A spot of the world always considered as the human being limits and infested by ferocious creatures, it is now the getaway to the rest of the world and these magnificents animals are a big part of it.
During the Whale Watching Guide course, marine biologists will introduce you to all the theoretical and practical notions about these magnificent mammals and fishes.
You will make four trips out to sea to watch whales *, Dolphins, Killer Whales and Wild Bluefin Tuna.
At the end of the course you will also been given an official certificate which will allow you to work as a group of marine Exploration Guide.
* Depending on the time of the year.
This Course includes:
1- 20 hours in total (4 hours per
day), of which 12 hours of theory and 8 hours in the sea (4 of
approximately 2 hours)
2- All lectures will be held at
the Center for Cetacean Interpretation Tarifa
3- Accident Insurance throughout
4- Participant Handout: notebook /
notepad, pens and informative documentation on the proposed agenda for the
5- Laptops for data collection
6- GPS data collection
7- Camera Canon EOS 350D and EOS 7D for
8- Diploma signed by the speakers and title of
WHALE WATCHING INSTRUCTOR.
Geological, Oceanographic and Cultural characteristics of the Strait of
Biology of Cetaceans
General Biology of Other Species of4. Collection
of Scientific Data
Techniques y Group Dynamics
Techniques for Cetaceans
on Whale Watching
8. Environmental Education
on Whale Watching
First Aid and Safety
11. Training and navigating boat trips from Tarifa and whale
watching in the Strait of Gibraltar
NOTE: If due to weather conditions it is not possible to complete the course, Gondwana will give you an alternative option of a different activity, otherwise a portion of the class will be refunded.