From Albufeira: Half-Day Cruise with Cave Exploration

4.6 / 5

16 reviews

From Albufeira: Half-Day Cruise with Cave Exploration

From $34.99 per person

Set sail and cruise westward along the cliffs and sandy beaches. Visit the caves or have a refreshing time swimming.

About this activity

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Duration 3.5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, German, Portuguese, Spanish, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the caves on a small dinghy
  • Explore the enormous sea cave, indulge in a warm swim in the crystal clear Atlantic, or have a stab at fishing
  • Stare out towards the majestic cliffs
Full description
Climb aboard the Leãozinho for a 3.5-hour day cruise leaving from the Albufeira Marina in the morning. Set your sails westward and head into the Atlantic towards the sandy shores of San Rafael, Castelo and Praia da Gale. Stare out towards the majestic cliffs and see the rock chapel Senhora da Rocha perched over the sea. Shortly after passing the fishermen at Armacao de Pera, arrive at the stunning beach and sapphire blue waters of Praia de Benagil. Here, have the option to explore the enormous sea cave, indulge in a warm swim in the crystal clear Atlantic, or have a go at fishing. Satiate your thirst at the onboard Pirate Bar, where you can sip on a cool and refreshing beverage of beer, soft drinks and water, and relish the sparkling blue sea. As you motor back to Albufeira, stay alert for dolphins whose fins are often seen racing along the ship.
Includes
  • Entrance fee
  • Life jackets
  • Meals and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Marina Albufeira at Gate 4.

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Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Intoxication
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    5/5
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We just did this tour and it was fine. The boat was beautiful, the crew was nice and the beers were lovely. Only downside was that we didn’t see a lot of the insides of the caves. The smaller boat brought us a bit closer for like 5 minutes but that was about it. The views during the tour were amazing though and the shipper told us some interesting facts.

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April 29, 2019

Out of this world!

The crew couldn’t have been nicer, and our 5 year old even got to steer the boat! It was very quiet as late October, but that meant it felt really personal. Sea had huge swells, which was exciting, though not for the travel-sick. I am someone who suffers from travel sickness in a car, so I did have some woozy moments, but found standing and moving my legs with the boat worked really well to settle me. My husband and 5 year old were totally fine, though our 2 year old was sick, but perhaps that’s not a surprise! The crew were lovely about it though and dealt with it swiftly. The whole experience felt like a real adventure, and I was so glad we were on this boat and not one of the more modern ones, which were really crowded. We won’t forget this in a long time!

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October 25, 2018

Superb excursion

Nice way to discover the Algarve coast and to access the famous Benagil cave (without docking, only those who are paddle or canoe-kayak do it). The landscapes are magnificent, the crew is very friendly and even makes the effort to translate into French if necessary. To do !

June 3, 2019

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