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Address: Portas Do Mar, Loja 26 Ponta Delgada, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-771, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 296 628 522
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Description: Futurismo Azores Whale Watching in Ponta Delgada offers daily trips...
Futurismo Azores Whale Watching in Ponta Delgada offers daily trips preceded by a talk from a Nature Guide covering aspects of old whale hunting now converted to Whale Watching. Futurismo Azores Whale Watching offers amazing 3 hour trips all year of dolphin and Whale Watching and covers biodiversity of the islands. Azores has a well-deserved reputation as one of the best Whale Watching destinations in the world.
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We haven't seen one sigle whale but ...

Being accustomed to dolphins in different seas including our "domestic" Adriatic Sea we desperately wanted to see a real whale in its habitat. 3 hours of hope and we got... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Split, Croatia
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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Being accustomed to dolphins in different seas including our "domestic" Adriatic Sea we desperately wanted to see a real whale in its habitat. 3 hours of hope and we got dolphins, more dolphins and dolphins again! Nevertheless it was marvelous afternoon with most attentive staff, very knowledgeable and eager to help and widen our apprehension and views. Theirs "eco" orientation... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

From the briefing to the end the Futurismo team leave you in no doubt that they are extremely knowledgeable, dedicated experts who are providing you with a lot more than a basic whale watching tourist excursion. We enjoyed a fantastic half day and saw Fin Whales, Hump Back, Rissos and Bottlenose dolphins.Highly Recommended.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I went out for a whale and dolphin watching and had an amazing time with Futurismo. The biologists were incredibly friendly and knowledgeable, our captain was a fun guy, with so many stories to tell. It was not whale season, but we spotted 2 different species of dolphins. What a great experience! Costumer service is far superior than the other... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

We were in for a day on a cruise and made a provisional booking from UK. We were expected and quickly kitted out and briefed. Just seven on the rib accompanied by two young marine biologists we encountered our first common dolphins within minutes. This was followed by striped, bottle nose and more common dolphins plus leather back turtles and... More 

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Bolton Landing, NY 12814
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

what a fun time. Didn't see any whales, but lots of dolphins, up close and personal with a young turtle, fisherman catching squid.

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Arrived on the Arcadia (P&O Ship), and once ashore the trip left from virtually the same peir. We boarded the boat at around 10:15am, and headed back out to sea to find some whales. The Guide seemed very knowledgeable, and gave a interesting introduction to what we may expect to see during out 'Whale Watch'. As sure as eggs are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We'd heartily recommend Futurismo whale watching trip - from the response to my fist email to the company, which was answered quickly and in a very friendly manner, to the trip itself on the catamaran, I couldn't fault them. There's a great team - all very friendly, and including knowledgeable marine biologists, and a very skilful captain who was passionate... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great trip. Apparently someone forgot to tell the 12 sperm whales that we saw, it was off season. After heading out on a dreary looking day, the sun came out and not long after so did a large school of dolphins, racing beside, under and all around our boat. Then came the first whale sighting. It was interesting to see... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The first day we had a whale watching tour booked, all trips were cancelled due to spotters not finding anything. This should have been a sign, and we should have researched better... Later in the week we did go out with them on a full boat, only to see common dolphins. Fortunately the weather was excellent and we got some... More 

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Mafalda F, Gerente de relações com clientes at Futurismo Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Fred, We are very sorry to hear that your trip with us did not meet your expectations. The weather conditions this year aren't the best, we have had really strong wind and fog which makes it difficult for our lookouts to see further away from the coastline. The Sperm Whales wich is one of our resident species is here... More 

Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The staff was very helpful and kind through the entire journey. The team consisted of 2 marine biologists that took every opportunity possible to educate everyone on the various species and customs of the Azores. We were lucky enough to see 4 sperm whales, a group of 7 bottle nosed Dolphins, a riso dolphin and a few common Dolphins. The... More 

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