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Whale and Dolphin Watching in the Canary Islands provided by Oceano Whale Watching La Gomera

Whale and Dolphin Watching in the Canary Islands

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Everyone wants to see dolphins and whales in their natural environment, but finding the best spots to observe these wild creatures can be difficult. On a sailing tour that values conservation, benefit from your guide’s expertise to locate these animals, and admire them in all their natural glory, while gaining insight into the Atlantic’s native wildlife and the work done to protect it.
  • Enjoy whale and dolphin watching with an expert guide in the Canary Islands
  • Experience a sailing trip on board an authentic, Canarian fishing vessel
  • Morning and afternoon departures to easily fit the tour into your schedule
  • Benefit from a small group with personalized attention from your crew
What to Expect
Depart at a time that suits your schedule, either in the morning or afternoon. Meet at the Valle Gran Rey harbor, ensuring you arrive before departure time, and then meet your captain, guide, and small group. Board your traditional fishing vessel and sail out to known spots teeming with marine life. This tour works closely with programs aiming to protect cetaceans, by establishing ocean reserves and using sailing techniques to ensure the wild animal’s comfort when being observed. Listen as your guides share their knowledge and highlight the importance of conservation and respectful whale watching. Each tour is different, based on the creature’s natural behavior in their habitats. Enjoy the sun and sea, as you explore the ocean in an authentic Canarian fishing boat, before returning to your original departure point with new insight into these remarkable creatures and the work done to protect them.
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Important Information
Departure Point
38870 Valle Gran Rey, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 3-4 hours whale watching in a canary fisher boat (max 10 persons)
  • Skilled guide (German, Spanish and English language)
  • Bottled water and ginger tea
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • No responsibility is taken for the correctness of the details provided, prices and timetables may change at short notice
  • We require your mobile number during the booking
  • During summertime we offer a bathing stop on request
  • The sighting rates are at approximately 90% and we only take up to ten persons with us
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Christian wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
Very friendly people doing a great job. You have to have luck to see hundreds of Atlantic white spotted dolfins. And we had ...
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Date of experience: February 2020
Jane B wrote a review Jan 2020
13 contributions1 helpful vote
Customer service was great with Oceano who went to great length to get us on this popular boat trip at a time to suit us. Our trip was from 3pm until sunset arriving back at approximately 6.30pm. The boat is a traditional Canarian fishing boat which accommodates 10 people
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Date of experience: January 2020
maudeuux wrote a review Oct 2019
Blois, France3 contributions
I saw a tour with my telescope from the coast. The boat was fully dedicate to looking for wildlife. The staff, always spotted the most interesting cetacean group. They was always respectfull with the distances from cetaceans. They came to see a wild fishery with birds, dolphins
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Date of experience: October 2019
Tutu-Travelling wrote a review Sep 2019
Vienna, Austria25 contributions4 helpful votes
The captain and personal is very friendly and the excursion is on a little boat, which was previously a fisher boat. The personal takes a lot of care not to disturb or to scary the dolphins and whales and is very active for the respect of the environnment and protection of the
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Date of experience: August 2019
1 Helpful vote
jimdoc21 wrote a review Apr 2019
Chicago, Illinois94 contributions50 helpful votes
I highly recommend this company. From the start they were easy to book a reservation and get a tour on very short notice. The boat is small, the tour group never more then 10 people and the captain and crew - 1 crew- were excellent. They definitely knew how to do this right. We
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Date of experience: April 2019
1 Helpful vote
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By: Oceano Whale Watching La Gomera
Katie G
A fantastic trip, saw Brydes whales and pilot whales. Crew were helpful and informative. Vegetarian paella and drin
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'It was excellent and definitely use again
'It was excellent and definitely use again. We followed dolphins for about an hour once spotted whilst other tour c
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Anders TN H
Very nice trip. Good guiding. The boat is an old genuine fishing boat. Good view around and very little risk of get
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Helena N
Great boat and friendly crew. On top of that a beautiful day and some pilot dolphins. We were informed of how the d
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Faye T
Just a brilliant trip. We saw spotted and bottle nosed dolphins. We were up close to the animals when they wanted t
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Gitte H
Lots of waves so I got seasick. Also we did not see any whales. It was too hot, the best thing about this experienc
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