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FIRMM Whale Watching

#5 of 83 Tours in Tarifa Features Animals
E Calle Pedro Cortes 4, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 956 62 70 08
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A truly magical experience

We started going out on boat trips with FIRMM to see the dolphins and whales about 15 years ago and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Whale conservation

Albert our volunteer guide was fabulous and despite fog, as often is the case, delaying our pre... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
Sam K
via mobile
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E Calle Pedro Cortes 4, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 956 62 70 08

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started going out on boat trips with FIRMM to see the dolphins and whales about 15 years ago and every time we are back in Andalucia we return. It is a truly wonderful experience. Before going out on the water you first learn a...More

Thank Nickie3015
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Albert our volunteer guide was fabulous and despite fog, as often is the case, delaying our pre booked trip by 90 minutes and the less than warm greeting at reception when we were told to go away and come back in an hour this was...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 20 October 2016

A 40 minute talk, in language of your choice, to talk about the mission of FIRMM. Yes it is about whale watching but also about informing we people of the plight of marine mammals and the gathering of research to forward this end in the...More

Thank A A
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went out on Saturday for a two hour trip, we were so lucky we saw Dolphins, Pilot Wales and Sperm Wales, we were so lucky, yes maybe thirty people on board, but worth every euro, good explanation at the start

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Sustainability is at the center of FIRMM's tours: Guests get informed briefly, but thoroughly before boarding. During the trip guides answer all of your questions. Sightings are announced and commented, and the maritime mammals are approached with the utmost respect. Outstanding!

Thank Bastian Z
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This was bought as a gift & FIRMM was chosen as they are responsible for research & conservation. Trip was brilliant ~ you meet an hour prior to departure for a talk given into the ethos of FIRMM ~ their work monitoring & identifying the...More

Thank ET05
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Being entirely non-profit, I would suggest to only use them to go whale watching. They actually care about those mammals, do a lot of research and teach you a thing or two. We registered for a sponsorship and I kinda wanted to go whale watching...More

Thank Ser A
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We went for the 2 hour trip, an excellent choice as it turned out. We have seen bottleneck dolphins and 2 families of pilot whales. It was impressive to see those intelligent beings so close and in their natural environment. I would like also to...More

Thank kriszontheroad
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

An enjoyable couple of hours. Nice calm water. Saw a huge pod of dolphins and spent around 40 minutes watching them. Unfortunately no whales the day we wnt

Thank Gregcosy
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Went on a tour with my family - we were not optimistic as we'd been on tours such as this in other countries and had not seen much. However we were not disappointed - although we were out of season for orcas we saw about...More

Thank Rachel C
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Robert S
Hello there, Is it possible to go whale or dolphin watching on Monday 5th October? Thanks Rob
2 October 2015|
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Response from DavidPA4911JP | Reviewed this property |
Went on 6th October at 13.00. It was excellent
Does the boat route take you near the Rock of Gibraltar?
12 January 2015|
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Response from Marcel B | Reviewed this property |
Hi No - at least when we took the boat it didn't. We just crossed the sea - and we saw the border of Morocco.