Whale and Dolphin sighting in Tenerife

LOS GIGANTES

 

Discover the west coast of Tenerife with wonderful views of the cliffs of the 600-meter-high giants, Volcán del teide and the Teno rural park, its clean, blue and crystalline waters, its marine flora and fauna. You can see whales and dolphins.

Dolphin and whale watching in Tenerife

Come and enjoy an unforgettable day aboard the Mojo Picón

A sailboat of 14 meters of maximum luxury and comfort, from the prestigious German brand Bavaria and with the latest technology in navigation and safety systems.

Discover the west coast of Tenerife with boat trips with wonderful views of the cliffs of the 600-meter-high giants, Volcán del teide and the rural park of Teno, its clean, blue and crystal clear waters, its marine flora and fauna .

We leave from Puerto Los Gigantes sailing in search of turtles, dolphins and whales in their natural habitat. There will be time to swim, snorkel, sunbathe, relax and where we will prepare a delicious aperitif accompanied by drinks and fruit.

Departures

From Puerto de Gigantes in morning and afternoon schedules.

Small groups up to 9 people. Special excursions in private charter for families and groups: La Gomera Snorkel with turtles.

LOS GIGANTES

cetaceans

CACHALOT / SPERM WHALE

Marine mammal that’s about 15 meters approximately in length and 50 tons in weight.

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It is characterized by having a square head with a sloping blow and a very small dorsal fin. With respect to their movement, they are appreciated for their high jumps after which they disappear, or for remaining still on the surface. The immersion of the sperm whale can reach 3,000 meters.

PILOTWHALE

Species of cetacea odontoceti, characterized by the round black medium dorsal fin.

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It is approximately five meters in length and weighs a maximum of 4 tons. They are usually seen in small groups guided by a pilot male, and are often resting on the surface. Its immersion can reach up to 1,000 meters.

CUVIER'S BEACKED WHALE

Species of cetacea odontoceti of approximately 6 meters in length and 3 tons of maximum weight.

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They move in small groups, characterized by a white head color. In addition they usually give high heels to later disappear. They can reach an immersion of up to 1,200 meters.

BRYDE'S WHALE

Species of cetaceans mysticeti very common to see in Isla Bonita, about 15 meters in length and 25 tons in weight.

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Usually it is a speciea that is sighting alone or mothers with calves. It is characterized by a spike dorsal fin, inclined and located far on the back.

BLAINVILLE'S BEACKED WHALE

Species of cetacea odontoceti of 5 meters of length and maximum one ton of weight.

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They are usually found in small groups and are characterized by their yellowish-colored head and lower jaw raised upwards. Their dive can reach 1,200 meters deep.

COMMON DOLPHIN

Species of odontoceti cetaceans with a characteristic shape of a sand clock.

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Its length is approximately two meters and 120 kilograms maximum weight. Adults are differentiated by a spot on their dorsal fin. They are usually quiet dolphins.

RUGGED TOOTHED DOLPHIN

Species of cetacea odontoceti characterized by a snout followed by white lips. 

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Its length is approximately 2 meters and a maximum weight of 160 kilograms. They are very calm dolphins that go in groups with synchronized movements.

ATLANTIC SPOTTED DOLPHIN

Species of cetacea odontoceti of 1,5 meters of length and maximum 150 kilograms of weight.

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It is a very active dolphin and the smallest of his family. Only adults and sub-adults have spots on their skin.

BOTTLENOSE-DOLPHIN

Species of cetacea odontoceti of 3 meters of approximate length and maximum 500 kilograms of weight

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It is characterized by a snout in the shape of a bottle. He is a very athletic dolphin that can reach 60 kilometers per hour in his swim. It is a resident dolphin in the Canary Islands.

Prices and Schedules

Trip time: 3 hours (10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00)

Adults

It includes:

Appetizer, fruits, drinks and use of snorkel equipment

Kids (under 12 years old)

It includes:

Appetizer, fruits, drinks and use of snorkel equipment

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