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MobyDick Tours - Whales & Dolphins Watching

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Created in two thousand and three, MobyDick-Tours is a company that allows you to enjoy our beautiful Sea landscape of the Azores and enjoy the best that we have to offer. MobyDick-Tours provides the best Quality/Price Whale & Dolphin Watching trips...more
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Portas do Mar - Marina | Avenida Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9240-113, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unlike other boats staying only for about 20 minutes with the whales we watched them for 1.5h. We saw at least 20 sperm whales also a shark & a moon fish. Great experience with amazing crew & captain. Fantastic day out !!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 443justynah
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We had a great time out watching the local wildlife. Sadly, we didn't see any whales, but we got to see several different pods of dolphins. We couldn't have asked for better weather!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bryan B
Reviewed January 12, 2019

The trip took much longer than the planned three hours. Because the captain really wanted to show us the whales, although they were much further away than usual

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeroen L
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Our trip took about five hours and we saw 3 whales, even though this was not in season for whales, tuna, dolphins, you name it! While other tour boats that left harbour at the same time we did turned back after two hours, our captain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tecedas
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The captain is a real enthusiast, he throws in extra time for complete customer satisfaction, that is because he is absolutely obsessed about sea life in general and whales in particular. Be prepared for a rough ride on the wild Ocean and better take something...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Naherholer
Reviewed October 30, 2018

First, let me say how helpful and friendly Capt. Costa and his family and staff are. While confirming our whale watching, he booked a land tour with with a friend. Our trip was moved a couple of times due to Sao Miguel weather........but Capt. Costa...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JazboOttawa
Reviewed October 26, 2018

With Moby Dick, you get a 4 hour trip considerably cheaper than Futurisimo's 3 hour trip. We went on an afternoon trip which actually lasted 4.5 hours (which I don't think is unusual as we saw the morning boat also come back late) ) -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sue D
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic caring, attentive family run business. Totally concerned with providing a great service. Beautiful wooden boat. Took 2 trips with them on our recent visit and would definitely return.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracy V
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Perfect experience! A family business with a heart. They are efficient and truly passionate about what they do, and they have respect for the animals. We ended up in the exact same place as Futurismo, their main competitor. After seeing 4 whales Futurismo left in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Tomderons
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Dolphins, pilot whales, a hammerhead shark And then sperm whales. Wow! What an amazing afternoon. Great atmosphere on the boat.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Joanne19
March 15, 2019|
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Response from stjean11 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of space on boat also toilets on board . There are toilets in the cruise departure area at the bottom of quay side Avoid lower deck at back of boat from our experience it can get a bit fumey . A great trip can last... More
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David W
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Geri B | Reviewed this property |
I can only speak from my recent experience. It was just like all the POSITIVE reviews have stated. This crew goes out of its way to be sure that you see whales and dolphins if possible On a foggy day, they have people... More
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stephan p
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Geri B | Reviewed this property |
We booked by calling and then paid cash when we arrived .
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