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Whale watching in the Azores

With so many species of whales and dolphins surrounding this archipelago, this is one of the best places in the world to witness these marine mammals up close, with sightings on 99 percent of whale watching trips to sea. April to September is peak whale watching season in the Azores, with spring and early summer the best time to spot the blue whale – the mightiest mammal on the planet. In May and June, baleen whales including blue, sei, fin and humpback whales pass through these waters on their annual migration to their summer feeding grounds in the north Atlantic. They may also be spotted here in July and August. Resident sperm whales, pilot whales and orca are frequently seen along with ... Read more >
From £626 excluding flights

Blue Whale tour in the Azores

**Both these tours have the option to extend to 9 nights and further trips to sea if you would like a longer stay. Please enquire about additional dates in April, May and June if you are unable to join us on the group dates.** The Portuguese islands of the Azores sit conveniently in the middle of the mid-Atlantic feeding grounds of the world’s largest animal: the blue whale. Our small group, blue whale tour in the Azores is an incredible opportunity to observe these giants in their natural habitat, and sightings over the past few years have been exceptional. Your chances are boosted further as you’ll be travelling on this Azores blue whale tour with an expert marine biologist, and be ... Read more >
From £1,140 excluding flights

Azores family adventure holiday, whales and dolphins

We are excited to be introducing this fun and educational family small group tour. Designed with families in mind it offers you and your children the chance to learn about whales and dolphins, to see them from the boats and an additional option to help the marine biologist doing scientific research! ( for those budding young scientific minds out there !) You can choose 2 half day trips to sea whale and dolphin watching from the regular tourist boats OR you can also do our special educational day tour "BE A MARINE BIOLOGIST FOR THE DAY". This is an activity involving a full day trip to sea on the boat in a small group. Our resident marine biologist will help you learn some of the techniques ... Read more >
From £750 excluding flights

Blue whale watching in the Azores, Pico Island

On this exclusive small group tour you get a rare opportunity to go out with a whale researcher. Your guide will schedule the time spent at sea during the week to ensure you get the best opportunity to encounter whales and dolphins as this is the optimum time for sightings of the blue whales in May. The "far-away" island of Pico is still unspoilt by mass tourism, offering a unique opportunity to see these ocean giants in their mid Atlantic feeding grounds. There are relatively few other boats and exceptional sightings are common. Joining this special small group tour gives an informative experience sharing the wonder on the ocean with others in the group and offers a program of talks and ... Read more >
From £890 excluding flights

Family whale & dolphin watching holiday, Azores

We are specialists in holidays with dolphins and whales and offer you and your children the best opportunities to see these amazing marine animals in the wild combined with fun learning opportunities from our resident marine biologists. The Azores attract an abundance of dolphins and whales making it one of the world’s best places to see them and sightings are renowned as some of the best in the world! The groups are informal with an itinerary for your time at sea with the dolphins and whales. You will be given presentations on the boat by our marine biologist. The rest of your time is free to spend how you wish and you can add on any land tours to your program. You will see many species ... Read more >
From £690 excluding flights

Family swimming with dolphins in the Azores

Join us on an underwater family adventure holiday and spend time with dolphins in their natural habitat. For a family, swimming with dolphins in the Azores could be the trip of a lifetime, thanks to our fun, educational approach, and our experienced family guides. Choose between a tailor made holiday on the dates of your choice – or join one of our weekly small group departures, where children can share the experience of swimming with dolphins in the Azores with other kids, making new friends while their parents relax! All of our tours follow responsible guidelines for swimming with dolphins and approaching them in our boats. Child discounts & trip details Discounts are available for ... Read more >
From £715 excluding flights

Swimming with wild dolphins in the Azores

If you’ve ever dreamed of discovering the world of wild dolphins, then look no further than this holiday which takes you to swim with wild dolphins in the Azores. Strap on your mask and snorkel in these clear Atlantic waters, and encounter these curious and often playful marine mammals in their natural habitat. Expert guidance and pre-trip training is included. You will be accompanied by our aquatic rescue guides who look after you and help you feel confident swimming with the dolphins in the Azores. Their sounds, movements and gestures of the dolphins take you right into their underwater world. We often see seven species of dolphin; sperm whale sightings are common too. You’ll soon learn ... Read more >
From £657 excluding flights
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