Lynx Tour

the Lynx tour of Doñana

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Iberian Lynx
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Forest
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8 hours
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Spain
Andalucia

Huelva & Seville

Special tour with one main target: the world’s most endangered feline. Travel across the inside and the surrounding area of Doñana National Park in search of this elusive mammal.

Lynx quest
Behind the footprints of the secret hunter

Doñana is not only home for hundreds of bird species, it is also home for the most endangered cat on Earth and holds the traditionally second largest population of Iberian Lynx.

We spend a day out enjoying the Mediterranean forest with all its different aspects (flora and fauna) while looking for our main target. Despite the low chances, the search of the Lynx can be quite exciting even we do not manage to find it!

We follow the indications by the Wildlife Department of the Spanish Government and apply the good practises with maximum respect for Lynx watching. Please have a look at the document by clicking on the following link:

Best practises for bear, wolf and lynx watching in Spain (English version)

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Route locations

Doñana is a vast protected area of around 110,000 hectares of extension with different protection status such as World Heritage, Biosphere Reserve, Ramsar Site, SPA and National and Natural Parks. Through this trip, we visit both the National and Natural park areas of Doñana starting from El Rocio and driving across the Mediterranean forest in restricted sites such as Coto del Rey in between the provinces of Huelva and Seville.

Duration time

The duration of the trip depends on the meeting point, the numbers of birds and mammals that come across and the interest in other special species of flora and fauna. Normally we will spend between 8 and 9 hours.

Price

Private trip

1 to 3 people 220 Euro.

4 or more people 65 Euro per person.

Availability
The best time to watch Iberian Lynx coincides with their mating season from December to February, although the tour can be done at any time in the year including the summer when an early morning trip can be arranged. Mind it might be very hot in the middle of day though!
Contact us to organise your Lynx tour in order to maximise your possibilities of spotting that fantastic animal.
Multilingual

All our guides speak fluent English and the tour can be done in French, Portuguese or Catalan on demand.

Checklist available in different languages.

Logistics

Pickup can be arranged from any accommodation or any meeting point within the provinces of Huelva and Seville. For long distances, a fuel fee might be charged.

We use vehicles according to the group size. Usually a 9-seater minibus for up to 8 customers.

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