Orca watching in Tarifa

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Accessible, Children, Dolphin, Groups, Sailing, Whales

Are you ready for Orca watching in Tarifa?

Are you on holidays in Tarifa? During this  Orca watching in Tarifa you'll even might have the opportunity to encounter orcas and 6 other different cetacean species around the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Orca observation in Tarifa is only possible in July and August.

We are aware of the beauty, fragility and the importance of the ecosystems of the coast, so we have a mission to help and protect it! In Tarifa, we work with one of the most experienced companies that organise whale watching trips. The observation is responsible and in accordance with the Spanish Real Decreto. 

Come aboard of this unforgettable orca watching in Tarifa with daily departures in July and August from Puerto de Tarifa. These whale watching tours take around 3 hours and is done on a Pirata de Sálvora or on a Jackelin. Enjoy whales and dolphins approaching the boat.

Every morning the local tour provider decides what will be the best time to go orca watching according to the sea conditions of that day. That’s why we kindly ask you to call the local tour provider 2 days before the date of the activity to confirm the exact time. It is possible to call them from 8:00am or you can send them an email, but it is very important to confirm the exact time on the day of the activity.

Are you not in Tarifa between July and August? Don't worry! Because whale and dolphin watching is possible all year round.
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  • Observe rare and localized species that cannot be found anywhere near;

  • Smart, young and skilled staff, willing to provide you an unforgettable experience;

  • This experience is a good choice for families and groups of friends who are passionate about the ocean, nature and adventure;

  • This experience provides a close encounter with these wonderful mammals;

  • This experience will give you access exclusive areas far from the busy touristic areas;

  • We’re sure this experience is one of the most exciting and adventurous experiences during your holidays;


  • This experience does not include food and drinks so feel free to bring your own;

  • Detailed tour operator information, including local phone number and exact address, is included in your confirmation email;

  • You'll pay a deposit to place your booking request and pay the remaining once your booking is confirmed, with the tour operator

  • Please check-in 45 minutes before the start of the experience;

  • Please call your local tour provider in the morning of the day of the activity to confirm the exact time;

  • In the unlikely event of not finding any orcas, a 30% discount will be applied on your next trip;


  • The dolphin watching tour will be accompanied by a marine expert who can tell you all the secrets about the animals and other life in the sea;

  • A safety briefing by a multilingual guide, insurance and life-jackets are included;

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