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Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul

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Address: Marina de Vila Franca do Campo, Loja 4 | Vila Franca do Campo, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680-909, Portugal
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+351 913 453 030
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Azores Islands Whale watching and swimming with Dolphins tours in...

Azores Islands Whale watching and swimming with Dolphins tours in Portugal.

The best whales, 2 - 5 hours away from Europe, Canada, and the US! 4 resident species, 24 sighted yearlong with 98% success rate and average 3 species per tour in the top green adventure holidays destination!

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Great company, unlucky weather

Really nice, helpful and knowledgable company located in the harbour (by a really nice cafe). We hit a bad run of weather while on holiday so had a few trips cancelled on the... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Matt C
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Ripon, United Kingdom
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Ripon, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice, helpful and knowledgable company located in the harbour (by a really nice cafe). We hit a bad run of weather while on holiday so had a few trips cancelled on the morning due to a combination of poor visibility or poor sea conditions. Each time we were quickly rebooked on another trip at no extra cost. They also... More 

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

After having our trip cancelled because there were no whales spotted by the observer on the coast, we rescheduled for the following week and this time we whizzed out of the marina a Vila Franca do Campo on the big RIB, bouncing over the large swell. This was exciting although a bit hard on the bottom: my daughter said 'it... More 

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1 Thank Kieran S
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A wonderful five trips out to sea.Informative crew who helpful and friendly.Really good sightings of both Whales and Dolphin species.

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Thank Ian H
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great information, nice mix of people on a small boat. The ride was exciting as we sped over the waves. We stopped to spend time with 3 different species of dolphins seeing juveniles through to adults, some surfing, some swimming and some jumping. We spend at least 20 minutes with the last pod of over 20. Although there were no... More 

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Thank Chantal M
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Efficient, informative, patient and successful in finding us dolphins with which to swim. We had a full complement of 10 paying passengers.

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Swimmer, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great experience. Swam with dolphins - the guides wouldn't stop searching until we found them (which wasn't very long) the boat was comfortable and the guides were really friendly, they taught us all about the Azorean environment and we had fun doing it. I would recommend Terra Azul to anyone who wants to have fun, swim with dolphins and learn... More 

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Thank ZacharyBawa
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Swimmer, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I greatly enjoyed two trips with Terra Azul in the first week of July. Of course you can never be sure what you are going to see, which just adds to the excitement in a way. The huge sunfish that Stephanie spotted on the first trip was amazing and her explanations of what was going on were excellent. We saw... More 

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Thank ath2016
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Reading, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Obviously wildlife is wild and cannot be controlled however we had a fantastic trip - we saw two types of dolphins and a fin whale. The company are located in Vila Franca do Campo - a really nice location, a few shops and cafes nearby and good parking too. They had cancelled previous trips due to weather however i think... More 

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Thank Jo C
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I highly recommend terra azul to anyone who is looking for an adventure or a enjoyable day out. The guides are so kind and friendly and the boats are superb. I recon that it's probably one of the best places to see cetaceans in the world! The whales and dolphins where great despite the weather being bad quite a lot.

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TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Great bunch of people, who made everyone very welcome and were keen to share their knowledge of the whales and dolphins (and turtles and men-of-war) that we spotted. very accommodating, despite the rough seas on some days, and we got to see what we hoped we'd see - a blue whale!

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Thank Mike F
TerraAzulTeam, Terra Azul Team at Azores Whale Watching Terra Azul, responded to this review

Dear Whale Watcher, We are very thankful and glad for your review. We take very seriously what our customers have to say. We always aim to give you the best experience possible! We hope to see you again some day! Best regards, Terra Azul More 

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