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Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL

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Whale Watching and Swimming with Dolphins tours in Azores Islands - near Ponta Delgada, in São Miguel! The best Whales, 2 - 5 hours away from EU, CAN, and the US! 4 resident species, 24 sighted yearlong with 98% success rate and average 3 species...more
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Marina de Vila Franca do Campo, Loja 4 | Island of São Miguel, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680-909, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An amazing experience. We couldn't see whales, but sometimes is not just possible. But we were really lucky to see nice groups of dolphins and a turtle. :)Hopefully we will comeback to Sao Miguel to swim with dolphins. :)

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Friend, Thank you for your visit and for your kind words. We hope to have you back for another tour! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good boats, excelent crew! Highly recommended. They have the best knowledge of the coast and always find all kinds of marine life.

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Friend, Thank you for your visit and for your kind words. We hope to have you back for another tour! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

While we didn't get to see whales (a long shot anyway) the dolphins were fun. The guide was knowledgeable and interesting. My husband has motion sickness issues and they were very accommodating and he was fine. The trip around the island Vila Franca do Campo...More

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Friend, Thank you for your visit and for your kind words. We hope to have you back for another tour! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent our honeymoon in the Azores. We booked this tour on the second last day of our trip. Unfortunately due to inclement weather the tour was cancelled that day. They allowed us to rebook for the following morning or another time...More

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Friend, Thank you for your visit and for your kind words. We hope to have you back for another tour! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guide was very knowledgeable and we were able to see lots of dolphins. Unfortunately this was not the season for whale watching. We were with 2 kids - 10yo and 4yo and they enjoyed the boat ride. I would recommend bringing light snacks and...More

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Friend, Thank you for your visit, we're sorry that you were unlucky not to see Whales :| In the Azores Islands we actually have Whales year-round. Sperm Whales are resident here, along with 3 other cetacean species like the Dolphins you saw. Unfortunately, it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a perfect organized tour even never can predicted if one can see the animals. But in case of cancellation one can repeat the tour the next day or days

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Friend, Thank you for your visit and for your kind words. We hope to have you back for another tour! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice adventure to go out on the ocean in a zodiac. We have sean four sperm whales and some Risso dolphins. Every now and then I felt a lttle seasick because of the floating on the waves, but as soon as we moved again...More

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Friend, Thank you for your visit and for your kind words. It is a nautic vessel, and there are limitations, however we will definitely look into this when in maintenance of our boats. We hope to have you back for another tour! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have fun and luck! A sunny day and special Skipper and guide Martina :)We saw two species of dolphins and we we skirted the island seeing magnificent views.For young people, families and all people who want to have fun respecting nature!

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Friend, Thank you for your visit and for your kind words. We hope to have you back for another tour! :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice guides. We could only see dolphins because of the season (autumn) but it was an experience we will never forget. Thanks Terra AzulMore

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Laura, Thank you for your visit, we're sorry that you were unlucky not to see Whales :| Please allow for a small correction. Among all the rich fauna and flora, 24 cetacean species can be sighted yearlong in the Azores Islands, nearly a third...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the 18th of October we bought a trip in azores whale watching Terra Azul and guys we loved it!!! It was an awesome trip in soo many ways. The tour guides were awesome: Milu and Tim! The weather was amazing, and we saw a...More

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Filipe S, Public Relations Manager at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rute, Thank you for your visit and for your kind words. We hope to have you back for another tour! :)

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Ulaks
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Filipe S | Property representative |
Hi Ulaks, Yes, it is possible to see Sperm Whales in October. It is one of the 4 different species of cetaceans that are resident yearlong. Check the company website for more info on Whales & Seasons in the Azores... More
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Katie R
February 24, 2018|
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Response from TerraAzulTeam | Property representative |
Hello Katie, Thank you for your inquiry. We have 2 boats. One for 28 people and another for 12people. Depending on the number of people booked we useon boat or the other. Private Tours are available on request. For... More
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Katie R
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Filipe S | Property representative |
Hi Katie, Our boats range from 12 to 28 people boats, depending on availability and weather conditions. TERRA AZUL also has private tours available. Have a look at the website! :)
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