Gallery Full Day Tours

During the summer months we offer a full-day tour which consists of whale watching in the morning followed by lunch in Vila Franca and snorkeling in Vila Franca islet in the afternoon. Following are some photos taken by Futurismo staff during  second half of the Full Days tours (Vila Franca and Vila Franca Islet):

Some species you can snorkel with in and around Vila Franca Islet are: white seabream (Diplodus sargus), mullets (fam: Mugilidae, gen: Mugil, Chelon and Liza) for example the thicklip grey mullet (Chelon labrosus), goldline (Sarpa salpa), parrot fish (Sparisoma cretense), blue damsel fish (Abudefduf luridus), guinean pufferfish (Sphoeroidees marmoratus) and several species of wrasse (Halichoeres ornatissimusCoris julisThalassoma pavoLabrus mixtusSymphodus mediterraneus and more), blenny (Lipophrys trigloides, Parablennius incognitusParablennius ruberCoryphoblennius galerita) and goby (Gobius paganellusThorogobius ephippiatus).

White seabream (Diplodus sargus)

White seabream (Diplodus sargus) and goldline (Sarpa salpa)

Ornate wrasse (Thalassoma pavo)

Mullet (fam: Mugilidae)

Vidalia (endemic species to Azores)

Underwater video from one of our Full Day Tours:

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