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HortaCetaceos

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Cais de Santa Cruz | Marina da Horta, Horta, Faial Island 9900-172, Portugal
+351 965 251 322
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Just excellent!

We have been undertaking whale and dolphin watching for over 30 years. This was our first trip to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Galle
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Aylesbury, England
The perfect way to do your first whale watching in Azores!

They made us love the experience even though we couldn't see any whale that day. They were very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pythia82
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Iasi, Romania
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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 activities, such as Jeep Tours, Hiking Tours and City Tours around Horta. Harmony within the Nature, deep and real connection with the surrounding wild, is reached by shear passion and love. At Azores Experiences, we simply do our best to surpass our customers' expectations... so don't wait anymore, take the gap leap and join us for an unbelievable adventure, in Land or out on the Ocean!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cais de Santa Cruz | Marina da Horta, Horta, Faial Island 9900-172, Portugal
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+351 965 251 322
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been undertaking whale and dolphin watching for over 30 years. This was our first trip to Faial and we hoped for something good. We saw a range of animals but nothing extraordinary. However, the outstanding part of this experience was the way in...More

Thank Galle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They made us love the experience even though we couldn't see any whale that day. They were very honest, admitting in advance that we would have gone out to see only dolphins since no whale was spotted and they were ready to cancel if people...More

Thank pythia82
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We highly recommend Horta Cetaceos/Azores Experiences for their whale watching trips, they are undoubtedly the best company to use - and we say that having been on numerous trips in the Azores, Iceland and the Canaries. Pedro and his team are passionate about what they...More

Thank RockDoc666
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We will look back with particularly good memories of our whale watching trip with Pedro and his team. They made us very welcome and were hugely informative. We could see that Pedro has enormous passion for what he does and this made the whole experience...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great team, very informative briefing, safe pair of hands on the water, drove the boat confidently. Had a great trip, saw whales and dolphins. Very respectful of the creatures and environment. Great job.

Thank Charlie D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had no idea what to expect. We are an adventurous family when it comes to activities but these are made all that much better by the attitude, enthusiasm and skills of those running them. If you are interested in swimming with wild dolphins and/or...More

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We took 2 trips with Pedro and his team; the first Whale Watching on a grey, wet and windy day - the seas was rough and we were told to expect the worse. The trip on the small rib was fun on the waves and...More

Thank MrPlant7
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had a full day jeep tour of the island which was absolutely brilliant and then the following day a morning's whale watching - dolphins, sperm whales and pilot whales. Both trips informative and fun and I would wholeheartedly recommend.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I have been going out on Pedro's boat 'Risso' for the past 8 years. This means I have probably done nearly 100 trips with him. A few memories of mine are a Humpback Whale swimming right under the boat, 2 Humpbacks breaching at the same...More

Thank NickiB28
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This was our second trip to the Azores but our first to Faial. We had four trips booked with Pedro but after two booked another. These people are absolutely fantastic at what they do. There is an educational briefing before each trip and waterproofs and...More

Thank QueenieJ56
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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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Pistola56
12 May 2016|
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Response from Pedro F | Property representative |
Dear David, Thank you for your contact, my name is Pedro Filipe and I am the manager/skipper at HortaCetaceos WhaleWatching. Unfortunately, we have already reached full capacity in the morning trip. We will be having another... More
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Stan456
2 May 2016|
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Response from Pedro F | Property representative |
Hello from Faial! Thank you for the contact, my name is Pedro and I am the skipper at HortaCetaceos WhaleWatching. October is still a good time to come to Faial with a big chance to see SpermWhales, since they are residents... More
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