The Azores are one of the best destinations in the world for whale and dolphin watching

Whale watching

Does a boat trip along the coast or off some idyllic islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean sound great? Then add the excitement and the gift of seeing the most amazing whales and dolphins, while enjoying the sea breeze. In the Azores, all this is possible and much more.

The Azores are an authentic sanctuary for whales and dolphins, having been distinguished by European Best Destinations as Best European Destination for Whales and Dolphin Watching. In fact, whale watching has been one of the most wanted activities by tourists who wish to see the more than two dozen species that inhabit the archipelago's seas throughout the year.

There are several local companies composed of skippers, biologists and viewpoints exploring this activity and several starting points, spread over several islands, which serve as a base for anyone wanting to contact these impressive giants of the sea.


Dolphin watching


Packages may include tours of a few hours and even full-day excursions with a stop for lunch at one of the restaurants that can be found along the coast. An additional activity, which has dazzled the most courageous tourists, is swimming with dolphins. These sociable and spontaneous marine animals will be free in their natural environment and will provide, safely and under the guidance of one of the specialized companies, unique and memorable experiences.

Fly with us to the Azores and have unforgettable experiences!

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