WHALE AND DOLPHIN WATCHING IN GUADELOUPE
Observation of whales, dolphins and sperm whales in GuadeloupeA small group (12 passengers max.). A more intimatesofter, in conscienceshare the experience!
Throughout the year, at off Deshaieswe encounter "resident" cetaceans, humpback whales, sperm whales, dolphins, pilot whales, pseudo-orcas, among others, as there are more than 20 species of marine mammals living in the Agoa Sanctuary where we work.
We're going out day-to-dayat 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
We are not tourism professionalswe are researchers, we welcome you on board to share our experience.
We are an association under the law of 1901, recognized as being of general interest for its scientific research on cetaceans and its environmental actions in the marine environment in the Agoa sanctuary in Guadeloupe.
We are setting up a georeferenced database and acoustics of all cetaceans encountered on the leeward coast of Guadeloupe. Your participation in our sea trips helps to finance our research. We only take on board people in a good mood. Observe the animals we are currently seeing by clicking on the button below.
Participation in the costs of a half-day sea trip:
60 € per adult
40 € for children under 12 years of age
- 1 € per person for Guadeloupe National Park. This tax is used to finance the protection of natural areas. Click here for more information.
BOOK YOUR SEA TRIP TO DESHAIES, GUADELOUPE
1 - Fill in the form below.
2 - We will confirm quickly our availability according to your wishes.
3 - We will send you a request for payment by email. The payment is made online either with Paypal or by credit card, without creating a Paypal account.
THE CREW THAT ACCOMPANIES YOU AT SEA
Lea, a certified guide from the Agoa and Nael Shrine, Captain 200.
Dolphins often come near the boat and play with us...
OUR BOAT, THE NADJA
Welcome aboard Nadja, which we have specially designed for cetacean watching. Our boat offers a beautiful closeness to the animals and an excellent acoustic quality, to make the most of the whales' song. And you will never be crowded on our boat 🙂.
A spacious and comfortable boat so that the 11 passengers (maximum) can closely observe the animals.
Dolphins, sperm whales, whales, killer whales are numerous to come and swim near our home port, Baille-Argent, on the west coast of Guadeloupe.
The Shelltone Whale Project has set up a protocol for approaching cetaceans, which is applied to each sea trip among the whales, dolphins and sperm whales of Guadeloupe within the Agoa Marine Sanctuary.
Our observation protocol is governed by simple principles:
Our daily trips at sea, to conduct our research, have allowed us to establish a climate of trust with the whales, sperm whales and dolphins of Guadeloupe, who alone decide on an interaction with humans, in a calm, serene atmosphere.
At each outing, we use our hydrophone (underwater microphone) and we decipher the sounds heard in the sea, whale songs, sperm whale codas, whistles of dolphins and pilot whales from Guadeloupe. These sounds heard live, allow us to decide the orientation of the boat to give us the best chance to observe the animals.
A unique experience, a scientific, ecological and educational approach, based on the principles of non-intrusion and mutual respect for the dolphins, sperm whales and whales of Guadeloupe.
PHOTOS TAKEN FROM THE BOAT
A sperm whale probing...
Dolphins in the quiet...
A sperm whale, just before it goes into the depths to feed...
PHOTOS TAKEN FROM THE BOAT
A group of dolphins swimming quietly off Deshaies in Guadeloupe...
A sperm whale swims calmly around our boat, the Nadja...
A group of dolphins in a playful mood!