Join us on these exciting and memorable holidays swimming with wild dolphins in the Azores.
Trips are running weekly every Saturday from June to November .You will have many opportunities to see whales on the swim with dolphins program.
Tour dates with expert uk guides Dyaln Walker and Amanda Stafford
We also offer whale watching holidays. These Trips take place weekly every saturday from April to October 2012. They are run by our expert local team with resident Marine biologist. The Azores is one of the best locations worldwide to see several species of whale : Sperm whales, Blue Whales, Fin whales and many more. You will also see the large pods of dolphins riding in the bow wave of the boat.
May and June is the time for the annual migrations of the big whales (fin, sei and blue whale). Also you can be fairly sure of sightings of sperm whales and many species of dolphin (Bottlenose, Atlantic Spotted, Striped, Risso's and Common) whenever you visit as these species are regularly encountered throughout the summer. As with our Dolphin Swimming holidays, late July and August tend to be busiest, with the shoulder season being quieter and cheaper, but still with reliable sightings of whales and dolphins. Click for more info.
New YOU TUBE link
Swimming with dolphins in the Azores is an unforgettable experience of playfulness, grace and beauty. Our ethos is one of respect and sensitivity with the dolphins and we introduce our guests to this experience with expert care and guidance. Swimming with Dolphins
Fulfil the dream of swimming with these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
Click the link to see dolphins blowing bubble rings on video
Egypt, The Red Sea > Our very exciting new location!! Having taken over the running of a very established and sucessful dolphin swim business, we offer both a 7 night holiday which offers day trips to swim with dolphins on the coral reef where the underwater scenery is spectacular. Also we offer a 7 night trip which includes a 2 night live-aboard safari so you get an opportunity to be with the dolphins for 3 days in a very protected, unspoilt offshore reef where the dolphins rest and play during the day after hunting at night.
Our resort is a fully certified PADI diving centre and offers diving programs which can be booked in advance
The season from April to Oct in the Azores always has fantastic sightings. The sperm whales and 5 species of dolphins will be there through the season with oportunities to see Orca, beaked whales, bottlenose whale, Pilot whales and many more. The best time to see the Baleen whales( Blue , fin and sei ) is May and June , although they are sometimes sighted in the high summer months too. Spring 2012 has seen large numbers of Sperm whale nursery groups, females with young resting in groups of 5-12 whales and young
Sperm whales and climate change- Co2 absorbed
Check out the link to read how the faeces of sperm whales can actually contribute to absorbtion of excess Co2
***** I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on! do it and enrich your life! I returned home feeling more alive and inspired than ever before.
Dawn McClean, London
****"The Dolphin Connection team were great, the skippers had a lot of sensitivity to the animals and guided us to have some sensational encounters underwater and from the boats with so many dolphins and whales. I will be back!!" The company has a very responsible ethos and this this precious, unspoilt part of the world is being well preserved.
Howard Brown- Cheltenham