Start of the new season on the 8th of April 2022

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

firmm Blog

Exceptional Sperm Whale sightings in the summer

The only whale species still missing in these last days was the Sperm Whale. But since they usually come to the Strait of Gibraltar in spring,we did not expect the impressive giants in the middle of summer.

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Orcas at last!

The long wait was definitely worth it. The first encounters with the Orcas this season were really spectacular.

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Sperm Whale gets entangled in net

After looking around for a while we could finally see him for a short moment on the right side of our boat. It almost seemed as if he wanted to ask us for help.

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Tarifa: venue for a special sailing challenge

The GP-Challenge 2020 will start in Tarifa on August 28th. In our blog you can find out what it's all about and how you can experience the whole thing..

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Better late than never. Here we come!

It is important for us that people who come to us have a good feeling and untroubled joy. We want them to experience a carefree trip to the whales and dolphins, even or in spite of the difficult times.

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Ford the sock

Ford is a sock that lost his partner. But he does not know where. He finds out that nobody likes a single sock.

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22nd firmm meeting on the 22nd of February 2020 in Aarau

On the 22.2.2020 the annual firmm-meeting takes place for the 22nd time! Katharina starts the evening by welcoming the numerous whale and dolphin friends. 

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The 2019 season – a review

Our biologist Jörn Selling reports on positive and negative impressions during the past season. This time we have prepared his blog as a virtual photo album.

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Dolphins and whales as guests at a German TV channel

It was a glorious day at the beginning of August. For many days already the weather was at its best, automatically you begin to smile and shine with joy as soon as you look out of the window.

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A long-awaited new look for www.firmm.org

Now, more than one hundred years later, firmm’s new website has just been given a boost.

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