Whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel - Zodiac

Coastal, Dolphin, Speed boat, Whales

Are you ready for whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel on a Zodiac RIB Boat?

During this whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel you’ll have the opportunity to watch some of more than 25 cetacean species around the Azores Islands on a super-fast zodiac. On São Miguel, we work with one of the most experienced whale watching companies of the islands of the Portuguese Azores Archipelago.

Come a board of this unforgettable whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel that departs from Ponta Delgada, the main Marina of São Miguel Island. The tour takes around 3 hours, with daily departures, depending on weather conditions. The whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel is preceded by a briefing in which one of the qualified biologists explains the importance of how the whale hunting converted to whale watching in the Azores.

This whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel is done on a super-speedy and agile zodiac. Before departure, but already onboard, you will be briefed about safety, rules of observation and respect for the local fauna and flora. The experienced staff will provide an overview of what may be sighted during the whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel and give live commentary on the tour and sightings.

São Miguel is located in the Atlantic Ocean, about a third of the way between Portugal and North America. The Azores islands are home or point of passage for more than a third of the world’s whale and dolphin species. Given this special location, you can find many species, such as sperm whales, common dolphins, bottlenose dolphins and risso’s dolphins, and more. Summer months are the best time to see Atlantic spotted dolphins, pilot whales and striped dolphins, whereas the spring months are the time to see migrating baleen whales such as blue whales, fin whales and sei whales.

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  • Seeing these mamals in their natural habitat is really a magical moment;

  • This experience is always a true adventure as you never know which species you're going to find;

  • Enjoy the view over the amazing coastline from a unique perspective;

  • Smart, young and skilled staff, willing to provide you an unforgettable experience;


  • All sea experiences are subject to the weather and sea conditions. In case of bad conditions, we'll contact you to reschedule or arrange a refund;

  • Detailed tour operator information, including local phone number and exact address, is included in your confirmation email;

  • You'll pay a deposit to place your booking request and pay the remaining once your booking is confirmed, with the tour operator

  • We recommend bringing sunscreen and comfortable clothes;


  • A safety briefing, insurance and life-jackets are included;

  • Perfect activity for your group of friends or family to celebrate special occasions;

  • The dolphin watching tour will be accompanied by a marine expert who can tell you all the secrets about the animals and other life in the sea;

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Whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel - Zodiac