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Address: Albufeira Marine, Albufeira, Portugal

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Fantastic best day of our holiday

We booked black runner but ended up on the 50' orange XRide, we were quite disappointed when we saw the boat but all our disappointment went away as soon as we left the harbour... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2015
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

We booked black runner but ended up on the 50' orange XRide, we were quite disappointed when we saw the boat but all our disappointment went away as soon as we left the harbour, we were definitely more sheltered & kept dry, we were able to walk around the boat to ensure we saw the Dolphins, the boat was fast,... More 

1 Thank Dawn27
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185 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We were taken out on a two hour tour of the cliffy coastline in a high speed rib carrying 10 passengers....felt fast but at all time safe and the guide gave us regular information updates....headed well out to sea to find Dolphins but alas not this time.

Thank kennyaberdeen
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Very good boat value for money although we never saw the Dolphins it goes quite fast I really reccomend this boat trip.

Thank Tyler C
Lisbon, Portugal
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Did the 2h30m ride with the xride orange boat and it was just perfect. We travelled for almost 30m to see the dolphins and ended up by seing a group of about 60... we travelled side by side with them for more than 20m. Needless to say how great an experience it was.

Thank cbras_review
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I do not normally write reviews, but felt I have had to after my experience on Monday with Black Runner. We have been coming to the area for years and have previously been on boat trips to see the dolphins with Seafaris, however this year our villa was only organising the trip with Black Runner – we didn’t think this... More 

6 Thank Becky C
Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I went on the xride boat.. It is cheaper than the other boats because the xride is a bigger boat. I paid 28 euros on the xride boat. The others charge 35 euros. The captain 'Pedro' was brilliant. He was funny and informative.. I saw lots of dolphins. The captain allowed everyone to climb up to the front of the... More 

1 Thank MrsK6
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

we went on the black runner with all the family it was an amazing experience and we saw dolphins and Basking Shark, the views were fantastic and the experience was out of this world, also it was excellent value for money.

Thank Michelle G
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We chose this trip as we were advised that they focus more on searching for dolphins and we were not disappointed. The captain had a great sense of humour but also kept us well informed regarding the dolphins and the local beaches. It was an experience I'll never forget and worth every penny.

2 Thank LauraArabia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

There are loads of different trips on offer from Albufeira marina but we chose this one due to the comfy blow-up seating. Good job as well as it protects your vitals when you're speeding along. We did the 2 hour caves and dolphins trip. Caves were unbelievable and I'd recommend this to everyone. Dolphins were more elusive sadly. Skipper was... More 

Thank mark k
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80 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

The tour was an hour delayed so just stopped off in a cafe near by. The captain had a good laugh with the passengers and he gave us a good tour of the coastline, beaches and caves. Also some interesting information about them. The boat was really fun and went over some big waves which got you wet but was... More 


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