Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour from Ponta Delgada

Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour from Ponta Delgada

Starts in: Ponta Delgada Available: Every day
Guided Tour
3 hour tour
English and Portuguese
$69per person
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Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour from Ponta Delgada Highlights


Glide across the azure waters to enjoy the sights from a new angle


Learn about the area's history from your friendly biologist guide


Experience a close encounter with local whales and dolphins


Keep an eye out for the 28 cetacean species that live nearby

Why we chose this tour

Our Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour from Ponta Delgada is the perfect way to explore this corner of paradise in Portugal with the help of a friendly marine biologist and local captain. You'll have the chance to see endemic dolphins, whales, fish, and sea birds as you cruise through the azure waters of the Atlantic Ocean. This tour is available every day and leaves with guaranteed departures.

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Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour from Ponta Delgada Itinerary

8:30 or 11:00- Pickup from Ponta Delgada
  • You will meet your group at a centralized location in Ponta Delgada.
Guided Whale & Dolphin Watching Boat Tour
  • Leave Ponta Delgada behind on your boat, listening to the informative and entertaining briefing from your on-board biologist about the marvelous marine mammals that call these waters home.
  • Learn how this area, traditionally famous for its whale-hunting, has become dedicated to whale watching, and hear the safety rules, how to best observe these animals, some local history, and the most common species you may see.
  • All sorts of creatures, from sea turtles to Mink whales, bottlenose and Risso's dolphins, to sperm whales and common dolphins, all live in these sparkling waters.
  • Discover the beauty and natural history of this area while biologists and nature lovers collect data along the expedition on this sapphire gem seated on the Atlantic between Portugal and North America.
  • Depending on the season when you're visiting, you may be lucky enough to see migratory mammals like pilot blue, fin, or Sei whales, or some Atlantic spotted or striped dolphins.
  • There's also a huge variety of sea birds and other marine life to keep you occupied while you wait for these gentle giants to appear beside your boat.
  • After several hours on the sea, you'll be returned to the port at the end of your tour.
11:30 or 16:00 - Drop off at Ponta Delgada
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
NB - all timings on Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour from Ponta Delgada are approximate
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Important Details

Pre-tour briefing
Marine biologist on board
Pick up
Lunch & drinks
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes & comfortable clothes
Water & snacks
Sunglasses & sunscreen
Swimsuit & towel
Essential Information
The tour is wheelchair accessible
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