Whale season started

In June 2017 I started watching season of humpback whales that come to the coast of Ecuador

  • Whale season started-Montañita
  • Whale season started-Montañita

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Remember that we are watching in season Humpback whales in the Ecuadorian coast.

In order to safeguard human life at sea and ensure the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins in Ecuadorian waters, the Government, through four secretaries of state, issued the regulations governing the observation of these species.

Species that will be covered by the aforementioned legal instrument are: the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), the Amazon dolphins: pink dolphin (Inia Geoffrensis) and gray dolphin (tucuxi) and all species of cetaceans who live on a regular or seasonal in Ecuadorian waters, including the Galapagos Islands, where tourism is mainly maritime.

Importantly, the operation of tourist activities in this area is performed only for authorized vessels with qualified by the competent authority and which belongs to Tour Operator and / or Community Centers Tourism guides.

So do not forget to attend and enjoy one of the many natural wonders that have ECUADOR !!

How can you see them?

In Montañita there are tour agencies that perform tours with boats specially prepared for tourists.

In general it is possible to spot them between 15-30 minutes away. Generally the tour lasts an hour and a half.

Expert drivers take us to the site where they are.

If you are lucky you can see them jump! .. An unforgettable spectacle.

Besides agencies Montañita, you can go to Puerto Lopez which is an hour and a half hill, and from there hire a tour.

The approximate cost of the tour is between $ 35 and $ 40 per person.

We leave a very good for those who want to start preparing documentary:

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