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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a really nice experience. We saw the dolphins and Cabras Isle. I would definitely recommend to go with Alba, she is a very professional guide that will make you feel comfortable on the boat and give you additional information about the island! Also,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnaPu J
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Our favorite tour (out of four) on Terceira was the Cabras Islet Boat Cruise. We ended up being the only couple on the Zodiac, talk about personalized attention! It's post season, not as many tourists were on the island at this time. We picked the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MusicMama
Reviewed October 27, 2018

I cannot thank Ricardo Paulo and Nono enough for a fantastic early morning trip out to sea ! We were a small group of 10 on a large type Zodiac...that was a thrill in itself! Ricardo was spotting on top of Monte Brasil..and we raced...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Diane123204
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The Azoreans are not morning people. But they get up for this, and you should, too. As the name suggests, we saw dolphins right away -- lots of them! The ride around the southern and western coasts was lovely, but do bring warm clothing. Visiting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane S
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience swimming with wild dolphins in Angra do Heroismo. The Ocean Emotion's team was amazing, very nice and always helping us to make the most of this experience. They were mindful of the environment, always trying to minimize the impact on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gabriëlla S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

One can feel that is not only money driving the staff. They like to share their knowledge and they do their best trying to show you the beauty of the Azores ocean.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank FranciscoMaduroDias
Reviewed September 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank DoctorBrian2013
Reviewed September 15, 2018 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 September 10, 2018 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!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vladimir R
Reviewed September 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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OceanEmotion, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at OceanEmotion, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

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

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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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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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