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Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira

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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.
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 
  • Easy-to-find meeting spot at Albufeira Marina for convenience
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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Important Information
Departure Point
R. Marina de Albufeira 5B, 8200 Albufeira, Portugal
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Life jackets
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dolphin sightings cannot be guaranteed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 24 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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We had a 2 hour cruise off the coast of Portugal & even cruised right through the coastal caves. It was fantastic. Don't miss it!! The X-Ride is an excellent orange colored craft which seems to have been built especially for this type of tour. Very comfortable. On top of it all,
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We booked this on the spur of the moment and had a great time. We didn’t see any dolphins but the boat ride was so much fun and the caves were beautiful. I couldn’t stop laughing and my husband smiled throughout the entire ride. Great way to spend a few hours.
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 1 week ago
Hello DMoore_6, 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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7 of us, including younger children 8y.o and 10y.o went on the smaller boat trip. It was fantastic. We saw dolphins and then loved the caves and coastline. 2 hours was exactly the right time. I would recommend this company as they clearly respected the regulations around
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 1 week ago
Hello VictoriaW672, 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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Great trip with friendly staff. After seeing the caves we headed out away from the coast & managed to find some dolphins & spend approx 10 or 15 minutes sat on the calm sea with them swimming around the boat. If travelling on an October afternoon it does get a little cold but
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello DDD_MMM9, 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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We had a fantastic time, the staff were really engaging and friendly, very knowledgeable and entertaining. The coastal caves were spectacular, but the highlight was spotting a family of bottle nose dolphins a few miles out to sea, we stayed with them for some time, it was
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Donna C, 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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