Vila Franca do Campo: Swimming With Dolphins & Snorkel Tour

Vila Franca do Campo: Swimming With Dolphins & Snorkel Tour

From $115.38 per person

Get up close and personal with the dolphins of the Azores Islands on this trip from Vila Franca do Campo.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Swim with wild Atlantic dolphins
  • Connect with nature on an unforgettable swim
  • Learn about marine wildlife with biologists and naturalists
  • Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of the Azores
Full description

Enjoy a 2.5-hour snorkel 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.

  • Wetsuit
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Knowledgeable wildlife guide
  • Experienced skipper
  • Lifejacket
  • Insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Water
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

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    Meeting point

    From Ponta Delgada town center, head east along the coast and follow the signs to Vila Franca do Campo. Once in Vila Franca do Campo, descend toward sea level and the marina where the local partner's base and yellow boats are located. Free parking is available.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Change of clothes
    • Towel
    • Camera
    • Water
    • Biodegradable sunscreen

    Know before you go

    • English is the official language for the tour, although the team is multinational and will do their best to accommodate your preferred language (this is not guaranteed however)
    • Children must be accompanied by at least 1 adult
    • The tour is subject to weather and safety conditions, and may be modified or cancelled without prior notice
    • It is not possible to control animal behavior, and proximity or interaction can never be guaranteed
    • This is a high conservational risk activity: a qualified guide will always be there to ensure the best environmental and conservation standards are followed during the tour
    • It is not permitted to use fins, touch, feed, be too noisy, make abrupt movements, or swim too fast near the animals
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