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Calle Pedro Cortes 4, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

. The introduction was well done and very meaningful. All people from the firmm team were friendly and supportive. And most important they care about the animals we are privileged to watch. We could see boats from another provider which did not follow respectful whale...More

Thank AT G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice trips. Nice boats. We always have seen dolphins and on time orcas. That was one of the best experiences in my life. 👍🏻

Thank Doreen K
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I would say €30 very well spent - a great 2 hour trip at 10am before it got too windy. We saw striped dolphins, a family of pilot whales and some playful bottlenose dolphins! FIRMM were great, clear and well organised and explained things in...More

Thank Alice H
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Would not recommend. We went on a 2hr morning trip, leaving at 10am. After 3 hours of not seeing anything we were still searching. There was no communication to say that we were going to stay out longer to keep looking. Eventually the boat got...More

Thank tomwilmot
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

What everyone wants is, of course, a guaranteed sighting of a pod of whales, even though we know it can't be done. Given this, Firmm do a great job. The introductory talk is fascinating for both adults and children, the guide informative and knowledgeable. The...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Had a good trip with them, saw a lot of bottle nose dolphins, but no whales. When you call to book check what they've seen recently. We wanted to see whales, and unless you're already in the Tarifa area, if all you're going to see...More

Thank AndrewV294
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Booking the trip first of all was a pleasant experience. Kind staff full of good informations prior to arriving to Tarifa, great job guys! Before heading out to the Strait of Gibraltar and Atlantic, we were welcomed and given a great introduction to what to...More

Thank OlsenOfDenmark
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I booked the trip with a possibility to see killer whales, so ended up on the 8 am tour from Tarifa. We ended up not seeing them, but saw a big group of pilot whales and a lot of dolphins along the way. Most interesting...More

Thank Anke R
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

A day before we aré excited booking the whale visión.But after 3 h of crousing We only saw birds around the boat. THEY DO NOT RETURN THE MONEY.(cost 2.000ISK- 20 euros,by person).Only,you aré given the opcion of returning again ,with date infinitive .Or a visit...More

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oliver s, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at FIRMM Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

You reviewed the wrong company. You confirmed us that you did the boat trip on the 06th of July. Firmm did not do any boat trips on that day because of the windy weather conditions. You promised to remove your comment as obviously you got...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a flexible schedule so we booked our trip 3 days before, on the day with the best weather. We took the two hour boat trip at 11am. Picking up the tickets went perfectly, they speak several languages there, so it’s really accessible even...More

1  Thank Zahra S
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Mary H
March 8, 2018|
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Response from oliver s | Property representative |
Hallo Mary Just call one ore twoo days before, to book your places. If you call a week before, we can let you know on which days the whetherconditions are the best.
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Heather K
October 29, 2017|
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Response from Paula K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I wouldn't. It can be quite crowded on the boats and out on the open water, it can get kind of rough. My advise would be to leave the dog on land.
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Jo P
September 25, 2017|
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Response from Warren O | Reviewed this property |
As above, it can be quite choppy in the Strait so with a child and another on the way i would steer clear for the time being.
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