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OceanEmotion Azores Whale Watching is a company specialized on sea activities since 2009, located at Terceira Island - Azores and with a base present at Angra do Heroísmo Marina. In 2016 we received the Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for...more
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Estrada Pero de Barcelos | Marina de Angra, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-151, Portugal
+351 967 806 964
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the second Whale and Dolphin watching cruise I have taken. The first was off Madeira where we were taken to the search areas by RIB. I was expecting the same sort of craft this time and was somewhat disappointed to find that we...More

Thank DoctorBrian2013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An incredible experience! Far out in the ocean having the chance to see different kinds of Dolphins and to hear their singing. The crew is very nice, professional and they gave us the opportunity to take all the possible profit of this adventure. Their attention...More

Thank Ladybird_js
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really a fantastic adventure! We swam with dolphins three times per one trip! After swimming guids showed us Goats islands, caves, birds markets and many many interesting places! Thank you very much for your professional behaviour and experience!

Thank Vladimir R
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our holiday on the Azores islands we had four tours with four different agencies - and I have to say that the one with OceanEmotion has been the most disappointing one. OceanEmotion has a strong marketing also locally in Angra do Heroísmo, however, one...More

Thank Globetrotter1271
OceanEmotion, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at OceanEmotion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer, We always appreciate constructive reviews, as our goal is to improve day by day, with the contribution of each experience done by our customers. In this specific case you mention what we consider one distinct point: 1. "Unfortunately, we didn´t have much luck...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good job OceanEmotion! What a memorable day! We booked the 'swimming with dolphins' tour and the 2hour snorkeling on the same day. Both were amazing! Thanks to our guides Breno and Alba, they were very interested in talking to us and were so friendly, we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I booked the 3-hour whale watching tour and the 2-hour snorkeling experience from OceanEmotion. We both could not be happier with our experiences! Maria was especially knowledgable for both trips, we had a wonderful time with her as our guide. She also...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time swimming with dolphins! We all got 2-3 goes at swimming with the dolphins and got really close to the beautiful animals! Great team and a very well organised! All round 10/10

Thank Felix C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was amazing. The staff is great !!!!!! They were knowledgeable and very respectful of the dolphins. The experience was beautiful and was the highlight of our vacation

Thank Guide76448
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We watched several species of dolphins, it was an amazing experience, and took a lot of videos, 3 hours of boat navigation with staff on board ready to answer all our questions

Thank Alessandro C
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We saw whales and dolphins, amazing... A true blessing to see such amazing animals in the wild... Kids loved it

Thank Carla S
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August 25, 2017|
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Response from Guilherme E | Reviewed this property |
May-July is the best season
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March 13, 2017|
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Response from OceanEmotion | Property representative |
Bom dia, Considerados como um dos melhores lugares do mundo para a prática de Observação de Cetáceos, nos Açores pode-se encontrar diferente espécies de baleias e golfinhos durante todo o ano. Épocas de Observação de... More
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November 30, 2016|
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Response from OceanEmotion | Property representative |
Hello Divabronx, Thank you so much for your question. Here are the best seasons for the Azores Cetaceans: Residents: Are observed throughout all year Sperm Whale (largest tooth cetacean in the world), Risso’s Dolphin... More
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