Guided tour

Açores: Open Water Swimming

Açores: Open Water Swimming

From US$ 56.51 per person

Experience the thrill of open-water swimming on this guided tour in Açores. Enjoy calm seas, perfect water temperatures, and an incredible sunrise.

About this activity

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Discover breathing, swimming, and anxiety management techniques
  • Learn how to check the weather and understand currents for optimal swims
  • Improve your technique with the help of a professional guide
Full description

Enjoy the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure on this open-water swimming tour in Açores. Meet your tour guide at Piscinas do Pesqueiro Pool for a quick safety briefing and introduction. Next, enjoy a brief warm-up then jump into the sea for an acclimatisation swim nearby before beginning your adventure along the São Miguel Island coast. Enjoy up to 1-hour of swimming time. Take in panoramic views of the Bay of Ponta Delgada as you swim in the company of your guide. Your guide will provide you with feedback throughout the tour and will take photos and videos which you can use to improve your technique. At the end of the tour, warm up with a hot mug of tea.

  • Personal accident insurance
  • Experienced local guide
  • Swim buoy
  • Swimming cap
  • Wetsuit rental
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in the Ocean Pool, next to the beach access stairs.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Wetsuit

Know before you go

  • Swimming in the sea is a unique experience, however, you should be aware of marine life such as jellyfish, sea urchins, and seaweed
  • Daily itineraries are an example of the swims that may take place, however, actual swim locations and distances will vary according to local weather and sea conditions
  • Tours will swim a minimum of 1.5-kilometers
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