Dolphin tours in Azores

Swimming and Snorkeling with Dolphins in Sao Miguel, Azores

Duration: 3 hours Easy Great for Families

Duration: 3 hours Easy Great for Families

84 $
No extra fees
Easy cancellation and rescheduling
available for today

Why we love this tour

Jump into the ocean and make dolphins friends as you swim and snorkel with these smart, playful marine mammals off the coast of Sao Miguel Island.

  • Swim with dolphins in a safe, natural environment 
  • Learn all about different varieties of dolphins 
  • Snorkel in remarkably clear waters  
  • Enjoy a boat ride along Sao Miguel Island
  • Small groups with maximum 8 people per boat
Duration 3 hours
Starting time Usually starts at 8:30, 13:00, 16:00
Difficulty Easy

What’s included

  • Life jacket 
  • Raincoat 
  • Short 2mm wetsuit 
  • Mask 
  • Snorkel
  • Certified instructors 
  • Insurance (Personal Accident and Liability)

Pricing

Adults 84 $ / per person
Age 11+
Children 43 $ / per person
Age 6 - 11

Need to know before you go

Start times are 8:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 4:00 pm.

Minimum age is 6 years old.

Children 6-18 years old must either have a parent or guardian present or written permission.

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Please bring a swimsuit, casual footwear that can get wet, towel, comfortable clothing for after the activity. It is recommended that participants tie their hair (if applicable).

It's recommended to bring a windbreaker, hat, waterproof bag for storage, water, lycra shirt, and sunscreen.

This activity is not suitable for people with back problems, heart conditions or pregnant women.

Cancellation

Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance with 100% reimbursement. 

There is no reimbursement for later cancellations. In case of cancellation from our side due to bad weather, we will return your payment in full.

Meeting point

Picos de Aventura

Marina Pêro De Teive Avenida João Bosco Mota Amaral, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada

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Provided by

Picos de Aventura

Why we love this tour

Jump into the ocean and make dolphins friends as you swim and snorkel with these smart, playful marine mammals off the coast of Sao Miguel Island.

  • Swim with dolphins in a safe, natural environment 
  • Learn all about different varieties of dolphins 
  • Snorkel in remarkably clear waters  
  • Enjoy a boat ride along Sao Miguel Island
  • Small groups with maximum 8 people per boat
Duration 3 hours
Starting time Usually starts at 8:30, 13:00, 16:00
Difficulty Easy

When peering out to the bright blue ocean around Sao Miguel, it’s not uncommon to see a pod of jumping dolphins in the distance. Experience these enthusiastic creatures firsthand on a snorkel adventure in the Atlantic. Discover the natural beauty and astounding intelligence of dolphins up close and make a mammal friend.

At the marina in Ponta Delgada, you meet your guide and begin the introduction briefing. You go over the best practices to ensure both you and the animals remain comfortable and safe. With years of experience, the guide teaches you how to best respect dolphins and their environment. Enjoy the boat ride along Sao Miguel Island as you cruise towards the strategically planned lookout spot. 

Once the dolphins appear, you leap into the clear ocean. Admire these smiling animals up close as they flip their fins around you. Listen to their calls underwater as they communicate via echolocation. As you snorkel in the incredibly clear water, you may even catch sight of some swimming marine life.

After a couple hours admiring these ocean mammals, board the boat and return back to the marina along the coastline. Take in the gorgeously green hills of Sao Miguel set against the blue sky. You might forget a few of the scientific terms from the day, but you won’t forget the feeling of floating alongside wild dolphins in their beautiful natural habitat.

Need to know before you go

Start times are 8:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 4:00 pm.

Minimum age is 6 years old.

Children 6-18 years old must either have a parent or guardian present or written permission.

Show more

Please bring a swimsuit, casual footwear that can get wet, towel, comfortable clothing for after the activity. It is recommended that participants tie their hair (if applicable).

It's recommended to bring a windbreaker, hat, waterproof bag for storage, water, lycra shirt, and sunscreen.

This activity is not suitable for people with back problems, heart conditions or pregnant women.

Cancellation

Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance with 100% reimbursement. 

There is no reimbursement for later cancellations. In case of cancellation from our side due to bad weather, we will return your payment in full.

Meeting point

Picos de Aventura

Marina Pêro De Teive Avenida João Bosco Mota Amaral, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada

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Provided by

Picos de Aventura

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