Whale and Dolphin Watching in the Azores
The Azores Landscape
Whale and Dolphin Watching in the Azores
Swimming with dolphins
Dolphin and whale watching
whale watching azores
swimming with dolphins


The Adventure Holiday of a Lifetime

Welcome to The Dolphin and Whale Connection. We hope you can join us on one of our exciting and memorable holidays appreciating wildlife and nature.

We specialize in tours to the best destinations for whale and dolphin watching and swimming with wild dolphins. The Azores Mid-Atlantic Islands are an unspoilt paradise with a rich abundance of marine life. The Azores are more accessible than ever before with convenient flights. All our trips are with responsible operators who have sensitivity and respect for the wellbeing of the whales and dolphins. The ethos on the Islands is to preserve the natural environment and develop responsible and sustainable tourism that contributes to conservation.

Whale Watching – Azores

The Azores is one of the best locations worldwide for whale watching and dolphin watching. You will see several species of whale : Sperm whales, Blue Whales, Fin whales and large pods of dolphins riding in the bow wave of the boat. The trips are run by our expert local team with resident marine biologist. We also offer Blue Whale tours in May each year if you want a good chance to see these Ocean Giants. More…

Swimming with dolphins – Azores

Swimming with dolphins is an unforgettable experience of playfulness, grace and beauty. Our ethos is one of respect and sensitivity with the dolphins and we introduce our guests to this experience with expert care and guidance and interaction on the dolphin’s terms. Fulfil the dream of swimming with these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. More…

Ocean Giants Blue Whale Tour – Azores

This exclusive small group tour is based in Horta, Faial Island, and is led by expert guide Lisa Steiner.  The tour runs for two weeks in May. This has proven to be the best time to see these majestic animals as they spend a few days feeding here. More…

Family Special Program – Azores

We are excited to introduce these family weeks with a special program led by our very own dolphin and whale superhero – Russell Arnott MSc. This will be fun and educational. You will get the chance to ask your own questions and learn some truly fascinating facts about sperm whales, dolphins and the oceans that they live in.

Dolphin Swims – Egypt

We also offer dream holiday experiences swimming with wild dolphins in the Red Sea, Egypt – dolphins, sea turtles and stunning coral reefs teeming with marine life! Visit our sister company www.dolphinswims.co.uk for more details.




See our Azores Dolphin swims holiday options. Find out about Egyptian Dolphin Swimming Adventures! Find out about whale watching in Iceland.