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Ria Formosa: Dolphin-Watching Boat Tour

Product ID: 97689
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Enjoy a boat tour in the Ria Formosa Natural Park to see dolphins in their natural environment. You’ll be on the lookout for the most commonly sighted species, including the short-beaked common dolphin and the common bottlenose dolphin.
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Duration: 138 minutes
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  • Experience the natural beauty of Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Observe the behavior of dolphins in their natural environment
  • See other commonly sighted species, such as flying fish and sea turtles
Full description
On this 2.5-hour dolphin-watching boat tour you’ll pass through the inlet in the Ria Formosa Natural Park and then head out to sea, following the coastline for 1-3 miles.

You’ll receive a briefing by the skipper and guides will be available on board to tell you more about the local animal life. During the tour, you’ll observe dolphins in their natural environment. The most commonly sighted species are the short-beaked common dolphin and the common bottlenose dolphin.

Other creatures, such as flying fish, ocean sunfish and sea turtles may also be spotted during the tour. Cetaceans are migratory animals, distributed around the world’s seas, and pass along Mallorca’s coast daily.

The current rate of spotting dolphins on the boat trips is 95 percent, but guides cannot guarantee sightings as these are wild animals in their natural habitat.
  • Dolphin-watching boat tour
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Pick-up service

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Meeting point

Olhão: Avenida 5 de Outubro in front of Real Marina Hotel. The booking has to be previously confirmed by the booking department of the local tour operator company who will next get in touch with you by phone to make sure that you specifically know the different meeting points of the activities.

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From US$ 35.59 per person

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Product ID: 97689