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MobyDick Tours - Whales & Dolphins Watching

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Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Simply great

We have seen everything we came for: jumping whales, tens of dolphins. And mainly thanks to great... read more

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Michael K
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An experienced and very professional team, and a boat with history. Captain loves the sea and has a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 yesterday via mobile

We have seen everything we came for: jumping whales, tens of dolphins. And mainly thanks to great crew which did not mind to spend 5 hours on the sea to find the best location possible.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 week ago

An experienced and very professional team, and a boat with history. Captain loves the sea and has a lot of respect for marine life. we saw sperm whales and dolphins (5 September). Hope to come back in Springtime. (plus fewer people and more space in...More

Thank Fearless815749
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best whale watching we had during our visit of Sao Miguel. Last year we took the Futurismo tour and this year also. We are dispointed by Futurismo because we didn’t see much and they talked more portuguese than english. But at Moby Dick it...More

Thank schui6852013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing day out. Jose and his team have years of experience of sailing around the islands and watching the wildlife and you can certainly tell. They have a team of watchmen which means they can pinpoint exactly where the animals are and we saw two...More

Thank amberniko93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. Good service, giving customers a good value for money. Nice explanation of different whales/dolphins to see and interesting personal anecdotes. 4 hours on the boat, like promised!

1  Thank MichaelD7305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the Moby Dick Tours for whale watching by its TripAdvisor score and we did it right. They are very friendly, punctual and fair with their clients. It is a LOCAL, RELIABLE and COSY FAMILY business ran by Captain Fernando and his family. We...More

2  Thank korodiandi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an awesome tour with the MobyDick boat. The captain is very friendly and passionate about his job and tells interesting stories about the animals and his own life. We had the luck that we saw a group of more than 30 dolphins and...More

1  Thank LukeD1993
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a whale and dolphins watching with Moby Dick in August. Honestly, we were a bit skeptical about the real possibility of seeing them...but we did!!!! Captain Jose is a real sea dog! He's very passionate and expert in his Job, his boat...More

2  Thank andrea n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Costa’s fleet excels in customer service. They offer whale and dolphin watching, sunset cruises, Villa Franca islet excursions. You can find them at the waterfront stand but also it is easy to call them or email for reservations.

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A truly amazing experience. We were blessed to see sperm whales and bottle nosed dolphins. The Moby Dick crew were exceptional at their job and Captain José is such an inspiration. He is so passionate and caring about his job,the wildlife and his customers. We...More

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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
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 .
March 14, 2018|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a washroom on board