• Location: Ponta Delgada, Portugal
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
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Combine a whale-watching trip with a visit to an active volcano during this 8-hour tour of the Azores from Ponta Delgada. Travel up the coastline to Cadeira Velha and Lagoa do Fogo, looking for marine wildlife. Visit an active volcano to learn about its history and current form. Buffet lunch included.

Highlights

  • 8-hour tour of the Azores' marine wildlife and volcano
  • Buffet lunch and drinks
  • Stop at Central Geothermal
  • See pygmy whales, beaked whales, and humpback whales

What You Can Expect

Among Whales and Volcanoes Full Day Tour Including Lunch

Azores Whales

Find your way to the Ponta Delgada Marina, where you'll meet your guide. After a short orientation and safety briefing, board a boat and set out along the coastline. Look for flying fish, turtles, dolphins, beaked whales, pygmy whales, humpback whales, blue whales, and sperm whales. 

Midday, you'll eat a buffet lunch, accompanied by drinks. Then head for Caldeira Velha and Lagoa do Fogo to see one of the area's scenic lakes, as well as the center of the Azores' volcanic activity. 

Your last stop is the pond fire, an area of geothermal activity that features therapeutic mud. Depart from Mount Dark to Ribeira Grande, stopping at Central Geothermal on the way to learn about how the local company harnesses the area's geothermal activity to produce energy for the island.

Customer Reviews

Heather M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Pick up promptly in the morning by 'Hugo' our tour guide for the day and taken two the whale watching, 2 BLUE WHALES Together Believed to be a breading pair! 3 species of Dolphin, flying fish and numerous species of birds, the staff where very friendly and knowledgeable a great to our tour, Hugo meet us at the dock and took us for a lovely lunch in a great restaurant that set us up for the rest of the day. Hugo was friendly and knowledgeable and took us to all the best view points on the way to the fire lakes, nothing was rushed and time was not a problem, He made us feel like we were on a VIP tour, giving us lots of time one to one with all of us, we cant thank him enough, and we would defiantly would book this tour again when we return... He was a very good driver made the journey very comfortable and chatted all the way, His knowledge is vast and also a lot of fun, We Highly recommend this tour, it was the best day of our holiday, Top marks

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