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Whale Watching in Azores, Portugal Show 3 activities

Whale watching Portugal. Whale watching is an exciting activity on a boat with the purpose to locate whales and watch them from a save distance. It is a seasonal activity which can be done in a limited number of places around the world, often close to the whales’ annual migratory routes.

About Whale Watching in Portugal

Whale watching is an exciting activity on a boat with the purpose to locate whales and watch them from a save distance. It is a seasonal activity which can be done in a limited number of places around the world, often close to the whales’ annual migratory routes.

The Azores are a top whale watching hotspot in the world and up to 30% of cetacean species can be seen in a single three-hour trip.

Highlights

  • Whale watching in the Azores Islands

Best Time to Visit

Good Time: April - June 

April to June are the months of the year with most species swimming in azorean waters. During this time you can also spot the species with a sighting period of only a couple of months – e.g. the blue whale!

Exclusively between June and September it is possible to swim with any of 4 different species of dolphins!