Las mejores aventuras de ecoturismo costero & marino en Europa


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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Eco Excursion en Barco Solar en ría Formosa

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Aventura de 4 días en kayak de mar en Menorca

España Baleares Menorca

Descubre el submarinismo en la ría de Arousa

España Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa

Short Kayak Tour in Portofino

Italia Liguria Génova Portofino

Wreck Dive El Penon

España Canarias Tenerife

Ruta en Bicicleta en Ibiza (3 días)

España Baleares Ibiza y Formentera

Exclusive Family Dive & Beach Adventure

Portugal Region de Lisboa Sesimbra

Surf Camp en Famara

España Canarias Lanzarote

Excursión en Kayak o “Big SUP” al Flysch de Barrika

España Euskadi

Aventura de esnórquel en Tenerife

España Canarias Tenerife

Full-day Sailing Catamaran Trip in Menorca

España Baleares Menorca

Campamento de Surf & Yoga en Lanzarote

España Canarias Lanzarote

Sunset Boat Tour along Tagus River

Portugal Region de Lisboa

Malin Head Scuba Diving Trip

Irlanda Condado de Donegal Inishowen Malin Head

Curso de Iniciación al Surf en Sopelana (5 días)

España Euskadi

Safari de Delfines en Gibraltar

Reino Unido Gibraltar

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Paseo en Velero para Observar Estrellas en las Islas Cíes

España Galicia Rias Baixas

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