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The WCA’s Responsible Whale Watching Certification Programme is the only global certification for whale and dolphin watching tourism. It represents the international standard for responsible whale watching, developed by the industry, for the industry.

The World Cetacean Alliance is the world’s largest network of experts on whale and dolphin watching. Our partners include whale watch tour operators, NGOsscientists, and educators, all focused on respectfulresponsible and sustainable whale watching tourism. Certification is based on the WCA’s Global Guidelines for Responsible Whale and Dolphin Watching, overseen by an international panel with specialist knowledge.

Customers of WCA certified responsible whale and dolphin watching tours can be confident they are travelling with the very best whale and dolphin watching experiences in the world! Not only do these tours operate with the utmost care for local wildlifesustainability, and the customer experience, they also donate essential funds to whale and dolphin conservation and community awareness projects run locally and internationally through the WCA.

Together we have the potential to reinvest millions of tourist dollars to protect our oceans. Why would you travel with anybody else?

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