Water activity

From Albufeira: Dolphins and Caves 2.5-Hour Boat Trip

Activity provider: AlgarExperience

From Albufeira: Dolphins and Caves 2.5-Hour Boat Trip

Activity provider: AlgarExperience
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From US$ 29.25 per person

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Look for common and bottlenose dolphins in their natural environment on a 2-hour boat trip from Albufeira. Experience the dramatic landscapes of the Algarve from the water and discover the sea caves along the coast.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Encounter dolphins in their natural environment
  • See the stunning caves and rock formations of Portugal's southern coast
  • Travel aboard the powerful "Belize Terceiro" catamaran
Full description
Climb aboard a unique catamaran in the marina of Albufeira for a 2-hour trip along the coast of the Algarve. Look for native wildlife, including whales, sharks, turtles and sea birds, and encounter dolphins in their natural environment. Benefit from the chance to admire these friendly animals in the water, and keep your eyes open for the prevalent, short-beaked common dolphin and bottlenose dolphins that can live for up to 45 years and reach 4 meters in length. Along the way, marvel at the caves and rock formations that make the south coast of Portugal one of the most beautiful in the world.
Includes
  • Boat trip
  • Other drinks
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Albufeira Marina, Várzea da Orada, 707H, 8200-394 Albufeira.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Jacket
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 175 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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It has been a fantastic excursion. The weather was with us. And we could see the dolphins very close. The shades of the water in the cave area, beautiful. To put a but, too many people in the cave area, it seemed like a party with boats, canoes, kayaks, etc.

July 5, 2022

Really good trip. This was the first time that we have been out to try to see dolphins, but this is first time we have seen any. There were over 100 in the pod and we spent about 15 minutes with them before going to the famous Algarvian caves. The commentary by Katrina was very helpful and amusing. Well worth the money.

June 26, 2022

The staff were very helpful and friendly. And the guides gave plenty of information about the coastline and kept things interesting. Seeing the dolphins in their natural habitat was lovely however a bit difficult to see at times since they show up in different areas for brief moments at a time. We also had a chance to go for a swim in the ocean so be sure to bring a swimsuit. As well as a jacket since the wind when the boat is going at faster rates can get a bit chilly.

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June 16, 2022

Product ID: 71287