Swimming with dolphins in Ponta Delgada
Minimum age: 8
- Witness the beauty of Ponta Delgada
- Swim with the playful yet gentle creatures
- Learn about the area from your friendly guide
- Look for dolphins and whales with loved ones
All about the trip
Imagine yourself floating in the deep blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean, watching and hearing dolphins in their natural habitat. Learn more about the species, enjoy the ocean and find yourself on this invigorating trip! Join us in Ponta Delgada harbor at our shop to begin this amazing adventure. 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 as well as safety measures aboard. This activity is held in small groups on one of our zodiac boats.
For your safety during this tour, you need to know how to swim and be comfortable with the idea of snorkeling in open waters. Our staff will always be close and watch you on the boat. In the Azores, there are 3 resident dolphin species which are Risso’s dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and common dolphins. In addition to those three, it is possible to see Atlantic spotted dolphins, striped dolphins as well as rough-toothed dolphins and Fraser's dolphins on rare occasions.Ponta Delgada Wikipedia Common dolphins outside of Ponta Delgada Youtube
What is included in the price
- Snorkel gear
- Shorty wetsuit
- Entrance fees
- English-speaking tour guide
What is not included in the price
- Meals or refreshments
- Gratuities for your guides
- Additional funds for souvenirs
You must be able to physically-swim for this activity.
People wishing to undertake this activity should be confident with swimming in open water in the middle of the ocean.
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.
Please dress according to local weather conditions.
Nature offers no guarantee. Sometimes, even though not so often, it happens that you won’t see any cetacean. In that case, we will allow you to book another tour with us for free to try your luck again.
This activity is organised by Futurismo Azores Adventures, Portas do Mar – loja 26, Ponta Delgada, 9500-771, Portugal, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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