Water activity

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Seacret Tours

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Seacret Tours

From US$ 31.48 per person

Get back to nature and search for dolphins in their natural environment on a cruise from Albufeira. See Algarve's sea caves onboard a small boat with a skipper and a marine biologist.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Look for dolphins in the wild as you sail along the scenic coast of the Algarve
  • Marvel at the rock formations of Benagil Cave and the iconic Alfanzina Lighthouse
  • Benefit from a small boat cruise to make your way into narrow caves
  • Stop for a refreshing swim in the the middle of the sea and watch dolphins
  • Avail the services of 2 guides, including an on-board marine biologist
Full description

Climb aboard a small boat in Albufeira marina and journey along the coastline of the Algarve for 18 kilometers. Enjoy watching dolphins in their natural habitat with commentary from a guide and marine biologist. See the Alfanzina Lighthouse and the seaside Benagil Cave.

Journey with a captain with expert knowledge of this part of the coastline. Sail to the Alfanzina Lighthouse and be amazed by the beaches and rock formations along the way. Marvel at the stunning sea caves, including the famous rock formations of Benagil Cave. Cool down with a swim in the sea, if conditions permit, and then look for the lovable dolphins as they frolic in the water. Feel the sea breeze on your face as you take in the scenic views. Learn about the surrounding marine life from the local marine biologist onboard.

Includes
  • Marine biologist guide
  • Skipper
  • Boat tour
  • Life jackets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Date

Meeting point

Please meet at the local tour operator's shop, SEACRET TOURS at Albufeira Marina, Passeio dos Oceanos, Lote 4, Loja 4, 8200-394 Albufeira.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Cancellations less than 24 hours before the activity or no-shows at the departure time are not refundable
  • No changes to booking with less than 24 hours notice are permitted
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1044 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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An amazing day out, great value for money! The onboard marine biologist was very knowledgeable and friendly! We got so lucky with the weather and also very lucky to see dolphins in off-peak season with less boats spotting! Would 100% recommend to anyone else visiting Algarve! I should add that it would be a great idea to wear waterproof trousers and a coat! thanks and hope to see you again!

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November 19, 2022

It was amazing amazing experience and the guys were very friendly and stopped at certain points to give info. The only thing which stopped me giving the full points was, we didn’t go in any of the caves. It would’ve been an amazing experience if we could go inside one and see it, which few others boats were going in.

November 12, 2022

This boat trip was perfect for seeing the Algarve from the ocean. The boat we travelled on was 'small' enough to go deep into the caves and the 'fast' boat ride was lots of fun too. We were fortunate to see many dolphins swimming close to the boat. On our boat we had an English speaking guide. He basically pointed out the beaches, caves etc - useful information.

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October 16, 2022

Product ID: 109039