Welcome to the Bonadea II catamaran, enjoy a whale and dolphins watching tour in their natural environment in South Tenerife, Puerto Colón – Las Américas.
The company has been working more than 26 years in charter sailing and whale watching.
Bonadea II´s objective is to show our clients the natural environment where dolphins and whales live and satisfy them with a fantastic cruise on the south-coast of Tenerife.
We have license to take 22 passengers. It has the Blue Flag title for whale watching, authorised by the Tourism Ministry of the Canarian Government and the Ministry of Environment of Spain.
We collaborate with the Wildlife Recovery Center la Taonilla del Cabildo de Tenerife, the University of La Laguna and Associations such as Tonina and Calderones de Canarias.
The boat is a PROUT model ESCALE 39 it has all the safety measures required by the Spanish and European laws for navigation with passengers. All yearly periodic reviews satisfactorily, approves.
BONADEA II is equipped with all the security and emergency systems required by sea captaincy. This includes life jackets, life rafts, fire extinguishing systems, radio beacon, VHF with distress, etc.
Bonadea II offers you three different options to have fun on the best boat to sail and see the whales and dolphins of southern Tenerife.
At the scheduled time, departing from tier nº 4 of Puerto Colón, we will set out in search of the whale and dolphins. The area in which we will sail will be between the lighthouse of Rasca and Blue sea and until a distance of 3 miles off the coast where depths can reach one thousand meters.
We will be in search of the pilot whale, one of the main species resident in the south of Tenerife.
Close to the coast we can find dolphins, turtles and seabirds, with some look we can also see some of the migrator whale and dolphins that frequent our islands. We will approach to a safe distance so as not to disturb them and to be able to observe them, photograph and record them. The crew will be happy to explain and show you the information about whale and dolphins. We have on board, refreshments that will be served and we will then return to the port contemplating the wonderful views that the island offers us from the sea: beaches, Palmar, Los Cristianos, Costa Adeje, El Teide, etc.
3-HOUR EXCURSIONS (OCCASIONAL)
After the sighting of whale and dolphins we go to a bay where we will anchor to snorkel and swim, then enjoy some snacks and drinks.
ONLY FOR GROUPS (ask)
This excursion has the same characteristics as the previous one, but with the difference that after seeing the whales and dolphins we will continue our adventure towards a natural bay of crystal waters, where we will anchor. The time has come to take a swim, snorkel and take refreshment that will be served they will be offer by our crew along with a snack and fruit. We will return sailing very close to the coast to admire the beautiful views of the beaches of Costa-Adeje.
We are responsible with the environment, we conserve, care and protect the marine environment, collecting the ocean waste and helping marine animals with problems. We also collaborate with the recovery and release of turtles and tracking and identification of pilot whales.
Length: 16-23 ft
Ton: 1-1 ¾ (English)
Location: Warm and tropical seas of the World.
They eat squid and octopus. To find their food they dive over than 1600 ft for more than fifteen minutes.
The male whales are double weight than females. The females live fifteen years more than males; it means that they grow till 60 years old.
Males have scars on their skin, and they are because of the competition between them about females.
Pilot Whales make a groups from ten till hundred of them, they used to associate with common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphin and Bryde´s whale. Adults whales form groups for long time and they recognize each other by whistles.
Pilot Whales have a robust body a big forehead and dorsal flipper a little circle.
Length: 6 1/ 4-13 ft
Weight: 1,100 Libras
Location: All the world less polar regions.
Length: 7 ½- 8 ½ ft
Weight: 175 Libras
Location: Warm and Tropical seas of the World.
Whale and dolphins watching in their natural environment in Tenerife South
Cetacean watching in their natural environment in Tenerife South
Tourist Intermediary I-0003351.2
Local 124, Playa de Las Américas 38660 Tenerife
C.C Puerto Colón
+34 922 714 500
+34 618 132 729
We do not organize or market combined trips.
We have the complaint sheets at your disposal from 10:00 to 18:00.