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Whale Watching in Tenerife

From £39 pp

Spain, Tenerife

2.5 Hours

Join a group or go private

Whale Watching in Tenerife

From £39 pp

What You'll Do

Experience one of Tenerife's most essential local experiences, by setting off into the waves in search of the island's majestic marine-life. With expert local guides who know the whales like old friends, you can be sure you're getting the very best chance at getting up close and personal with the whales.

Alongside marine biologists, you will observe, listen and get to know cetaceans (dolphins and whales) and other groups of animals; birds, turtles, fishes on a scientific yet thrilling look into their lives.

This experience is focused on observation, data collection and conservation of the marine environment. You will depart from the port of Las Galletas, to enter the Teno-Rasca marine protected area, a unique site that is part of the Natura 2000 Conservation Network, with 22 reported cetacean species.

You will be able to observe these incredible animals and to listen to them with the hydrophone on board the vessel. This will allow you to get a real insight in to the personality of each of these stunning creatures.

With the explanations of a qualified professional, this trip goes beyond simply looking at some whales, it’s a chance to learn about the natural environment, what makes it tick and why each animal is so important to the local ecosystem.

Experience
Highlights

Enjoy whale watching with a difference as you observe and study with marine biologists

Understand the whales beneath the waves and hear them communicate with the onboard hydrophone

Join a small group or go private - both allow you to get plenty of time to talk to your guides

Your Local Host:

Misael Danilo Morales Vargas

We are the only company in Tenerife directed and conducted by marine biologists, conducting research and promoting conservation in a scientific way. We use a hydrophone (underwater microphone) to listen underwater to the dolphins and whales. Our aim is not only to watch dolphins and whales. It is to observe, listen and understand the marine ecosystem. A citizen Science project, involving visitors to the island in our scientific operation.

Location Information

The trip starts at 12:00 noon and lasts 2.5 hours . The meeting point for the experience will be in Las Galletas, a port on the very southern tip of Tenerife around 20 minutes drive from the resorts of Los Christianos, Playa de las Americas or Costa Adeje, depending on traffic.

Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time.

An exact meeting point will be specified on your booking voucher.

  • 2.5 hour whale watching trip with marine biologists

FAQs

Dress according to the season of the year
A raincoat or a jacket can be useful
Don’t forget sunscreen, cap, or hat
If you suffer from sea sickness, consult your local pharmacy for a suitable solution
Avoid carrying excess baggage, do not bring any flammable materials or dangerous substances
The tour is not suitable for people with recent surgery, back or neck problems