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Dolphin Watching and Cave Boat Cruise from Albufeira

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    What to Expect
    During this 2 hour cruise you will have the chance to see these animals in their natural environment. Upon departure head towards the dolphin location, as for the rest of the itinerary you will cruise along the coastline, caves and rock formations which make the southern coast of Portugal one of the most beautiful in the world. The activity is divided in two parts, 1 hour for the dolphin search and 1 hour for the caves & coastline, the order may change.

    The waters of the Algarve coastline are the passing point for different species, especially whales, sharks, turtles, sea birds and mainly cetaceous (dolphins). The species that are most seen are the “short-beaked common dolphin” (Delphinus Delphis) and the “common bottle-nose dolphin” (Tursiops Truncatus), as this last one can reach up to 4 meters in length and live up to 45 years of age.

    You will embark in a catamaran, unique in Portugal, equipped with 50 comfortable seats, W/C and free Wi-Fi. The selected boat may be changed for a smaller boat on low season according to the number of passengers.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Algar Experience Check-in desk - Albufeira Marina
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Original Departure Point
    Inclusions
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Free pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points (Albufeira area only) please contact the company to book the transport.
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Check-in up to 30 minutes from departure time
    • This activity is forbidden to pregnant women.
    • This activity is forbidden to children under 3 years of age.
    • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible (except if the passenger is able to change from wheelchair to the boat seat)
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Dress code: subject to weather conditions. Recommend light jacket.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 47 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Great experience out at sea. Caves so beautiful. Did not get to see any dolphins but not to bothered about that, there is always another chance in the future. Lovely staff on board. Will definitely be coming back in the summer next year!
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    Response from AlgarExperience_GC, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Dolphin Watching and Cave Boat Cruise from Albufeira
    Responded 9 Nov 2019
    Dear 786sammied, Thank you for your kind words and preference. Hope to see you again. Best regards, AlgarExperience Team
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    Fab day out, got to spend time with a family pod of bottle nose dolphins which included 2 very playful calf's. The coastline was stunning, staff very pleasant and helpful, would strongly recommend doing this trip.
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    Response from AlgarExperience_GC, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Dolphin Watching and Cave Boat Cruise from Albufeira
    Responded 2 Nov 2019
    Dear Sparky1104, Thank you for your kind words and preference. Hope to see you again. Best regards, AlgarExperience Team
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    The experience was amazing all the staff were friendly and helpful before boarding and a photo was taken too. The crew on the boat where funny and knowledgeable as we approached the dolphins and supplied information sheets on the species that visit the Algarve. We were lucky to
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    Response from AlgarExperience_GC, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Dolphin Watching and Cave Boat Cruise from Albufeira
    Responded 29 Sep 2019
    Dear Holly, Thank you so much for the kind words. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed the experience. Best regards, AlgarExperience Team
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    Been on this trip today 5/9/19 an seen a good few dolphin's an the caves were brilliant. Staff on board an on land were friendly an very helpful.
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    Response from AlgarExperience_GC, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Dolphin Watching and Cave Boat Cruise from Albufeira
    Responded 5 Sep 2019
    Dear jamessK1667YM, Thank you for your comment. Best regards, AlgarExperience Team
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    The caves were awesome! Didn’t see many dolphins, but the guides were nice and informative. Takes off on time and we’ll worth the time spent out there.
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    Response from Happiness01293087080, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Dolphin Watching and Cave Boat Cruise from Albufeira
    Responded 25 Jul 2019
    Dear Bill, Thank you for your comment and preference. Hope to see you again. Kind regards, AlgarExperience Team
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    1,192 reviews
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    Huellenhagen
    Cape Town Central, South Africa
    51
    Great family excursion!
    We very much enjoyed the cruise along the coast, from Albufeira Harbour to Benagil Caves and back. The day was
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    amyaP4097CX
    30
    Amazing experience!
    Having never done parasailing before, I wasn’t sure if it would be scary, but it wasn’t at all! The staff spoke
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    786sammied
    30
    Dare-devil!
    Wow! What an experience!!! Talk about stepping out of my comfort zone. So glad i did this. Solo traveller and was
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    786sammied
    30
    7th November 2019
    Great experience out at sea. Caves so beautiful. Did not get to see any dolphins but not to bothered about that,
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    TomO631
    Thurles, Ireland
    6938
    Great experience with kids
    Went on this recently with my 15 Yr old and my 12 Yr old. All 3 of us could do it together, and really enjoyed it.
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    Whizzo78
    Bristol
    4138
    Epic experience with a fab team
    Thanks so much to Rui & John for a superb experience yesterday. We used Algar Experiences for a parasailing
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    Unicorncam
    10
    So much fun.
    We went out with the guys today, although it was a windy afternoon which affected how high we could go, it was
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    Sparky1104
    20
    Dolphins and Caves trip.
    Fab day out, got to spend time with a family pod of bottle nose dolphins which included 2 very playful calf's. The
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    krislzr
    Bucharest, Romania
    456
    Fun activities in the Algarve
    We booked two activities with AlgarExperience - the Caves and Coastline tour and Parasailing - they helped me with
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    thedebster01
    Binbrook, Canada
    62
    Must do!!!
    I highly recommend this adventure! The staff are awesome, unlimited drinks on the boat, they bring you to a
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    chrismcband
    London, United Kingdom
    10
    Fantastic experience
    The crew were great, friendly and explained everything. Felt very at ease and safe, being up in the air was
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    Ed C
    11
    Reef Fishing
    We booked a 3hr reef fishing for 2 adults and 3 kids (7, 8 and 10). We didn’t catch much but enjoyed it
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    Dawn B
    Musselburgh, United Kingdom
    157
    Great friendly staff
    We went on the trip early October, the weather was great. Lovely views of the coastline and they go as far into
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    Caribbeangyal
    73
    Must Try
    I was in Portugal September for my Birthday and this tour was the highlight of my trip, the food was amazing, the
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    C8923CAjacobh
    Newtownards, United Kingdom
    10
    Beach BBQ
    Checked in at albufeira marina and were shown to a private dock where we waited to be boarded onto our boat. From
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