Azores Awesome Expedtition - Aug-Sept 2024

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28 Aug - 7 Sept 2024  (Full - dates for 2025 to be released soon)

Are you ready for an extraordinary marine adventure like no other? Join Michael AW on an exhilarating journey to the mesmerizing Azores archipelago, specially curated by the renowned Silke and Rainer Schimpf. Get ready to dive into the heart of the ocean to witness the captivating phenomenon of bait balls with dolphins, mobulas, and magnificent sharks!

EURO 4680 (twin share)    .

Exclusive Filming Opportunities: Dive into the Uncharted Depths of the Atlantic with Ocean Geographic as we apply for a special permit to document the awe-inspiring behavior of whales in this unexplored water of the Atlantic. This expedition promises extraordinary encounters with marine giants and offers you a chance to contribute to ocean conservation through your experiences.

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Beyond the thrilling open ocean experiences, we will explore the signature sites around St. Maria. For 9 adventure-filled days, we will navigate the currents in search of oceanic sharks, birds, and dolphins chasing bait balls. With up to 50 meterss of underwater visibility, get ready for truly immersive Blue Planet experiences in the heart of the Atlantic.

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Perfect Timing: Our expedition is strategically scheduled during the best months to visit this remote outpost – from July to October. During this high season, the Azores become a playground for giant mobulas and mantas around Pico, Faial, and Santa Maria islands. While visibility varies from 5m to 50m near the coast, our offshore dives enjoy a constant 35 to 50m visibility, ensuring you never miss any breathtaking marine moment!

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Adventure for All: Whether you're a seasoned scuba diver, a snorkeler, or a free diver, this adventure welcomes enthusiasts of all levels. No matter your expertise, our experienced team will ensure your safety and make sure you have the time of your life beneath the waves.

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Gateway to Excitement: Fly into the enchanting city of Lisbon, then connect flight to the breathtaking Santa Maria, where your aquatic odyssey awaits!

Don't miss this rare opportunity to explore the uncharted waters of the Azores and witness the wonders of the marine world alongside the extraordinary Michael AW with Silke and Rainer Schimpf. Secure your spot now for an unforgettable AZORES Awesome Adventure – an expedition of a lifetime!

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Nine ocean days - five days of diving with two dives per day each, (Ambrosio with Mantas and possibly Whale shark)

Four off shore ocean expedition days eg to Formigas and in search of bait balls.

Lunch package

Airport transfers to and from accommodation

10 nights twin sharing accommodation – Charming Blue or equilvalent ( with breakfast

OG expedition gear

*this is a small group expedition – limited spots


EURO 4680 including service charge  ( Deposit 1380 Euro per person)

Single Supplement EURO 800

Not Included

International and domestic flight to St Maria,

Rental car – will arrange sharing

Single supplement – subject to availability


15L tank -  subject to availability

Travel insurance


To express interest or if you need further information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you are ready to book please go to booking link bellow: ( Note booking link will show approximate price in USD however this trip will be invoiced in EURO . Basic trip price EURO 4680pp incl service charge)

(2024 departure currently full - dates for 2025 to be released soon)

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CLICK HERE to book your spot

NB. Booking is not confirmed until deposit is paid. Payment details for payment of deposit will be provided once booking is completed. Booking username and password is not the same as your OG username and password. If you are new trip client you can leave the existing client login blank and complete the booking . If you are an existing trip client please email us using link below and we will book you in

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