Whale’come! For over 20 years we have specialised in responsible Dolphin and Whale holidays in the Mid-Atlantic Azores Islands. You will visit an unspoilt paradise with a rich abundance of marine life, generally regarded as being the “go to place” in Europe for seeing an abundance of Whales and Dolphins!
The Azores landscape is filled with dry calderas, craters lakes, fumaroles and thermal water springs. The islands are more accessible than ever before with convenient direct flights from the UK. The ethos on the Islands is to preserve the natural environment and develop responsible and sustainable tourism that contributes to conservation.
FLEXIBLE WHALE & DOLPHIN WATCHING HOLIDAYSSao Miguel Island, Azores. Year round.
An itinerary that is flexible offering you the freedom to go on any date that suits you at a very reasonable cost.
BLUE WHALE EXCLUSIVE SMALL GROUP TOURSFaial & Pico Islands, Azores. April, May & June
If you want to come at the best time to see Blue, Fin and Humpback whales migrating past the islands, join our Ocean Giants exclusive small group tour in May (Pico and Horta) or our Blue Whale Bonanza Holiday (Sao Miguel Island)
AZORES OCEAN DISCOVERYSao Miguel Island, Azores. April - October
Take a voyage of discovery beneath the ocean, cultivating your thirst for knowledge. This holiday doesn’t just take you out to the open seas to meet our resident whales and dolphins it teaches you all about the biology of this incredible ocean and the creation of the islands
Be a Marine Biologist for the Day!Sao Miguel Island, Azores. April - October
This holiday includes one full day at sea with our Marine Biologist learning research techniques such as data collection, photo ID and listening to underwater acoustics using the hydrophone. You will have another half day whale and dolphin watching trip to sea to put into practice what you have learnt!
AZORES ISLAND EXPLORERSao Miguel Island, Azores. Year round.
This holiday combines boat trips to see whales and dolphins with tours to explore the Interior of this volcanic Island. Did you know that the Azores are also bubbling with geo thermal activity, awash with lakes and adorned on all sides by mountains?
SWIMMING WITH WILD DOLPHINSSao Miguel Island, Azores. July & August
Meet the dolphins underwater wearing your mask and snorkel or see them from the boats through the crystal clear water riding and jumping in the bow waves just an arms’ length beneath your gaze. Learn about the dolphins in the Azores from our Marine Biologists and see the hundreds of dolphins leaping with joy over the ocean waves!
Please note: our holidays do not include flights and are based in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island Azores (with the exception of our Blue Whale Exclusive Small Group Tour). You can get direct flights to Ponta Delgada from the UK and other world destinations. We give you guidance on booking the most suitable flights to Ponta Delgada to fit with your holidays dates.
Our Blue Whale Exclusive Small Group Tour is the only holiday based on the smaller Azorean islands of Faial and Pico. Please visit the page for this holiday page for more information about flights to Faial and Pico Islands. Again we give you guidance on booking the best flights to these islands to fit with tour dates.