Water activity

Terceira: Whale and Dolphin Watching in a Glass Botton Boat

4.9 / 5

21 reviews

Activity provider: Water4fun

Terceira: Whale and Dolphin Watching in a Glass Botton Boat

Activity provider: Water4fun
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From US$ 66.70 per person

Likely to sell out

Take the opportunity to see the whales and dolphins in their natural habitat in the Azores Islands. Learn about these marine creatures and their behavior while taking in beautiful views of the Terceira Island coastline.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Portuguese, English, Spanish


  • Admire the stunning Terceira Island Coastline
  • See whales and dolphins in their natural habitat
  • Learn about the whales, dolphin, and their environment
Full description
The Azores are considered one of the best places for whale watching in the world. 28 species of whales and dolphins have been spotted there over the years. This unique 2.5-hour tour is the ideal situation for spotting whales and dolphins. The vessel has the capacity for 14 people, a glass bottom, and a 300 horsepower engine. With a 90% sighting success rate, the tour is assisted by a whale spotter located at the top of Monte Brasil. With long-range binoculars, they'll be able to guide the Skipper via radio, helping you to find the whereabouts of cetaceans (the animal family that these marine mammals belong to).
  • Whale and dolphin watching tour
  • Insurance
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Quiosque nº5 da Marina de Angra do Heroísmo. 9700-154 Angra do Heroísmo.

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Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 21 reviews

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The glass bottom in this boat is pretty much useless for whale and dolphin watching as the animals don't get "run over". And wild animals are not as trusting and playful as dolphinarium bottlenose dolphins. Nevertheless, the boat has an invaluable advantage. As the booking price is higher than that of the open dinghy, it is quite understaffed and you can walk back and forth on one boat while on the other boat even just getting up is a challenge.

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July 27, 2022

August 1, 2022

We loved the experience. The crew were lovely and did their best to get us to see as many species as possible. Totally recommended if you want to enjoy the sea and its surroundings.

July 29, 2022

Product ID: 398738