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Futurismo Azores Adventures

#5 of 18 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Ponta Delgada Features Animals
| Portas Do Mar, Loja 26, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-771, Portugal
+351 296 628 522
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With 27 years of Futurismo Azores Adventures behind us, we are proud of our reputation for excellence in active tourism in the Azores archipelago - Portugal. Futurismo is now the largest active tourism company that offers a variety of packages of sea and land activities throughout the Azores archipelago year-round whale and dolphin watching tours, swimming with dolphins, hiking tours, bicycle tours (MTB and road bike) and jeep and van tours. We run tours for people who like to experience the islands while aiming to immerse themselves in our culture and heritage, tasting traditional food and drink, learning about the wildlife of the islands and appreciating the authentic landscapes away from the crowds. We aim to be a responsible tour company and encourage sustainable work practices in all aspects of our work. Our company operates tours daily, as well as standard packages or tailor made packages for single travelers, groups or families. We also organize all land arrangements needed during your stay. Our professional and friendly team includes multilingual guides and staff eager to share their passion for these beautiful islands. Our aim is to utilize our expert knowledge of the nature and landscapes of the Azores to create unforgettable experiences for our clients, often tempting them back to discover more!
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| Portas Do Mar, Loja 26, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-771, Portugal
+351 296 628 522
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to go to see whales. Nice people talking about whales and things you can see in the ocean. After short meetting we went on a boat :) You can sit down but I do not reccommend as there is many creatures to see...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We saw two species of Dolphins and one specie of Whales on our trip. The staff knew alot about the animals and even though the boat had some technical problems, they still pushed it so that we could see as much as possible! We went...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked an afternoon trip whale and dolphin watching with Futurismo and had a great trip. Before the boat sets off there is a briefing to explain what you will (hopefully) see and a bit of information about the history of whaling and whale watching....More

Thank 23adamy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have book a 2-hours whale watching at Futurismo. I have also checked other agencies but when I saw their web page I decided to book a trip with them. We paid at their office which is located by the sea in the port. We...More

Thank Alexina5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We consider ourselves to be Whale & Dolphin Watching Enthusiasts - having been on whale watching tours in over 12 countries. We really enjoyed everything about the whale watching tours these guys offered, we went back again and again! Each trip was different, with about...More

Thank Cabosurfndive
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two us went out with this team and had the most amazing experience. I don't have any photos to share I was simply to busy being in the moment of watching the dolphins.The team the ran this boat were excellent and to think I saw...More

Thank Blue_SydneyAus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This operator is staffed by marine biologists who care and know their stuff. Proper information and the animals come first. Also great fun.

Thank Edwina R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a three hour trip on the larger catamaran as my husband can get a bit sea sick. Even though this option was covered in the extensive safety briefing there was no worry. It was a beautiful day and the sea was flat as...More

1  Thank maureen1_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our trip on the Ponta Delgada boulevard four days beforehand because we were told there were only three seats left for a full day tour whale whatching and visiting the island of Villa Franca on a 12-person boat. When we arrived four days...More

Thank Timo V
Mafalda F, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Timo, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding our services, we do take them very seriously. I have contacted all the staff to give me as much information as they could regarding your specific situation. For the Full day Vila Franca Islet and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We opt for small boat (Zodiac-like), we got four hours ride south-east of Ponta Delgada, we saw dolphins and two sperm whales. Retrospectively I don't have all that good feeling about rushing after whales, definitely it doesn't feel good way to approach them. Unlike dolphins...More

Thank KibaTraveller
Mafalda F, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had an amazing time on your tour with us here in São Miguel Island. In the Azores, Futurismo was one of the first companies responsible for the transition from whaling to whale watching so it is very important for us...More

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Zeinab J
11 June 2017|
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Response from Ruben R | Property representative |
Dear Zeinab, Thank for your question. Yes, of course you can. Special Sperm Whales. And you can have more: our guarantee that you will see whales on North side of the Island. If not you have free tours til you see a Whale... More
Natasha M
28 February 2017|
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Response from Ruben R | Property representative |
Hi Natasha, Good to know that you are coming to the Azores. I believe we have a lot of things in comum and even in Hawai there is a comunity of azoreans that went there about 200 year a go. Well, swimming with whales is... More
Leah R
23 March 2016|
Response from Mafalda F | Property representative |
Hello Leah, We do have a nearby indoor parking that is affordable and that is really close to our main Activity Centre. If you prefer you can send an email to: info@futurismo.pt to ask for a map that we can provide with the... More
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