Sightseeing Tours in Ponta Delgada

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Sightseeing Tours in Ponta Delgada

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  • Chris-Elaine L
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely amazing time out here. Views were awesome. Tour guide super friendly and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend to anyone.
    Written 21 June 2024
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  • James E
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    UNBELIEVABLE. 4 hour long trip in a buggy with incredible views. It had a mix of off-road and on-road. Prepare to get a little dirty. It was my favorite part of my trip to the Azores.
    Written 21 June 2024
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  • ardenp
    Boston, MA301 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had an amazing day with this full day whale/dolphin watching tour plus the Isle Franco de Campo. We've done a lot of other similar tours in different parts of the world and this day was really special.
    Providing some details below:
    Check in was 8:30 and we were on the fiberglass zodiac boat by 9. The company gives you a waterproof jacket (plus life jacket) which is really helpful to keep you warm and dry though we had a beautiful day. Even so, it's cooler on the water so you would want to bring a layer/ jacket. We did not get wet on the boat but would recommend water resistant bags ideally as there could be some splashing. We did not get motion sick but the water was calm and one of us pre medicated just in case.
    The morning 9-12 is spent whale and dolphin watching and we had an amazing morning seeing 7 species.
    Around noon you dock at a harbor town and walk a few minutes to a local restaurant which was really good ( Italian, Mercado da Villa, they take your orders from a preset menu in the morning but some ppl ordered additional things at their own cost from what I could tell).
    We were on a 2 pm ferry to the islet and this ended up being a really lovely stop. If you don't want to wear your bathing suit all morning you could change at restaurant or the bathroom at the island. It's a protected lagoon and the snorkeling was really great. The water was cold but even so it was refreshing and lots of time afterwards to warm up, take a nap, climb around for views.. This afternoon gave us a relaxing beach experience which we wouldn't otherwise have had. Company gave us snorkeling masks. There is no shade there though and ground is volcanic rock so plan footwear accordingly, plus need towels and anything else you want to be comfortable, bring water and snacks if you want as there are no concessions on the island. It's nice to bring a change of clothes for the ride back.
    Back on the 4 pm ferry and back to Ponta Delgada at 5 pm.
    Hope this was helpful in giving a little more detail. Tour guides were lovely and we're so glad we had this day trip on our Azores itinerary.
    Written 21 June 2024
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  • Kim G
    Toronto, Canada1,640 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We wanted a private tour in order to customize the itinerary. After spending one day with Delfin we asked for a second day to see some of the other areas and it was perfect. He showed us the beauty of the island - both the major sites and also the lesser known hidden gems.

    He is a wealth of knowledge - everything from the history, to the culture to the geology and everything in between. And he is a weather magician! He timed things perfectly for us to enjoy as much as possible at a pace that was comfortable. Nothing was too much for him to accommodate.

    Highly recommend this company for an authentic experience in San Miguel.
    Written 5 June 2024
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  • Lori H
    34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Rodrigo was such a wonderful guide as we were taken for the most beautiful ride of our lives! Absolutely stunning views up and down winding dirt paths and also some small roads. I couldn’t imagine a better way to see that beautiful mountain and it’s gorgeous views! E-bikes are the best!
    Written 11 June 2024
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  • Shelley D
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The trip was fantastic from start to finish. Would give 6 stars to Mario if able.

    Such a knowledgeable, kind and thoughtful person. He was the best guide we could have hoped for. So knowledgeable about the Azores and saw such beauty.
    Written 21 April 2024
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  • quiny83
    Dublin, Ireland20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant Tour and Andrè was fantastic. Really enjoyed every minute of it. It was relaxed, fun and informative and we saw everything we wanted to see. The lunch is well worth adding on as it was so much delicious food and drinks we were delighted. 10/10
    Written 13 June 2024
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  • Alexia H
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a brilliant time driving the buggies around Sete Cidades and our guide was excellent!
    The only thing to note is that they don’t tell you until you get there that you have to have a card that can be validated for a €500 deposit (this is cancelled as soon as the trip ends) - this was a bit of a surprise to us!
    Apart from that it was the highlight of our holiday, and they don’t put you with strangers in the same buggy so it was just me and my husband in a four seater buggy and there were about five stops where we could swap driver which was great! Very easy to drive, although incredibly noisy!
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • Marion B
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My husband Mike & I had an awesome day touring all of the west and Sete Cidades. Our tour guide Rita was brilliant. She was very friendly & knowledgeable. We learned so much about the Azores. She was very patient and kind. We never felt rushed at all. The views were absolutely amazing. You have to see it all in person to really appreciate the beauty. We were in awe of the lovely green grass, the mountains, the lakes and of course all of the happy cows. We hope to return to this beautiful Island. Thank you Rita.
    Written 22 March 2024
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  • Faith B
    Estero, Florida, United States9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Book this excursion!

    Don’t hesitate, this is one of the best tours we’ve ever taken
    Carlos, our guide, who was absolutely the greatest, spoke perfect English and knew every every single site to bring us
    He was courteous, effective, and so full of knowledge.
    We covered one end of the island to another, and I didn’t want it to end.
    So well worth the money.
    Written 19 March 2024
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  • PaulDanger
    Lincoln, RI2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience. The team is clearly respectful of the animals and we’re clear about how the animal's welfare came first. The staff on the boat were experienced and did a great job guiding the people who weren’t confident in the water. They were also very patient with all the questions that came up. Didn’t hurt that we had fortunate timing seeing the dolphins in full flying mode which is really great to witness. It was our best experience of the entire trip and the team were a big part of it
    Written 12 June 2024
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  • TheKatzpajamas
    15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jose was a phenomenal tour guide! We learned so much about the islands and their history, the plant and animal life, and general culture of the Azores. The views were stunning, and as a licensed tour guide, Jose had access where others didn’t. It was so nice being on a private tour where we could take our time, and Jose really listened and catered to our interests. If you have a day on Sao Miguel, we would highly recommend this tour! It is a long day, but the experience of a lifetime!
    Written 15 June 2024
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  • Jennifer M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a fantastic day! Highly recommend! Jose took us all over beautiful Sao Miguel Island. His love for his home was evident and he shared many unique things about the Azorean way of life. I would love to do the whole thing all over again (but maybe with less rain, ha ha). Thank you Jose!
    Written 8 May 2024
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  • Stefanie F
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The tour is absolutely recommended! Pavel and Lana are extremely nice and accommodating, we really enjoyed our time with them and learned a lot about life in the Azores. We booked this tour for our first day on Sao Miguel to get a first impression of the island and so that we didn't have to drive ourselves and we also got great tips on what we should see on our own in the coming days . Pavel adapted the route to our wishes and the weather. At lunchtime we went to a local restaurant with a rich and delicious buffet.
    All around great value for money! Highly Recommended!
    Written 31 May 2024
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