Las mejores aventuras de ecoturismo costero & marino en Europa

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Sperm whales feed mainly on large squid, which they find plunging down to more than 2km depth, where they can stay for over an hour! Sperm whales are the largest of the Odontoceti (toothed whales), measuring up to 18m long and weighing 40 tons.

They have a very prominent head that can account for as much as a third of their length and that contains a special oil known as ‘spermaceti’. The spermaceti varies in density depending on the temperature. In the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries sperm whales were hunted for their spermaceti and blubber, highly valued for the production of candles, soap, cosmetics, specialized lubricants, lamp oil, pencils, crayons, leather waterproofing, rust-proofing materials and many pharmaceutical compounds

Sperm whales live in the open sea or above the continental shelf, alone or in small groups (five at most). They can be easily recognized when their tail is seen over the sea surface, just before beginning a deep dive. Due to their deep and long dives, sperm whales are very difficult to sight, so no tourist activities target sperm whales. However, these animals have been occasionally seen in the Sanctuary Area, of which Protofino is part, during general whale-watching trips. In the Strait of Gibraltar they are semi-resident, and are usually located between April and October mostly in the deeper areas of the Strait of Gibraltar, where probably the largest squid are located. In the Canary Islands they can be seen year-round around all islands, although they are more abundant around Gran Canaria, Tenerife and South of Fuerteventura.

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Explora los mares de Europa

35.00

Ruta Autoguiada en Kayak y Esnórquel en el islote de Areoso

España Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa
45.00

Excursión en Kayak a la Isla del Toro

España Baleares Mallorca
35.00

Avistamiento de Delfines en Sesimbra

Portugal Region de Lisboa Sesimbra
70.00

Bautizo de buceo en Tossa de Mar

España Cataluña Costa Brava Tossa de Mar
40.00

Excursión de avistamiento de delfines en Portimão

Portugal Algarve Portimao
110.00

Ruta en Bicicleta en Formentera

España Baleares Ibiza y Formentera
40.00

Inmersión en la Isla de Sálvora

España Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa
35.00

Aventura de Paddle Surf en Tenerife

España Canarias Tenerife
35.00

Escorted Swimming Trips in the Aegean Sea

Grecia Norte de Grecia
40.00

Excursión en barco para observar aves en el Estuario del Tajo

Portugal Region de Lisboa
49.00

Azores Marine Bird Watching Expedition Tour

Portugal Islas Azores
470.00

Excursión de Avistamiento de Delfines y Ballenas en Bilbao

España Euskadi
60.00

Descubre el submarinismo en la ría de Arousa

España Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa
50.00

Sesimbra by Stand Up Paddle

Portugal Region de Lisboa Sesimbra
49.00

Paseo en Velero al Atardecer en Bilbao

España Euskadi
35.00

Snorkeling in Terceira Island Azores

Portugal Islas Azores
60.00

Paseo en Barco a Es Vedrà desde Ibiza

España Baleares Ibiza y Formentera
40.00

Full Moon Kayak in Derry

Reino Unido Irlanda del Norte
40.00

Excursión de Kayak en Sevilla

España Andalucia
35.00

Coasteering in the Causeway

Reino Unido Irlanda del Norte Causeway Coast & Glens Causeway Coast