Marine Wildlife Watching Guidelines (Whales & Dolphins, Seals and Seabirds)
For Vessel & Zodiac Operations

The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has developed the following Wildlife Watching Guidelines to provide guidance to vessel operators while viewing cetaceans, seals, and birds in their marine environment.

General Information for Wildlife Watching (updated Oct 2013)

Cetacean Watching Guidelines (updated Oct 2013)

Seal Watching Guidelines (updated Oct 2013)

Bird Watching Guidelines (updated Oct 2013)