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Pico Sport

#7 of 16 Tours in Pico
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Porto Velho | 9950 Madalena Do Pico, Pico 9950-334, Portugal
+351 292 622 980
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Perfect experience!

If you wanna see dolphins & whales stop looking. We just did a trip to Pico Island in the Azores in... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
JeroenHilde
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Hollandsche Rading, The Netherlands
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Found the Blue Sharks! But not for beginners or ones who think they are, but aren't.

First. Was a great dive as we were lucky to come across Blue Sharks & swam with the friendly puppy... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Heidi 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 shark” (3 reviews)
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Porto Velho | 9950 Madalena Do Pico, Pico 9950-334, Portugal
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Just back from visiting Pico, the diving being the reason for the visit, particularly Mobula Rays and Blue Sharks. We did two warm up shore dives, my son 13 and partner haven't dived for over 6 months. One warm is required for the Princess Alice...More

Thank Victoremanuel1965
whale999, Inhaber at Pico Sport, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Hi from Pico. Thanks a lot for your comment. Not everybody takes the time to arite afeter a holiday and it is extremly helpfull to get comments like yours. It was a pleasure to have you here and we hope to see you again. Maybe...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

17 July we went out in the morning with Pico Sport on a hard boat for Whale watching. I'm a regular on this kind of activities and also a resident on the Azores. I have been out for this kind of activity (and other outdoor)...More

Thank Nuno F
whale999, Inhaber at Pico Sport, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear Mr. Nuno Its a very interesting comment and we wonder why you did not take the chance to contact the staff, the supervisor, the skipper or anybody of Pico Sport to express your complaint. Furtheron i answer that we have 99% happy clients and...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

I went to book a fishing trip which they said they could do no problem. I said specifically what type of fishing I wanted to do and what type of fish I was hoping to catch. I stated that I was looking for deep water...More

Thank Nellie B
whale999, Inhaber at Pico Sport, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Thank you for your comment. But maybe it was not clear that we do not operate fishing in our company. We operate whale watching and scuba diving. We asked another company to take you for fishing and thats what you did. The captain of the...More

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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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