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Half-Day Swimming with Dolphins

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    Join the ultimate experience swimming with wild dolphins in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Encountering dolphins in their natural environment is an experience unlike any other that will leave you full of emotion and lasting memories. This activity is carried out in small groups from a zodiac boat, and led by a qualified biologists or nature guides. Each swimming tour is preceded by a briefing in which one of the biologists explains how to swim with wild dolphins while respecting them, how to enter the water and behave around the dolphins, how to use the mask and snorkel and how to get the most out of your swimming experience. Masks, snorkels and wet-suits are provided.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This activity is strongly recommended. We had bought a ticket in advance and were excited to see dolphins. The first day there was no walk because no dolphins were observed in the area. We got another opportunity the next day and then we were out...More

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    Reviewed July 7, 2019

    Swimming with the dolphins was great, but I have to give a poor review due to the boat captain. Unfortunately he made the experience unpleasant and unsafe with reckless piloting into waves, going far too fast (we passed many boats who must’ve thought we were...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello, Thank you for your feedback. Our guest's opinion is always very important for us. We are very concerned on what you wrote us. The skippers are the safety experts on board and they do care all the time about the passenger's safety. Anyhow, we...More

    Reviewed July 6, 2019

    I wouldn't exactly call it "swimming" with dolphins it's more a case of being in the water when they swim past. Never the less it's really amazing to see these fantastic creatures in the wild. It's quite a full on experience as there is a...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank NoskcidCambridge
    SandrinaR25, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello, Thank you for your feedback! We do our best to provide the greatest experiences to all our guests. Our main concern is always the safety of our customers and, as a sustainable tour operator, protecting the dolphins while doing this experience. It is nice...More

    Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

    Great experience!! Beautiful ride out in the Atlantic all along the coast of Sao Miguel. We found some dolphins and the staff help you slide into the water as to kit scare dolphins away. They swim around you , most often below you. Looking through...More

    Thank kimberlyp520
    SandrinaR25, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello "kimberlyp520", :) Thanks for your comment! We are really happy you enjoyed the trip. Swim with wild dolphins is an incredible experience, indeed! 🐋🐬 All the best!

    Reviewed June 20, 2019

    What a great trip! The guides are really good at getting people into the water when and where they will have the best chance of seeing dolphins. We spent the morning with a school of common dolphins and it was an amazing experience. For people...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    SandrinaR25, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello, Thank you for your recommendation! Hearing the dolphins and swimming with them in their natural habitat is a unique experience, full of emotions. Thank you so much for choosing us ;) Best regards

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    March 4, 2019|
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    Response from pick_jeremy | Reviewed this property |
    there are usually two departures. the AM departure you would not make. probably the early PM departure would work. the cruise ships dock in Ponta Delgada, which is the same port the dolphin/whale watching ships leave... More
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    October 11, 2018|
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    Response from Jennifer A | Reviewed this property |
    They provide wetsuits for the event
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