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FUTURISMO
A HISTORICAL COMPANY

Futurismo Whale Watching Azores is specialized in whale and dolphin watching in São Miguel and Pico Island.
The sea is the main working stage for Futurismo, founded in 1990 by Ruben Rodrigues and based on trips to watch whales and dolphins in the Azorean seas and the component of marine wildlife investigation and research.
Nature Tourism is the company’s focus as DMC in the Azores. For over 30 years Futurismo is working hard to develop all this scientific work and promote responsible whale and dolphin watching throughout Azores.
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1990

1990

Futurismo company was born to operate sail-boat charters between the islands

1994

1994

The company started operating whale watching tours in the North Coast of Sao Miguel.

1999

1999

The local government supported tourism projects, mainly accommodation. A big tour operation began with Scandanavian tourists.

2003

2003

A new partner entered in the company’s capital

2004

2004

Company started offering land activities. Futurismo opened its first activity centre on Pico Island. A new fiber-glass boat is acquired.

2009

2009

Nortravel tour operator entered in the company capital. A new shop opened in Portas do Mar.

2010

2010

The new catamaran “Cetus” started to operate. 3rd ticket office opened in Portas do Mar.

2011

2011

Futurismo Azores Adventures brand was presented including the brand Futurismo Azores Whale Watching.

2013

2013

Partnership with World Cetacean Alliance – Planet Whale Program

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