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Whale and Dolphin Watching in the Azores
Dolphin and whale watching
The Azores Landscape

FAMILY ISLAND EXPLORER

50th birthday celebration – group holiday August 2019

Sao Miguel Island, Azores

06 – 13 August 2019 


PROPOSED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival day, transfer to hotel from Ponta Delgada Airport

Day 2: Whale and dolphin watching (3hrs duration, hard hulled RIB boat for sole use of group). Meet at boat base at 09h00 (15 minutes walk from hotel). Talks and presentations by marine biologist guides on the boat and after the trip in the boat base. 50th birthday hand made “Whale Cake” for the birthday guests presented at the boat base by our Marine Biologist guide.

Day 3: Private group (with personal local guide) full day geothermal tour to Furnas (includes swimming in hot thermal pools and lunch cooked geothermally underground).  Includes pick up and drop off back to the hotel.

Day 4: Private group (with personal local guide) half day jeep tour to Lagoa do Fogo, the “Fire lake”. Includes short hike into the canyon and visit to the sub tropical forest, hot springs and waterfalls. Includes pick up and drop off back to the hotel.

Day 5: Private group (with personal local guide) half day tour to Sete Cidades lakes adventure centre. Kayak, stand up paddle board or cycle around the craters and lakes. Includes pick up and drop off back to the hotel. 

Day 6: Free day – relax by the pool at our guest lodge or our hotel. Take a short walk to the Antonio Borges Gardens in the centre of Ponta Delgada. 

Day 7: Free day – enjoy a fun day at the marina side public pool with slides (small entrance fee payable). Take lunch by the marina before exploring the town centre further and souvenir shopping.

Day 8: Departure day, transfer to Ponta Delgada Airport from the hotel.

See our land tours in the video below and enjoy the island scenery! 


  

 


PRICES & ACCOMMODATION 

OPTION 1

4 **** family hotel BB with indoor/outdoor pool

More information about our 4**** hotel here

Prices are per person  (before group discount applied – subject to number in group and rooming requirements when confirmed)

ADULT PRICE (2 ADULTS FAMILY ROOM) £875
Adult price standard room £798 ( cheaper as not one of the large family sea view rooms)
ADDITIONAL TEENS/ADULTS SHARING WITH 2 ADULTS (FAMILY ROOM) £595
ADDITIONAL CHILDREN SHARING WITH 2 ADULTS (FAMILY ROOM) £415
CHILD AGE 12 YEARS & UNDER. TEEN/ADULTS 13YRS +

 


OPTION 2

Guest lodge accommodation

(whole house for sole use) with outdoor pool

More information about our Guest Lodge here

Prices are per person  (again before group discount applied – subject to number in group and rooming requirements when confirmed)

ADULT PRICE (2 SHARING A DOUBLE/TWIN ROOM) £675
3RD ADULT/TEEN (SHARING A TRIPLE ROOM WITH 2 ADULTS) £555
CHILD PRICE (SHARING A TRIPLE ROOM WITH 2 ADULTS) £425
CHILD AGE 12 YEARS & UNDER. ADULT AGE 13YRS +


ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

Swimming with wild dolphins 3hrs either morning or afternoon departures. Cost £70 adult £35 children

“Be a Marine Biologist for the Day” 6hr full day research trip to sea £120 adults £75 children

Islet of Vila Franca, half day whale watching and half day snorkelling in protected reef (lunch included) adults £130 children £70