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Whales and Dolphins Sightseeing Boat Tour in Azores Islands

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Embark on a thrilling 3-hour zodiac boat tour across the Azores Islands for an experience of lifetime of spotting whales, dolphins, birds and turtles.


  • Witness the lush greenscapes, hot springs and marine life of the Azores islands on a 3-hour guided tour along with expert marine biologists.

  • Learn about the variety of species living in the Azores waters and the ethical guidelines to follow, from your expert guides.

  • Cruise through the ocean waters and catch glimpses of blue whales, fin whales, Sei whales, birds and turtles.

  • Did you know: Discovered by Portuguese explorers in the 15th century, the Azores Islands have since remained a part of Portugal.


  • Zodiac boat tour of Azores islands

  • Multilingual guided tour (English & Portugal)

  • Marine biologist guide

  • Life jackets

  • Raincoats (if needed)

  • Free entry for children (up to 5 years old)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Sightsee Azores island’s Marine Life on a Guided Tour

Embark on a 3-hour marine excursion on the waters of Azores islands. Home to the largest creatures on the planet, Blue whales and other exotic species such as Fin whales and Sei whales, the zodiac boat ride will take you to the best sighting spots across the sparkling waters. Besides the whales you can also catch glimpses of dolphins, birds and turtles. While the prime season for whale sightings happens during the springtime, you can also sight resident species of sperm whales. During the cruise, your expert marine biologist guides will help you understand about marine life and also guide you with ethical guidelines when approaching the majestic creatures.

  • It's recommended to wear comfortable clothing along with comfortable shoes.

  • Bring along your water bottle and snacks.


  • The experience is not accessible for wheelchair users, pram/stroller users.

  • Note that the following are not allowed on this tour: large bags, tripod, flash photography.


  • Daily: 8:30am and 5:00pm
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the mobile voucher with a valid photo ID at the meeting point for verification.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Futurismo Azores Adventures, check-in at the front desk.

  • Address: Marina Portas do Mar, Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 26 São Miguel Island, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada, Portugal.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Ponta Delgada - Avenida D. Infante Henrique, a quick 5 -min walk to the office.

  • Board bus #C200, #C205, #C206, #C212, #C219, or #C222 to get you there.

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