Not only do you have to go far to watch whales and dolphins, but also sperm whales, pilot whales, turtles, moonfish or even seabirds… Depart from the many ports in Var, and set out for a day or half a day to observe whales in their natural environment.
Where do you watch whales and dolphins in Var?
With My Sail cruise on the Mediterranean departing from six ovens
Departing from Six Fours, the Padisha Sailboat takes you on a full day observing marine wildlife in the wild.
Ethically and committed, your leader brings to your travels an ecological approach and environmental education with his knowledge of the sea and animals.
Dolphin and whale excursion aboard Fast Boat Sea Adventure – six ovens
Departing from Six-fours, enjoy a dolphin and whale picnic aboard the Fast Boat Sea Adventure where you may have the chance to see marine species, dolphins, whales, sperm whales, pilot whales, turtles, sunfish, tuna, seabirds…
Duration 3 hours
On board the Croix du Sud, there are whales and dolphins from Sanary-sur-Mer
The team of naturalists at Discover Biology offers you several marine cetacean observation excursions in the Pelagos Reserve aboard the Croix de Sud V.
The cruise takes 7 hours, not recommended for children under 7 years old
Observe the striped dolphin, bottlenose dolphin, Risso’s dolphin, pilot whale, sperm whale, and finally the second largest animal on the planet: the fin whale (the only whale regularly observed in the Mediterranean) all accompanied by naturalists. Throughout the day, they will intervene to address concepts of biology on all species encountered.
Children from 4 to 12 years old: 57 EUR
Departing from the port of Sanary-sur-Mer, you can also enjoy a 4.5 hour dolphin watching cruise off the Hyères Islands, then a relaxing 2.45 hour stop at Porquerolles Island!
Adult: 70 EUR
Discounted *: 65 EUR
Children from 4 to 12 years old: 60 EUR
* Low: teenager from 13 to 17 years / student / job seeker / disabled
The discovery of cetaceans aboard Atlantide 1 Bandole
where Bandol Atlantis Port 1 It also takes you to discover them. Departure is possible even from Saint-Cyr.
The outing is not recommended for children under 6 years old.
Limited number of places: info 04 94 32 51 41 (the marine station is open mid-season from 9am to 6pm, and in July/August from 8am to 11:30pm).
Prices: 69/49 €
Cap ôles II, meeting of whales and dolphins, departure from Carqueiranne
Set out to the open sea from the Port of Carqueiranne in a small group, with Cap ô Îles II and set out for Meet dolphins and other cetaceans.
The Cap ôÎles II is a fast, comfortable and safe boat with ease of movement on board.
Direction off the coast of the Var and the islands of Hyeres, in the greater respect for nature.
Free breakfast will be served on board the large ship.
Prices: 95/89 EUR
Swimming with dolphins from mandelieu
far, From the Maritime Alps, Cala RossaAn hour and a half from Marseille by car, it offers swimming with dolphins and other mammals. An airplane surveys the sea in the heart of the Pelagos Reserve to spot dolphins, whales, turtles and other cetaceans. After that, you just have to jump into the water, but of course while respecting the directions given.
On a totally different budget, come back 200 EUR All day, on certain dates from mayo And June, excluding weekends. Otherwise 300 euros…
(The price difference is explained by the fact that this swim by plane)