Whale watching is a tourist – educational activity that involves going out to sea to the location and identification of whales and dolphins that live and cross the Strait of Gibraltar.
This unique, recently described as Natural Park enclave, inhabited by three species of dolphins: Common, Bottlenose List and living with the finned pilot whales all year.
In addition, sperm whales can be observed for most of the year. Orcas observe them in July and August, and the Razorbacks cross the strait on their migration route between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
The boat trips are made from Tarifa and Algeciras, where weather and sea conditions, the determining factors to choose the output port. The boats are crewed by professional seamen, and guided tours by specialists Cetaceans, which help passengers to find the animals and interpret their behavior.