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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
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Saw loads of dolphins and 3 fin whales on our trip. Wholly recommended. Captain and his team were... read more

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Lucy F
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I booked two tours a couple months in advance and they confirmed dates and reservation. But nobody... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Igor V
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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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Portas do Mar - Marina | Avenida Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9240-113, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Saw loads of dolphins and 3 fin whales on our trip. Wholly recommended. Captain and his team were kind, enthusiastic and safe. They also didn’t get too close to the whales. If you’re in the Azores, you really should go.

Thank Lucy F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked two tours a couple months in advance and they confirmed dates and reservation. But nobody was there their kiosk was close all the time, no sign, nothing. Next day I went with Futurismo, very professional, a lot of information, perfect company

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had a afternoon trip, and saw several whale and dolphin spices. When it was about time to set course for the harbour, we made a diversion and saw additionally one group of dolphins and a whale, and all the crew seemed happy and excited...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The weather wasn’t the best, as it was cloudy as we went out but it cleared up and we got to see a humpback whale but the highlight is definitely the dolphins! So friendly and endearing u can’t get enough of them The captain and...More

1  Thank michal z
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Family own business, with much more sea experience than the others. So friendly an kind crew. Saw 6 spermwhales, 10-20 common-dolphins and massive pack of pilot-whales resting in the same spot for 30 minuts. About 200(it sound to good to be true) saw sea turtles...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Very professional and enthusiastic team, low price for the exceptional quality, we saw ~8 whales on our trip

2  Thank Ruta S
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This boat is cheaper than the others by 20 euros - much appreciated as there were three of us. It may be a smaller boat, but not much difference in my opinion. It is a bit slower but gets there ok. We saw loads of...More

1  Thank sirenewno1
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. It took a while to find the whales, but they were committed and we did find a pod of sperm whales which was very neat. However, my favourite part turned out to be the dolphins...More

1  Thank Jenessa F
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We went in the Moby Dick boat from the harbour at Ponta Delgada. The sea was quite rough following a few stormy days when the trips had had to be cancelled. We were fine and loved every minute but some people were overcome with sickness...More

2  Thank Anna R
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The best tourism agency to see dolphins and whales in the Azores. They are competent, committed, preoccupied with tourists and persistent to find whales. The big difference for the other agencies was the sincerity for the customers, and the best price, instead of selling they...More

1  Thank Ana Luísa G
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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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dejavu0007
5 November 2017|
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Response from RebeccaRiordan | Reviewed this property |
The boat was pretty big. I reckon about 40 people. They were brilliant x
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BluesharkGatineau
25 April 2016|
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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
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