Tenerife Whale Watching.

Responsible & Sustainable Cetacean Watching.


Discover the European Capital of Whale Watching in Tenerife, Heritage Whale Hope Spot.

Welcome to our website dedicated to sustainable whale watching in Tenerife! Our mission is to provide you with an unforgettable experience while protecting the environment and the incredible marine life of the Canary Islands. Tenerife is a unique location to witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat and we are committed to offering a responsible and sustainable approach to whale watching. Our team of expert guides is passionate about marine conservation and will provide you with an educational and interactive tour. Join us on this adventure and discover the beauty of Tenerife’s marine ecosystem, while knowing that your presence is making a positive impact. Book your tour today and become part of our commitment to preserving the natural wonders of our oceans.

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Mar de Ons Bahriyeli: Whale Watching from Los Cristianos, Tenerife.

Favorite option from the Port of Los Cristianos

Why choose Mar de Ons Bahriyeli?

Mar de Ons Bahriyeli has a strict no chase policy.
Marine Biologists are available on board the Mar de Ons Bahriyeli.
A portion of all Bahriyeli ticket sales goes to Sea Shepherd UK.
One of the best whale watching adventures from Los Cristianos.
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Royal Delfin Catamaran: Glass Bottom Whale Watching from Puerto Colon, Tenerife.

Best Seller from Puerto Colon

The Royal Delfin in Puerto Colon, Costa Adeje is the best glass bottom boat with BIG underwater Panoramic 50-inch windows. Through these big underwater windows, you will observe whales, dolphins, and if you are lucky enough turtles under the water. Additionally, their professional multilingual Live Guides onboard will provide all the information needed. Choose between the 3 different options available.

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Freebird Catamarans: Eco friendly sailboat catamarans.

Daily from Puerto Colon

Freebird Catamarans in Puerto Colon, Costa Adeje is an iconic fleet of three luxury eco-friendly catamarans. Sail the west coast of Tenerife in search of whales and dolphins while enjoying the sunkissed deck of any of these 3 magnificent catamarans. Lunch, drinks, and swimming are included in any of their experiences. Choose between the 2 different options available.

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White Tenerife: Whale Watching from Puerto Colon, Tenerife.

Variety of sailboats and catamarans from Puerto Colon

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Enjoy an experience of a lifetime. Promote Sustainable Whale Watching in Tenerife.

We offer sustainable cetacean, dolphin, and whale watching on boat excursions in the canary islands. All the boats provided by Tenerife Whale Watching and listed below. The Southwest Coastline of Tenerife is one of the most important areas to watch whales and dolphins. Whale Watching excursions sail in the Special Area of Conservation (ZEC) Teno-Rasca marine strip ES7020017 in Tenerife. This ZEC zone is integrated into the Natura 2000 Network.

Blue Boat Flag

We will ensure a correct, responsible, and sustainable sighting of whales and dolphins. First of all, the boat companies hold the “Blue Boat” flag. Above all, authorized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Canary Islands Government and by the Ministry of Environment of Spain.

Sustainability Charter: Whale and dolphin Watch in Tenerife.

Our main objective is to ensure the long-term survival of species and habitats of Europe. We want to help detain loss of biodiversity caused by the adverse impact of human activities, such as illegal 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 for our ocean is yours. Because you should be part of a unique sustainable whale watching experience.

Natura 2000.

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.

Tenerife Whale Heritage Site.

The Tenerife La Gomera Whale Heritage Site has become an important whale-watching destination. Its unique resident population of pilot whales can be found alongside a high diversity of other whales and dolphin species. All can be observed in the Special Area of Conservation (ZEC Zone).

Whale Watching in South Tenerife with transfer 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 Americas area. These boats listed here offer transfer service from the North of the Island. Please check availability dates.


Best Whale Watching in Tenerife Boat Tours, Excursions, and Charters.

Experience the best whale watching tours in Tenerife. Taking care of our oceans and their environment is easy. Simply choose your excursion on one of our sustainable companies to protect their natural environment. At Tenerife Whale Watching we have made it easy for you to choose the best charters. With this in mind, all the necessary important information is right here on this website. We are the best local whale-watching boat providers.

Be conscious and help protect our marine life and oceans by choosing only between the boats listed below.

Help protect our marine life by choosing any of the boats departing from all the ports located on the southwest coastline. A Daytrip for the whole family on the best whale watching tours. Choose between charters, sailboats, catamarans, or RIB. Be a marine biologist for the day, snorkel our blue sea, and listen to them communicate by a hydrophone. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars and fully charged camera. This is an experience of a lifetime you will not want to miss.

Choose your port of departure for your Whale Watching trip  in south Tenerife.

Feel free to choose the desired whale and dolphin watching boat trip, excursion, or experience below organized by departure port. You can find all these ports in 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.

Sustainable Cetacean Watching in Tenerife: Boat trips & Excursions.

Tenerife: located in a prime location for whale and dolphin observation. In the first place, we have many sustainable boat trips or excursions offering this experience, therefore you will find the best whale and dolphin watching here. More importantly, we want to be your whale & dolphin watching guide for boat trips in Tenerife. Spend some family time on a boat trip for all ages. Discover marine life on one of our whale-watching tours. Sail and discover wildlife in their migrating routes and also keep an eye out for our marine birds.

The Best Whale Watch Tours in Tenerife.

The best whale-watching tours you will find on the southwest coast of sunny Tenerife. Set sail from the main ports located on the coastal line between Las Galletas and Los Gigantes, being the main departure port of Puerto Colon in Playa de las Americas.

Certainly, we will show you the best companies in the business. All boats sail from the South West Coast of Tenerife. The two top sailing destinations are Los Gigantes and La Caleta. Let us provide you with the best sustainable excursions, and whale and dolphin boat trips Tenerife has to offer. Registered by the Ministry of Tourism.  Observation of Whales and dolphins has never been easier, with a success rate of 99%.

Chance for Whale and Dolphin watching in Tenerife.

Whales and Dolphins have always held a fascination for man. As a result, the chance for watching and photographing them in their natural habitat is no longer a privilege reserved for specialists and scientists. Make whale and dolphin watching a  highlight in your holidays. 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.

Whale and Dolphin Watching in Tenerife Statistics.

According to our whale and dolphin watching statistics and experience in whale migration and whale and dolphin watching boat excursions, we have calculated for you the chance of sighting 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 that although the chances may be high, as a result, remember that these are wild animals and cannot guarantee sightings at all times. 

Tenerife Whale Watching’s Blog

Keep up to date with the latest news on the Canaries, seabirds, sea life, marine mammal, whale facts, and other relevant information.

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Tenerife Whale Watching collaborates 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 ocean’s plastic and also promote the following local and international associations and institutions that help and protect the whales and dolphins in our oceans.

TWW: 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 on 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. This intention is to ensure and protect the lives of these wild peaceful creatures. With this in mind be responsible for the ocean.

Blue Boat regulations         Carta por la sostenibilidad del avistamiento de cetáceos         Tenerife Whale Heritage Site