Aboard the ship “Croix du Sud V”, we offer you a 4h trip at sunset to discover cetaceans off the coast at a really particular moment of the day.
Whale watching from Sanary provides excellent opportunities to encounter a few of the most emblematic sea giants. Just to name some of them, we have sperm whales, striped dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, risso’s dolphins, pilot whales and fin whales, the second largest animal on earth…
The team of scientists, naturalists guides and photographers from Découverte du Vivant delivers a conference on board, presenting the mediterranean cetacean species, their biology and conservation measures.
A feedback of the trip will be sent to every participant, including pictures.
La Croix du Sud V is an eco-responsible whale watching operator, involved in the long term preservation of the cetacean populations of the Mediterranean sea. We were delivered the “High Quality Whale Watching” label by the Pelagos sanctuary for marine mammal conservation in 2012. It ensures a respectful approach of the animals, to disturb them as little as possible.
– June (06/13 to 06/27) : every Saturdays – appointment at 5:00 PM – departure at 5:30 PM – back at 9:30 PM.
– July – August (07/05 to 08/16) : every Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays – appointment at 5:00 PM – departure at 5:30 PM – back at 9:30 PM.
– late August (08/18 to 08/30) : every Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays – appointment at 4:30 PM – departure at 5:00 PM – back at 9:00 PM.
Additional dates :
– 10/21 and 10/28 : appointment at 2:00 PM – Departure at 2:30 PM – Return at 6:30 PM.
Meeting point at the boat Croix du Sud V, Sanary’s harbour, in front of the town hall.
The cruise is accessible to the persons who are suffering of the following desabilities: visual impairment, hearing impairment, mental impairment. For the passengers with reduced mobility, the boat can take 2 classics wheelchairs (unmotorized), knowing that the restroom aren’t accessible because too narrow.
Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed on this type of cruise.
In case of a bad weather, we could cancel the cruise. We are asking you to call the day before from 2:00 PM at 06 10 57 17 11. The answering machine will confirm you if the cruise is maintained. If it’s not, we will offer you to book for another day, or to refund you. You must know that report is not automatic.
Sunscreen, sunglasses, cap, windproof jacket, sweater (mostly in the spring and autumn). You can take your picnic on board if you want to. Also we sell coffee, fresh water and sodas.
Download our 2020 program here : BROCHURE 2020 (french)
3 rorquals communs, 4 diables de mer, thons rouges, puffins de Scopoli, puffins yelkouans, guifettes noires
3 rorquals communs, 2 cachalots, 3 poissons-lunes, thons rouges, 50 puffins de Scopoli, puffin yelkouan, guifettes noires
2 cachalots, 15 dauphins bleus et blancs, 50 puffins de Scopoli
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