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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
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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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Wonderful experience getting close to marine wildlife

I greatly enjoyed two trips with Terra Azul in the first week of July. Of course you can never be sure what you are going to see, which just adds to the excitement in a way. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I greatly enjoyed two trips with Terra Azul in the first week of July. Of course you can never be sure what you are going to see, which just adds to the excitement in a way. The huge sunfish that Stephanie spotted on the first trip was amazing and her explanations of what was going on were excellent. We saw... More 

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Reading, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Obviously wildlife is wild and cannot be controlled however we had a fantastic trip - we saw two types of dolphins and a fin whale. The company are located in Vila Franca do Campo - a really nice location, a few shops and cafes nearby and good parking too. They had cancelled previous trips due to weather however i think... More 

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Thank Jo C
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I highly recommend terra azul to anyone who is looking for an adventure or a enjoyable day out. The guides are so kind and friendly and the boats are superb. I recon that it's probably one of the best places to see cetaceans in the world! The whales and dolphins where great despite the weather being bad quite a lot.

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great bunch of people, who made everyone very welcome and were keen to share their knowledge of the whales and dolphins (and turtles and men-of-war) that we spotted. very accommodating, despite the rough seas on some days, and we got to see what we hoped we'd see - a blue whale!

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Thank Mike F
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

London
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50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Fantastic trip - over two mornings we saw humpback, sperm and 60 foot fin whales - and lots of dolphins. As you are on a RIB it's not good for those who get seasick as it gets a bit bouncy (they don't go back if you are ill so take medication before you set off). The guide was informative and... More 

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Our second visit here (previously visited in September). This trip lived up to our expectations with enthusiastic, knowledgable staff, an enjoyable ride on the boat and we were able to see both fin whales and common dolphins. As before, the team showed great respect for the animals and cut the boat engines a good way from them. This pays off... More 

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Angie and Paul, Thank you so much for your review! And for coming back this season. It is always nice to see familiar faces. :) We take very seriously what our Whale Watchers have to say. We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

poole
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Went out twice in early April. Many days too rough so had to plan at the beginning of 2 weeks holiday to get best weather. Other companies in Ponta Delgada were going out on some of the rough days, but I glad I did not as the Atlantic can be pretty wild. The boat was more empty on the Saturday... More 

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

I would higly recommend Terra Azul if you want to go for a whale- and dolphin watching tour! Very friendly crew, excellent skipper and the best boat (important if the sea us rough). We saw common dolphins, finn whales and seaturtles.

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Bedfordshire England
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285 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Not overly impressed - perfunctory briefing and information from so called marine biologists. Other people we met on the trip had been on other whale trips and said the others were much better.

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. Your opinion and review will be given a deep thought and taken in consideration. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the few hours we had with Stephanie and the rest of the the Terra Azul team. We were taken out in their very fast craft until we were a few miles offshore. The skipper of the boat was directed by a colleague on the island equipped with military binoculars. As a result we were swiftly guided towards 3... More 

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

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