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MobyDick Tours - Whales & Dolphins Watching

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Portas do Mar - Marina | Avenida Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9240-113, Portugal
+351 919 942 831
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2016 week holiday

We’ve received their flyer at airport after our arrival. We’ve checked around and it was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mário G
via mobile
Safe feeling larger boat, saw plenty of marine life

Although we only saw the distant tail of a sperm whale we had a lovely trip, seeing a lively pod of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hamish660
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Created in two thousand and three, MobyDick-Tours is a company that allows you to enjoy our beautiful Sea landscape of the Azores and enjoy the best that we have to offer. MobyDick-Tours provides the best Quality/Price Whale & Dolphin Watching trips of all the Azores. It is the largest and most comfortable whale watching boat operating on Sao Miguel Island.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Portas do Mar - Marina | Avenida Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9240-113, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve received their flyer at airport after our arrival. We’ve checked around and it was the cheapest price and the oldest boat around. However it was a great journey and an amazing morning. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we only saw the distant tail of a sperm whale we had a lovely trip, seeing a lively pod of common and then bottle nosed dolphins. I personally don’t like RIBs particularly in seas with a swell and so was much happier with a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This family run Whale and Dolphin watching tour, is a great way to see and learn about these magnificent mammals. We were on the 9:00am 4 hour tour and were treated to seeing a small pod of Dolphins and a Sei Whale. The boat is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 4 hour trip on a beautiful wooden ship. We saw dolphins for abour 3 hours. The captain would race with them by going full speed (10 knobs) and the dolphins would all swim to the ship to swim in the bow wave and sometimes...More

Thank Frank B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour for whale and dolphin watching. Relaxing 4 hour tour as boat is not fast. However you still get to the action and get to enjoy it for long time

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Captain Jose and his crew were as excited as we were. Whales (many) were there and we really enjoyed this amazing trip. Dolphins on our way back were dancing as a 5 stars ballet. No doubt Captain Jose and his boat is the best...More

Thank Marc S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent morning whale + dolphin watching trip! We took the 9:00 - 13:00 boat ride with a 3.5 year old in July. We felt very safe as the boat never goes too fast, and we saw various dolphins and a beautiful sei whale. If the...More

Thank Megan Z
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This whale watching tour was amazing! It was an amazing day and we saw dolphins and about eight spermwhales! The whole thing took about 4,5 hours due to the dedication of the crew to spot the marine life even though in the beginning it seemed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a trip with MobyDick Tours for the next morning unfortunately it was raining, the captain wasn't sure about the visibility at sea but he decided we would go, he didn't take any money from us and said if we didn't see anything then...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are really friendly fun and knowledgeable. Unfortunately we didn't see any whales but we saw lots of dolphins. If you feel sea sick they will give you a tablet before the trip if you ask. Take water and food with you as it...More

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David W
28 June 2018|
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Response from Geri B | Reviewed this property |
I can only speak from my recent experience. It was just like all the POSITIVE reviews have stated. This crew goes out of its way to be sure that you see whales and dolphins if possible On a foggy day, they have people... More
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stephan p
13 June 2018|
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Response from Geri B | Reviewed this property |
We booked by calling and then paid cash when we arrived .
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Krishnarukmani
14 March 2018|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a washroom on board
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