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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 £610 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 £1,240 excluding flights

Swimming with wild dolphins in the Azores

Dolphins, Dolphins! If you’ve ever dreamed of discovering the world of wild dolphins, then look no further than this holiday. The Azores attracts huge numbers of dolphins, many of whom are very interactive both with boats and swimmers. Locating the dolphins is easy in the Azores assisted by land based look outs with strong binoculars Meet these curious and playful mammal wearing your mask and snorkel looking through the crystal clear ocean depths OR see them from the boats jumping and dancing in the bow waves just an arms’ length beneath your gaze. In the water and watching from the boats, you will feel part of the dolphin’s magical underwater world, seeing their exquisite movements and ... Read more >
From £680 excluding flights

Azores whale holiday, Blue Whale bonanza

Join us during the Spring on our Blue Whale Bonanza Tour at the optimum time to see the Blue, Humpback and Fin whales migrating past the islands. We will arrange this tour for you with three sea voyages to get close to the largest creatures on the planet, the "Ocean Giants". Your Itinerary will also include the best tours to explore the island and enjoy the stunning and unique landscape. There are many other exciting activities to enjoy from hiking and kayaking to canyoning. These Holidays take you on a voyage of discovery seeing these ocean giants surface close to the boats and playful dolphins leaping for joy all around you. Memories that will be with you for ever! The Azores archipelago ... Read more >
From £625 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. Join one of our weekly small group departures during the Summer holidays, where children can share the experience of swimming with dolphins in the Azores with other children, making new friends while their parents relax! All of our tours follow responsible guidelines for swimming with dolphins and approaching them in our boats. What does swimming with wild dolphins involve? We follow strict guidelines and only enter the water ... Read more >
From £675 excluding flights

Family whale and dolphin holiday in the Azores

Take a voyage of discovery above and beneath the ocean in the Azores, one of the best destinations in the world to see dolphins and whales. See the majestic whales surface close to the boats and playful dolphins leaping all around you. Memories that will be with your family for ever! Our Family Ocean Discovery Holiday doesn’t just take you out to the open seas to meet our resident whales and dolphins, you will be taken on a voyage of discovery and learn about these creatures in their ocean habitat. You will also learn about the creation of these volcanic islands and their geothermal activity. You can join us during the school holidays for this set itinerary holiday with very responsible ... Read more >
From £655 excluding flights

Blue whale watching in the Azores, Pico Island

This Blue Whale Watching holiday in the Azores is a stunning May event, as this is the best time for seeing migratory Blue Whales off the Azores. Your base will be the Azorean island of Pico, a third of which is a nature reserve, with a volcano at its core. You can choose to stay in our 4**** hotel near the harbour, a charming 4**** upgrade hotel surrounded by lush gardens or our guest house villa with pool, all with stunning sea views. The main focus of the week is to see Blue Whales of course, and you will be travelling with an expert local researcher guide, Rui, with daily timings of your five half day trips planned carefully by him to benefit from best sea conditions. Your whale ... Read more >
From £890 excluding flights

Azores family adventure holiday, whales and dolphins

This Azores family adventure holiday is organised by leading and very responsible whale and dolphin watching experts. This holiday is aimed to be adventurous and also educational, while also introducing you to the cultural and natural heritage of the Azores. Marine wildlife and conservation is at the heart of what we do, and this trip has been carefully designed for families who want to explore this subject more. We organise whale and dolphin watching trips for you and, if you are interested, you can also contribute to ongoing work by a marine biologist, depending on your family’s interests. If you choose this option, you will spend a full day out on the water with the team, learning all ... Read more >
From £795 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 £750 excluding flights

Ocean discovery tour of the Azores

Take a voyage of discovery above and beneath the ocean. This holiday doesn’t just take you out to the open seas to meet our resident whales and dolphins you will learn about these creatures and their ocean habitat. You will also learn about the creation of these volcanic islands and their geothermal activity. Join us for our Ocean Discovery Tour, a set itinerary holiday with very responsible whale and dolphin watching experts. This holiday is aimed to be adventurous and educational, while also introducing you to the cultural and natural heritage of the Azores. Marine wildlife and conservation is at the heart of what we do, and this trip has been carefully designed for people who want to ... Read more >
From £625 excluding flights

Azores tour, island explorer

This exciting escorted adventure takes you into the interior of the island, our local guide will take you on day trips of discovery to the truly fascinating geysers, bubbling with the geo thermal activity that created these islands in the middle of the Atlantic ocean over 20 million years ago. Enjoy time on the lakes where you can kayak and try your hand at Stand Up Paddle boarding, as well as experiencing seeing whales and dolphins at sea in their natural habitat. Your will stay in our superb accommodation and have free time to relax by the pool, don hiking boots or take a ride around the island. Additional sea voyages are also available. Leaving no stone unturned the variation of ... Read more >
From £605 excluding flights

Blue whale Azores family holiday

Join us during the Easter Spring break or May half term week for our Blue Whale Bonanza family holiday at the optimum time to see the Blue, Humpback and Fin Whales migrating past the islands. You will have three sea voyages to get close to the largest creatures on the planet, the "Ocean giants" Your itinerary will also include the best tours to explore the island and enjoy the stunning and unique landscape. There are many other exciting activities to enjoy from hiking and kayaking to canyoning. The Azores archipelago is renowned as one of the best places to see dolphins and whales in the wild. April and May are regarded as the best time to visit for abundant sightings of the giant whales ... Read more >
From £655 excluding flights
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