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The Original Dolphin Safari

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Address: Marina Bay, 6 The Square, Gibraltar
Phone Number: +350 200 71914
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Description: We are the Original Dolphin Safari in Gibraltar, established in 1969. We...
We are the Original Dolphin Safari in Gibraltar, established in 1969. We offer a 99% guarantee to see the wild Common, Striped and Bottlenose dolphins with our years of experience we are simply the best. Sail first class on our 40 foot power boat with comfortable cushioned seating for every passenger both indoor and out. We only carry 25 max on each sailing so booking in advance is essential. Winners of Tripadvisor certificate of Excellence since 2011. A truly magical experience for all ages.
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Just had a great outing with the Original Dolphin Safari. Had to search a bit for the Dolphins but we found them in the end. We spent plenty of time with the Dolphins and it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Nigel A
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Just had a great outing with the Original Dolphin Safari. Had to search a bit for the Dolphins but we found them in the end. We spent plenty of time with the Dolphins and it was enchanting. Not too many people on the boat so we all got a good view. I would recommend them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The trip was wonderful! The staff is very kind and offers many interesting information, you can see that they really love what they do. They never take more than 2 people (we were 12) on the boat so that everyone can enjoy the trip without crowding. We didn't see the dolphins but they really tried their best to find them,... More 

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Oslo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

There are several options and we used The Original Dolphin Safari and we do not regret. Very good space in the boat and we saw a lot of Dolphins, the kids really enjoyed it, we are so glad we took this trip. It's a bit expencive but woth it.

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San Luis de Sabinillas, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Friendly staff who ensured they found the dolphins. Lots and lots, including babies, jumping round the boat. Even paused on way back so we could have good view of a private jet taking off on runway. Make sure you book on line to get best price

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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at The Original Dolphin Safari, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, especially about the baby dolphins leaping and swimming around our boat, they do seem to love coming up close to see the people. Perhaps dolphins that age have never seen a person before so it is like a human Safari for them. We are all delighted that you enjoyed the experience, and for... More 

Martin, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We went last summer and it was great! We were stopped by a lovely girl who told us about the trip and we were very happy with the tour. The crew was great and aknowledged. We saw lots of dolphins and our tour was for about an hour. I would choose this company over the other because you get a... More 

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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at The Original Dolphin Safari, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review here on Tripadvisor, we really, really appreciate it. Especially that you point out that we only take a max of 25 on each trip as opposed to our competitors who carry 121. We offer a very different family service and don't deal with the large package tourist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

While the ride was choppy because of the wind it was very refreshing, as it was a hot day. The sea spraying us was perfect to cool us down and after a short while we saw 2 dolphins. They swam and played with the boat for the best of 10 minutes before another 20 of them appeared out of nowhere!... More 

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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at The Original Dolphin Safari, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, I know the crew will be thrilled, especially Lindsey I know will be delighted. The whole team work so hard and it always makes it worthwhile to read reviews such as yours. From all of us here in team blue, Safari, a big thank you and hope to see you again in the... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great boat trip spotting dolphins. Very friendly crew helping and spotting the dolphins. We saw the common dolphins, striped dolphins and the bottle nosed dolphins. Very professional. Very entertaining for adults and young children. Thumbs up!

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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at The Original Dolphin Safari, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thumbs up recommendation, it is greatly appreciated and we are all pleased that you enjoyed the experience. We do hope to see you again in the future, from all the blue team a big thank you. Fiona More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had the boattrip today at 15:30. The trip started a bit later but it was totally worth it. The boat is smaller than the one from Dolphin Adventure but it's much nicer to be in a smaller group. We had a whole group of dolphins swimming and jumping around the boat ... amazing. The crew is really nice and... More 

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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at The Original Dolphin Safari, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review, and especially for pointing out that we only take small groups, and not 120 passengers at a time like our competitors who offer a very different service to ours for the large package companies. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your experience and do hope... More 

Staveley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Went out about 12.30pm hoping to see lots of dolphins & certainly wasn't disappointed was amazing to see all the dolphins & baby dolphins alongside the boat. The captain knew lots of info about dolphins was very informative. Bit choppy on row back to shore but was fun catching the waves. This trip is definitely suited for everyone of the... More 

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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at The Original Dolphin Safari, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience here on Tripadvisor, we do appreciate it. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your Dolphin Safari and do hope to see you again in the future. From all the team here at the blue boat once again a big thank you. Fiona More 

El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Today we saw lots of dolphins that came really close to the boat. This was an amazing trip with a great guide. I cant wait to go again!!

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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at The Original Dolphin Safari, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we do appreciate it and hope to see you again in the future. From all the team here at the blue boat, Safari, a big thank you. Fiona More 

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Additional Information about The Original Dolphin Safari

Address: Marina Bay, 6 The Square, Gibraltar
Phone Number: +350 200 71914
Location: Europe  >  Gibraltar
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 am

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