Iberian Lynx Tour in Doñana

The Iberian Lynx is one of the most endangered cat all over the world and it was very close to the extinction, only a few years ago.

Doñana and its surroundings hold one of the main Spanish population, with near 100 different lynx. Here, their main habitat is the Mediterranean forest and scrubland, where they find great opportunities to hunt their main prey, the rabbit.

The best time to try to spot the lynx is the winter, during the mating season, due the high activity of both, males and females. Another peak of activity occurs during the summer, when the kittens are starting to explore their territory, with their mother’s close supervision. Nevertheless, we can arrange the tour for you all over the year.

Proximity to Seville.
A chance to see one of the world’s most endangered cats.
Option to combine in the same day with bird watching in Doñana. (See “More info” section.)

We will visit the very best areas for the lynx inside the Natural Park of Doñana and its surroundings, in the county of Seville. We will drive along dirty roads and enjoy short walks in the middle of a magnificent landscape, looking for the footprints of the lynx and hopefully succeeding to watch the cat. It will be a good chance to learn about the wildlife of the Mediterranean forest.

Due to the close proximity of the area we visit looking for the lynx to the northern border of the National Park of Doñana, we recommend to extend your tour into an extra long day trip (12 hours). That gives us time enough to look for the lynx and visit northern Doñana where the diversity of birds is incredible high. You have more information about the Northern Doñana Birding tour here.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to get further details or arrange a tailor-made tour, if you want to do the Iberian Lynx tour and some birding in northern Doñana, but 12 hours is too much for you. Although usually we try to see the lynx during the early morning, tours at dusk are also possible.

 

   MAIN HABITATS

Forests  Scrubland

 

   TARGET

Iberian Lynx

 

   LOCATION

30 km from Seville (30 min) 

 

   DURATION

Lynx tour: ≈ 4 hours.
Lynx tour + Northern Doñana tour: ≈ 12 hours.

 

   AVAILABILITY

All year round.

 

   RATES

   Pick up service in Seville or close to destination point (free of charge). For long distance pick up a supplement fee will be applied.

   Local guide fluent in English.

   Paper checklists of the birds to observe.

   Free access to identification guides and quality optical materials.

   All taxes.

   Doñana Wings is included in the Tourism Registry of the Andalusian Government as an Active Tourism company (AT/SE/00129) and holds a Liability Insurance (82168675) and Accidents Insurance (82164529) with AXA SEGUROS Company.

    Meals and drinks.

    Accomodation.

If you have to cancel the tour due to reasons related to COVID-19 (impediments to travel, infection…) you will be reimbursed 100% of your booking, no matter when you cancel. In other cases:

– Cancellations at least 7 days before the tour: 100% of the amount will be refunded.

– Cancellation due meteorological conditions: 100% of the amount will be refunded.

– Cancellations from 7 days before the tour until 2 days before the tour: 50% of the amount will be refunded.

– Cancellations less than 48 hours before the tour or “No show”: 0% of the amount will be refunded.

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