Sunday, January 27, 2013

Observing and swimming with common dolphins with Futurismo

This morning we had a tour on our catamaran "Cetus" as well as a dolphin swimming trip on one of our zodiac boats. It was a beautiful clear blue day with plenty of sunshine and dolphins. We encountered several groups of common dolphins, all of them not too far from Ponta Delgada. There were a lot of young dolphins around, some were evern newborns. As usual the dolphins were keen to bowride and the swimmers were able to see them well underwater. We also spotted different seabirds (skuas, terns, yellow-legged gulls and black-backed gulls). The following photos were taken today by our crew:

Common dolphin jumping next to our boat to check us out

Aboard our catamaran "Cetus"

Common dolphins approaching our catamaran for some bowriding

Watching common dolphins bowriding

Local fishermen showing an Axillary seabream they have caught

Our swimming with dolphins tour this morning

Swimming with dolphins boat

Watching common dolphins from the swimming boat

Swimmer in the water with common dolphins

1 comment:

Hugo Costa said...

I guys,

Check the whales and dolphins page at
http://skaphandrus.com
a comprehensive catalogue of marine species to sea lovers.

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