Recent posts

Why choose Pico as your diving destination in 2021

Pico is a Covid-free destination and in 2020 we had a 90% success rate for shark diving, with up to 20 Blue sharks in a single dive and quite a few Makos turning up.

Winter Collection 2020 by CW Azores

Looking for an original Christmas present? Have a look at our winter collection and download the full catalogue in PDF format.

New "Covid-19" cancellation policies

Can you see the light at the end of the tunnel? We do, and we believe we will soon be able to relax a little bit. Meanwhile, we relaxed our cancellation policies ;-)

The Right whale to save (not to kill!)

An update on the species status from the time when, back in 2009, we were gifted with a sighting of a North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) in Pico.

The Cuvier's beaked whale is the champion of deep diving

The Cuvier's beaked whale is the deepest diving mammal, having reached the amazing depth of 2992 metres.

Gifted by many Whale sharks

In 2020, for the joy of our divers and snorkellers, we had many Whale sharks feeding in our waters. That was a true gift, as Whale sharks are not a common sighting at all here in Pico.

Encounters with Blue whales in Pico

Have you ever wanted to see a Blue whale, hear it blow and smell its breathe? Join CW Azores on Pico Island and experience all this!

Baby sitting in Sperm whales

Social responsibility in Sperm whales entails baby sitting and suckling each other's babies, a behaviour known as allosuckling.

Pico's secret night dives

Night diving Pico's coast in spring and early summer holds many suprises. Be among the first to know.