São Miguel Azores: Half-Day Whale Watching Trip

São Miguel Azores: Half-Day Whale Watching Trip

From $66.09 per person

Experience the thrill of seeing whales and dolphins in their natural habitat on a half-day cruise led by a team of expert skippers, biologists, and lookouts.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Azores, one of the ‘top ten’ whale-watching spots in the world
  • See whales and dolphins in their natural habitat at a safe and respectful distance
  • Learn interesting facts about marine life from the knowledgeable crew
  • Admire the impressive geological formations on the island’s coastline
Full description
Enjoy a half-day whale watching trip in the Azores, one of the ‘top ten’ whale-watching spots in the world, and get the opportunity to meet the ocean giants in their natural habitat. Meet the boat crew and get a short briefing about safety and code of ethics and then put on your life vest and head out in the ocean. Listen as the crew follows the instructions given by radio from the lookouts placed in strategic points along the coastline using military-grade binoculars to find and communicate the position of the animals. Take comfort that the crew has a 99% success rate of sightings. Once whales have been spotted it´s time to enjoy the company of these magnificent animals, always keeping a safe and respectful distance. It´s usual that more than one group of whales and dolphins are observed per trip. On the way back to the marina, observe the geological formations of the island as the boat sails close to the coastline.
Includes
  • Life jacket
  • Raincoat
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

Board the boat in the Marina across from Hotel Marina Atlântico.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Reusable water bottle

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The type of boat used depends on the number of people booked on that day
  • The tour is very weather dependant and rescheduling or cancellation will be offered in case of extreme weather
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 1 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    3/5
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excelente pessoal, conseguimos ver os golfinhos, mas infelizmente nenhuma baleia

March 6, 2021

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