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Albufeira: 2.5-Hour Dolphin Watching and Caves Cruise

Albufeira: 2.5-Hour Dolphin Watching and Caves Cruise

From $32.97 per person

Experience the Algarve from a new perspective on a cruise along the coast. Depart from Albufeira to encounter stunning sea caves and rock formations. Look out for dolphins playing in the ocean along the way.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available


  • Experience the Algarve from a different perspective on a cruise along the coast
  • Go inside sea caves and see stunning rock formations
  • Marvel at the contrast in colors between the rocky cliffs and native flora
  • Swim next to one of the Algarve's many beautiful beaches
Full description
Look for dolphins and other marine life off the coast of the Algarve on a 2.5-hour cruise. Depart from the Marina de Albufeira and head towards Carvoeiro Beach enjoying the breathtaking landscapes, pleasant weather and crystal clear waters of Portugal's southern shore along the way. Marvel at the contrast of colors between the rocky cliffs and caves, the blue of the sea and the indigenous flora and fauna. Get a safety briefing to ensure you are comfortable once on board the boat, and benefit from the services of an experienced captain throughout the journey. Explore a selection of sea caves along the coast of the Algarve, looking for dolphins and other animals on your adventure. Enter the caves for up-close encounters, and swim next to beautiful beaches to make this an experience to remember for a lifetime.
  • 2.5-hour dolphin watching and sea caves cruise
  • Safety briefing
  • Lifejackets and raincoats
  • Meals and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

XRide office, Marina de Albufeira.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Glass objects
  • Drinks

Know before you go

  • Please bring sun block and a hat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 1007 reviews

Review summary

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  • Transportation
  • Value for money
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Boat ride was fantastic, we saw lots of dolphins, even a baby. The crew was nice and funny. Even though I was the only english speaker they took their time to explain everything to me. The ride itself was a bit like a rollercoaster, super fun but maybe not for everyone. We also saw the caves, we were supposed to stop for a swim but some people were sea sick so we didn’t go. I enjoyed it and it was really worth it.

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July 16, 2021

The experience was very good, especially with our guides who were super attentive and gave us a lot of information, even with some participants making the tour difficult, lacking a little respect. The landscapes are beautiful and we were lucky to see dolphins which was also really cool! The only thing is regarding the bath stop, it's very, very fast, leaving a little to be desired. I would find it much nicer if we could get off the boat at Benagil's grotto.

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June 16, 2021

To do absolutely, team at the top, thank you especially to Dominique the French speaker for your welcome and your information, dolphins at the rendezvous with clear explanations, real teamwork on the part of all those who go to sea and respect it, landscape magnificent, a truly unforgettable experience ....

October 18, 2020

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