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    Broadreach: Azores Whale and Dolphin Experience

    Broadreach: Azores Whale and Dolphin Experience


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Portugal
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Known as the "Hawaii of Europe," the Azores comprise a collection of nine volcanic islands situated in the Atlantic Ocean. Join us on this exciting expedition, where you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the role of a marine biologist, conducting research on whales and dolphins, all the while immersing yourself in the distinctive culture and captivating geography of the Azores.

    Embark on an unforgettable educational journey with our Azores Whale and Dolphin Program designed exclusively for high schoolers. This extraordinary adventure will allow young explorers to delve into the natural wonders of the Azores archipelago, beginning with visits to active volcanoes where they will witness the captivating geothermal activity and have the opportunity to soak in rejuvenating hot springs. Additionally, participants can choose to snorkel or dive among the mesmerizing Mobula rays, gaining a unique perspective on the Azores' marine life. Throughout the program, students will expand their knowledge of the region's rich biodiversity, learning about dolphins, whales, and rays from experts in the field. To truly immerse in Azorean culture, students will savor a traditional meal of cozido, a dish slow-cooked in the earth for six hours using geothermal energy. This gastronomic experience offers a taste of the island's unique fusion of tradition and innovation. For those seeking an extra dose of adventure, our program offers a variety of exhilarating activities such as surfing, canyoning, hiking, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding, and more. These thrilling pursuits will not only foster a spirit of exploration but also create lasting memories and friendships, making this Azores Whale and Dolphin Program an unforgettable learning opportunity for high school students seeking both knowledge and adventure.