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MobyDick Tours - Whales & Dolphins Watching

#3 of 18 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Ponta Delgada Features Animals
Portas do Mar - Marina | Avenida Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9240-113, Portugal
+351 919 942 831
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Best whale watching in Sao Miguel

This is definitely the company to choose for the best whale-watching experience. You go out on a... read more

Reviewed today
London, United Kingdom
Great whale watching and best value

The price charged by this company is significantly cheaper than the other operators. However, it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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 good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed today

This is definitely the company to choose for the best whale-watching experience. You go out on a real wooden boat so a) you have the opportunity to watch the ocean and the whales from higher up b) Captain Jose has 3 watchers with high power...More

Thank Dizzywizzy686
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The price charged by this company is significantly cheaper than the other operators. However, it seems that they provide more opportunities to see whales since they can go further of shore. We saw fin whales, dolphins and sperm whales. Though there were other boats around...More

Thank Claude C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We saw 2 different kinds of whales and a pod of dolphins. Very cool! The captain got so excited every time we saw a whale or dolphin. After the tour was over he spent time to tell us about what we had seen and why...More

Thank Shelbie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The captain was very knowledgeable about the mammals and they went further out and stayed out longer for us to see different species. It was also less expensive than his competitors. Him and his crew were really nice . I would highly recommend this company...More

Thank jkezal
Reviewed 5 days ago

After a bad experience with Futurisimo (I have left a separate review for them) I booked on this whale watching tour and actually spent 32 hours on their boat in May 2017. I am a marine science and conservation student from England and I was...More

Thank orcanick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on the whale watching tour. Boat is nothing fancy, but the capitalize was enthusiastic and his team was excellent at spotting whales. Cheaper than the competitors and you'll likely see more!

Thank bmpower0623
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Costa and his son provided us with the memory of a lifetime when I went on their tour with my son, my brothers, and my parents. Our afternoon trip was re-scheduled for morning due to storm warnings, so the water was pretty rough. We...More

Thank Amber H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this experience! The size of the boat was ideal and restrooms were available if needed. I typically get seasick, so came prepared with anti-nausea medication, water and crackers. So long as I kept my gaze out and nibbled on crackers and sipped the...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are serious about seeing whales don't consider using anyone else. Within 45mins we were amongst a pod of 5 fin whales, 30 minutes later we close up and personal with a blue whale (yes! The biggest creature ever to have lived on earth)....More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided, with some skepticism on my wife behalf, to do a morning whales watching trip on Moby Dick. We were rewards with seeing five Fin whales and three Sperm whales and many pods of dolphins. The skipper/ opener is so passionate he made the...More

Thank Sue171050
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Hello; what kind of boat is used? Do you have zodiacs and how many people? Do you provide rain suits? Price for 1/2 day. Thank you. Janet
26 April 2016|
Response from skinrice24 | Reviewed this property |
The Moby Dick is a wooden hulled boat ! and was previously used as a passenger ferry running back and forth between the islands ! She is about forty feet long with an upper and lower deck with sheltered lower deck for rainy... More
Alexandra H
Hello! We are planning to be in San-Miguel at january. Do you organize these tours at winter? And is it possible to see whales or dolfins in this time?
26 November 2015|
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Response from Muuude | Reviewed this property |
hello i am also just a visitor but i know, that you can always see dolphins and spermwhales around the azors. at the azors there is often the same weather - never cold and never hot! you can also try to ask the mobydick-tour... More
How would I sign up for a tour? I am in port from the Norwegian Star on May 4th from 10 a to 6 pm and would like to take one of your tours. Having trouble finding your website.
12 April 2015|
Response from MobyDick-Tours | Property representative |
Hello. My name is José Fernando Costa Captain owner of MobyDick-Tours in reaguard to your questions: I am sorry that you could not find our website the reason is that it is being worked on and changed to a new domain soon... More
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