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 2016)

Cetacean Watching Guidelines (updated 2016)

Seal Watching Guidelines (updated 2016)

Bird Watching Guidelines (updated 2016)

Leopard Seal Watching Guidelines (updated 2016)

Emperor Penguin Guidelines (updated 2016)