Water activity

Portimão: Dolphin Watching, Benagil Caves Cruise & Sunset

4.8 / 5

44 reviews

Activity provider: 5emotionsalgarve

Portimão: Dolphin Watching, Benagil Caves Cruise & Sunset

Activity provider: 5emotionsalgarve
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From US$ 32.42 per person

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Combine dolphin watching, cave visits, and a sunset cruise with this guided tour. See the iconic Benagil Cave, sail along stunning beaches, and see dolphins playing near your boat.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English, Spanish, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible


  • Delight your inner child with schools of playful dolphins swimming in the ocean
  • Sail down the stunning Algarve Coast, spotting hidden beaches and remote caves
  • Visit the famous Algar de Banagil Cave and learn about its geology and history
  • Learn about the Algarve Coast's geology, and sealife from a marine biologist
  • Marvel at the brilliant colors of the sunset and relax as you return to port
Full description

Discover the Algarve coast on a combination sunset cruise, cave visit, and dolphin-watching tour. Learn about the area's geology and animals from a marine biologist, sail past the Castelo de S.João do Arade, and marvel at the colors of the sunset over the ocean.

Set sail from the marina of Portimão and cruise past the Castelo de S.João do Arade and the Forte de Santa Catarina in Rio Arade. Head into the ocean to search for dolphins. Snap a picture as they playfully swim around your boat.

Continue back to the coastline and sail by secluded beaches framed by golden cliffs. Head into the iconic Algar de Benagil Cave and marvel at the fascinating rock formations inside.

After leaving the cave, relax and feel the sea breeze as you watch the sunset over the water while you return to the marina.

  • Safety briefing
  • Lifejackets
  • Raincoats
  • Dolphin watching
  • Sea caves cruise
  • Sunset cruise
  • Marine biologist guide
  • Captain
  • Toilet on board
  • 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

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Meet at the 5emotionsalgarve office.

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What to bring

  • Hat
  • Towel
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Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 44 reviews

Review summary

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Amazing experience! We had the luck to find two dolphins, so super happy about it. The caves were also awesome. The boat driver did a wonderfull job getting inside them to get the full experience. The Sunset was also incredible. We were lucky cuz it was full moon and during the Sunset, the moon was rising from the opposite side of the sun, making both sides and unique experience. We were also surprised with a "glass" of wine (or Juice) during the sunset. Very nice detail from this company. Overall, i recommend it! Choose this one if u want a good, full and relaxing 3h.

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September 10, 2022

The boat tour was a unique experience! The price-performance ratio was very good. Our guide and the entire crew was always friendly, tried hard, attentive and helpful. Unfortunately, due to the bad speakers and the wind, you often didn't understand everything the guide said. What we noticed: it is important to pack warm clothes, as it has become very chilly on the open sea, despite the sunshine!

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August 29, 2022

Totally recommendable, I couldn't say which of the three parts is more beautiful. We were lucky to see many dolphins. The staff on board the charming trip, aware of everything and very friendly. Very good detail the glass that they offer you at sunset that makes it even more beautiful.

August 14, 2022

Product ID: 420154