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The Importance of Marine Conservation: How Your Participation in Our Tours Helps Protect Cetaceans

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At Whale Watch Tenerife, we’re passionate about not only providing you with an unforgettable experience spotting cetaceans, but also contributing to marine conservation. Our tours offer thrilling encounters with marine life while playing a crucial role in protecting these magnificent creatures and their habitats.

A fundamental part of our sightings is to teach you about the importance of marine conservation and the vital role cetaceans play in ...

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Discover Fun and Education in Our Whale Watching Tours for Kids

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At Whale Watch Tenerife, our cetacean sighting company, we take pride in offering a unique experience that not only appeals to adults but also captivates the little ones at home. Our exciting tours are not just sea adventures but also educational and fun opportunities for these young explorers.

Learning about marine life

Our cetacean sightings off the coast of Adeje provide children with the opportunity to ...

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Cetacean Communication

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Did you know that cetaceans have highly developed communication systems?

This communication is divided into non-vocal acoustic communication, such as jumps, fluke slaps, jaw claps, bubble production, etc., and vocal acoustic communication such as whistles, pulsed sounds, songs, and visual communication such as color patterns, morphological features, and gestures.

In non-vocal communication, tail slaps against the water’s surface stand out, indicating the presence of a threat or dissatisfaction. Sometimes during our whale watching tours, we see ...

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Humanity is immersed in “the era of plastic”

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Humanity is immersed in “the era of plastic” where between 9 and 12 tons of plastic waste reach the sea through rivers, drains, coastal areas or are thrown directly into the sea every year. This is because the global production of plastics has exploded in the last 50 years. In addition, it is estimated that only 20% of everything produced is recycled.

The Canary Islands are strongly affected by marine microplastic contamination, since the Gulf Stream and the Canary Current drag ...

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Curiosities of the loggerhead sea turtle in Tenerife

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During our whale sighting trips in Tenerife we also come across other animals that are not cetaceans, and among them the most common is the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). These animals are very curious; Next, I am going to tell you the most interesting facts about this precious specie:

  • Its adult size reaches between 90 and 150kg, with more than a meter long. The shell is reddish and hard and forms part of its skeleton, which is made ...
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A Guide To Whale Watching in Tenerife

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Tenerife is the largest and most visited of the Canary Islands. Tourists flock by the millions from cities across Europe every year.

Mount Teide formed the island years ago. The resulting topography makes this one of the world’s prime whale-watching destinations.

While you enjoy a maritime tour in Tenerife to see whales and dolphins, Costa Adeje drops 2000 meters off the coast, forming the perfect shelf for our marine friends.

Many companies now offer tours to observe whales and dolphins. In 2-3 ...

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