More than 20 different species of whales and dolphins can be found in the waters surrounding the Azores islands.
The most common dolphins found in the waters of the Azores are the Common Dolphin, the Bottlenose Dolphin, the Atlantic Spotted Dolphin and the Risso’s Dolphin.
In spring and autumn, you may see some baleen whales, such as the Blue Whale, the Minke Whale, the Sei Whale, the Humpback Whale and the Fin Whale. The Sperm Whale is the most frequently observed whale during the summer months.
July 11, 2018