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Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching

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Address: Marina de Vila Franca do Campo, Loja 4 | Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680-909, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 913 453 030
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Azores Islands Whale watching and swimming with Dolphins tours in...
Azores Islands Whale watching and swimming with Dolphins tours in Portugal. The best whales, 2 - 5 hours away from Europe, Canada, and the US! 4 resident species, 24 sighted yearlong with 98% success rate and average 3 species per tour in the top green adventure holidays destination!
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It was a fast boat, good education, beautiful sights, seen dolphins and wales, very special experience, don't miss it when you are at San Miguel

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

It was a fast boat, good education, beautiful sights, seen dolphins and wales, very special experience, don't miss it when you are at San Miguel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A splendid afternoon - with 7 others on a high speed rib in calm waters blue skies - with an experienced guide and expert skipper, saw loads of dolphins and thanks to the organisation - the look outs and the team working we found the dolphins and were able to run with them and swim with them as they moved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nice boat, great Guide and Skipper (without forgetting the rest of the team). If you want to see whales, dolphins and maybe turtles (it depends if they did not run away due to the breath of the whales) this is The crew! Rock on!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We had two amazing days out with Terra Azul whilst on holiday in Sao Miguel, we saw lots of Sperm Whales of different ages and sizes and Bottlenose dolphins, Common dolphins and Turtles. Stephanie was there to answer all the questions that were fired at her and was very knowledgeable about all the Whales and Dolphins and the skipper Fernando... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My husband and I went to Terra Azul just today and we couldn't stop talking about how knowledgeable the guide was, she must have been a marine biologist or something. We got to see two different types of whales, in three different instances along with some very friendly dolphin families. The boat we went out on was a smaller one,... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip out with Stephanie. Unfortunately we didn't see any whales but we did see lots of dolphins and we learned a lot about their lives. It was a gorgeous blue sunny day out so being out on the ocean was fun on its own. Make sure to stop for a nice cold beer on your way... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We went a couple of times with Terra Azul out to sea in Easter and had ALWAYS the chance to see Dolphins and Wales. This wonderful experience was unforgettalbe. The knew that that we may see is somehow unpredictable, since the animals are fortunately wild and not always "wishing" to be around, so we tried to hold our expectations not... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We had originally booked a whale watching tour on the Monday (20th October) but we were unlucky to have five days of high winds. Happily we managed to reschedule for the first trip out on the Friday (24th October). Definately worth the wait. We saw no less than eleven sperm whales (including mothers with babies). Huge excitement when the first... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was a scam. 4 of us spent 57 Euros for a 2 hour speedboat ride. That is close to $300. It was clear that there were not going to be any whales to see (Oct 10). We spent 1/2 hour watching a few dolphins swimming around a fishing boat, then the pilot sped off for an hour at about... More 

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Miguel C, Proprietário at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Clients’ reviews have most significance for TERRA AZUL. A positive opinion rewards 14 years of experience. A negative is an encouragement to get higher standards of service, satisfaction and opportunity to improve performance. Considering Mr. James L. report we are facing two sides of same issue. One probably related with excessive self-expectations leading to personal frustration. Other, a judgment of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went for a "swimming with dolphins" tour and enjoyed it very-very much. Although we were 8 people on the boat each could go into teh water 4 tiems to enjoy the dolphins. Briefing and explannation on the boat were clear and helpful.

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Address: Marina de Vila Franca do Campo, Loja 4 | Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680-909, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 913 453 030
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel
Average Prices: USD 47 - 47

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