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The 2021 season is now over. We look forward to welcoming you back on the 8th of April 2022.

See you soon in Tarifa, Katharina Heyer and the firmm team

An Array of Giants

by firmm Team

On the boat trip from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Friday, we were lucky to meet several giants of the sea. On a single boat trip we saw 2 Fin Whales, a group of Bottlenose Dolphins, Pilot Whales and 3 Sperm Whales. Such a sighting is rare in the Strait of Gibraltar - despite a large whale density- and was of course a cause for great joy. Even Diego - our longsuffering seaman - couldn't contain himself from taking out his camera and he shot one picture after another. Of course, we don't want to deny you the pleasure of viewing these pictures.

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Photo above: A back can be a wonderful thing. The giant Fin Whale crosses towards the Atlantic ocean (photo: Diego Diaz)

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Photo above: this Fin Whale was swimming only a few metres under the water and always surfaced very flat for breathing (picture: Diego Diaz)

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Photos above: the biggest Toothed Whale of the world is beginning his descent leading it to its bounty - the Giant Squids. (photos: Diego Diaz)

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Diego Diaz has been working as a seaman for firmm for 4 years. His experience in the Strait of Gibraltar and his knowledge as a seaman has been a great advantage for firmm. Even after countless boat trips to the whales he is still excited about the animals. (photo: Carine Zimmermann)

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