Azores Adventures – Futurismo

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Frequently asked questions

Bike Tours - Full day

Are the bikes comfortable?

Our modern Specialized Hardrock Sport (men) and Specialized Mika HT Sport (women) are quite comfortable and totally adapted for this kind of tours.

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

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a bike?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Can I go with my baby and children?

Yes, we have baby seats and child bikes. When booking, let us know if you need special equipment to make sure we have available ones.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Bike tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

It is not a dangerous activity for pregnant women but we recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is biking good for you?

Having a physical activity is always good for your health. If you have any physical conditions, please consult your physician first. Before booking, you can also talk to us if you have any doubt.

Is it safe to do bike tours in Azores?

Yes. We will make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, but you can decide if you want it to be hard or just to cycle and relax.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

What is the best weather to do a Bike Tour in Azores?

It is better to have few clouds in order to be able to see the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.

Bike Tours - Half day

Are the bikes comfortable?

Our modern Specialized Hardrock Sport (men) and Specialized Mika HT Sport (women) are quite comfortable and totally adapted for this kind of tours.

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

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a bike?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Can I go with my baby and children?

Yes, we have baby seats and child bikes. When booking, let us know if you need special equipment to make sure we have available ones.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Bike tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

It is not a dangerous activity for pregnant women but we recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is biking good for you?

Having a physical activity is always good for your health. If you have any physical conditions, please consult your physician first. Before booking, you can also talk to us if you have any doubt.

Is it safe to do bike tours in Azores?

Yes. We will make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, but you can decide if you want it to be hard or just to cycle and relax.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

What is the best weather to do a Bike Tour in Azores?

It is better to have few clouds in order to be able to see the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.

Bird Watching - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a BirdWatching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

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

Yes, this activity is suitable for everyone. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 Bird Watching?

We will drive you to the best spots to observe birds and once we get out of the vehicle, with binoculars you will be able to search for birds with our guide who will explain everything about the animals that we see.

What is the best weather to do Bird Watching in Azores?

It is better to do this tour on a sunny day in order to stay dry and have more visibility.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What will be for lunch?

Please check inside each program’s page for more information about lunch, if included

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Bird Watching - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a BirdWatching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

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

Yes, this activity is suitable for everyone. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 Bird Watching?

We will drive you to the best spots to observe birds and once we get out of the vehicle, with binoculars you will be able to search for birds with our guide who will explain everything about the animals that we see.

What is the best weather to do Bird Watching in Azores?

It is better to do this tour on a sunny day in order to stay dry and have more visibility.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What will be for lunch?

Please check inside each program’s page for more information about lunch, if included

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Boat Tours - Full day

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

For photos of your sunset boat or coastal boat trip, there is an extra fee. Please, contact us before your booking.

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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Boat tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes, pregnant women can go aboard our catamarans. Please consult your physician before.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this a whale and dolphin watching tour?

No, this is a boat tour along the coast. However, whale and dolphins are under the water around us, so it is possible to see some, but it is not the purpose of this tour.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What is the best weather to do a Boat tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where do we go on the boat tours?

It all depends on the sea and weather conditions. We will go where it is better for your comfort.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.

Boat Tours - Half day

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

For photos of your sunset boat or coastal boat trip, there is an extra fee. Please, contact us before your booking.

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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Boat tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes, pregnant women can go aboard our catamarans. Please consult your physician before.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this a whale and dolphin watching tour?

No, this is a boat tour along the coast. However, whale and dolphins are under the water around us, so it is possible to see some, but it is not the purpose of this tour.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What is the best weather to do a Boat tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where do we go on the boat tours?

It all depends on the sea and weather conditions. We will go where it is better for your comfort.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.

Canyoning - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I bring medication during the tour?

If you have any medical condition that we should be aware of, please inform us. If you need to use medication during the tour (asthma inhalers for example), you can give them to our guides to keep it safe in waterproof bags.

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

Can I take my glasses with me?

You can bring your glasses, but make sure to bring a strap to attach it. We have some, but not many. The same for sunglasses. If you can, please bring contact lenses instead of glasses.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

This activity is suitable for everyone with a normal health/medical and physical condition.

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)

How long is a Canyoning tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

No, pregnant women cannot do this tour for safety reasons.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems.

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

We have two different tours, one is available from 6 years old and the other one is from 8 years old. This activity is recommended for people up to 75 years old. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is Canyoning scary?

It is an adventurous activity with some adrenaline, but it is perfectly safe. You are not forced to jump as there are always alternatives.

Is it safe to do Canyoning?

Yes, our guides will be with you. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

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.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this is for people who like adrenaline and being active in nature.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What are the physical requirements?

Height: min. 1,20 m (3 ft 11 in); max. 2 m (6 ft 7 in). Weight: min. 20 Kg (44 lb); max. 120 Kg (265 lb). Maximum waist circumference (harness): 1,40 m (55 in).

What if the weather isn’t ok?

We only cancel when the water level is too high or if there is a storm alert.

What is the best weather to do Canyoning in Azores?

When it is raining, it is the best moment to do canyoning, you will get wet anyway.

What is the difference between the two canyoning experience?

The Canyoning tour in Nordeste is 3 hours long! It’s very aquatic and includes jumps! It’s a very easy-going tour for all ages and guarantee pure fun!
The one in Ribeira Grande is 5 hours long! It does not include jumps but has bigger waterfalls and amazing ziplining! This tour is good for morechallenge and adrenaline!

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Canyoning - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I bring medication during the tour?

If you have any medical condition that we should be aware of, please inform us. If you need to use medication during the tour (asthma inhalers for example), you can give them to our guides to keep it safe in waterproof bags.

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

Can I take my glasses with me?

You can bring your glasses, but make sure to bring a strap to attach it. We have some, but not many. The same for sunglasses. If you can, please bring contact lenses instead of glasses.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

This activity is suitable for everyone with a normal health/medical and physical condition.

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)

How long is a Canyoning tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

No, pregnant women cannot do this tour for safety reasons.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems.

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

We have two different tours, one is available from 6 years old and the other one is from 8 years old. This activity is recommended for people up to 75 years old. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is Canyoning scary?

It is an adventurous activity with some adrenaline, but it is perfectly safe. You are not forced to jump as there are always alternatives.

Is it safe to do Canyoning?

Yes, our guides will be with you. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

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.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this is for people who like adrenaline and being active in nature.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What are the physical requirements?

Height: min. 1,20 m (3 ft 11 in); max. 2 m (6 ft 7 in). Weight: min. 20 Kg (44 lb); max. 120 Kg (265 lb). Maximum waist circumference (harness): 1,40 m (55 in).

What if the weather isn’t ok?

We only cancel when the water level is too high or if there is a storm alert.

What is the best weather to do Canyoning in Azores?

When it is raining, it is the best moment to do canyoning, you will get wet anyway.

What is the difference between the two canyoning experience?

The Canyoning tour in Nordeste is 3 hours long! It’s very aquatic and includes jumps! It’s a very easy-going tour for all ages and guarantee pure fun!
The one in Ribeira Grande is 5 hours long! It does not include jumps but has bigger waterfalls and amazing ziplining! This tour is good for morechallenge and adrenaline!

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Coasteering - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I bring medication during the tour?

If you have any medical condition that we should be aware of, please inform us. If you need to use medication during the tour (asthma inhalers for example), you can give them to our guides to keep it safe in waterproof bags.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Your equipment will be under your responsibility, but photos and videos are already included in this activity.

Can I take my glasses with me?

You can bring your glasses, but make sure to bring a strap to attach it. We have some, but not many. The same for sunglasses. If you can, please bring contact lenses instead of glasses.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

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)

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

No, pregnant women cannot do this tour for safety reasons.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems.

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

This activity is available from 6 years old. It is recommended for people up to 75 years old. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is Coasteering safe?

Yes, our guides will be with you. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this is for people who like adrenaline and being active in nature.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What are the physical requirements?

Height: min. 1,20 m (3 ft 11 in); max. 2 m (6 ft 7 in). Weight: min. 20 Kg (44 lb); max. 120 Kg (265 lb). Maximum waist circumference (harness): 1,40 m (55 in).

What if the weather isn’t ok?

This activity will depend on water levels and weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.

What is the average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do Coasteering in Azores?

When it is raining, it is the best moment to do coasteering, you will get wet anyway.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.

Coasteering - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I bring medication during the tour?

If you have any medical condition that we should be aware of, please inform us. If you need to use medication during the tour (asthma inhalers for example), you can give them to our guides to keep it safe in waterproof bags.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Your equipment will be under your responsibility, but photos and videos are already included in this activity.

Can I take my glasses with me?

You can bring your glasses, but make sure to bring a strap to attach it. We have some, but not many. The same for sunglasses. If you can, please bring contact lenses instead of glasses.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

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)

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

No, pregnant women cannot do this tour for safety reasons.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems.

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

This activity is available from 6 years old. It is recommended for people up to 75 years old. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is Coasteering safe?

Yes, our guides will be with you. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this is for people who like adrenaline and being active in nature.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What are the physical requirements?

Height: min. 1,20 m (3 ft 11 in); max. 2 m (6 ft 7 in). Weight: min. 20 Kg (44 lb); max. 120 Kg (265 lb). Maximum waist circumference (harness): 1,40 m (55 in).

What if the weather isn’t ok?

This activity will depend on water levels and weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.

What is the average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do Coasteering in Azores?

When it is raining, it is the best moment to do coasteering, you will get wet anyway.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.

Cultural Tours - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a Cultural tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 minimum number of participants?

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

Cultural Tours - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a Cultural tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 minimum number of participants?

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

Geotourism - Half day

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Geotourism tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We recommend that you consult your physician first because of the thermal baths in some tours.

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

Yes, this activity is suitable for everyone. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do Geotourism in Azores?

Some rain can be nice to be at the perfect temperature at the thermal baths.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Geotourism - Full day

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Geotourism tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We recommend that you consult your physician first because of the thermal baths in some tours.

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

Yes, this activity is suitable for everyone. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do Geotourism in Azores?

Some rain can be nice to be at the perfect temperature at the thermal baths.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Hiking Tours - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.

Hiking Tours - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.

Jeep Tours - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Jeep Tours - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Kayaking & SUP - Full day

Are the Azores a good place for Kayaking & SUP?

Sete Cidades lake is a beautiful location to paddle, in addition to being an easy place to start due to small or no waves at all.

Are the kayaks stable? Can I fall into the water?

Our Sit-on-top kayaks are stable and easy to use. They can tip over if you move really brusquely, but if you are careful, it will not happen. Our staff will explain everything about how to navigate with the kayak before you go to the lake.

Are the stand up paddle boards stable?

Stand Up Paddles are less stable than kayaks. It is more likely that you will fall into the water. However, some people manage to stay on the board for the whole trip.

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

Can I fall into the water?

Our kayaks are pretty stable, it is more probable to fall on a stand-up paddle board

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a kayak or a SUP?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

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)

How long is a Kayaking & SUP tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

How many people fit in a kayak and a stand up paddle board?

On one kayak, 2 adults and 1 child can fit. On the stand up paddle board, only 1 person can fit.

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

This is a family activity but we recommend for seniors to consult their physician first. Stand-up paddling is not available for children under 8 years old, but kayaking is suitable for children acompanied by a responsible adult. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 Kayaking & SUP in the Azores?

It is possible to do this activity all year round but the best season is summertime and springtime to have the best visibility.

What is the minimum age for this activity?

Kayaking is possible at all ages accompanied by a responsible adult, seated in the kayak. Stand up paddling is available from 8 years old.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What to wear on a Kayaking or SUP tour?

We recommend a bathing suit or light comfortable cloths. Don’t forget to bring a change of cloths.

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.

Kayaking & SUP - Half day

Are the Azores a good place for Kayaking & SUP?

Sete Cidades lake is a beautiful location to paddle, in addition to being an easy place to start due to small or no waves at all.

Are the kayaks stable? Can I fall into the water?

Our Sit-on-top kayaks are stable and easy to use. They can tip over if you move really brusquely, but if you are careful, it will not happen. Our staff will explain everything about how to navigate with the kayak before you go to the lake.

Are the stand up paddle boards stable?

Stand Up Paddles are less stable than kayaks. It is more likely that you will fall into the water. However, some people manage to stay on the board for the whole trip.

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

Can I fall into the water?

Our kayaks are pretty stable, it is more probable to fall on a stand-up paddle board

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a kayak or a SUP?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

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)

How long is a Kayaking & SUP tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

How many people fit in a kayak and a stand up paddle board?

On one kayak, 2 adults and 1 child can fit. On the stand up paddle board, only 1 person can fit.

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

This is a family activity but we recommend for seniors to consult their physician first. Stand-up paddling is not available for children under 8 years old, but kayaking is suitable for children acompanied by a responsible adult. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 Kayaking & SUP in the Azores?

It is possible to do this activity all year round but the best season is summertime and springtime to have the best visibility.

What is the minimum age for this activity?

Kayaking is possible at all ages accompanied by a responsible adult, seated in the kayak. Stand up paddling is available from 8 years old.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What to wear on a Kayaking or SUP tour?

We recommend a bathing suit or light comfortable cloths. Don’t forget to bring a change of cloths.

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.

Swimming with Dolphins - Full day

Are the Azores a good destination to swim with dolphins?

Yes, we have several resident species all year round in addition to migratory species during the summertime. Moreover, the sea temperatures are always acceptable.

Can I hear the dolphins?

Yes. It is very common to hear their whistles underwater.

Can I touch the dolphins?

No. Our responsible swim with dolphin guidelines forbid touching these inquisitive but wild animals. Just breathe, relax and enjoy this unforgettable moment

Can I use fins to swim faster?

No, in order to respect the ethic practices for this activity, using fins or any equipment other than the snorkeling mask and tube, and the swim suit, are strictly prohibited.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

We always upload photos of whale and dolphin watching trips and not for swimming with dolphins ones but you could bring your underwater camera with you, under your responsibility.

Can you swim with dolphins while on period?

Yes, you can, there is no restriction about it.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

You need to know how to swim and feel comfortable with being in the open ocean.

Do I need to know how to swim in order to book this tour?

Knowing how to swim is recommended for kayak however not mandatory. For stand-up paddle, it is mandatory for safety reasons.

Do you do this activity all year round?

Yes, the acceptable water temperatures allow us to do this activity all year round.

Do you sell food and drinks on the boat?

No, we do not sell anything on the boat. It is better to bring a snack and a reusable water bottle with you for the tour.

Does Futurismo provide the snorkel equipment?

Yes, absolutely. You can check all the included equipment on this activity on each tour page, when clicking in “What’s included”

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)

How long is a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many dolphins can I see?

Sometimes less than a dozen, other times up to 50 or more.

How much does it cost to swim with dolphins?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

Is it safe to swim with dolphins?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings at our shop.

Is there any requirement to do this experience?

Yes, it’s mandatory to sign a statement of responsability.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this tour is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor adventure with wild animals.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

There are three resident dolphin species in the Azores: Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and common dolphins. These species are present all year round. Other than that, migratory dolphins pass by our waters. We can see for example Atlantic spotted dolphins during the summertime! Check this article to learn more.

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 I don’t know yet if I will be able to swim or if I don’t feel comfortable swimming during the tour?

Our guides will always be here to help you feel comfortable and safe. We do not force anyone to swim if they don’t want to. But swimming with dolphins is an amazing and safe experience.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do a Swimming with Dolphins tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day will be nicer for clear waters.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.

What to wear on a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please wear your swimming suit and if you want to be more comfortable, flip flops.

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.

Swimming with Dolphins - Half day

Are the Azores a good destination to swim with dolphins?

Yes, we have several resident species all year round in addition to migratory species during the summertime. Moreover, the sea temperatures are always acceptable.

Can I hear the dolphins?

Yes. It is very common to hear their whistles underwater.

Can I touch the dolphins?

No. Our responsible swim with dolphin guidelines forbid touching these inquisitive but wild animals. Just breathe, relax and enjoy this unforgettable moment

Can I use fins to swim faster?

No, in order to respect the ethic practices for this activity, using fins or any equipment other than the snorkeling mask and tube, and the swim suit, are strictly prohibited.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

We always upload photos of whale and dolphin watching trips and not for swimming with dolphins ones but you could bring your underwater camera with you, under your responsibility.

Can you swim with dolphins while on period?

Yes, you can, there is no restriction about it.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

You need to know how to swim and feel comfortable with being in the open ocean.

Do I need to know how to swim in order to book this tour?

Knowing how to swim is recommended for kayak however not mandatory. For stand-up paddle, it is mandatory for safety reasons.

Do you do this activity all year round?

Yes, the acceptable water temperatures allow us to do this activity all year round.

Do you sell food and drinks on the boat?

No, we do not sell anything on the boat. It is better to bring a snack and a reusable water bottle with you for the tour.

Does Futurismo provide the snorkel equipment?

Yes, absolutely. You can check all the included equipment on this activity on each tour page, when clicking in “What’s included”

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)

How long is a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many dolphins can I see?

Sometimes less than a dozen, other times up to 50 or more.

How much does it cost to swim with dolphins?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

Is it safe to swim with dolphins?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings at our shop.

Is there any requirement to do this experience?

Yes, it’s mandatory to sign a statement of responsability.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this tour is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor adventure with wild animals.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

There are three resident dolphin species in the Azores: Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and common dolphins. These species are present all year round. Other than that, migratory dolphins pass by our waters. We can see for example Atlantic spotted dolphins during the summertime! Check this article to learn more.

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 I don’t know yet if I will be able to swim or if I don’t feel comfortable swimming during the tour?

Our guides will always be here to help you feel comfortable and safe. We do not force anyone to swim if they don’t want to. But swimming with dolphins is an amazing and safe experience.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do a Swimming with Dolphins tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day will be nicer for clear waters.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.

What to wear on a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please wear your swimming suit and if you want to be more comfortable, flip flops.

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.

Van Tours - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Van Tours - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Whale Watching - Full day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

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

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.

Whale Watching - Half day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

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

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Be a Marine Biologist for a day - Full day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

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

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can my children join this tour?

Yes, we have small bikes for children as well as trail gator to pull your children. Futurismo also provides baby bike seats. Please contact us if you want to do this tour with a child so we can organize everything.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Bird Watching Tour in Sao Miguel Island - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a BirdWatching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

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

Yes, this activity is suitable for everyone. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 Bird Watching?

We will drive you to the best spots to observe birds and once we get out of the vehicle, with binoculars you will be able to search for birds with our guide who will explain everything about the animals that we see.

What is the best weather to do Bird Watching in Azores?

It is better to do this tour on a sunny day in order to stay dry and have more visibility.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What will be for lunch?

Please check inside each program’s page for more information about lunch, if included

What’s included in this Activity?

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


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Boat Tour – Private Event in Ponta Delgada - Half day

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

For photos of your sunset boat or coastal boat trip, there is an extra fee. Please, contact us before your booking.

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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Boat tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes, pregnant women can go aboard our catamarans. Please consult your physician before.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this a whale and dolphin watching tour?

No, this is a boat tour along the coast. However, whale and dolphins are under the water around us, so it is possible to see some, but it is not the purpose of this tour.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What is the best weather to do a Boat tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where do we go on the boat tours?

It all depends on the sea and weather conditions. We will go where it is better for your comfort.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Boat Trip along the coast of São Miguel Island - Half day

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

For photos of your sunset boat or coastal boat trip, there is an extra fee. Please, contact us before your booking.

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. It is better to bring a snack and a reusable water bottle with you for the tour.

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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Boat tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes, pregnant women can go aboard our catamarans. Please consult your physician before.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this a whale and dolphin watching tour?

No, this is a boat tour along the coast. However, whale and dolphins are under the water around us, so it is possible to see some, but it is not the purpose of this tour.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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.

What is the best weather to do a Boat tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where do we go on the boat tours?

It all depends on the sea and weather conditions. We will go where it is better for your comfort.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Canyoning Tour to Ribeira dos Caldeirões - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I bring medication during the tour?

If you have any medical condition that we should be aware of, please inform us. If you need to use medication during the tour (asthma inhalers for example), you can give them to our guides to keep it safe in waterproof bags.

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

Can I take my glasses with me?

You can bring your glasses, but make sure to bring a strap to attach it. We have some, but not many. The same for sunglasses. If you can, please bring contact lenses instead of glasses.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

This activity is suitable for everyone with a normal health/medical and physical condition.

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)

How long is a Canyoning tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

No, pregnant women cannot do this tour for safety reasons.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems.

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

We have two different tours, one is available from 6 years old and the other one is from 8 years old. This activity is recommended for people up to 75 years old. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is Canyoning scary?

It is an adventurous activity with some adrenaline, but it is perfectly safe. You are not forced to jump as there are always alternatives.

Is it safe to do Canyoning?

Yes, our guides will be with you. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

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.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this is for people who like adrenaline and being active in nature.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What are the physical requirements?

Height: min. 1,20 m (3 ft 11 in); max. 2 m (6 ft 7 in). Weight: min. 20 Kg (44 lb); max. 120 Kg (265 lb). Maximum waist circumference (harness): 1,40 m (55 in).

What if the weather isn’t ok?

We only cancel when the water level is too high or if there is a storm alert.

What is the best weather to do Canyoning in Azores?

When it is raining, it is the best moment to do canyoning, you will get wet anyway.

What is the difference between the two canyoning experience?

The Canyoning tour in Nordeste is 3 hours long! It’s very aquatic and includes jumps! It’s a very easy-going tour for all ages and guarantee pure fun!
The one in Ribeira Grande is 5 hours long! It does not include jumps but has bigger waterfalls and amazing ziplining! This tour is good for morechallenge and adrenaline!

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What’s included in this Activity?

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


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Canyoning Tour to Salto do Cabrito - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I bring medication during the tour?

If you have any medical condition that we should be aware of, please inform us. If you need to use medication during the tour (asthma inhalers for example), you can give them to our guides to keep it safe in waterproof bags.

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

Can I take my glasses with me?

You can bring your glasses, but make sure to bring a strap to attach it. We have some, but not many. The same for sunglasses. If you can, please bring contact lenses instead of glasses.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

This activity is suitable for everyone with a normal health/medical and physical condition.

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)

How long is a Canyoning tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

No, pregnant women cannot do this tour for safety reasons.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems.

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

We have two different tours, one is available from 6 years old and the other one is from 8 years old. This activity is recommended for people up to 75 years old. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is Canyoning scary?

It is an adventurous activity with some adrenaline, but it is perfectly safe. You are not forced to jump as there are always alternatives.

Is it safe to do Canyoning?

Yes, our guides will be with you. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

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.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this is for people who like adrenaline and being active in nature.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What are the physical requirements?

Height: min. 1,20 m (3 ft 11 in); max. 2 m (6 ft 7 in). Weight: min. 20 Kg (44 lb); max. 120 Kg (265 lb). Maximum waist circumference (harness): 1,40 m (55 in).

What if the weather isn’t ok?

We only cancel when the water level is too high or if there is a storm alert.

What is the best weather to do Canyoning in Azores?

When it is raining, it is the best moment to do canyoning, you will get wet anyway.

What is the difference between the two canyoning experience?

The Canyoning tour in Nordeste is 3 hours long! It’s very aquatic and includes jumps! It’s a very easy-going tour for all ages and guarantee pure fun!
The one in Ribeira Grande is 5 hours long! It does not include jumps but has bigger waterfalls and amazing ziplining! This tour is good for morechallenge and adrenaline!

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What’s included in this Activity?

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


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City Tour, Pineapple, Arts & Crafts Museum - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a Cultural tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 minimum number of participants?

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


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Coasteering Tour in São Miguel Island – Half day - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I bring medication during the tour?

If you have any medical condition that we should be aware of, please inform us. If you need to use medication during the tour (asthma inhalers for example), you can give them to our guides to keep it safe in waterproof bags.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Your equipment will be under your responsibility, but photos and videos are already included in this activity.

Can I take my glasses with me?

You can bring your glasses, but make sure to bring a strap to attach it. We have some, but not many. The same for sunglasses. If you can, please bring contact lenses instead of glasses.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

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)

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

No, pregnant women cannot do this tour for safety reasons.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems.

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

This activity is available from 6 years old. It is recommended for people up to 75 years old. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is Coasteering safe?

Yes, our guides will be with you. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this is for people who like adrenaline and being active in nature.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What are the physical requirements?

Height: min. 1,20 m (3 ft 11 in); max. 2 m (6 ft 7 in). Weight: min. 20 Kg (44 lb); max. 120 Kg (265 lb). Maximum waist circumference (harness): 1,40 m (55 in).

What if the weather isn’t ok?

This activity will depend on water levels and weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.

What is the average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do Coasteering in Azores?

When it is raining, it is the best moment to do coasteering, you will get wet anyway.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.


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Customized Private Van Tour - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Daytime Pico Mountain Climbing – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Descent to the Caldeira in Faial – Half day - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Experience Tour – Carvão Cave & Pineapple - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a Cultural tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 minimum number of participants?

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


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Geo Tour around São Miguel Island - Full day

Are the entrance fees of Gruta do Carvão, OVGA, Caldeira Velha and the bill of the lunch already included in the price of the tour?

Yes, all you have to pay is the price indicated on this page, every other necessary expense is included in the price.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Geotourism tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am claustrophobic, is the guided visit to Gruta do Carvão really technical?

The guided visit into the cave will be approximately 30-40 minutes, covering about 200m of the lava tunnel with a guide. In this short visit, you will stay relatively close to the entrance of the cave (maximum 200m), and there will be no very technical parts during the exploration.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We recommend that you consult your physician first because of the thermal baths in some tours.

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

Yes, this activity is suitable for everyone. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do Geotourism in Azores?

Some rain can be nice to be at the perfect temperature at the thermal baths.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.


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GeoTourism – Carvão Cave & Volcano Observatory - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Geotourism tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We recommend that you consult your physician first because of the thermal baths in some tours.

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

Yes, this activity is suitable for everyone. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do Geotourism in Azores?

Some rain can be nice to be at the perfect temperature at the thermal baths.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What’s included in this Activity?

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


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Hiking Caminho dos Burros – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking in Calheta de Nesquim – Half day - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking on the Rim of the Caldeira – Half day - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Serra Devassa & Nascentes do Canário - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Serra do Topo to Fajã dos Cubres - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking to Criação Velha Vineyards – Half day - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour Agrião – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What airlines fly to Sao Miguel, Azores?

Flying to São Miguel Island is quite easy and a good deal! There are low-cost companies such as Ryanair offering trips all year round. The easiest way to come, besides direct international flights, is through Lisbon (2h flight) and Porto (2h30 flight). Check the Getting Here page to learn more.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour Faial da Terra & Van Tour Nordeste - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Nordeste?

In Portuguese, Nordeste means Northeast, so it is located on the northeastern side of São Miguel island. It is quite far from Ponta Delgada, about 50 minutes without stopping, but the long trip is totally worth it.

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour Sete Cidades & Back to the Roots - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour to Faial da Terra – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour to Lagoa do Fogo – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.


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Hiking Tour to Moinho do Félix – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour to Pico da Vara – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is located Nordeste?

In Portuguese, Nordeste means Northeast, so it is located on the northeastern side of São Miguel island. It is quite far from Ponta Delgada, about 50 minutes without stopping, but the long trip is totally worth it.

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour to Ribeira Funda – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I swim in the natural swimming pools in Maia?

After the walk, you will have time for a dip before or after picnic lunch.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour to Salto do Cabrito – Half day - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour to Serra Devassa – Half day - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking Tour to Sete Cidades – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I see the Sete Cidades crater on this walk?

Yes, if cloud cover does not restrict the view, you will be able to see the crater and walk part of the rim of the crater.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

When the sea tide is not low at Ponta da Ferraria, is it still possible to bathe in the natural swimming pool?

If the sea conditions allow (low waves and weak wind), you can still bathe in the natural swimming pool, although the water will not be as warm as when the tide is low because there will be a bigger quantity of cold water from the ocean.

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Hiking UNESCO Heritage: Santana to Lajido - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Jeep Tour Nordeste – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the Priolo?

The Azores Bullfinch is the most threatened and the second rarest bird in Europe. Its population lives only in the eastern part of São Miguel island and is estimated to be made of about 1,000 individuals, a number that increased thanks to local organizations protecting the species. Futurismo is proud to be

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Nordeste?

In Portuguese, Nordeste means Northeast, so it is located on the northeastern side of São Miguel island. It is quite far from Ponta Delgada, about 50 minutes without stopping, but the long trip is totally worth it.


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Jeep Tour Sete Cidades & Back to the Roots - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.


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Jeep Tour Sete Cidades & Lakes – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.


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Jeep Tour to Lagoa do Fogo – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is the entrance fee to go to Caldeira Velha included in the price of the tour?

Yes, it is included, you will not have to pay again to enter the pool.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.


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Jeep Tour to Lagoa do Fogo – Half day - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is the entrance fee to go to Caldeira Velha included in the price of the tour?

Yes, it is included, you will not have to pay again to enter the pool.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.


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Jeep Tour to Sete Cidades – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if I don’t want to bathe at the Ponta da Ferraria’s natural pool?

It is not mandatory to swim at Ferraria, you can simply enjoy the view and explore around.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is Mosteiros?

Mosteiros is located on the north-west coast of São Miguel island, about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada.


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Jeep Tour to Sete Cidades – Half day - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.


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Jeep Tour to Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

Is the entrance fee to go to Caldeira Velha included in the price of the tour?

Yes, it is included, you will not have to pay again to enter the pool.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.


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Kayak & Bike Self-Guided Adventure – Half day - Half day

Are the Azores a good place for Kayaking & SUP?

Sete Cidades lake is a beautiful location to paddle, in addition to being an easy place to start due to small or no waves at all.

Are the bikes comfortable?

Our modern Specialized Hardrock Sport (men) and Specialized Mika HT Sport (women) are quite comfortable and totally adapted for this kind of tours.

Are the kayaks stable? Can I fall into the water?

Our Sit-on-top kayaks are stable and easy to use. They can tip over if you move really brusquely, but if you are careful, it will not happen. Our staff will explain everything about how to navigate with the kayak before you go to the lake.

Are the stand up paddle boards stable?

Stand Up Paddles are less stable than kayaks. It is more likely that you will fall into the water. However, some people manage to stay on the board for the whole trip.

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

Can I fall into the water?

Our kayaks are pretty stable, it is more probable to fall on a stand-up paddle board

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a bike?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a kayak or a SUP?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Can I go with my baby and children?

Yes, we have baby seats and child bikes. When booking, let us know if you need special equipment to make sure we have available ones.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Can my children join this tour?

Yes, we have small bikes for children as well as trail gator to pull your children. Futurismo also provides baby bike seats. Please contact us if you want to do this tour with a child so we can organize everything.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

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)

How long is a Bike tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page.

How long is a Kayaking & SUP tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

How many people fit in a kayak and a stand up paddle board?

On one kayak, 2 adults and 1 child can fit. On the stand up paddle board, only 1 person can fit.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

It is not a dangerous activity for pregnant women but we recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have never done Stand Up Paddle/kayak before, is it a problem?

No, paddling and kayaking on Sete Cidades lake are relatively easy and safe.

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

This is a family activity but we recommend for seniors to consult their physician first. Stand-up paddling is not available for children under 8 years old, but kayaking is suitable for children acompanied by a responsible adult. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is biking good for you?

Having a physical activity is always good for your health. If you have any physical conditions, please consult your physician first. Before booking, you can also talk to us if you have any doubt.

Is it safe to do bike tours in Azores?

Yes. We will make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, but you can decide if you want it to be hard or just to cycle and relax.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 Kayaking & SUP in the Azores?

It is possible to do this activity all year round but the best season is summertime and springtime to have the best visibility.

What is the best weather to do a Bike Tour in Azores?

It is better to have few clouds in order to be able to see the views.

What is the minimum age for this activity?

Kayaking is possible at all ages accompanied by a responsible adult, seated in the kayak. Stand up paddling is available from 8 years old.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What to wear on a Kayaking or SUP tour?

We recommend a bathing suit or light comfortable cloths. Don’t forget to bring a change of cloths.

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.


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Kayaking Rental in Sete Cidades - Half day

Are the Azores a good place for Kayaking & SUP?

Sete Cidades lake is a beautiful location to paddle, in addition to being an easy place to start due to small or no waves at all.

Are the kayaks stable? Can I fall into the water?

Our Sit-on-top kayaks are stable and easy to use. They can tip over if you move really brusquely, but if you are careful, it will not happen. Our staff will explain everything about how to navigate with the kayak before you go to the lake.

Are the stand up paddle boards stable?

Stand Up Paddles are less stable than kayaks. It is more likely that you will fall into the water. However, some people manage to stay on the board for the whole trip.

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

Can I fall into the water?

Our kayaks are pretty stable, it is more probable to fall on a stand-up paddle board

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a kayak or a SUP?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

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)

How long is a Kayaking & SUP tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

How many people fit in a kayak and a stand up paddle board?

On one kayak, 2 adults and 1 child can fit. On the stand up paddle board, only 1 person can fit.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

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

This is a family activity but we recommend for seniors to consult their physician first. Stand-up paddling is not available for children under 8 years old, but kayaking is suitable for children acompanied by a responsible adult. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 Kayaking & SUP in the Azores?

It is possible to do this activity all year round but the best season is summertime and springtime to have the best visibility.

What is the minimum age for this activity?

Kayaking is possible at all ages accompanied by a responsible adult, seated in the kayak. Stand up paddling is available from 8 years old.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What to wear on a Kayaking or SUP tour?

We recommend a bathing suit or light comfortable cloths. Don’t forget to bring a change of cloths.

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.


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Lagoa do Fogo Trail - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.


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Mountain Bike Rental Sete Cidades - Half day

Are the bikes comfortable?

Our modern Specialized Hardrock Sport (men) and Specialized Mika HT Sport (women) are quite comfortable and totally adapted for this kind of tours.

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

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a bike?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Can I go with my baby and children?

Yes, we have baby seats and child bikes. When booking, let us know if you need special equipment to make sure we have available ones.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Bike tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

It is not a dangerous activity for pregnant women but we recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is biking good for you?

Having a physical activity is always good for your health. If you have any physical conditions, please consult your physician first. Before booking, you can also talk to us if you have any doubt.

Is it safe to do bike tours in Azores?

Yes. We will make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, but you can decide if you want it to be hard or just to cycle and relax.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

What is the best weather to do a Bike Tour in Azores?

It is better to have few clouds in order to be able to see the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.


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Mountain Bike Tour in Sete Cidades & Ferraria - Full day

Are the bikes comfortable?

Our modern Specialized Hardrock Sport (men) and Specialized Mika HT Sport (women) are quite comfortable and totally adapted for this kind of tours.

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

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a bike?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Can I go with my baby and children?

Yes, we have baby seats and child bikes. When booking, let us know if you need special equipment to make sure we have available ones.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Bike tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

It is not a dangerous activity for pregnant women but we recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is biking good for you?

Having a physical activity is always good for your health. If you have any physical conditions, please consult your physician first. Before booking, you can also talk to us if you have any doubt.

Is it safe to do bike tours in Azores?

Yes. We will make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, but you can decide if you want it to be hard or just to cycle and relax.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if I don’t want to bathe at the Ponta da Ferraria’s natural pool?

It is not mandatory to swim at Ferraria, you can simply enjoy the view and explore around.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

What is the best weather to do a Bike Tour in Azores?

It is better to have few clouds in order to be able to see the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.


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Pico Island Van Tour - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Pico Island Van Tour – Volcanoes and Lakes - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Pico Island Wine Tasting Experience - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Pico Mountain Climbing with Overnight Stay - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Pico Nighttime Mountain Climb – Full day - Full day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Pico Wine Culture – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Ponta Delgada City Tour – Half day - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a Cultural tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 minimum number of participants?

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


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Private Boat Tour in Lajes do Pico - Half day

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

For photos of your sunset boat or coastal boat trip, there is an extra fee. Please, contact us before your booking.

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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Boat tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes, pregnant women can go aboard our catamarans. Please consult your physician before.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this a whale and dolphin watching tour?

No, this is a boat tour along the coast. However, whale and dolphins are under the water around us, so it is possible to see some, but it is not the purpose of this tour.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What is the best weather to do a Boat tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where do we go on the boat tours?

It all depends on the sea and weather conditions. We will go where it is better for your comfort.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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São Jorge Island Van Tour – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Sete Cidades Trail - Half day

Are the Azores a good hiking destination?

Yes, the Azores have a great landscape diversity, which creates wonderful hiking routes for nature lovers.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I see the Sete Cidades crater on this walk?

Yes, if cloud cover does not restrict the view, you will be able to see the crater and walk part of the rim of the crater.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

Good conditions are always better to feel comfortable. Easy tours are relatively accessible in terms of physical conditions, but we also have higher difficulty ones. Futurismo also provides walking sticks for people who feel more comfortable walking with.

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)

How hard is this activity?

We offer tours with different difficulty levels. You can filter them on the search results page or look at them, specifically, in each tour page.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I have lower back problems but I would like to do this tour. Is it recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with back problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

I have some knee/joint problems. Are the hikings recommended for me?

We don’t recommend this activity for people with knee/joint problems for the hardest hikes. We recommend that you consult your physician first.

Is Hiking good for you?

Hiking is really good for your health, it makes you walk surrounded by nature. However, if you have any physical condition, please consult your physician first.

Is it safe to hike in Azores?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings in Futurismo’s vehicle.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, some of our hikes will take you to great outdoor adventures!

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

What is the best weather to hike in Azores?

It is better to hike in the Azores when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the hike located?

Fenais da Ajuda is located on the North coast, 40 minutes farther East from Ponta Delgada.


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Stand Up Paddle in Sete Cidades | Rental 1H - Half day

Are the Azores a good place for Kayaking & SUP?

Sete Cidades lake is a beautiful location to paddle, in addition to being an easy place to start due to small or no waves at all.

Are the kayaks stable? Can I fall into the water?

Our Sit-on-top kayaks are stable and easy to use. They can tip over if you move really brusquely, but if you are careful, it will not happen. Our staff will explain everything about how to navigate with the kayak before you go to the lake.

Are the stand up paddle boards stable?

Stand Up Paddles are less stable than kayaks. It is more likely that you will fall into the water. However, some people manage to stay on the board for the whole trip.

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

Can I fall into the water?

Our kayaks are pretty stable, it is more probable to fall on a stand-up paddle board

Can I go directly to the activity center to rent a kayak or a SUP?

It is always better to book in advance to make sure we have available equipment.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

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)

How long is a Kayaking & SUP tour?

Please check the per tour “Duration” info visible in all tour presentation and on the specific table inside of every tour specific page

How many people fit in a kayak and a stand up paddle board?

On one kayak, 2 adults and 1 child can fit. On the stand up paddle board, only 1 person can fit.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

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

This is a family activity but we recommend for seniors to consult their physician first. Stand-up paddling is not available for children under 8 years old, but kayaking is suitable for children acompanied by a responsible adult. Please check the minimum age per tour.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

We suggest that you leave them in the lockers in the activity center.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 Kayaking & SUP in the Azores?

It is possible to do this activity all year round but the best season is summertime and springtime to have the best visibility.

What is the minimum age for this activity?

Kayaking is possible at all ages accompanied by a responsible adult, seated in the kayak. Stand up paddling is available from 8 years old.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What to wear on a Kayaking or SUP tour?

We recommend a bathing suit or light comfortable cloths. Don’t forget to bring a change of cloths.

When is the activity center open?

Our activity center is open from April to October. But it is possible to book for other months if you call beforehand.

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the activity center located?

Our activity center is located on the rim of the blue lake at Sete Cidades.


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Sunset Boat Tour – Half day - Half day

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

For photos of your sunset boat or coastal boat trip, there is an extra fee. Please, contact us before your booking.

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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Boat tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes, pregnant women can go aboard our catamarans. Please consult your physician before.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this a whale and dolphin watching tour?

No, this is a boat tour along the coast. However, whale and dolphins are under the water around us, so it is possible to see some, but it is not the purpose of this tour.

Is this an adventure trip?

This is a relaxing trip to enjoy the sunset and the views along the beautiful South Coast of São Miguel Island.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 is the best weather to do a Boat tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

Where do we go on the boat tours?

It all depends on the sea and weather conditions. We will go where it is better for your comfort.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.

Will we have dinner on the boat?

During the boat trip, you will be able to taste local specialties, but this is not a dinner, you might need to eat after the trip to your hotel or in a restaurant.

Will we see whales during this tour?

This is not a whale watching tour. We will navigate along the coast and not go far away offshore. However, we never know what can happen when you are on the sea. It is possible to spot some dolphins as they stay close to the shore, even if this is not the purpose of the tour.


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Swimming with dolphins & Jeep Tour Lagoa do Fogo - Full day

Are the Azores a good destination to swim with dolphins?

Yes, we have several resident species all year round in addition to migratory species during the summertime. Moreover, the sea temperatures are always acceptable.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I hear the dolphins?

Yes. It is very common to hear their whistles underwater.

Can I swim with the whales?

No, swimming with whales is forbidden in the Azores. However, there are several species of dolphins that you are able to swim with.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Can I touch the dolphins?

No. Our responsible swim with dolphin guidelines forbid touching these inquisitive but wild animals. Just breathe, relax and enjoy this unforgettable moment

Can I use fins to swim faster?

No, in order to respect the ethic practices for this activity, using fins or any equipment other than the snorkeling mask and tube, and the swim suit, are strictly prohibited.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

We always upload photos of whale and dolphin watching trips and not for swimming with dolphins ones but you could bring your underwater camera with you, under your responsibility.

Can you swim with dolphins while on period?

Yes, you can, there is no restriction about it.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

You need to know how to swim and feel comfortable with being in the open ocean.

Do I need to know how to swim in order to book this tour?

Knowing how to swim is recommended for kayak however not mandatory. For stand-up paddle, it is mandatory for safety reasons.

Do you do this activity all year round?

Yes, the acceptable water temperatures allow us to do this activity all year round.

Do you sell food and drinks on the boat?

No, we do not sell anything on the boat. It is better to bring a snack and a reusable water bottle with you for the tour.

Does Futurismo provide the snorkel equipment?

Yes, absolutely. You can check all the included equipment on this activity on each tour page, when clicking in “What’s included”

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How long is a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many dolphins can I see?

Sometimes less than a dozen, other times up to 50 or more.

How many people can fit in the jeeps?

Our jeeps can take 7 to 9 people at the same time, including 1 guide.

How much does it cost to swim with dolphins?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

Is it safe to swim with dolphins?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings at our shop.

Is there any requirement to do this experience?

Yes, it’s mandatory to sign a statement of responsability.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this tour is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor adventure with wild animals.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

There are three resident dolphin species in the Azores: Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and common dolphins. These species are present all year round. Other than that, migratory dolphins pass by our waters. We can see for example Atlantic spotted dolphins during the summertime! Check this article to learn more.

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 I don’t know yet if I will be able to swim or if I don’t feel comfortable swimming during the tour?

Our guides will always be here to help you feel comfortable and safe. We do not force anyone to swim if they don’t want to. But swimming with dolphins is an amazing and safe experience.

What if I don’t want or am afraid to snorkel?

Snorkeling in the islet’s crater is not mandatory, you can also lay down on the shore and enjoy the landscape.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 if we don’t see any dolphin?

In case there is absolutely no sight of dolphins, Futurismo will offer a second trip free of charge.

What is the average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the best weather to do a Swimming with Dolphins tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day will be nicer for clear waters.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

What to wear on a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please wear your swimming suit and if you want to be more comfortable, flip flops.

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Swimming with Dolphins & Jeep Tour Sete Cidades - Full day

Are the Azores a good destination to swim with dolphins?

Yes, we have several resident species all year round in addition to migratory species during the summertime. Moreover, the sea temperatures are always acceptable.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I hear the dolphins?

Yes. It is very common to hear their whistles underwater.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Can I touch the dolphins?

No. Our responsible swim with dolphin guidelines forbid touching these inquisitive but wild animals. Just breathe, relax and enjoy this unforgettable moment

Can I use fins to swim faster?

No, in order to respect the ethic practices for this activity, using fins or any equipment other than the snorkeling mask and tube, and the swim suit, are strictly prohibited.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

We always upload photos of whale and dolphin watching trips and not for swimming with dolphins ones but you could bring your underwater camera with you, under your responsibility.

Can you swim with dolphins while on period?

Yes, you can, there is no restriction about it.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

You need to know how to swim and feel comfortable with being in the open ocean.

Do I need to know how to swim in order to book this tour?

Knowing how to swim is recommended for kayak however not mandatory. For stand-up paddle, it is mandatory for safety reasons.

Do you do this activity all year round?

Yes, the acceptable water temperatures allow us to do this activity all year round.

Do you sell food and drinks on the boat?

No, we do not sell anything on the boat. It is better to bring a snack and a reusable water bottle with you for the tour.

Does Futurismo provide the snorkel equipment?

Yes, absolutely. You can check all the included equipment on this activity on each tour page, when clicking in “What’s included”

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How long is a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many dolphins can I see?

Sometimes less than a dozen, other times up to 50 or more.

How much does it cost to swim with dolphins?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

Is it safe to swim with dolphins?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings at our shop.

Is there any requirement to do this experience?

Yes, it’s mandatory to sign a statement of responsability.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this tour is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor adventure with wild animals.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

There are three resident dolphin species in the Azores: Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and common dolphins. These species are present all year round. Other than that, migratory dolphins pass by our waters. We can see for example Atlantic spotted dolphins during the summertime! Check this article to learn more.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

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 I don’t know yet if I will be able to swim or if I don’t feel comfortable swimming during the tour?

Our guides will always be here to help you feel comfortable and safe. We do not force anyone to swim if they don’t want to. But swimming with dolphins is an amazing and safe experience.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the best weather to do a Swimming with Dolphins tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day will be nicer for clear waters.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

What to wear on a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please wear your swimming suit and if you want to be more comfortable, flip flops.

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Swimming with Dolphins in Lajes do Pico - Half day

Are the Azores a good destination to swim with dolphins?

Yes, we have several resident species all year round in addition to migratory species during the summertime. Moreover, the sea temperatures are always acceptable.

Can I hear the dolphins?

Yes. It is very common to hear their whistles underwater.

Can I touch the dolphins?

No. Our responsible swim with dolphin guidelines forbid touching these inquisitive but wild animals. Just breathe, relax and enjoy this unforgettable moment

Can I use fins to swim faster?

No, in order to respect the ethic practices for this activity, using fins or any equipment other than the snorkeling mask and tube, and the swim suit, are strictly prohibited.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

We always upload photos of whale and dolphin watching trips and not for swimming with dolphins ones but you could bring your underwater camera with you, under your responsibility.

Can you swim with dolphins while on period?

Yes, you can, there is no restriction about it.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

You need to know how to swim and feel comfortable with being in the open ocean.

Do I need to know how to swim in order to book this tour?

Knowing how to swim is recommended for kayak however not mandatory. For stand-up paddle, it is mandatory for safety reasons.

Do you do this activity all year round?

Yes, the acceptable water temperatures allow us to do this activity all year round.

Do you sell food and drinks on the boat?

No, we do not sell anything on the boat. It is better to bring a snack and a reusable water bottle with you for the tour.

Does Futurismo provide the snorkel equipment?

Yes, absolutely. You can check all the included equipment on this activity on each tour page, when clicking in “What’s included”

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)

How long is a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many dolphins can I see?

Sometimes less than a dozen, other times up to 50 or more.

How much does it cost to swim with dolphins?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

Is it safe to swim with dolphins?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings at our shop.

Is there any requirement to do this experience?

Yes, it’s mandatory to sign a statement of responsability.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this tour is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor adventure with wild animals.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

There are three resident dolphin species in the Azores: Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and common dolphins. These species are present all year round. Other than that, migratory dolphins pass by our waters. We can see for example Atlantic spotted dolphins during the summertime! Check this article to learn more.

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 I don’t know yet if I will be able to swim or if I don’t feel comfortable swimming during the tour?

Our guides will always be here to help you feel comfortable and safe. We do not force anyone to swim if they don’t want to. But swimming with dolphins is an amazing and safe experience.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do a Swimming with Dolphins tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day will be nicer for clear waters.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.

What to wear on a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please wear your swimming suit and if you want to be more comfortable, flip flops.

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Swimming with Dolphins in Sao Miguel - Half day

Are the Azores a good destination to swim with dolphins?

Yes, we have several resident species all year round in addition to migratory species during the summertime. Moreover, the sea temperatures are always acceptable.

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

Can I hear the dolphins?

Yes. It is very common to hear their whistles underwater.

Can I swim with the whales?

No, swimming with whales is forbidden in the Azores. However, there are several species of dolphins that you are able to swim with.

Can I touch the dolphins?

No. Our responsible swim with dolphin guidelines forbid touching these inquisitive but wild animals. Just breathe, relax and enjoy this unforgettable moment

Can I use fins to swim faster?

No, in order to respect the ethic practices for this activity, using fins or any equipment other than the snorkeling mask and tube, and the swim suit, are strictly prohibited.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

We always upload photos of whale and dolphin watching trips and not for swimming with dolphins ones but you could bring your underwater camera with you, under your responsibility.

Can you swim with dolphins while on period?

Yes, you can, there is no restriction about it.

Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

You need to know how to swim and feel comfortable with being in the open ocean.

Do I need to know how to swim in order to book this tour?

Knowing how to swim is recommended for kayak however not mandatory. For stand-up paddle, it is mandatory for safety reasons.

Do you do this activity all year round?

Yes, the acceptable water temperatures allow us to do this activity all year round.

Do you sell food and drinks on the boat?

No, we do not sell anything on the boat. It is better to bring a snack and a reusable water bottle with you for the tour.

Does Futurismo provide the snorkel equipment?

Yes, absolutely. You can check all the included equipment on this activity on each tour page, when clicking in “What’s included”

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)

How long is a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many dolphins can I see?

Sometimes less than a dozen, other times up to 50 or more.

How much does it cost to swim with dolphins?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

We don’t recommend this tour for pregnant women.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

Is it safe to swim with dolphins?

Yes. We make sure every security aspect is covered.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any place where I can store safely my personal belongings during the tour?

You can let your belongings at our shop.

Is there any requirement to do this experience?

Yes, it’s mandatory to sign a statement of responsability.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

Yes, this tour is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor adventure with wild animals.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

There are three resident dolphin species in the Azores: Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and common dolphins. These species are present all year round. Other than that, migratory dolphins pass by our waters. We can see for example Atlantic spotted dolphins during the summertime! Check this article to learn more.

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 I don’t know yet if I will be able to swim or if I don’t feel comfortable swimming during the tour?

Our guides will always be here to help you feel comfortable and safe. We do not force anyone to swim if they don’t want to. But swimming with dolphins is an amazing and safe experience.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather to do a Swimming with Dolphins tour in Azores?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day will be nicer for clear waters.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the sea water temperature?

During the Summertime, it can reach 24˚C (75°F) and during the wintertime, it will not be lower than 16˚C (61°F). When the tide is low, the water temperature can vary between 30ºC and 50ºC (86°F-122°F), depending how close you are to the volcanic fissure.

What to wear on a Swimming with Dolphins tour?

Please wear your swimming suit and if you want to be more comfortable, flip flops.

What’s included in this Activity?

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

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Van Tour – Pico Island Lakes - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Van Tour – Pico Island Lava Cave - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Van Tour – Pico Wine Culture - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Van Tour around Faial Island – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Van Tour to Furnas – Thematic Tour - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Are there particular recommendations when taking a dip into the iron-rich hot pool?

Yes, avoid white or light-colored swimsuit, because they could turn orange-yellowish. Don’t wear jewelry while in the pool because it could also turn into another color due to the iron inside the water. Also, avoid getting your hair wet especially if you have dyed hair because it can become dry or change the color. Otherwise, just enjoy this extraordinary experience.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if I don’t want to bathe in the hot spring at Terra Nostra?

Bathing in the hot pools of Terra Nostra is not mandatory. You can also enjoy the botanical garden and relax on a bench.

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 Cozido das Furnas?

Cozido is one of the most typical and emblematic dishes of São Miguel. What is special about it is that all the ingredients are placed in a pan which is buried in the hot ground next to the natural boilers of Furnas. The average cooking time is 5 hours. The recipe usually includes chicken, beef, pig leg, bacon, pork chop, potatoes, carrots, sweet potatoes, cabbage, kale, black pudding, chorizo, and yams. Check our video.

What is the best weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is Furnas?

Furnas is located about 43km (27 miles) away from Ponta Delgada Eastward. It takes approximately 40 minutes to go there without stopping.


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Van Tour to Lagoa do Fogo – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.


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Van Tour to Lagoa do Fogo – Half day - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.


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Van Tour to Nordeste - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the Priolo?

The Azores Bullfinch is the most threatened and the second rarest bird in Europe. Its population lives only in the eastern part of São Miguel island and is estimated to be made of about 1,000 individuals, a number that increased thanks to local organizations protecting the species. Futurismo is proud to be

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Nordeste?

In Portuguese, Nordeste means Northeast, so it is located on the northeastern side of São Miguel island. It is quite far from Ponta Delgada, about 50 minutes without stopping, but the long trip is totally worth it.


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Van Tour to Povoação - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Van Tour to Sete Cidades – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

What if I don’t want to bathe at the Ponta da Ferraria’s natural pool?

It is not mandatory to swim at Ferraria, you can simply enjoy the view and explore around.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.


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Van Tour to Sete Cidades – Half day - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.


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Visit to Santa Maria Island – Full day - Full day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

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 weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles


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Whale & Dolphin Watching & Jeep Tour to Sete Cidades - Full day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

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 it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the best weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Whale Watching & Islet Vila Franca do Campo Tour - Full day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

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

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

Does Futurismo provide the equipment to snorkel in the islet’s natural swimming pool?

It is better if you bring your own equipment. We do have snorkels and masks but in a limited number.

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)

How long does it approximately take to reach the islet?

 The boat trip will last no longer than 15 minutes from Vila Franca do Campo harbor.

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is it possible to swim in the islet’s crater?

Yes, you will be able to take a dip into the clear waters of the islet, which is one of the most beautiful places to swim around São Miguel.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 I don’t want or am afraid to snorkel?

Snorkeling in the islet’s crater is not mandatory, you can also lay down on the shore and enjoy the landscape.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Whale Watching & Jeep Tour to Lagoa do Fogo - Full day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Jeep?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Jeep tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the best weather to do a Jeep Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a jeep tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

What kind of jeep do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Whale Watching & Van Tour to Pico Vineyards - Full day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

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

Can I drive the Van?

No, this is not a rental vehicle, our professional guide will drive you safely during our tours.

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Van tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the best weather to do a Van Tour in Azores?

It is better to go on a van tour when there are few clouds in order to have a good visibility at the different viewpoints. However in the Azores, the weather can change quickly and even on a cloudy day, the clouds can disappear to let you enjoy the views.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

What kind of van do you have?

Please check our “Fleet” specific page and get to know all our vehiacles

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Whale Watching from Rabo de Peixe – Half day - Half day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

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

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

What animals can we see during this tour?

There are three resident dolphin species in the Azores: Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and common dolphins. These species are present all year round. Other than that, migratory dolphins pass by our waters. We can see for example Atlantic spotted dolphins during the summertime! Check this article to learn more.

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Whale Watching in Pico Island - Half day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

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

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Whale Watching in Ponta Delgada – Sao Miguel - Half day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

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

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Whale Watching Pico & Van Tour – Whaling Heritage - Full day

Are the Azores a good whale watching destination?

The Azores are a great whale watching destination, probably one of the best in the whole world. We have sperm whales all year round. Being in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lots of cetacean species pass by our islands during their annual migration.

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

Can I swim with the dolphins and whales?

You cannot swim with whales, our strict whale watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them. About dolphins, on our swimming with dolphins tours, you can have the opportunity to swim with them.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware your material will be under your responsibility. Waterproof cameras are also interesting for underwater shootings.

Can I touch the whales and dolphins?

No, our strict whale and dolphin watching rules forbid to touch the animals. They are wild and we should respect them.

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.

Can you send me photos of the tour?

Please check our blog at http://whalewatchingazores.com/blog/
Usually we upload all the photos there.

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. 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.

Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the boat trip?

We provide rain jackets and waterproof trousers on zodiac boats for the trip in case of bad weather. On the catamarans, you can go inside to stay dry.

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)

How long is a Whale Watching tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

How many dolphins can I see?

Sometimes less than a dozen, other times up to 50 or more.

How many whales and dolphins can I see?

It depends, each day on the ocean is a surprise. Sometimes we can see one whale only, and other times we will see several species with pods of dolphins including thousands of individuals. We work with nature, the animals are not under our control.

How should I choose the perfect boat for my tour?

Are you an adventure and adrenaline seeker? Do you want to feel closer to the animals and don’t mind getting a bit wet with the waves of the ocean?
Then, you will have a lot of fun on our zodiac boats.
We will take you on a fast and splashy trip in the search for cetaceans, travelling close to the action right that erupts on the water surface
If, on the other hand, if you are traveling with babies, children or people with less mobility, or just want a more comfortable trip, then our our catamarans are your best choice.
They are bigger, more stable boats, with a bathroom on board and provide an extraordinary visibility from above over the magestic creatures in the sea.

I am pregnant but I would like to do whale watching. Is it possible?

In this situation, we advise to go on a tour aboard the catamarans. These boats are more comfortable and stable.

I am resident of the Azores, do I have a special discount?

Yes, residents get 25% discount on this tour!

I have lower back problems but I would like to go on a whale and dolphin watching trip. Can I go on a tour?

We have a catamaran that is more comfortable and stable than the zodiac and fiberglass boats, but before you come you should consult your physician.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity. For groups of 6 people or more, we offer a 10% discount only for Whale and dolphin Watching tours

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

On the catamaran, you can enjoy a nice and smooth trip, but it is still exciting when you sight your fist whale or dolphin. On the zodiac boats, you will have more adrenaline for a bouncy and splashy trip.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What animals can we see during this tour?

According to the season, you will be able to see dolphins and whales. All year round it is possible to see sperm whales, and 3 different species of dolphins, who are resident species living in the Azores.If you want to know more about

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 average sea water temperature in the Azores?

During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 16-18°C (61-64°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 22-24°C (71-75°F).

What is the best weather conditions for Whale Watching?

The best weather is when there is no or little wind in order to have small or no waves at all. A sunny day can be nice, but some fresh air is also good to not be too warm on the boat.

What is the minimum number of participants?

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

What is the price for whale and dolphin watching?

Please check our per tour detailed information.

Where are we going to go to see the animals?

Whales and dolphins are 100% free, so they go wherever they want and we are the ones to follow them, thanks to our lookouts on the coast, guiding us to them with binoculars.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

We are in the Marina of Ponta Delgada, store 26.

Will the weather be ok?

The weather in the Azores is very unstable, it is hard to predict it. But you can always see a close-to-reality forecast on WindGuru.


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Wine tasting Tour Fenais da Luz – Half day - Half day

Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

Do I need to be in a good physical condition for this tour?

There is no specific physical requirement for this 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)

How long is a Cultural tour?

Please check each tour duration info.

I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

Yes. This activity is not dangerous. You will be in a vehicle and outside with binoculars to observe birds.

Is there any kind of discount?

Yes, if you book several tours with us, you have a 10% discount from your second activity.

Is this an adventure kind of tour?

It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

Should I book in advance?

Yes, it is always better to book in advance in order to make sure we have availability.

What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

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 minimum number of participants?

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

Sao Miguel island

Is it possible to swim in the islet’s crater?

Yes, you will be able to take a dip into the clear waters of the islet, which is one of the most beautiful places to swim around São Miguel.

Is this an adventure trip?

This is a relaxing trip to enjoy the sunset and the views along the beautiful South Coast of São Miguel Island.

What is the best season for bird watching in São Miguel island?

It all depends on what you want to see. For resident species, the best season is summertime, even if they are here all year round, this is the time of the year we can easier spot them. For migratory birds, the best time is at the end of winter, during the springtime and also at the beginning of autumn.

What is the Priolo?

The Azores Bullfinch is the most threatened and the second rarest bird in Europe. Its population lives only in the eastern part of São Miguel island and is estimated to be made of about 1,000 individuals, a number that increased thanks to local organizations protecting the species. Futurismo is proud to be

Agrião

What airlines fly to Sao Miguel, Azores?

Flying to São Miguel Island is quite easy and a good deal! There are low-cost companies such as Ryanair offering trips all year round. The easiest way to come, besides direct international flights, is through Lisbon (2h flight) and Porto (2h30 flight). Check the Getting Here page to learn more.

What is the best season to hike in the Azores?

This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

Furnas

Where is Furnas?

Furnas is located about 43km (27 miles) away from Ponta Delgada Eastward. It takes approximately 40 minutes to go there without stopping.

What is Cozido das Furnas?

Cozido is one of the most typical and emblematic dishes of São Miguel. What is special about it is that all the ingredients are placed in a pan which is buried in the hot ground next to the natural boilers of Furnas. The average cooking time is 5 hours. The recipe usually includes chicken, beef, pig leg, bacon, pork chop, potatoes, carrots, sweet potatoes, cabbage, kale, black pudding, chorizo, and yams. Check our video.

Are there particular recommendations when taking a dip into the iron-rich hot pool?

Yes, avoid white or light-colored swimsuit, because they could turn orange-yellowish. Don’t wear jewelry while in the pool because it could also turn into another color due to the iron inside the water. Also, avoid getting your hair wet especially if you have dyed hair because it can become dry or change the color. Otherwise, just enjoy this extraordinary experience.

Lagoa do Fogo

Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.

Mosteiros

Where is Mosteiros?

Mosteiros is located on the north-west coast of São Miguel island, about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada.

Nordeste

Where is located Nordeste?

In Portuguese, Nordeste means Northeast, so it is located on the northeastern side of São Miguel island. It is quite far from Ponta Delgada, about 50 minutes without stopping, but the long trip is totally worth it.

Ponta da Ferraria

What if I don’t want to bathe at the Ponta da Ferraria’s natural pool?

It is not mandatory to swim at Ferraria, you can simply enjoy the view and explore around.

Ribeira dos Caldeirões

Is Canyoning scary?

It is an adventurous activity with some adrenaline, but it is perfectly safe. You are not forced to jump as there are always alternatives.

What is the best weather to do Canyoning in Azores?

When it is raining, it is the best moment to do canyoning, you will get wet anyway.

Sete Cidades

Where is located Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

What can I do in Sete Cidades?

In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

How to go to Sete Cidades?

It is better to rent a car and go by yourself. However, wecan offer a transferfrom and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

Vila Franca do Campo

Does Futurismo provide the equipment to snorkel in the islet’s natural swimming pool?

It is better if you bring your own equipment. We do have snorkels and masks but in a limited number.

How long does it approximately take to reach the islet?

 The boat trip will last no longer than 15 minutes from Vila Franca do Campo harbor.

Is it possible to swim in the islet’s crater?

Yes, you will be able to take a dip into the clear waters of the islet, which is one of the most beautiful places to swim around São Miguel.

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