Water activity

Portimão: 1.5-Hour Dolphin Watching Excursion

Activity provider: Dolphin Seafaris

Portimão: 1.5-Hour Dolphin Watching Excursion

Activity provider: Dolphin Seafaris
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From US$ 39.30 US$ 29.48 per person

Feel the thrill of the wind in your face as you glide across the glistening Atlantic Ocean in search of bottlenose and common dolphins. Learn from you guide about the dolphins and watch as they interact in their natural habitat.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Glide across the glistening Atlantic in search of dolphins
  • See the animals in their natural habitat with a specialist team
  • Experience a must-do activity for anyone visiting the Algarve
Full description
Experience a must-do activity for anyone visiting the Algarve with this 1.5-hour dolphin-watching safari. Join an expert crew with over 30 years of experience searching for dolphins in their natural habitat. Enjoy an unforgettable day trip along the stunning coastline of Southern Portugal. Choose from a range of boat rides to suit every wish, including the famous Tornado Rib, which brings you fully into the action. Your fully-certified skipper will have an excellent knowledge of dolphin activity in the area, with sightings guaranteed in over 95% of trips. First, depart from Portimão and feel the thrill of the wind in your face as you glide across the glistening Atlantic Ocean in search of beautiful bottlenose and common dolphins or other wildlife species. Learn about these creatures from the onboard marine biologist. Then, gently settle amongst the pods to watch them dance and play in their natural habitat. After a 90-minute cruise, return back to Portimão where your tour concludes.
Includes
  • Waterproof jackets
  • All safety equipment
  • Hotel pickup and Drop-off
  • Food and Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Meeting point

At the kiosk on the 1st corridor just next to Pizza Hut Restaurant, Estrada Marina 280, 8500-311 Portimão, Portugal

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Bringing sun protection and water is recommended
  • Because the dolphins and wildlife live in their natural environment there is a small possibility you will not be able to see them
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 79 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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The boat trip is great, and seeing the dolphins is the best. Our captains do everything possible to make it so, they search and when they find them they move strategically so that you can enjoy the experience. We even managed to see them doing their fun jumps, 500kg at the top! We loved hiring the excursion expressly for this, a success.

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August 10, 2022

Exciting experience. On a very fast dinghy we were led out into the ocean. After a moment of trepidation, a whale immediately appeared, promptly indicated by the Biologist who accompanied us. Then moved to another area, we came across a large herd of dolphins that surrounded us and made evolutions around the dinghy. Return along the beautiful Algarve coast. I had already swum in Malta with the dolphins in captivity but seeing the cetaceans in the open sea was very exciting. Super recommended activity!

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July 30, 2022

Nice trip, after only 10 minutes on the water we already saw a group of dolphins. Due to contact with other boats we saw another group not much later. It is a small boat, so also a small group of people and it is very relaxed. Friendly guides who spoke to us in English.

July 25, 2022

Product ID: 227068