Dolphin and whale watching tour from Lajes do Pico
Activities

Dolphin and whale watching tour from Lajes do Pico

Free cancellation
Language: English , Portuguese
Availability: On selected dates
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Do this because
  • Observe whales and dolphins in their natural habitat
  • Learn interesting facts about cetaceans from a marine biologist
  • Make the most of this once in a lifetime experience
  • Share an unforgettable tour with your family
What to expect

Get picked up from the meeting point and head to Lajes do Pico harbor to board a rigid boat specially designed for small groups to enjoy the tour safely and comfortably.

Before the whale and dolphin watching tour, you will have a briefing done by a marine biologist who will give you some directions to follow to observe cetaceans and some details about the species you will be able to observe.

During your boat trip, your crew will guide you to the areas where whales and dolphins are most often seen. You will be able to observe around 30 species of whales and dolphins in their native environment. On Pico Island, blue whales, common whales, and sardine whales are cetaceans that are frequently seen in spring.

This trip in search of dolphins and whales takes about three hours, but the memories will last forever!

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What's included
  • Pre-tour briefing
  • Life jacket
  • Marine biologist or guide aboard
  • Insurance (personal accident and liability)
What's not included
  • Water and snacks
Reduced price
  • Children (age-8-12)
Where

Futurismo Pico Azores Adventures, Rua dos Baleeiros nº 5, 9930-143 Lajes do Pico, Portugal

Meeting point:

Make sure to reach the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the tour starts.

What to remember
  • The minimum number of participants to book this tour is 2
  • The guide is bilingual (English, Portuguese)
  • Tour not suitable for persons pregnant women and people with back problems
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes are recommended
  • Remember to bring a waterproof jacket, a bathing suit, and a towel
  • In summer bringing a hat, sunscreen, and water is recommended
  • Avoid eating anything overly spicy, acidic, fatty, or dairy before the boat trip
  • Nature offers no guarantee. Sometimes, even though not so often, it happens that you won’t see any cetacean. In that case, you will be allowed to book another tour for free
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
  • Prices vary according to the season. Please refer to the calendar for prices
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Provider
Futurismo Azores Adventures
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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