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Sao Miguel: Vila Franca Do Campo Islet Scuba Diving

1. Sao Miguel: Vila Franca Do Campo Islet Scuba Diving

Kick off your scuba diving experience with a small introduction session during which you will learn all about diving equipment, techniques and underwater communication. Then head out to the sea by boat, allowing a supervised and relaxed way to experience diving.  Your dive will take place at the Natural Reserve of Vila Franca do Campo Islet, an island formed by a volcano crater. Explore an area close to wrecked cannons from the 16th century and see how nature incorporated them into marine life.

Azores Swim with Dolphins Atlantic Experience

2. Azores Swim with Dolphins Atlantic Experience

Enjoy a 2.5-hour tour to swim with bottlenose dolphins on this tour from Vila Franca do Campo. Meet your guide at the Vila Franca do Campo Marina for check-in and equipment setup. After a quick safety and responsible practices induction, board your high-speed boat and head out to sea. Your skipper will be on the lookout for dolphins throughout the journey. When the time comes, get ready to dive into the sea and wait for the friendly dolphins to approach you. On the second part of the tour, travel to one of the island's best snorkel locations. Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and see an array of vibrant marine fauna and flora as you explore the seafloor before heading back to the marina.

Sao Miguel: Boat Tour around Vila Franca do Campo Islet

3. Sao Miguel: Boat Tour around Vila Franca do Campo Islet

Discover the natural reserve of Ilhéu de Vila Franca, located in the south coast of São Miguel island. This small volcanic island is only situated 0.7 miles (1.2 kilometers) away from Vila Franca do Campo Marina. Circle around the island with a professional guide who will point out all the rare rock formations. Watch the nesting sites of the local sea birds such as the Garajau-comum (sterna hirundo). Take a peek inside the crater filled with turquoise water.

Sao Miguel: Snorkeling in Vila Franca do Campo

4. Sao Miguel: Snorkeling in Vila Franca do Campo

Go on a boat and embark on a snorkeling experience in the sea. Enjoy the marine life in a supervised and relaxed way.  Receive a brief explanation of the apnea basic concepts, equipment, and swimming techniques. These are theoretical and practical sessions, where safety procedures will be explained.  This activity takes place in the Natural Reserve of Vila Franca do Campo Island, close to the wrecked cannons from the 16th Century.  Come and see what the underwater world has to offer you with the greatest comfort and safety.

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What people are saying about Vila Franca do Campo

Nice experience. Good organization and explanation. When diving you are always in the immediate vicinity of the instructor, which gives a super safe feeling. Thanks to Henrique. This was an ideal way to get acquainted with diving! Fantastic environment where you can discover the beautiful underwater world without any experience. Top! Definitely recommend. Best regards to the whole team Christian

My trip was pleasant and the guides were highly trained as they explained everything in detail and took us to see cannons and other Spanish artefacts sunk near the islet. I recommend this company and this trip.

Booked very last minute and still got to go out. We were the only two on the ride and we got great info from our guides. What an incredible start to our trip. Thank you!!

Thanks! Paulo and Emanuel were very kind and friendly. The beautiful island! An incredible and unique experience. I strongly recommend.

It was a very beautiful tour, with an excellent guide.so and it's a pity not to be able to go to the islet and take a dip