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MobyDick Tours - Whales & Dolphins Watching

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MobyDick Tours - Whales & Dolphins Watching
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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...more
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Portas do Mar - Marina | Avenida Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9240-113, Portugal
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Our trip took about five hours and we saw 3 whales, even though this was not in season for whales, tuna, dolphins, you name it! While other tour boats that left harbour at the same time we did turned back after two hours, our captain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tecedas
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The captain is a real enthusiast, he throws in extra time for complete customer satisfaction, that is because he is absolutely obsessed about sea life in general and whales in particular. Be prepared for a rough ride on the wild Ocean and better take something...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Naherholer
Reviewed October 30, 2018

First, let me say how helpful and friendly Capt. Costa and his family and staff are. While confirming our whale watching, he booked a land tour with with a friend. Our trip was moved a couple of times due to Sao Miguel weather........but Capt. Costa...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JazboOttawa
Reviewed October 26, 2018

With Moby Dick, you get a 4 hour trip considerably cheaper than Futurisimo's 3 hour trip. We went on an afternoon trip which actually lasted 4.5 hours (which I don't think is unusual as we saw the morning boat also come back late) ) -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue D
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic caring, attentive family run business. Totally concerned with providing a great service. Beautiful wooden boat. Took 2 trips with them on our recent visit and would definitely return.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracy V
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Perfect experience! A family business with a heart. They are efficient and truly passionate about what they do, and they have respect for the animals. We ended up in the exact same place as Futurismo, their main competitor. After seeing 4 whales Futurismo left in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tomderons
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Dolphins, pilot whales, a hammerhead shark And then sperm whales. Wow! What an amazing afternoon. Great atmosphere on the boat.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SMS2010
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A nice boat and very friendly people. The boat is made of wood and don't scare the dolphins and whales, therefor you can come closer to the animals. The captain knows eveything about the dolphins and whales and is so enthousiastic! He knows how to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Caroline V
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We went on two trips with MobyDick tours Wednesday 3rd am & Thursday 4th October am 2018. Wednesday sea was a bit rough and we had lots of Squalls but at least we could take shelter in the large cabin. We saw a large pod...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stjean11
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Went on boat 4 times. Great experience every time. The 4th trip was the best of all seeing so many sperm whales jumping out of the water. I could not believe my eyes as one of the sperm whales continually jumped out of the water...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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David W
June 27, 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
June 13, 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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March 14, 2018|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a washroom on board
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