Let us show you the magical world of wild whales of the Atlantic Ocean! With a specialized maritime wildlife guide, you will learn everything about the existing species of whales living around the Azores. Terra Azul aims to give you the feeling of an actual sea expedition, where you observe the majestic animals in their habitat. Here, around São Miguel Island the underwater life is flourishing with its diversity, peacefully letting coexist different animal species such as dolphins, turtles and fish. Moreover, during the tour, we will also head to the volcanic highlight of the region, Princess Ring Islet, to admire the rough rock formations in the middle of the ocean. Come to Vila Franca do Campo and begin an amazing maritime wildlife boat tour!
- Route: From Marina of Vila Franca do Campo
- Type: Round trip
We meet at the Marina of Vila Franca do Campo at the booked time. We brief you about safety on board and your guide gives you an introduction to Cetacean (whales and dolphins) local species, as well as their habitat, behaviour and migration. Then we head to the boat together with your guide for the tour and the skipper.
Once on the boat, we will get the location of the whales via VHF Radio from the inland lookout point. In this part of Atlantic Ocean live sperm whales alongside with tree additional dolphin and whales species. To watch the whales, we will slow down and the guide will tell you about the animals you will see at the time. We are happy to answer all your questions about maritime wildlife of Azores to feel free to ask them during the tour. Upon arrival to the marina, we will do a tour around Princess Ring Islet to have a closer look at its volcanic formations.
Our tour ends in the same spot where it started.
Characteristics of the boat
- Number of passengers: 28
- Sun-protected area
- Wildlife guide
- Impermeable top and life vest
- Warm clothing
- Not suitable for pregnant women
- Physical health