Your whale-watching operator is certified




    What does this certification mean?



    The High Quality Whale-Watching certification, recognised by the French Government, distinguishes whale-watching tour operators involved in an environmental excellence approach in the Mediterranean Sea:



    • Respectful approaches of cetaceans
    • Naturalist trips and quality information
    • Involvement in research programmes
    • Trained crew
    • Waste sorting on-board


    How to approach?






    • Swim-with-cetaceans is prohibited
    • Aerial detection is prohibited
    • Duration of observation is limited to 15 to 30 minutes
    • Approach is limited in the presence of newsborns
    • Approach is disrupted if the animals show any disturbance











    The High Quality Whale-Watching certification


    is a registred trademark of ACCOBAMS developed jointly with the Pelagos Sanctuaire.


    • Talk to your entourage about the certification.
    • Be well aware that sightings can be rare and brief since insuring the quietness of cetaceans will safeguard their long-term presence in our waters.



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