Located in the coastal hills of Andalucía just outside the picturesque Spanish town of Tarifa, the Inglorious Bustards are based right at the epicentre of birding in The Straits of Gibraltar. And from a migrating raptor’s point of view, we must surely also be at the centre of the world!
Inglorious Bustards are birders, conservationists, travellers, and all-around Nature-lovers. We love to marvel at the hundreds of thousands of birds that pass overhead, and to follow them on their migratory journey, exploring the whole range of fascinating and varied terrains they traverse each year.
And we love to share our adventures with you! As well as our home in southern Spain, we take pride in bringing you the best of birding in Andalucía and other migration spectacles along the East Atlantic Flyway journey, through Europe and North Africa, right down to the steamy wintering grounds of many of our nomads, south of the Sahara.
If like us, you enjoy amazing wildlife spectacles where adventure meets relaxation, fun, sustainability and flyway conservation then you have found the right place!
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A message about the coronavirus (COVID-19) – updated 16th January 2021
As COVID-19 vaccination programmes roll out around the globe, we are feeling optimistic about travel in 2021, and looking forward to sharing #FlywayBirding with you again soon!
Better times are coming, and we are all set to continue our commitment to helping biodiversity conservation through sustainable and spectacular Nature tourism.
To allow you to book with confidence in these still-uncertain times, we are continuing to offer no-financial-obligation provisional bookings for future tours – just contact us to register your interest and talk further.
All our trips abide by strict health and safety protocols approved nationally and locally, so you can have a worry-free trip.
As well as our scheduled departure dates, we have availability for bespoke tours and guiding for individuals, couples, families or groups of friends – contact us to discuss a dream trip!
Full day €60
Half day options (starting at €40) and group discounts also available
We spend our lives exploring the area, so why not let us show you our wondrous home, over one or more guided days?
If you’re an absolute beginner, an expert, or anywhere in between, our day tours are perfect for anyone who wants to experience and share the wonders of bird migration here in The Straits of Gibraltar.
A day tour around The Straits area costs just €60 per person, which includes not only transport in our comfortable modern 9-seater minibus but also one of our legendary picnics, featuring sustainably-produced local food! Group reductions are also available contact us directly for details, availability or for something more bespoke!
Loan binoculars are available upon request for tours and day tours thanks to our partners at Viking Optical.
Purveyors of top quality entry level optics and the equipment supporters of The Inglorious Bustards!
7 days – 4th March – 10th March 2021
7 days –2nd September – 8th September 2021
7 days – 24th March – 30th March 2022
7 days – 1st September – 7th September 2022
8 days – 9th October – 16th October 2021
8 days – 14th October – 21st October 2022
4 days – 16th July – 19th July 2021
4 days 22nd July – 25th July 2022
7 days – 21st October – 27th October 2021
7 days – 27th October – 2nd November 2022
7 days – 17th – 23rd February 2022
5 days – 23rd January – 27th January 2022
11 days – 30th November – 10th December 2021
Availability on request, all options available for groups or individuals.
6 days – 2nd – 7th May 2021
The only sustainable and ethical award winning nature tourism company in The Straits of Gibraltar!
We’re more than just a birding tour company. We care about the wildlife we showcase, the local communities we visit and the opportunities for education through exploration. That’s why we’re excited to announce that we’re a Top Ethical Birding Ecotour 2020!
We have turned traditional so-called “eco-tourism” on its head, putting conservation action and education at the very heart of what we do, not just as a guilt-assuaging afterthought to our trips. #FlywayPromise
Inglorious Bustards is included in the Tourism Registry of the Andalucían Government as an Active Tourism company AT/CA/00416.
Inglorious Bustards, Calle Guzman el Bueno, 1. Facinas, Cádiz. 11391. España.