Half Day Swimming with Dolphins

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Half Day Swimming with Dolphins

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Half Day Swimming with Dolphins
Activities/Biome/Swimming with Dolphins

Come and join this wonderful experience of swimming with dolphins in it's natural habitat!

In the Azores you can swim with 5 species: bottlenose dolphins, Risso’s dolphin, and common dolphins, spotted and striped.

Includes: Briefing and debriefing, whales, dolphins, sea birds, turtles and fish watching and a tour along the south coast of the island of Pico.

Don't dismiss: Warm and comfortable clothing, bathing suit and towel, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses with UV protection.

Observation: It's necessary to know how to swim and preferably had experience in snorkeling. It's only allowed two people at once inside the water, in the presence of dolphins.

It is up to the crew to decide whether it is safe enough for the activity to take place, seeing that it also depends on the animal’s behavior.  



  • The clients are responsible for any damage or loss of personal belongings or equipment.
  • The whale and dolphin season starts mid-April and goes until the end of October. It is possible to have delaying trips, since this activity depends on the weather conditions. 


Meeting Point: Entrance of the Marina at Lajes do Pico 30 minutes before the trip.


  • Daily outings from Lajes do Pico at 09:00 and 14:00 (each trip lasts approximately 3 hours);
  • Outings depend on the weather conditions and on whether there are animals in the scope of the area covered;
  • Waterproof jackets and bottled spring water are provided;
  • A minimum of 4 pax is required for trips to be carried out.  
Booking Terms

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made within 32 days prior to scheduled activity - Refund of  the amount already payed;

Cancellations made within 10 days prior to scheduled activity - Refund of 10% of the total amount;

Cancellations made within 4 days prior to scheduled activity or no-shows - Total price of the activity will be charged;

In case of no sightings - Full refund.

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