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It's a short transfer from the ship to the yacht harbor where you will board your rigid inflatable boat for an unforgettable three-hour excursion exploring the waters surrounding Ponta Delgada. Traveling in this type of boat allows for a truly up-close and intimate experience. The waters surrounding The Azores are well-known for being a habitat for whales and dolphins and Sperm whales are in fact, native to these waters. While there is no guarantee you will see any of these magnificent creatures, you are probably more likely to see whales in The Azores than any other place on earth.
This excellent adventure is well worth it for the exhilarating boat trip alone and there's a good chance you will have an opportunity to view some amazing seabirds and other types of fish during the course of your trip. At the conclusion of your time plying the local waters searching for playful dolphins and surfacing whales, you'll be returned to the yacht harbor and transferred by coach back to the ship.
Please note: This tour is not available to wheelchair guests and those with mobility concerns are cautioned to carefully evaluate their personal level of ability in transferring into and out of the small watercraft. Comfortable clothing; sun caps; sunglasses; and non-slip, flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. As you may encounter some spray from the water, guests may wish to bring along a water-proof poncho. Sightings of any type of sea life or birds are not guaranteed.
NOTICE: All Oceania Cruises shore excursion fares are listed per person, and are subject to change and availability. Some tours are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Tour departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. While Oceania Cruises makes every effort to adhere to the specifics mentioned in each shore excursion description, circumstances may require otherwise. All shore excursion information contained on this website is subject to change without notice at Oceania Cruises’ discretion. Oceania Cruises is not responsible or liable for typographical error, omissions or misprints.
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