Great news from Holland again. Proudly we announce that the very famous travel show “3 Op Reis” has broadcasted an item about Pico Sport in they show of november 8th. You can watch the show here.
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Swimming with dolphins is a great experience.
While in many places like in egypt the dolphins are under heavy pressure, here, in the open sea of Pico Island the snorkeling with dolphins is sustainable.
Here we do not disturb the animals and they are free to swim whereever they want. Also we have strong regulations about how to operate with whales and dolphins.
Sometimes its just a short visit but often they allow us to dive into the deep blue with them. See ...Lese Weiter →
45 minutes with Mako and Blue sharks.
Yesterday was a great day for shark diving at Pio. Andy Stelter got a massive Mako shark for more than 40 minutes and a big Blue came in as well. What a great experience and what a pevilege to meet some of the last remaining of their species ……
The shark weeks 2016 are open for booking now….dont wait, join Frank Wirth´s Pico Sport and the sharks in 2016.Lese Weiter →
Time for sharks. September has been a great month for us to see Blue Sharks. The spot near to Madalena was good every single time. The waiting time while chumming was longer than in the years before and it became a bug previlege to see the Blue sharks, as they are highly overfished. ButFrank Wirth´s crew of Pico Sport , Andy Stelter, João Rodrigues, Rui Romano, Lese Weiter →
Great news from Holland. Proudly we announce that TUI Holland will start to fly 2 direct flights per week directly from Amsterdam to Pico from April 2016. Thank you everybody out there that helped to make this possible.Lese Weiter →
This is how close it gets when Frank Wirth´s Team of Pico Sport Azores is working with Nuno Sá and the BBC Blue Planet Team to film the new series OCEANS around Pico Island. The new 6 films of Blue planet will air in October 2017 and our team has a long wish list to film……be ready for the best underwater natural history shot´s ever, taken by some of the best Underwater Professionals of the world ……..
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This year was a complicated year for us to see sharks.
The El Nino pushed the warm water up to the continetal shelf. Beaches around Lisbon were closed and at Madeira Island as well because of Mako sharks.
But since 4 days the warm water is moving south and we now have normal sea temperatures for this time of the year. We can see the sea creatures turning back to normal !
Yesterday we saw 65 Mobula at Princess Alice, lots of Wahoo ...Lese Weiter →
Back home after 2 1/2 month working on Pico Island, Azores.
The chance to see Blue Sharks is getting less and less. But around the Azores there is still the chance.
Thanks to Frank Wirth-Pico Sport!
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A Day trip to Princess Alice Bank is an exciting adventure. Its one of the view places in the world where we can for sure meet Devil Rays in the month July until October. Here we make it possible also for snorklers to meet this wonderful creatures.
Thank you Jürgen Jung and João Rodrigues to share the material with us.Lese Weiter →
The Bluewhales are around Pico again on their migration in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Pico Sport boats are out if the weather allows to observe the largest animal that ever lived on earth.
There is still time until the end of May to join us at Pico. Just send us you request and we will make it happen for you.Lese Weiter →
It was already time to return to the port when this young southern right whale started to breach, waving good bye to us on our last departure at Peninsula Valdez. 8 great days are behind us with endless encounters with whales, as close and impressive as it can be. Nicole Rauch from Switzerland took this picture.
In 2013 we start our next trip with the right whales on October 13th. Ask for information and check
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