Whales, dolphins and porpoises are among the world's most mysterious and beautiful animals, and there are many opportunities to see them in the seas around Europe.
This comprehensive and authoritative guide covers everything you need to know about where, when and how to watch them. Packed with useful information and top tips to help you get the most out of your trip, it includes a thorough account of whale-watching opportunities in every European country where organised whale-watching takes place, as well as detailed accounts of every cetacean species found in Europe and a fascinating introduction to their world.
Whether you want to watch Blue Whales in Iceland, Bottlenose Dolphins in Wales, Narwhal in Greenland or Sperm Whales in Greece, this comprehensive guide is the ideal companion.
Mark Carwardine is a zoologist, a writer, a radio and TV presenter, a wildlife photographer, a wildlife tour operator, and an outspoken conservationist. His TV series include BBC’s Last Chance to See, with Stephen Fry, and for many years he presented the weekly half-hour programme Nature on BBC Radio 4. Mark has written more than 50 books on wildlife and conservation. He has been studying, observing and photographing whales, dolphins and porpoises around the world for more than 30 years.