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Miranda van der Linde
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A fantastic day with a diversity of species
Today was an amazing calm day out on the ocean which we spent in the company of 5 different cetacean species. The baleen whales are still around and today we saw the second largest of them all  - fin whales . In the morning we encountered four of them trave...

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A mixed up ocean with a mixture of species
Today the ocean was still mixed up from strong winds yesterday, but it turned out to be a great day for dolphin and whale watching. We had a lot of marine life to see out there. During both tours today we encountered fin whales , the most encountered whale ...

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Happy big baby day
Today has been a wonderful day! We've spent the morning with a mum and a baby blue whale . And the mother has shown its tail!! It's a good sign for this endangered species, to see a new addition to the population! We also plaing and feeding bottlenose dolph...

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June starts with blue whales
Today we had our first tours of June and we started off in one of the best ways we can think of - with blue whales ! These biggest animals of the world pass through the Azores on their migration during the spring months and we are happy that they are still ...

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May 2017 sightings statistics
May has been another fantastic month for whale and dolphin watching off São Miguel Island in the Azores. In total we encountered 9 different cetacean species (5 whale species and 4 dolphin species). Every day that we went out and every tour we encountered a...

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Spring day with fin whales, sperm whales and dolphins
Today we had a beautiful day, the sea was calm and full of life. In the morning tour we started with the sightings of different groups of common dolphins , they were friendly approaching to the boats. One of our boats could also see a few bottlenose dolphin...

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A day with 7 cetacean species
Today we had some great surprises awaiting us out in the big blue. Both during the morning tour and the afternoon tour we encountered different whale and dolphin species, in fact we came across a total of 7 different species throughout the day! In the morni...

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Curious fin whales and dolphins
It's been another fine morning out on the ocean, encountering the second largest animals in the world - fin whales . Today there were three fin whales travelling together, spending a lot of time at the surface so that we could see them very well. They were ...

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The month of the fin whales
This morning we went out on the ocean and again encountered the second largest animal in the world - the fin whale ! So far this month we have seen this species on every one of our tours, so a 100% success rate of seeing fin whales. It's a privelege to see ...
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