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Do you love cetaceans?

Are you concerned about the conservation of cetaceans?

Do you want to be a part of the largest global partnership for whales, dolphins and porpoises?


Become a WCA Partner!

Get involved in something BIG! Sign up today and you could be a member of world’s largest Partnership of advocates, experts and passionate individuals working together to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises worldwide!
Scroll down for more information on how you can be involved and how being in the WCA Partnership can benefit you…

Apply today! Find out more information and how to apply just below.

Please complete the partnership application below (varying upon which category you fit under).


Each application takes about 5-10 minutes to complete. After the application is sent through there is a 10-day review process and then we will be in touch with you for the final steps. If you have any more questions about the process or the WCA partnership in general please contact Sophie Lewis at  sophie.lewis@worldcetaceanalliance.org.


It's so special to be connected with people who share a real passion for whales and dolphins...who want to find solutions and help - Amanda Stafford, The Dolphin and Whale Connection


WCA Responsible Whale Watching Partners represent the operators leading the way in responsible practices. From skillful boat handling to the highest quality on board education, these operators help to inspire their guests and protect the animals they love.

Whale Watching Application


Non-Profit Organisation Partners are at the cutting edge of all areas of cetacean conservation. Whether they are at the forefront of new scientific discoveries or campaigning against captive facilities, the work done by these incredible organisations is fundamental to protecting many cetaceans, their habitats and the communities that rely on them.


Non-Profit Application


You don’t have to be a part of a company or organisation to be a member of the WCA family. Some of our most dedicated, passionate and inspirational Partners are those who have joined us simply as individuals with a relentless desire to help protect whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Individual Application


Partners of any shape and size are welcome at the WCA. We believe that a collaborative effort is the most effective way to bring about change for cetacean conservation. Whether you are a small institute or a large museum the dynamic voice of our collective partnership is essential in the mission of the WCA.

'Other' Application

Join the WCA and you will…

Be recognised


 internationally for the important work that you do.



your individual identity.



with a community of global leaders in cetacean conservation.

Join the WCA and we will…



Partners and their work actively through our website, app, newsletter, social media channels and beyond. Cross-promotion between Partners means access to over 1 million followers around the world!



Partners and their work through providing resources, training, guides and volunteers as well as access to the combined knowledge and expertise of over 600 Partner staff members



the successes of the WCA Partnership. Being a part of this global organisation, increases Partners influence and success in funding bids.

Everyone can become a WCA Partner and help protect whale, dolphins and porpoises and their habitats around the world

Membership Fees

The Alliance’s work is funded by an annual membership fee. Each member (Responsible Whale Watch Operator, Non-Profit Organisation, Individual, Educational Facility, Cetacean Event, Scientific Institution) will become a Partner with voting rights equal to other Partners.


Annual Partnership Fee

Fees are given below in UK Pound Sterling.

Individual Partner fees are fixed. Partnership fees for Non-Profit Organisations and Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour Operators are based on ability to pay. This is assessed with a tiered payment scheme depending on an organisation’s annual income (turnover) for the previous accounting year. The WCA Secretariat will request accounts from a sample of partners each year to confirm payment is correct.  Students will need to provide proof of enrollment.


Individual Partner

Student Partner Fee = £50  

Individual Partner Fee = £100  

Non-profit Organisation/Whale and Dolphin

Watching Operator/Other Partner Fees

Annual Income GBP                Partnership Fee GBP

Up to £50,000                             £150  

£50,000 to £150,000                   £350  

£150,000 to £250,000                  £500  

£250,000 to £500,000                £750  

£500,000 and over                       £950  

Source: ExchangeRates.org.uk

For further info or to join the World Cetacean Alliance contact:

Sophie Lewis, Partner Development Officer

Email: sophie.lewis@worldcetaceanalliance.org

World Cetacean Alliance, Studio 3, Lower Promenade, Madeira Drive, Brighton BN2 1ET

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