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Pico Sport

#7 of 17 Tours in Pico
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Porto Velho | 9950 Madalena Do Pico, Pico 9950-334, Portugal
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Daulphins experience

Amazing experience with Pico sport, we saw and swam with more than 30 daulphins, that was amazing... read more

Reviewed today
Benjamin D
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Had an amazing experience!

We were lucky enough to observe sperm whales, humpback whales, common dolphins, risso dolphins and... read more

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Florence B
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Pico Sport operates since 1996 at Pico Island. We operate Scuba Diving, Whale Watching, Snorkel with Wild Dolphins, Kayaking and Mountain Climbing. We offer a wide range of accommodation at Pico Island for each standart. Experience the warm and family style atmosphere in our team. Pico Sport was the discoverer of shark diving in the Azores and runs a modern fleet of 10 boats.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible17%
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“blue sharks” (8 reviews)
“sperm whales” (3 reviews)
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Porto Velho | 9950 Madalena Do Pico, Pico 9950-334, Portugal
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Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing experience with Pico sport, we saw and swam with more than 30 daulphins, that was amazing.. one of the best experience in my life for sure. We paid for 3 hours, but we stayed more than 4 hours in the boat with no additional...More

Thank Benjamin D
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Reviewed today

We were lucky enough to observe sperm whales, humpback whales, common dolphins, risso dolphins and even blue whales during our whales watching trips!! We also went on a snorkeling trip and were able to swim with a big group of dolphins! I highly recommend going...More

Thank Florence B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Perfect way to experience pico, fast, cheap you know= 5stars ITS Nice people u rent from. Only good things to say

Thank Anders S
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you wanna see dolphins & whales stop looking. We just did a trip to Pico Island in the Azores in the middle of the Atlantic, (Portugese) and you should definitely contact Pico Sports in Madelena. From the free pick-up (including a get-around tour in...More

1  Thank JeroenHilde
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

First. Was a great dive as we were lucky to come across Blue Sharks & swam with the friendly puppy. Second, the loss of star does not come because the team was bad as they were 5 star. The loss is for the unpredictable and...More

Thank Heidi B
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We booked the Shark Tour with Pico Sports on 09.08.2016 and it was a great experience: a Blue Shark came by and we enjoyed him for an hour - wonderful! Moreover, the dive guide was very knowledgable: as a biologist he studied shark behaviour and...More

1  Thank Oliver S
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I visited Açores with a group of friends and one of the activities we were looking forward was the whale watching. He booked a tour at Pico Sport and the experience was very poor, they need to improve a lot the customer orientation and their...More

Thank MFurriol
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I'd read that the Azores are the best area for whalewatching in the world, so I had been mulling going on a whalewatching safari as one of the things to do during my visit. It turned out that the owners of my accommodation (Golphino Rooms)...More

1  Thank Federhirn
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

The people from Pico Sports are really nice and know exactly how to spot the whales and dolphins of the Azores. The Skippers Eduardo, Marco and Marc have years of experience and know how to provide exciting whale/dolphin watching without disturbing the animals in their...More

1  Thank juste603
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

The first impression was very good: After we asked when it is possible to swim with dolphins they said they make it dependant on the weather. That is why we've chosen this company. On the first try the captain was quite unlikeable, he seemed bored....More

1  Thank Sven B
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SusanVMPope
8 July 2016|
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Response from whale999 | Property representative |
Hi from Pico. There is a horse riding place in Piedade and one on the island of Faial. Once you arrive you can come to our office and we can see who has space. If you want to do sustainablw whale watching or dolphin... More
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tegzidoll
18 April 2015|
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Hi. the snorkel with dolphins tour is a 3-4h excursion and takes us only to dolphins. The Manta excursion is a full day trip as we have to reach the Princess Alice Bank which is 45nm off the coast. Check our web page for... More
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Frog207
3 January 2015|
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Hi from Pico there are no renovations going on at the moment. Please let me know which rooms you are interested in and send your e mail address. So you can book via e mail. best regards Frank
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