On our Whale watching & wine tasting holiday on Pico you’ll spend a week on one of the Azores’ most scenically volcanic islands, dominated by the cone of Mt Pico at 2351m.

You’ll be staying in a lovely rural retreat at the East end of the island with a day spent with one of our drivers touring the island and tasting wine!

You’ll spend half a day whale and dolphin watching and then a day trip to Faial with an exciting half day jeep tour of the island included. The rest of your week, you are free to explore Pico at your own pace with your hire car.


Fly London to Faial. Transfer from Faial airport to Horta ferry terminal (20mins). Ferry to Pico island (30mins - €4 per person payable locally). Collect hire car at Pico ferry terminal and drive to guesthouse at Piedade (40mins). Overnight at O Zimbreiro, Piedade for 6 nights.
Free day to explore the island by car.
Full day wine tour including wine and cheese tasting and visits to local adegas (lunch not included).
Afternoon - 3 hour whale and dolphin watching trip from Lajes.
Free day to explore the island by car.
Free day to explore the island by car.
Leave hire car at ferry terminal in the morning. Ferry to Faial (30mins - €4 per person payable locally). Transfer to accommodation (10mins). Afternoon - 3 hour jeep tour of the island. Overnight at Pousada Santa Cruz (sea view room) in Horta
Transfer to airport (20mins). Fly Faial to London

Price Per Person

We can create a tailor-made holiday to suit your budget.

























INCLUDED : Accommodation on B&B sharing basis, 6 days Model B car hire, flights and airport taxes (guide price only), airport transfers on Faial, full day taxi tour on Pico, half day jeep tour on Faial, half day whale watching trip on Pico, pre-departure information booklet. EXCLUDED : Meals (other than breakfast), ferry from/to Faial (see itinerary above) excursions on free days, travel insurance


You will be based at a friendly, unique guesthouse on Pico called O Zimbreiro (meaning Juniper tree) in the north east end of the island. Your last night is spent in a converted fortress overlooking the marina in Horta.


A good balance of tours and whale watching along with some free time for you to explore Pico island at your own pace.


Pico is the most obviously volcanic island of the archipelago with the conical Mt Pico rising from its western end at 2351m. It's just a 30 minute ferry hop from Faial where the most frequent international flights arrive into.

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