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Azores Experiences

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Azores Experiences is the result of a rebranding of "HortaCetaceos Whale & Dolphin Watching", island of Faial, city of Horta. Our goal is to to deliver our guests amazing life changing experiences. And, as complement we offer also land based...more
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Cais de Santa Cruz | Marina da Horta, Horta, Faial Island 9900-172, Portugal
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We always knew that hoping to be able to go out whale watching in October could be more than the weather would permit. Pedro is not a man to be beaten and with clouds clearing and wind dropping he suggested it might be possible. At...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WilliamGlasse
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Stephanie was our guide and she was great. She knew all about the island and it’s history. She was sociable, kind and warm hearted. The tour was a great way to spend a day on Faial and would highly recommend it as an activity worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Explorer307127
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We booked half-day whale watching with Pedro, Andrea and their crew. Andrea briefed us so well and the experience was great. We saw three sperm whales and had a lot of fun, despite the sea being turbolent. At the end of the trip they give...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank _chiara_meow
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is the second time we have visited Faial, Azores. We were recommended to book Pedro and his team back when we visited in 2012 and his trips, knowledge and enthusiasm didn't disappoint. This summer we were lucky enough to go back. The first day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Hands down, we travelled with many companies on many islands to watch whales and dolphins. But no one or nothing compares to these guys. Their sincere attitude, how the go far and beyond to help you and make you understand and last but not least...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gibsonwushu
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Pedro and his team are very nice and we had a great experience with them. We could see some sperm whales, common dolphins, pilot whales, Risso’s Dolphins. I could go on and on. Their explanations are clear. They try hard to find the good spots...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AloiiisN
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We'd booked to do the snorkelling with dolphins and raced out to the edge of Pico to find them. Unfortunately a group of fake killer whales (a type of Dolphin but not one you can swim with) had scared the friendly dolphins away. They still...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank phiklphox
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I went whale watching twice with Pedro and his team during my two week stay in Horta. Booking was a breeze, and once on the water, everyone in my group loved the experience— we saw multiple sperm whales breach, while others showed us their tale...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank afred1023
Reviewed 15 July 2018

A very well informed and relaxing day exploring the island with a genial and well informed local guide who tailors the tour to the individual. We enjoyed dramatic off road visits to stunning beaches, scenes of volcanic and earthquake activity, beautiful gardens, the quite outstanding...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank karllamb
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Did some research online before booking my trip, and i don't regret having picked this company. I know it is not the cheapest, but they love (and respect) the animals. We saw both dolphins and whales but not as much as I wanted - unfortunately,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kanan M
5 June 2018|
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Response from Pedro F | Property representative |
Hello, this is Pedro, thank you for the message. Our activities are whale watching, snorkeling with dolphins, jeep tours and hiking tours. The prices vary according to the number of people. But for the whale watching... More
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Andrew B
3 April 2018|
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Response from Pedro F | Property representative |
Dear Andrew Thank you for your message. And thank you for visiting the Azores. Let me start by letting you know you are only allowed to snorkel with dolphins, not whales in the Azores. We specialized on "whale and dolphin... More
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Billretired
1 January 2017|
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Response from Pedro F | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for your contact, my name is Pedro and I am the skipper at HortaCetaceos/AzoresExperiences. We do have available places for the morning trip that day. To confirm your reservation and obtain further... More
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