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The Humpback Whale Institute's interpretive center, Espaço Baleia Jubarte, is maintained with PETROBRAS sponsorship and was designed to introduce visitors to these amazing creatures who frequent the region during winter and spring. A garden walk...more
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Av. do Farol 2907, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, State of Bahia 48287-000, Brazil
Excellent infrastructure for kids and family, welcoming and knowledgeable staff located in a charmy and safe neighborhood of Praia do Forte village. I do recommend it!
Date of experience: October 2017
JTPalazzoJr, Institutional Development at Centro de Visitantes Espaco Baleia Jubarte, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017
Many thanks for your kind review of our interpretive space and efforts! We´re always striving to improve the way we receive visitors and share the amazing natural history of the humpback whalees, and we´re glad that you rate our efforts so highly. Regards!
We decided to visit Praia do Forte from Salvador on a day trip specifically to get to know more about these amazing creatures and have the chance to actually see them in open sea!
The day trip from Salvador is totally doable, we were doing...More
Date of experience: August 2016
JTPalazzoJr, Institutional Development at Centro de Visitantes Espaco Baleia Jubarte, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017
Thank you very much indeed for your visit and your kind comments! We are always striving to offer the best experience to our visitors and one that will empower them to feel the same awe and respect for the whales and the marine...More
Nothing special. It is good to know more about this amazing animal, whales, but the place doesn't offer as good entertainment as Tamar (the turtle place)!More
Date of experience: February 2017
JTPalazzoJr, Desenvolvimento Institucional at Centro de Visitantes Espaco Baleia Jubarte, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017
Thank you very much for your visit and for your comments about our visitor center. Indeed, we are much smaller than our partner TAMAR and cannot hold a whale :-), but we strive to bring the universe of these amazing animals to our visitors, hoping...More