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Address: Marina De Albufeira, Albufeira, Portugal
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4 hour Reef Fishing trip

Booked this for myself and 10YO son without first checking TA reviews. €60 plus €3 fishing licence. I did however read the reviews before we went on the trip, so didn't have very... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2013
Eric R
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

I cannot believe some of these reviews on here, fishing is always a waiting game and sometimes in life you don't catch anything. BUT today we had 5 sharks 4 blue sharks and one mako, the mako was like a great white with attitude.......Paulo and his team mate done a fantastic job they put all the sharks back into the... More 

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5 Thank Tracey A
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Great fun although it was a bit choppy out there!!! Caught loads of mackerel....they were jumping in the boat at one point!!! No sharks caught but the crew knew what they were doing. Shame that none of the 12 rods got a big bite but a great fun day anyway. We will be back to try again.

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5 Thank Grimblybear
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

Booked a reef fishing trip for two, paid 70 euros + 6 for fishing permits. Staff was rude and aggresive. When my husband refused to fish with their antic gear and rusty, torn off hooks, he was being threaten with a huge hook by his neck by the captain's helper, and shouted at him: is this hook sharp enough for... More 

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16 Thank Simona_and_friends
Banchory, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

Booked this for myself and 10YO son without first checking TA reviews. €60 plus €3 fishing licence. I did however read the reviews before we went on the trip, so didn't have very high hopes of a fun day out, oh dear! Small boat, 8 people fishing including us. Steamed directly out from Vilamoura marina for 25 mins. Captain anchored... More 

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4 Thank Eric R
meux, belgique
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2013

Fishing on May 2013. Went for shark fishing, and actually, one poor small blue shark taken. Only 6 rods for 10 persons; and the fishing was not 'active' only lines with dead fishs. So, if you picked number 10, you have to wait for 10 sharks fished before you take the turn! On other boats, you havec your own rod,... More 

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5 Thank christophe g
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2012

Total waste on time and money.At no time did anyone shark fishing hold a rod.Pirates on board do all the fishing.As for the captain he must be the most ignorant man in portugal.Save your money o not use these guys if you want to catch fish.

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7 Thank RAYMOND L
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012

I did go out with big reel fishing for a half a day reef fishing. I enjoy my day, the boat was good and the crew was helpful and friendly. we did catch mackerels and some poison fish that they call spider fish! over all a good day!

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2 Thank SKYWALKER22
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2011

We were given the impression that the trip was to an exciting day out and suitable for Children at a rate of 40 Euros for a child , 70 euros for adults. We sat on the boat for 6 hours in rough seas and none of us got to hold a fishing rod in that whole time. The crew did... More 

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9 Thank JanFree
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2011

I went reef fishing twice - caught a fair few fish both times - crew are competent and helpful. I also went big-game fishing which was 70 euro's. May sound expensive but you can pay 10 times that amount in other parts of the world. OK we didnt catch anything but that wasnt for the lack of trying - thats... More 

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Sedgley, West Mids
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2011

Paid our money at hotel and were informed to turn up 30 mins before departure. While waiting outside the departure point I received a voicemail telling me that trip was cancelled!! I rang the number back and explained that we had caught a taxi to the marina, had purchased lunch from a supermarket and that to tell someone 25 mins... More 

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