Additional Information

We are local guides based in Tarifa, in the middle of the Strait of Gibraltar, Andalusia. We are birding in The Strait and at your disposal every season of the year. Here you will find relevant information on how we organize our trips.

Length of the trip

A standard Full Day Trip consists of, approximately, 8 to 9 hours of birding. A Half Day Trip encompases between 4 and 5 hours in the field. Dawn to Dusk Trips can be arranged upon request.


The usual time to start a Full Day trip is 8:00 AM. However, keep in mind that we can arrange every trip to take advantage of the best hours for birding and photography, which might involve an early start or a late end.

Meeting Point

Our regular meeting points are:

Tarifa: Parking at Restaurant Meson El Pozuelo, next to the gas station.

Gibraltar: In front of the Burger King, La Línea de la Concepción, next to the border.

Tahivilla: Parking at Restaurant Apolo XI.

Vejer de la Frontera: Parking lot at Barca de Vejer, in front of Restaurant Venta Pinto, next to the palm trees.

We also offer the possibility of meeting near your hotel. Transfers to and from the airports are possible through official transportation services and can be arranged upon request: Gibraltar, Jerez de la Frontera, Malaga, Seville.

In addition to this information, keep in mind that we are flexible and that we will arrange every single trip according to your preferences.


Birding The Strait is a Spanish Ltd with VAT number B72331176 and National Trade Mark (M3512452) since June 2014.

Birding The Strait SL is included in the Tourism Registry of the Andalusian Government (RTA/CA/00311) and holds valid Insurance Policy of Civil Responsibility (08704707) and Accidents Insurance (81890805) with AXA SEGUROS Company.

We collaborate with other registered national and international travel agencies and tour operators to secure the maximum standards of quality and security in our tours and nature guiding services.

This code allows us to contribute to the local economy and assure our clients the highest level of protection during their birding experiences with us.

For your own security, before hiring your local guide, make sure he is registered and holds the required insurances in force!