Global Guidelines

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What’s in the guide?

  • Guidelines for boat-based whale watching
  • Guidelines for swimming with wild cetaceans
  • Sustainability criteria for best practice operators
  • Best practice whale and dolphin watching for destinations

Who’s it For?

  • Whale and dolphin watching companies
  • Tour operators
  • Government
  • Whale watching guides

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On World Oceans Day 2013 the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) launched as a fledgling partnership made up of a group of dedicated grass roots NGOs, passionate individuals, and commercial whale watching businesses desperate to make a positive difference for whales and dolphins.

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