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FIRMM Whale Watching

#6 of 83 Tours in Tarifa Features Animals
E Calle Pedro Cortes 4, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 956 62 70 08
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Just fantastic

Heard about the Orcas in the stait of Gibraltar and tha FIRMM had some trips from Tarifa. It was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helsingoer, Denmark
No whales

It all starts with a rather basic briefing which might be interesting for kids but certainly not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mijas, Spain
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E Calle Pedro Cortes 4, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 956 62 70 08

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard about the Orcas in the stait of Gibraltar and tha FIRMM had some trips from Tarifa. It was a 3 hour trip and wow I think we saw over 30 Orcas. Amazing to see marine mamals like this in the wild. The tour was...More

Thank Bjorn90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It all starts with a rather basic briefing which might be interesting for kids but certainly not whale enthusiasts. Then on the boat, we had calm seas. No whales in sight. A few lonely dolphins for less than a minute in front of the boat....More

Thank heinzalbert
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday we did the whale watching and dolphin watching tour at 10 A.M. The organisation is very professional and respectful to nature, which is very good and I definitely agree. But on the other hand therefore we only saw a few spirmwhales' tailes pop out...More

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 16 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
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Robert S
2 October 2015|
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Response from DavidPA4911JP | Reviewed this property |
Went on 6th October at 13.00. It was excellent
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.