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“Really knowledgeable and interesting. Saw 30 pilot whales in August 2010. Going back again this year to try and see ORCA.”

FIRMM Whale Watching
Ranked #6 of 85 Tours in Tarifa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 23, 2011

Took the family, 3 children ages 12, 10, 10 and they really enjoyed it. It took time to get to the general area where the whales could be found and then we spent and hour finding various schools of whales and then 30 mins to return to Tarifa. The FIRMM were really good. Need to book in advance via phone as this is popular.

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Reviewed July 21, 2011

Found the boat trip very uncomfortable,nowhere to shelter from the spray. The boat lurched so much making it unable to walk around. People being sick and coming back on the boat, no real help from staff. The boat actually listed so much that a very young child could have been in danger. 1 hour 10mins journey to see whales , but only 30mins to get back from the sightings how does that add up!!!! Health and safety needs to step in, okay you may think this is an adventure, but you would be safer in an aquarium.

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Reviewed October 18, 2010

We have a place in Marbella and travel a lot in Andalucia. In September we went to Tarifa for our second time, this time to go out in the Strait of Gibraltar with FIRMM. Started by a swiss woman in -96 FIRMM is a mixture of environmentalist, biologists and tour operators. First they give you an briefing about all the whales of Gibraltar, takes 30 minutes. Quite interesting. Then it´s a 2 hour trip out at sea. We saw like 10 pilot whales and 5 dolphins on our trip. Nice and steady boat, could have been more info during the trip. We came really close to the whales and all in all it was a great experience! And we had a feeling of supporting a worthy cause more than a plain tour operator. The tickets were 30 euro pr adult and 20 pr child.

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