Whale Watching & Islet Boat Tour
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Location: São Miguel Island, Azores Islands
Join an exciting Marine Wildlife tour with Biologists and Naturalist Guides, to see and learn more about Whales, Dolphins, Turtles, Fish, Birds, and the season's marine biodiversity of the Azores Islands!
This 2-3 hour boat tour unlocks the island's scenic coastline and the Princess Ring Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, along with all the best kept secrets of sea life in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean!
What you can expect:
You will meet us at the Marina of Vila Franca do Campo for check-in, at 08:30.
The journey starts at the specified time with an informative briefing introducing to Cetaceans and local species. You will then board a Zodiac boat, and our lookout high inland will provide directions via VHF Radio to where the boat will travel - initially at high speed.
While approaching our friends - slower and very carefully, a knowledgeable guide will keep you informed on what is being observed, and is always available for questions throughout the expedition.
Upon return, the boat will tour around the Princess Ring Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, for a close look at the volcanic marvel and resident Wildlife.
Know before you go:
Remember to eat light, and bring your personal water supply, sunscreen and chap-stick for the Sun, and warm clothing since temperatures may vary. Light food is permitted onboard, and a Camera is essential, specially for photography lovers.
This tour is inappropriate and inadvisable for anyone pregnant, with weak back, in wheelchair, or in delicate health condition.
- Knowledgeable Marine Wildlife Guide
- Experienced Skipper
- Zodiac RIB Boat (12-28 pax)
- Impermeable Top and Life Vest
- Sightings Guarantee - if your tour does not see a Cetacean (a Dolphin or a Whale), we welcome you back for another tour free of charge within 30 days
Does not include:
- Hotel Pickup and Drop-off
- Personal Water supply