You don’t need to journey to the other side of the world to get your adventure fix, the nine islands of the Azores each have a different vibe and plenty of unique experiences. Mild temperatures (it’s 20 degrees there in November!), few crowds and a four hour-long flight from the U.K. make this Portuguese paradise a very appealing year-round destination.
Here are our top 10 secret experiences on these fascinating islands:
1) Be a marine biologist for a day
With abundant marine life all year, the Azores are known as a leading destination for whale watching. A remarkable 26 species of whale and dolphin have been recorded here and sightings are almost guaranteed. Local DMC Futurismo works closely with the World Cetacean Alliance to ensure that such excursions are operated responsibly and marine bi...
The UK’s first Wildlife Safari & Conservation Summit is fast approaching on 11 October. It comes at a time when the travel industry, the country and the rest of the world are waking up to some of the challenges and issues caused by humans in the natural world.
The Wildlife Safari and Conservation Summit brings together relevant buyers and sellers in a marketplace event and discussion hubs, informative talks, engaging panel debates, keynote speakers and conference sessions at the Royal Hall, Harrogate.
Leading figures in the industry will come together to connect and discuss issues affecting the travel industry, wildlife tourism and conservation for a full-day summit, ending with a networking reception.