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Whale & Dolphin Watching Day Trip

By MTS Globe
4.7/5

Features

Free cancellation available
3h+
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Personal safety equipment

Highlights

  • Chance to see whales & dolphins off Portugal's south coast

  • Opportunity to see blue, sperm & fin whales breaching

  • Dolphin species like common, bottlenose, spotted & rissos

  • Passing views of the beautiful Islet of Vila Franca do Campo

  • Unforgettable journey through the blue waters of the Azores

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    3-hour whale-watching cruise

  • What's included

    Raincoat and trousers

  • What's included

    Life jacket

  • What's included

    Refreshments

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English by a marine biologist or nature guide on board

Know Before You Book

  • If you have back, neck, joint or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.

  • If you are pregnant, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.

  • Whale and dolphin sightings are likely but not guaranteed.

  • At least 15 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

What you can expect

Spend a day on the pristine waters just off Ponta Delgada watching for majestic ocean life during a peaceful whale-watching cruise. Your experience is hosted by a certified marine biologist who opens your eyes to these enormous creatures' behaviours.

Make your way to the Futurismo Activity Centre, meet your friendly guide, and board a comfortable whale-watching vessel. Drift peacefully out to sea and enjoy light refreshments as you admire Portugal's beautiful southern coast off in the distance.

Once you arrive at the whale-watching spot, follow along as your guide points you in directions where you catch glimpses of various species of whales, including sperm, fin, and blue. Watch for these magnificent animals breaching and slapping their gigantic tails on the surface.

Your journey may also let you see bottlenose and spotted dolphins swimming jubilantly outside your boat. If you wish, complement your excursion with a visit to the incredible Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, which was formed by the crater of an old underwater volcano. Choose this option and enjoy views of this natural wonder and lunch before making your way back to the port.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Ponta Delgada

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Futurismo Activity Centre
    • Avenida Infante Dom Henrique
    • Ponta Delgada Açores 9500

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