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Boat Tours

About Boat Tours

An oasis on water, the magnificent drawing of the green coastline, the basaltic caves, lava flows, and calm bays will parade before your eyes.

A world of peace, a horizon of possibilities, and sea mist where time flies and leaves us stuck in a moment of pure joy.

Aboard a comfortable and properly equipped catamaran, you will be able to not only enjoy the beauty of the infinite blue Atlantic Ocean, but also breathe in the fresh air while admiring the southern coastline of the largest island in the Azores archipelago.

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Relax and enjoy the view

After an adventurous day, there is nothing better than relaxing to recharge your batteries. How about a boat tour along the South coast of São Miguel Island in the Azores? You don’t have to worry about anything, our skipper will take you on a safe and exciting trip along the coast.

As for our guides, they are here to show you and explain more about the places you will pass by and maybe, if you are lucky, we might even see some marine wildlife.

This is a different and relaxing way to admire the most beautiful views that the island of São Miguel has to offer.

In our boat tours, you can truly appreciate different perspectives of the magnificent coastline and the various existing rock formations all along the Southern part of the island. From there, you will be able to admire all the cliffs and their wildlife.

Comfortable full-equipped fleet

Hop on one of our beautiful boats and embark on this offshore adventure with Futurismo.

Our big catamarans are roomy with comfy indoor seating and spacious outdoor viewing decks to enjoy the view. The Cetus and Quatro Ventos have room enough for adventure seekers to sit out on the bow but plenty of indoor seating for seniors, children, pregnant women or those just looking to relax.

Bathrooms and other amenities onboard ensure a comfortable tour.

Two exciting experiences

During a sunny day to enjoy the sun rays or at the golden hour to see the sunset, it all depends on what you are looking for. Whatever amazing experience you choose, you can be sure you will not be disappointed!

Depending on the weather conditions, we will pass by little towns, natural pools, small harbors, with always our beautiful island on sight. So, what is it going to be?

Why Futurismo

  • Azores Travel Experts

    Largest tour operator in the Azores with 30 years of experience

  • Investigating the Atlantic for 30 Years

    With over 21.000+ sighting records, we collaborate in investigations for 20+ international universities

  • Best Fleet in the Azores

    From Catamarans, Zodiacs, Jeeps, Vans and so on, we guarantee the best vehicle for you to have an unforgettable experience

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    The Basics

    I travel with children and/or seniors. Is this activity indicated for families?

    Yes, seniors, babies and children can go aboard our catamarans.

    What if I am seasick?

    We advise to avoid eating anything overly spicy, acidic, fatty or dairy before the boat trip. Don’t overeat but come well fed. Once on the boat, look at the horizon and get fresh air. If you feel bad, the staff on the boat will help you.

    What if the weather isn’t ok?

    If the weather doesn’t allow to do this activity safely, we will cancel it and suggest na alternative date.

    What is the best season to do Boat tours in the Azores?

    We only offer this activity during the summertime, when the weather is nicer and the temperatures are warmer.

    The Experience

    Best quality/price boat tour

    Take your chance now, because you will not find a better deal. Our boat tours are the best offer you can have here in São Miguel to spend a good time, sailing on the Atlantic Ocean.

    We have different tours with totally different atmospheres to fulfill everyone’s needs. Choose yours.

    Take a moment to look around

    This is a great opportunity to look at the island from a different point of view. This perspective, not every traveler will see it, and it’s too bad, because it really is worth it.

    The coast of the volcanic island is not to be missed, with its small harbors, beautiful natural pools and charming little villages.

    Relax and enjoy the ride

    Our skipper will take you safely, all you have to do is to enjoy the views and the ocean breeze. Don’t worry about anything, our staff onboard takes care of everything! This moment is only for you, and you deserve it.

    Comfortable boats

    Our catamaran boats are perfect for everyone: pregnant women, babies, children, seniors, people with back problems, or even people who get easily seasick. They are more stable than small zodiac boats. That is why your experience will be more enjoyable than on other boats.

    Amazing views on the coast

    São Miguel island is a wonderful place. Full of green, but also of volcanic rocks, it has great contrast, perfect for photographs. This can be seen from the ocean, on our boat. The wild coast is a delight for the eyes. It is full of wildlife: birds, fishes, and even dolphins sometimes, swimming close to it.

    Quality time with your friends

    How long has it been since you didn’t go on an adventure with your friends and family? This activity is perfect to catch up and spend some good time bonding together.

    1. Find the perfect tour for you and book it

    Choose between our 60+ spectacular activities on the amazing Azores and book it online or in any of our stores.

    2. Email confirmation

    Receive a confirmation email with the reservation details.

    3. “The Day”

    Enjoy your experience with us. We will be pleased to welcome you and to make your tour the most fullfilling and memorable to you.

    Note: Unexpected limitations

    Keep calm. You can cancel absolutely for free your bookings until 48h before the activity date*and, if the weather conditions don’t allow us to do the activity safely, we’ll cancel it and contact you suggesting an alternative date or provide a full refund.

    * Check the Cancelations Policy within every tour page for additional info

    Plan your Boat Tours tour

    What’s included in this Activity?

    Every program has a detailed “What’s Included” section right after the tour description. Please check it out

    Is there anything I need to bring with me for this tour?

    Please check the “What to bring” section on each tour program. There you’ll find all the recommendations we have for you, specifically for that program.

    What to wear on a Boat tour?

    You can wear comfortable light clothes with a vest in the summertime, and a warmer coat and waterproof raincoat for the wintertime.

    Can I cancel my tour reservation and have a full refund?

    Yes, you can check our detailed cancellation and refund policies per tour on each tour page, under “Good to Know” section

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    F.A.Q.s about Boat Tours

    Can I use my drone during this tour?

    You cannot use a drone on our tours with other travelers. However, if you really want to fly your drone, it is possible on a private tour with us.

    Do you have toilets on the boat?

    On the catamarans and the bigger zodiac boats, there is a toilet facility. However on the small zodiac boats there is no toilets.

    Do you sell food and drinks on the boat?

    No, we do not sell anything on the boat. On the sunset boat trip, there is a Gin cocktail included. It is better to bring a snack and a reusable water bottle with you for the tour.

    Do you sell medication for seasickness?

    No, we do not sell anything on the boat. If you know that you get easily seasick, it is better to purchase the adequate medication before the tour.

    How can I book this activity?

    You can select any tour within our website and get your booking confirmation on your email immediately. Alternativelly, you can visit us on our shops or get in touch with us by phone, email or send us a message on social media (Instagram and Facebook)

    What is the minimum number of participants?

    Please check the minimum number of participant for each tour inside the program’s page.

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