Family Adventure Whales Dolphins & Volcanoes Azores

 

Day 1: Arrival in the Azores and transfer to your family room in our hotel.  Time to explore your family friendly hotel and if there is time, take a dip in the indoor or outdoor pools.
Day 2: Visit the stunning botanical gardens next to your hotel and take a stroll to the boat base in the marina (via the delicious Italian ice cream parlour en route!). After lunch you will take your first whale and dolphin watching trip to sea (3 hours). After the trip attend our audio-visual briefing about the whales and dolphins of the Azores, with lots of fun child friendly visuals and information about the history of whaling and whale watching in the Azores.
Day 3: After breakfast you will take whale and dolphin watching boat trip number two.  The afternoon can be spent swimming in the hotel outdoor pool, on the beach or snorkelling practice together in the lagoon.

 

Day 4: AM – Breakfast – Morning whale and dolphin watching trip 3
PM – Option for a tour to visit the Lakes at Sete Cidades to our activity centre where there is a choice of activities including: Kayaking, Mountain biking, paddle boarding or hiking.
OR   Take our  “BE A MARINE BIOLOGIST FOR THE DAY” activity involving a full day trip to sea on the boat in a small group. Our resident marine biologist will help you learn some of the techniques used in whale research, conservation. You will have the chance to spend more time with animals away from the tourist trail and learning about their behaviour. Lunch onboard included
Day 5: Option of an additional whale and dolphin watching boat trip following breakfast. Option to add on a  Jeep tour to Lagoa Da Fogo in the afternoon to see the islands stunning scenery, the fire lake and crater.

 

Day 6:
Relax following breakfast or take an additional whale and dolphin watching trip. In the afternoon, visit to the seafront swimming pool.
 
Day 7: Full day land tour to Furnas after breakfast. You will see the hot springs, geysers, fumeroles, hot bubbling mud and swim in the hot thermal lake. Trip includes lunch

 

Day 8: Breakfast. Depending what time your flight is you could do some souvenir shopping. Depart and transfer to airport.