Where to go to swim with wild dolphins
All The Golden Scope’s readers are adventurous people. People that love travelling and enjoying things out of the ordinary.
Our readers—you—like to know about the craziest and most remote holiday destinations, as well as what to do and see when travelling to a certain region of the world.
So here we go again with another interesting article for all those who love the seaside and want to try doing something unique when on a beach holiday. Indeed, today’s feature focuses on all the places one could go to, to swim with dolphins in the wild!
If you have never tried that before, I suggest you carefully read this article and you note down exactly where you want to go and how to reach the place.
Swimming with wild dolphins is not something you would usually do on a daily basis, so—correct me if I am wrong—but this must be done at least once in a lifetime.
MARSA ALAM, EGYPT
Marsa Alam is a small beach town located on the Red Sea in Egypt. It is the perfect destination for all those who are based in Europe and North Africa, as it is only few hours flight away from those areas. The Red Sea is home to numerous dolphins, as well as peculiar types of fish. To reach Marsa Alam, you can catch a flight straight to the Marsa Alam International Airport, which opened in 2003.
KEY WEST, FLORIDA
Key West is an island in the Straits of Florida on the North American continent, at the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys. It is located only 140 km away from Cuba. All the beaches present fine white sand and the waters are crystal clear. Key West is definitely the place to be to experience the unique feeling of swimming with the dolphins in the ocean.
OAHU ISLAND, HAWAII
Oahu Island is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Several Hollywood movies were shot there, such as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Descendants, Pearl Harbor, Jurassic Park movies and 50 First Dates. The waters surrounding Oahu Island are home to 8 different species of dolphins, and thanks to this, swimming with dolphins is one of the most popular activities when on the island.
Jamaica is an incredibly beautiful island situated in the Caribbean Sea. It is considered the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. Thanks to the island’s tropical climate, different ecosystems of plants and animals can actually co-habit. The sea there is crystal clear and it features numerous kinds of corals. In addition to this, dolphins usually wander around the coast, so it is not difficult to find a few to swim with.
The Azores, officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores, is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, and it is composed of nine volcanic islands all situated in the North Atlantic Ocean. The waters around the Azores are home to a varied marine flora and fauna: the islands are, indeed, inhabited by 23 kinds of whales, as well as several dolphins.
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