negative impact on their natural behaviour.
  • Quality tours: Their tours offer a high quality experience, and also raise awareness of the importance of respecting and caring for marine species.

Why Tenerife is a key location for the observation of cetaceans?

A marine sanctuary: The south west coast of Tenerife is home to a variety of cetacean species, both resident and migratory, that find refuge in these waters throughout the year.

Great biodiversity: The Teno-Rasca Marine Strip, situated in the southwest of Tenerife between Punta de Rasca and Punta de Teno, is renowned for its rich cetacean diversity in Europe. This region is home to the largest resident population of tropical pilot whales in Europe, along with various species of sea turtles and a diverse range of other marine creatures, including fin whales, various dolphin species, sperm whales, and more.

Global importance: In 2011, this area became the third worldwide and the first in Europe to be designated as a Special Area of Conservation, known for its unique features of marine life. It is also part of the Natura 2000 Network, which seeks to preserve habitats and species threatened in Europe.

International recognitions: The Teno-Rasca Area has been recognized as a 'Hope Spot' by Mission Blue and as a 'Whale Heritage Site' by the World Cetacean Alliance, highlighting its global significance.

Regulated activities: All leisure activities and professionals in this area are strictly regulated. The sighting of whales should be done in a sustainable way, respecting standards of speed, distance, duration of the sightings, and other measures to prevent any interference in the natural behavior of the animals. Abiding by these rules is essential to preserve the peace and well-being of cetaceans, ensuring an experience navy that is responsible and respectful.

Your choice matters: When you choose a company authorized and committed to the protection of the fauna, contribute to guarantee the respect of the rules of conservation in the Area of Teno-Rasca.

A sustainable future: The conservation of this protected area promotes the growth and the preservation of populations of whales, ensuring a healthy marine environment and promote harmony between human beings and marine life.

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