Whale watching, Florianopolis

Escaping the harsh winter, the whales migrate northwards in search of warmer and calmer waters in which to reproduce and nurse their young calves.

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Key Stats

Flight from London London

11:45 hrs

Time Difference

GMT -4 hrs

A designated area of protection stretches 87 miles down the coast from the South of the Island, in Florianópolis. The greatest concentration of whales is off the Southern coast, between the towns of Garopaba and Imbituba.

Your boat trip will usually take place as early as possible in the morning since the wind and sea are both calmer which makes observation easier. You will most likely embark at Garopaba or at Imbituba, depending on where the whales have been sighted most recently.

After the trip, there is an opportunity to visit the Whale Museum at Imbituba.


Where to stay

Ponta Dos Ganchos

Ponta Dos Ganchos

The exclusive Ponta Dos Ganchos is set on a privately owned peninsula within the Santa Catarina province of Southern Brazil, and is the ultimate in barefoot luxury.

Vida sol e Mar

Vida sol e Mar

Located in Southern Brazil, close to the trendy hotspot of Florianopolis, Vida sol e Mar is perched on a hillside overlooking a beautiful fresh water lagoon and the perfect surf beach.

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