1. Portugal
  2. Sao Miguel Island
  3. Ponta Delgada
  4. Gorreana Tea Factory

Sao Miguel: Central Tour with Whale Watching and Lunch

Product ID: 229982
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Explore the highlights of Sao Miguel on a full day tour by land and sea
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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English, Portuguese

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  • Fogo Lake Viewpoint
  • Ribeira Grande Hot Springs
  • São Brás Lake
  • Tea Plantations of Gorreana
  • Whale & Dolphin Watching
Full description
Enjoy every single moment in this beautiful island and explore everything Sao Miguel has to offer.  From Ponta Delgado you will drive towards Fogo Lake, taking the south side of the island towards Barrosa mountain. Stopping off at the Belvederes to admire the incredible surroundings, the tour continues to the regional natural monument of Caldeira Velha (entrances fee not included).
After winding your way to the stunning hot springs of Ribeira Grande and the tranquil São Brás Lake, the tour stops off at the Gorreana Tea Factory, where you will be invited totast different kinds of tea grown locally in the only tea plantations in Europe.

After the tour, a picnic will be served for lunch.

The afternoon takes you from the land to the sea on a whale watching activity. You will have the opportunity to watch some of more than 25 cetacean species that can be found in the Azores. Although nature offers no guarantees, whales and dolphins are regularly seen during the half day tours, along with turtles, seabirds and other marine life. Before the boat trip a briefing will take place to explain which cetacean species can be observed, safety measures aboard, how to respect the animals and rules of observation at sea as well as some historical facts. During the tour each passenger is required to wear a life vest (except on our catamaran).
  • Vehicle with Driver and Guide
  • Whale Watching Activity
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Tea tasting at Gorreana Tea Factory
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry to regional natural monument of Caldeira Velha
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The clients should be in front of Tourist Office of Ponta Delgada (which is next to the monument of the "gates of the City" - Portas da Cidade, the tourist office is under the arcades), the vehicle will be in this place with the Guide at the indicated time. The guide has a list of customers names.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Rain gear
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Food in the vehicle
Know before you go
•Visibility at the viewpoints depends on the weather conditions.
•The itinerary is subject to changes.
•The BIGTRUCK capacity is 24 people, minimum of 10 people, if the minimum number is not reached, the excursion will be made in van.
•Bring comfortable clothes and appropriate foot wear.
•The weather in the Azores is a bit unstable, so it is recommended to bring a rain coat.

From US$ 113.66 per person

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Product ID: 229982