Discover the European Capital of Sustainable Whale Watching in Tenerife
Enjoy an experience of a lifetime promoting Sustainable Whale Watching, with Tenerife Whale Watching. We offer the only sustainable cetacean, dolphin, and whale watching boat excursions in the canary islands. All these boats are provided are listed below. The Southwest Coastline of Tenerife is one of the most important areas for whale and dolphin watching. Whale Watching cruises are done in the Special Area of Conservation (ZEC) Teno-Rasca marine strip ES7020017 . This ZEC zone is integrated into the Natura 2000 Network.
To ensure a correct, responsible and sustainable sighting of whales and dolphins and wildlife tours, first of all Vessels presented are holders of the “Blue Boat” flag. Above all, these vessels are authorized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Canary Islands Government and by the Ministry of Environment of Spain.
A European ecological network of biodiversity conservation areas. It is made up of Special Areas of Conservation (ZEC) designated in accordance with the Habitats Directive, and Special Protection Areas for Birds (ZEPA), in addition, established by virtue of the Birds Directive. These are the breeding grounds for our two resident species.
An objective without a doubt is to ensure the long-term survival of the most characteristic species and habitats of Europe. Uniquely by helping to detain loss of biodiversity caused by the adverse impact of human activities, such as ilegal boat excursion companies. Not only do they not commit to sustainable behavior but they also do not follow the rules and regulations proposed by the Government.
With this in mind responsibility with our ocean is yours. Because you should be part of a unique sustainable whale watching experience.
Click on the button below to see the boats available during the COVID 19 Pandemic situation. You can also click on the button above to review what you will need to bring and what the regulation is for offering a safe whale watching experience.
Tenerife Whale & Dolphin Watching Boat trips & Excursions
Tenerife is located in a prime location for whale and dolphin observation. In the first place there are many sustainable boat trips and excursions offering this experience on the island, therefore you will find all of them here on this platform. More importantly we want to be your whale & dolphin watching guide and advisors for boat trips in Tenerife. Feel like a local naturalist, discovering marine mammal life on one of our whale watching tours. Sail through migrating routes and also keep an eye out for our marine birds.
Best Whale Watching Experience
Certainly, we will show you who are the best companies in the business. All sailing from the South West Coast of Tenerife. Some cruise all the way to Los Gigantes and other tours to La Caleta. Let us provide you with the best sustainable excursions, boat trips or experiences Tenerife has to offer. All guaranteed by the Ministry of Tourism. Click and watch the short clip below in order to better understand our cause. Watching Whales has never been easier, with most of the companies with a success rate of 99%.
Chance for sighting today of whales or dolphins.
Chance for sightings of Whales and Dolphins in Tenerife
Whales and Dolphins have always held a fascination for man. As a result, watching and photographing them in their natural habitat is no longer an impossible dream or a privilege reserved exclusively for specialists and scientists. It is important to realize that many boat companies offer trips and cruises to see these creatures in places like Canada, Alaska, Greenland, Norway, California, Mexico, Azores and … TENERIFE.
Tenerife Whale & Dolphin Watching Statistics
According to our statistics and experience in whale migration and whale and dolphin watching boat excursions, we have calculated for you the chance of sighting of these marine mammals. Surprisingly there is no better sighting time or area throughout the day. Due to this everything can change due to current weather conditions, water currents, food availability, etc. To point out although the chances may be high, as a result one must remember that these are wild animals and cannot guarantee sightings at all times.
Chance for sightings today of both whales & dolphins.
Tenerife Whale Watching’s Best Sustainable Boat Tours, Excursions and Charters
We offer only the best in the business. Taking care of our oceans and its environment is easy. Simply choose correctly to protect their natural environment. At Tenerife Whale Watching we have made it easy for you. With this in mind all the necessary and important information is right here on this website. We are the best local whale watching boat guides.
Choose your port of departure for your Tenerife Whale Watching Cruise
Feel free to choose the desired whale and dolphin watching boat trip, excursion or experience below organized by departure port. All these ports are located alongside the South West coast of Tenerife. Some companies offer to pick up from the north of the island. Living an unforgettable whale and dolphin adventure or experience and being friendly to our environment is possible:
Choose wisely, for this reason, be conscious and help protect our marine life and oceans by choosing only between the boats listed below.
Departing from all the ports located on the southwest coastline. Daytrip for the whole family on the best whale watching tours. Choose between charters, sailboats, catamaran or RIB. Be a marine biologist for the day, snorkel our blue sea, listen to them communicate by a hydrophone. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars.
Whale Watching from Puerto de La Cruz
To avoid confusion, there are currently no boats sailing from the north of the island. All trips and excursions depart from Tenerife south. Mainly in the Las Ameicas area. These boats listed here offer transfer service from the North of the Island. Please check availability dates.
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White Tenerife Tenerife Sea Charter Sailboats Tenerife Sea Charter, based in Puerto Colon (Costa Adeje), puts that you can use three modern sailboats. They are fully prepared so you can see whales...
Freebird One Catamaran We have more than 22 years of experience in whale and dolphin watching trips in Tenerife (acting maturely and honestly while doing an excellent job). In Freebird work more...
Tenerife Dolphin A Canarian company, pioneer and leader in sea excursions since 1985. First with more than 34 years of experience in whale and dolphin watching. Secondly, Tenerife Dolphin is the...
Tenerife Whale Watching collaborate’s with your purchase
With the purchase of your Tenerife whale and dolphin watching boat trip, excursion or experience as a consequence you will collaborate with these important sustainable causes. For this reason for every whale watching excursion purchased you help clean up the oceans plastic and also promote the following local and international associations and institutions that help and protect the whales and dolphins in our oceans.
Tenerife Whale Watching: Important notice
According to WebTenerife, all boat trips, excursions & vessels listed here comply and commit to all obligations and responsibilities to ensure a Sustainable Whale and Dolphin Experience in the South West Coast of Tenerife in the ZEC Zone. A reminder to everyone that swimming with wild dolphins and or whales in Tenerife is prohibited by law in Spain. Please help our environment by choosing boats that only offer sustainable whale watching in Tenerife. With this intention to ensure and protect the lives of these wild peaceful creatures. With this in mind be responsible for the ocean.