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Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira

Highlights
  • Book online ahead of time to guarantee a spot on this popular guided tour
  • Explore in a small boat that grants access to caves and grottoes 
  • Go to Carvoeiro Beach and cruise the Atlantic Ocean without getting lost 
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Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
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Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
US$41.78
Overview
Avoid the hassle of renting and navigating a boat in unfamiliar territory on a stress-free dolphin watching cruise from Albufeira. A small, motorized boat grants you access to the hard-to-reach caves and grottoes that line Albufeira's coast, while a guide transports you to places with increased dolphin activity. A great option for families, this experience combines education with entertainment.
What to Expect
Meet at Albufeira Marina a little before your departure time. Check in, hop aboard a small boat, and get ready to cruise the Atlantic Ocean.

Once you get out on the water, relax as your guide takes you to areas to see views of the nearby sandstone cliffs. Head toward Carvoeiro Beach, and get the chance to explore the caves.

Afterward, your guide knows some of the best places to spot dolphins. A sighting is not 100-percent guaranteed, but you can possibly see two types of dolphins, common dolphins and bottlenose dolphins. If you do spot them, chances are they’ll be swimming close to your boat in their natural habitat.

Your guided tour ends when your boat reaches the Albufeira Marina and docks.
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1 - 5 of 94 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fantastic

Went out with Marcel at the helm and Davida (apologies if that is spelled wrong) telling us the key info. Amazing trip. We came across two groups of dolphins (see pic) and spent time watching them, chatting about them and just having an amazing time....More

Thank claonadh
DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Dream Wave, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Claonadh, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour! Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Brilliant

We had a great trip out with Dreamwave. We set off in Insonia and after a short time saw a group of dolphins. Unfortunately at that point there was a problem with the engine. The skipper radioed to his colleagues and after a short time...More

1  Thank Pauline K
DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Dream Wave, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Pauline K, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour! Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing dolphins

Went on the Insonia trip. Was delighted when we were able to see the dolphins. Also visited the caves. Quite expensive but not something you want to miss

Thank Lynne k
DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Dream Wave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lynne k, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour! Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Up close and personal with dolphins...

Although there is no guarantee of finding dolphins on this trip, our experienced guide managed to spot two different species within 15 minutes! Lots of opportunities to take great photos of dolphins within feet of you. Our twelve year old loved the whole thing and...More

2  Thank sarahhomer40
DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Dream Wave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Sarahhomer40, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour! Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Exhilarating ride on Insonia!

Family of 6 including 2 teens and a 3 year old. Chose the rib boat Insonia and very happy we did. What a ride! Absolutely thrilling experience. Saw many dolphins, absolutely amazing and our 3 year old was delighted! Any worries I had about it...More

Thank Eloise S
DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Dream Wave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Eloise S, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour! Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,

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Grayson99
31 August 2018|
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Response from Terry L | Reviewed this property |
It;s a great trip but quite rough going out to the dolphins. The rib we were in was driven very fast and there was quite a bit of buffeting. I certainly wouldn't recommend it for a baby.
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Lucy_Dolan
27 August 2018|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
I'd prebook as they do get full very quickly
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Niks G
14 August 2018|
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Response from Malcolm G | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We didn't get to swim in them but you do go right into them in the boat.
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