Whale watching from Horta with Marine Biologists

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Are you ready for whale watching from Horta with Marine Biologists onboard? 

Dive into the mysterious world of the whales with us and our experienced marine experts during this boat tour to go whale watching from Horta, on the Island of Faial, the Azores. Our guides have a lot of experience in exploring the marine environments and natural habitat of wild whales and dolphins that pass by the Azores.

You’ll be part of a scientific expedition with researchers of the University of Lisbon and the Azores. Did you know this research team has more than 60 scientific articles published and is the only tour operator in Europe managed by researchers that uses tourism as a platform for research? In all the expeditions for whale watching from Horta, biological and environmental data are collected.

Submerge yourself in the marvellous world of cetaceans with our boat tours departing from the Marina of Horta on the island of Faial. Onboard, the experienced crew will give you the most important information about these precious creatures. On the rigid inflatable boat, you can observe whales in their natural environment. On this expedition whale watching from Horta, we always make sure to respect them and their space.

The excursion takes about 4 hours. The friendly crew will make sure you have a safe and fun time on board, and provide you with live commentary about the sightings we make during the tour. And after all the fun, some liquor and cookies will be served to finish up the tour in a nice way! Are you coming with us to go whale watching from Horta?



  • Search for and observe wild dolphins and other marine life in their natural habitat;

  • 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;

  • This experience is a good choice for families and groups of friends who are passionate about the ocean, nature and adventure;


  • The minimum age is 5 years old;

  • This tour is not suitable for pregnant women or people with back/neck problems;

  • We recommend bringing sunscreen and comfortable clothes;

  • 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;

  • Please check-in 15 minutes before the start of the experience;


  • A safety briefing by a multilingual guide, insurance and life-jackets are included;

  • A local captain will give you onboard commentary about the sights;

  • We'll serve some drinks and snacks and feel free to bring your own as well;

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