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Swimming with dolphins - half day

Description

Imagine yourself floating in the deep blue ocean of the Atlantic, watching and hearing dolphins in their natural habitat. Learn more about the species, enjoy the ocean and find yourself on this invigorating trip! Before the trip we provide a general presentation about: the dolphin species, how to swim with dolphins responsibly in the wild, how to use a mask and snorkel, rules and how to behave around the dolphins and safety measures aboard. 

Location

Ponta Delgada, south coast
Duration
Duration
2h30
Difficulty
Difficulty
Easy


Recommendations

This tour is not recommended for people with lower back problems and pregnant women. Please let us know if you have any of these conditions.

People wishing to undertake this activity should be confident swimming in open water in the middle of the ocean.

Bring: swimming suit, towel, hat, sunblock, water

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I touch the dolphins?
A: No. Our responsible swim with dolphin guidelines forbid touching these inquisitive but wild animals.

Q: Can I hear the dolphins?
A: Yes. It is very common to hear their whistles underwater.

Q: How many dolphins can I see?
A: Sometimes less than a dozen, other times up to 50 or more.

Q: Can I swim with the whales?
A: No, swimming with whales is forbidden in the Azores. However, there are several species of dolphins that you are able to swim with.




70

Price per person

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This program includes
  • – Pre-tour briefing
  • – Mask and snorkel
  • – Shorty wetsuit
  • – Raincoat and pants
  • – Life jacket
  • – Marine biologist or nature guide aboard
  • – Refreshment after the trip
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