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Avenida Doutor Joao Bosco Mota Amaral | Marina Pero de Teive, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-771, Portugal
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Be very welcome to our website. Here you will learn more about our company. Created in 2003, Picos de Aventura is a company of Touristic Entertainment that allows you to enjoy the best that the Azores have to offer. Its activities, in sea and in land, give you the opportunity to know all the corners of Sao Miguel's island, getting you into a constant interaction with nature and all that she represents, as well as local cultural and gastronomic characteristics.
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Avenida Doutor Joao Bosco Mota Amaral | Marina Pero de Teive, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-771, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff was very nice and the information given was great. Unfortunately we only saw one whales tale, a few dolphin and a sea turtle on our ride. It was a very choppy roller coaster ride out on an inflatable and the crew really tried...More

Thank pelenaka
Reviewed 6 days ago

Luis Almeida drove us for two days around Sao Miguel. He was astoundingly accommodating, knowledgeable, and a delight to be with. The island's sights are spectacular and its people delightful. We have traveled to 94 countries and would put Sao Miguel at the top of...More

Thank Bobmartin08008
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did a whale watching trip, swimming with dolphins and also booked diving through picos although its done with another company. If you want to go whale watching then definitely choose picos de aventura, and choose the half day. You really have a better chance...More

Thank SimonCanning
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently did the swim with dolphins trip. The first day we went out, there were no dolphins around. This is completely not the company's fault, but there was no communication, so we were a little confused as we turned around and drove back to...More

Thank RhodyTraveler401
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun during the boat trip. It was very educational and they really did their best to show us all the kinds of whales and dolphins. We even saw a very rare kind of whale called the Beaked Whale.

Thank NielsV1989
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two week visit to Sao Miguel island. Enjoyed swimming with dolphins so much that booked a second trip during our stay. You travel out on a rib boat which is great fun. Wet suits and snorkels are provided. Swam with common and bottlenose dolphins. Fantastic...More

Thank ianhegs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked them as my first time visiting Sete Cidades with a different company was unsuccessful due to the weather conditions. I did a jeep tour but Mario, our driver, included a bit of hiking as well as all of us were interested in stretching...More

Thank Sonia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expert team, they are super well coordinated and have the fastest boat so they always make it on time to see them! Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. The small boat is not the most comfortable but it is the best to see the whales.

Thank Terefi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice experience. We saw a whale, but since it was kind of shy we couldn't tell for sure what kind of whale it was... Then we saw a big group of dolphins that swam next to our boat and then in...More

Thank bernas68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a full day whale watching with vila franca included and was disappointed. We saw lots of dolphins but no whales, but it's wild animals so it happens. The information the guide gave us was very short and since I've been on these type...More

Thank Enaldia199
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